New Opportunities:  Online Courses

 

       We are now offering on-line courses that:
  • unite brain-targeted best practices with your classroom / educational setting
  • feature modules that follow a prescribed schedule
  • include real-time online interactive chats with the instructor and classmates
  • offer graduate credit from Hope College in Holland, Michigan at an affordable price - $275.00 per credit hour
  • run 8 weeks for 2 graduate credit hours ($550.00) or 16 weeks for 3 graduate credit hours ($825.00)

       What participants are saying about our online courses:
     " The work we’ve done in this course reinforced my pedagogical beliefs and strengthened my current practice."
     " I am thankful to be able to take a course like this at a low cost with so many benefits to my career."
     " The contents of the conversations (in chats) were in depth and meaningful and helped solidify the content.  The research-based  textbooks gave actually tested strategies."
     "I liked all of the rubrics set up and the quick feedback from the instructor in this course."              

 Winter/Spring 2017 
      Courses             

 Course # 795-01 - Advanced Studies in Literacy (MDE approved)

Register for this Course
Registration closes December 15, 2016

January 8, 2017 to April 26, 2017 
16 Weeks - 3 graduate credit hours
Tuition: $825.00 for the course
Expanding Literacy concepts to develop all teachers as teachers of Literacy.
Meets the requirements for placement to Professional Certificate

 

  Course #795-02 - Student Engagement

Register for this Course
Registration closes December 30, 2016

February 6, 2017 to April 2, 2017
8 weeks - 2 graduate credit hours
Tuition:  $550.00 for the course
This course is designed to give practical, effective, and easily applicable strategies; and additionally, to help educators understand what is happening in our learners’ brains when they are engaged.

 Course #795-03 - Visual Note-Taking in the Classroom

Register for this Course
Registration closes December 30, 2016

February 6, 2017 to April 2, 2017
8 weeks - 2 graduate credit hours
Tuition:  $550.00 for the course
The neurosciences have identified the power of engaging both sides of our brains through imagery.  You will learn how to create icons and how to “draw out” the best in your students, making the invisible, visible.

 Teaching to Enhance Learning: Brain Plasticity in the Classroom (2 graduate credit hours - 8 weeks)

Register for this Course
Registration closes December 30, 2016
February 6,  2017  to April 2, 2017

8 weeks - 2 graduate credit hours
Tuition:  $550.00 for the course
Understanding the science of neuroplasticity as it relates to education, allows educators to implement brain-targeted strategies and instructional practices designed to enhance student learning.