Register NOW for The Gifted Learner
and an Adapted PE course!
Two great, additional online professional learning courses await you this spring. Registration is now open for the Gifted & Talented course The Gifted Learner and for the adapted PE course Helping All Students Succeed in PE—and the IEP Process.
Helping All Students Succeed in PE—and the IEP Process
Dates: April 15 – June 24
Credit: 3 MSDE Continuing Professional Development Credits #11-00-25
(Note: This course is also approved for 3 BCPSS AU credits.)
Course Fee: $225 plus non-refundable $25 registration fee
Description: This course helps physical education teachers increase their knowledge of adapted PE, with special focus on federal and state legislation, assessment tools for determining whether a student qualifies for adapted PE, and goal-setting and report writing.
Please send questions about this MSDE course to:
Gifted & Talented
The Gifted Learner
Dates: May 5 – June 22
Credit: 3 MSDE Continuing Professional Development Credits #08-00-03
Course Fee: $220 plus non-refundable $25 registration fee
Description: This survey course in gifted education provides an overview of the unique, brain-based learning characteristics of gifted students K – 12 and the instructional models that address their needs in core academic areas and the arts. The synthesis project is a differentiated GT curriculum unit in a relevant content/grade level. Participation is completely online. Required Course Text: Sousa, D.A. (2009). How the Gifted Brain Learns, 2nd edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Please send questions about this MSDE course to: email@example.com.
Registration Hints: Once you access https://msde.blackboard.com, just click on Course Registration to access the easy-to-follow directions. Have your credit card handy!
What about summer online PD opportunities? Check the same Blackboard site at the end of April: https://msde.blackboard.com
Online Teacher Professional Development Contact:
Sheila LoCastro, Instructional Technology Specialist
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