The NCCAT Online quarter will end December 8, 2023 at 6 p.m.
16676 - Differentiation for the Classroom
Differentiation means tailoring instruction to meet individual needs. Teachers use ongoing assessment and flexible grouping to make instruction successful for all students, whether it is differentiating content, process, products, or the learning environment. In this course, participants will review Revised Bloom's Taxonomy, multiple intelligences, and classroom strategies to meet diverse learners' needs. 5 contact hours.
16677 - Supporting Student SEL in a Digital Environment
Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which students and educators obtain and effectively apply the knowledge, viewpoint, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions. SEL helps us set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. This course will help participants promote the inter-relationships between classrooms, schools, families, and communities. Participants will be more aware of social-emotional learning and how to incorporate these competencies into their classrooms. 15 contact hours.
16678 - Expanding your Tech Toolbox - Online Edition
Digital learning is a broad category that encompasses the use of digital resources and technology to enhance and differentiate instruction. In this online version of NCCAT s residential seminar, participants will explore these digital tools as students to best determine how to use them effectively as teachers, then leave with a virtual toolbox of new techniques to take back to the classroom. 10 contact hours
It's time to rethink how to engage students in classroom discussions. Learn how to make classroom discussions more exciting by engaging students with digital tools to brainstorm ideas, share responses, and involve everyone. Discover digital tools that can be used without having to create student accounts. It is time for students to be active in their learning and stay engaged! 10 contact hours.
16680 - Getting Organized Online
Are you overwhelmed by the amount of great web content that you come across on a daily basis? Are you looking for the tools and processes that can help you organize your digital self? You’ve come to the right place. Come explore tools and processes that can help you organize the digital chaos that you encounter on the web. 5 contact hours.
16684 - Getting Started with Canvas
Canvas is a commonly used Learning Management System (LMS). If you're new to Canvas, this course will help you feel confident to use this platform to support your teaching. 10 contact hours.
16685 - Getting Started with Google Classroom
Teachers who are new to Google Classroom will demonstrate proficiency in utilizing Classroom to create, distribute, and grade assignments in a paperless manner. Classroom allows for information, resources, and files to be easily shared between teachers and students. Google Classroom combines Google Drive for assignment creation and distribution. It uses Google Docs, Sheets, Drawings, Forms, and Slides for communication and Google Calendar for scheduling. Teachers can monitor the progress for each student and comment on student work. By creating a Google Classroom and posting assignments, discussions, and quizzes, teachers will be able to interact with their students in an engaging manner and in a one-stop platform to assist with workflow. 10 contact hours.
16686 - Getting to Know your Google Apps for Education
This course will explore the tools in your Google Apps for Education account while working with staff or students. Participants will learn how to use Google tools. 10 contact hours.
16681 - Literacy and Diversity
English teachers, literacy coaches, and librarians: this is the course for you! Ever wonder if you are supplying materials that meet the needs of ALL students and showcasing global awareness? This course is designed to get educators thinking about the books we choose for our schools and what those selections say to our students. During this course, you will learn ways to analyze your reading selections, find resources to guide diverse collections, and learn about various book awards that highlight different ethnicities, cultures, genders, and colors. This course will also highlight the importance of graphic novels in the classroom as a way to reach dormant readers. While there are discrepancies in the publishing industry, it is our job as educators to demand diverse books for our PreK-12 students, and this course is the first step in learning more. 10 contact hours.