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Grades 2-5: Comprehension Strategies That Help Your Struggling Students Be More Successful Readers
In this on demand, video-based course, Linda Hoyt, a recognized expert in the field of reading, demonstrates outstanding comprehension strategies with groups of children, grades 2-5.

Grades 2-6: Vocabulary Strategies that Boost Students' Reading Comprehension
In this on demand, online course you will see a variety of strategies that expand the listening and reading vocabularies of elementary age students.

Grades 3-6: Practical Ways to Differentiate Instruction Using Tiered Assignments and Tapping the Power of Multiple-Intelligences
Differentiating instruction is essential to meeting the wide range of learning needs in intermediate classrooms. In this course, teachers demonstrate time-effective, practical strategies to address the range of readiness levels and learning needs in grades 3-6 classrooms and stretch all students to higher levels of thinking and achievement.

Grades 3-6: Starting the Year with Proactive Classroom Management Strategies
Getting the school year off to a good start is foundational to effective classroom management. This video-based course focuses on vital beginning of the year practices that set the stage for a well-organized learning environment and reduce the potential for misbehavior.

Grades 4-12: 101 Best Strategies for Teaching World Languages
This course is organized around video clips of a seminar by Alice Kosnik, an experienced world language teacher and national trainer. You’ll see Alice present and demonstrate practical strategies to increase students’ acquisition of any new language. You'll find a wealth of suggestions for taking new ideas back to your own classroom, including ways to adapt each strategy or technique based on the level of your students’ language learning.

Grades 6-12: Instructional Strategies that Enhance Student Learning in Block Schedules
This On Demand Online course takes you inside secondary classrooms where you'll see teachers demonstrate strategies that incorporate student movement, hands-on learning, as well as techniques that spark student interaction and encourage students’ creativity through the use of imagery.

Grades 6-12: Interactive Vocabulary Strategies That Boost Student Learning and Achievement
Directly teaching vocabulary improves reading comprehension and increases subject area achievement. This course takes you inside classrooms, grades 6-12, where teachers are using highly engaging instructional strategies to help students commit vocabulary to long-term memory and deepen their understanding of course content.

Grades 6-12: Practical Classroom Strategies for Making Inclusion More Successful
This online course features National Trainer Sonya Heineman Kunkel and a group of highly-skilled secondary teachers who demonstrate a number of effective strategies for enhancing the learning of students with special needs in inclusive classroom settings.

Grades 6-12: Practical Ways to Differentiate Instruction Using Tiered Assignments and Flexible Grouping
In this course, teacher demonstrate effective ways to use tiered assignments and flexible grouping to target students’ readiness levels and interests across content areas in grades 6-12. All the approaches demonstrated in the course enhance student engagement and boost student learning.

Grades 6-12: Strengthening Your Students' Writing Skills by Teaching Smarter, Not Harder
This video-based online course features experienced English teacher Mary Ellen Ledbetter as she works with middle and high school students. She demonstrates a variety of practical and manageable strategies that help students extend and revise their writing, improve their grammar and writing mechanics, and increase the sophistication and style of their written work. All English/language arts educators – whether first-year teachers or veteran instructors – will find new, time-efficient strategies they can immediately implement in their own classrooms to improve their students’ writing.

Grades K-2: Practical Ways to Differentiate Instruction Using Tiered Assignments, Student Choice and Other Exemplary Strategies
This course takes viewers into classrooms, grades K-2, where teachers are using practical differentiation strategies and techniques to adjust instruction, materials, and activities so all primary students can move forward as thinkers and learners and meet essential learning expectations.

Grades K-2: Starting the Year with Proactive Classroom Management Strategies
This video-based course focuses on routines, procedures and practices that are sure to enhance not only that critical first day of school, but will help set the tone for a productive, learning-filled school year.

Grades K-3: Using Literacy Centers to Strengthen Your Reading and Writing Program
This on demand, video-based course takes you inside primary classrooms where teachers are using literacy centers to reinforce reading and writing skills and concepts.

Grades K-6: Practical Behavior Management Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom
In this On Demand Online course you will see a variety of strategies that can be used with both whole groups of students to create positive classroom routines and procedures, as well as techniques to address specific behavioral issues of individual students.

Grades K-6: Strengthen Your Math Instruction with Strategies from Singapore
The video in this course is from a live seminar by Jeff Stenroos, an experienced educator, classroom teacher and national trainer. You'll not only see Jeff explain and demonstrate strategies from Singapore to enhance your math instruction and students' math learning in grades K-6, you’ll have opportunities to engage in the seminar activities yourself.

Grades K-6: Using Response to Intervention to Enhance Math Instruction for Struggling Students
This video-based online learning course demonstrates the power of Response to Intervention to increase the effectiveness of mathematics instruction and enhance the learning, motivation, and confidence of struggling math learners, grades K-6.

Grades K-6: Using the Response to Intervention Model for Disruptive and Difficult Student Behaviors
This video-based online course features National Trainer Kathryn Phillips and the dedicated staff of one elementary school who demonstrate ways to address all levels of student behavior within a well developed, fully implemented Response to Intervention model, grades K-6.

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