Education and Psychology Courses for Teachers

Motivating Students Who Don't Care

Course #: EDUC_713J

Motivating students who don't care is one of the biggest problems faced by today's teachers and principals. This course begins ...

CREDITS: 3

Creating a Google Apps Classroom

Course #: EDUC_717E

Google Apps is what your students have been waiting for! This course will provide the digital tools necessary to prepare ...

CREDITS: 3

Understanding & Dealing with Difficult Parents

Course #: EDUC_712X

Dealing with difficult parents is one of the biggest problems faced by today's teachers and principals. This course begins by ...

CREDITS: 3

ADD/ADHD Strategies and Interventions for the Classroom

Course #: EDUC_715G

This course is designed for K-12 teachers and support staff who are interested in discovering strategies that help students affected ...

CREDITS: 3

I'm So Stressed I Could Scream!

Course #: EDUC_710B

This course explores physiological causes of stress and various approaches to stress reduction. Events that trigger stress and identification of ...

CREDITS: 3

The Differentiated Classroom

Course #: EDUC_713K

Dividing time, resources, and efforts in order to teach students of varied readiness and skill levels and diverse backgrounds is ...

CREDITS: 3

Creating A Mindful Environment

Course #: EDUC_711X

The mindful individual experiences the world by creating new categories, being open to new information, and being aware that any ...

CREDITS: 3

Child Behavior Disorders

Course #: EDUC_712U

Behavior disorders, emotionally disturbed, or socially maladjusted are terms often used to describe children with challenging behaviors who are troubled ...

CREDITS: 3

Understanding Autism

Course #: EDUC_712Z

Because autism is one of the most common disorders of childhood, it has broad implications not only for the autistic ...

CREDITS: 3

Effective Character Education

Course #: EDUC_711C

Beginning with discussions of scientific literature about children's moral development, this course helps the teacher understand the development and implementation ...

CREDITS: 3

Fit for Life

Course #: EDUC_715C

Course Description
This course is designed for teachers interested in teaching the fundamental components and principles of lifetime physical fitness ...

CREDITS: 3

Teaching Gifted & Talented Girls

Course #: EDUC_711I

Self-esteem of gifted girls begins to drop at the beginning of adolescence and reaches its lowest point at the end ...

CREDITS: 1

Bullying

Course #: EDUC_712O

Bullying among children is a very old phenomenon, but not until recently has it received considerable public and research attention. ...

CREDITS: 3

Understanding Your Moods

Course #: EDUC_710H

Depression, anxiety, tension, weight control, and good and bad moods are explored in this course. You will learn how smoking, ...

CREDITS: 3

Teaching Gifted And Talented Students

Course #: EDUC_711H

This course explains what is known about giftedness from biological and psychological perspectives. Curriculum development and myths about giftedness are ...

CREDITS: 3

Building Classroom Discipline

Course #: EDUC_713O

Disruptive behavior, lack of motivation, power struggles - the list of obstacles seems endless. This course provides teachers with positive, ...

CREDITS: 3

How the Brain Learns to Read: Decoding, Comprehension and Motivation

Course #: EDUC_717W

Reading is THE essential academic skill. Yet in every literate culture it is a difficult skill to acquire. Research in ...

CREDITS: 3

Understanding and Teaching the Rewired Brain

Course #: EDUC_718C

Frequent use of technology may alter our intelligence, our attention span, our self-esteem, our memory, our critical thinking processes, our ...

CREDITS: 3

Blended Learning: Empowering Students for Success in the Digital Age

Course #: EDUC_717X

This course will focus on the current hot topic in education, blended learning. Blended learning is utilizing technology for effective ...

CREDITS: 3

Learning Differences Between The Sexes

Course #: EDUC_711T

During very early development, male sex hormones act so that male brains are organized differently from female brains. Thus boys ...

CREDITS: 2

The Multicultural Classroom

Course #: EDUC_710C

The growing number of culturally diverse students in the classroom demands a teacher's knowledge of educating without alienating, condescending or ...

CREDITS: 3

Curbing School Violence

Course #: EDUC_710Q

This course gives the teacher the tools to create the safest possible learning environment. Building respectful relationships, fair discipline plans, ...

CREDITS: 3

Drugs: Licit and Illicit

Course #: EDUC_710V

This course gives direct, straight information about the use and abuse of the most common legal and illegal drugs. Each ...

CREDITS: 3

Behavior Modification For Yourself And Others

Course #: EDUC_710Z

This course is designed to acquaint students with a general theory of behavior, guide them through exercises for developing skills ...

CREDITS: 3

Female Gangs

Course #: EDUC_711G

This course explores the history and behavior of youth street gangs, concentrating on the unique problems of female gang members. ...

CREDITS: 3

Mysteries of the Brain

Course #: EDUC_711P

On this journey through the brain, mysteries of how the brain functions to make us human are revealed. This course ...

CREDITS: 3

Adolescent Psychology: Current Research

Course #: EDUC_711Y

Caught between childhood and adulthood, adolescents are faced with making decisions for which they are often unprepared. Through an anthology ...

CREDITS: 2

Eating Disorders: A Psychological Battle

Course #: EDUC_712B

Because eating disorders among adolescents and young women are flourishing, we must take into account the historical and cultural changes ...

CREDITS: 3

Psychology of Eating and Exercise

Course #: EDUC_712C

Both food and exercise relieve tension and give us a lift, but with weight gain at epidemic proportions, exercise should ...

CREDITS: 3

Educational Procedures for the Mentally Handicapped

Course #: EDUC_712G

Based on up-to-date research, Educational Procedures for the Mentally Handicapped offers positive ways to help exceptional children reach their full ...

CREDITS: 3

Learning the Meanings of Words

Course #: EDUC_712I

Learning a first language is a complex process which requires the learner to use many pre-existing cognitive and psychological abilities. ...

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Teaching the Latino Student

Course #: EDUC_712N

Understanding differences between home cultures and school cultures, enhancing cross-cultural communication, and increasing parent involvement help teachers develop methods for ...

CREDITS: 3

ABCs of Effective Mainstreaming & Inclusion

Course #: EDUC_712Y

An increasing number of special education students are receiving instruction in the general education classroom, k-12th grades. This course offers ...

CREDITS: 3

Psychology of Exceptional Children

Course #: EDUC_713C

This course is designed to familiarize you with the psychology and special problems of children who have health, intellectual, academic, ...

CREDITS: 3

Understanding Childhood Obesity

Course #: EDUC_713G

Obesity in children is a serious issue with many health and social consequences that often continue into adulthood. By gaining ...

CREDITS: 3

Achieving Success for English Language Learners

Course #: EDUC_713T

This course will focus on strategies for the K-12 teacher to support the learning of English language learners. The user-friendly ...

CREDITS: 3

Teaching Art to Children

Course #: EDUC_713X

Whether you're wondering for the first time what art concepts your students should experience or you are a teacher with ...

CREDITS: 3

Personal Motivation & Maintaining a Positive Attitude in the Classroom

Course #: EDUC_714A

In order to be able to motivate students and be effective in the classroom, the educator must be excited about ...

CREDITS: 3

Legal Issues Affecting the School and Classroom

Course #: EDUC_714C

Education is unparalleled legal scrutiny, touching on so many areas of public education, from school organization and funding, to finance, ...

CREDITS: 3

What's in a Grade?

Course #: EDUC_714E

A better understanding of the elements included in a grade will lead to more effective feedback and communication between teachers ...

CREDITS: 3

Drawing to Enhance Learning

Course #: EDUC_714K

This course is designed to teach you the skill of drawing so you can enjoy drawing successfully yourself, or you ...

CREDITS: 3

Creating a Meaningful Classroom Assessment Program

Course #: EDUC_714M

This course explores the characteristics of an effective assessment program, learning which types of items and tasks will best measure ...

CREDITS: 3

Student Learning and the Brain

Course #: EDUC_714Q

This course, drawing on neuropsychological research and educational experience, gives an understanding of the brain's learning processes. Before today's teachers ...

CREDITS: 3

Becoming a More Effective Teacher

Course #: EDUC_714S

This course is designed for the beginning teacher, the teacher changing grade levels, or for the returning teacher who may ...

CREDITS: 3

Understanding Asperger's Syndrome

Course #: EDUC_714U

Children and adolescents with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) can intrigue and confound us- often simultaneously! This course will help you achieve a ...

CREDITS: 3

Self-Directed Learning: Making Learning Meaningful for Adolescent Students

Course #: EDUC_714Z

Course Description

The possibilities for student motivation, achievement, and success are exciting for both teachers and students when ...

CREDITS: 3

Teaching Students with Mild Disabilities

Course #: EDUC_715A

Course Description
This course is designed to help teachers identify types of learning problems that characterize students with mild disabilities ...

CREDITS: 3

Making Connections for Engaged Learning

Course #: EDUC_715B

Course Description

When teachers make connections with their students, delay consequences for inappropriate actions, and respond to students ...

CREDITS: 3

Effective Feedback to Improve Student Achievement

Course #: EDUC_715I

It's not about grades; it's about learning! When teachers provide effective feedback, they become learning coaches for their students. Learning ...

CREDITS: 3

Integrating the Arts for Teaching and Learning

Course #: EDUC_715K

This course is about making your existing curriculum in Social Studies, Language Arts, Math, Science or Art much more interesting, ...

CREDITS: 3

The Universe Revolves Around ME!! Narcissism Inside and Outside the Classroom

Course #: EDUC_715U

The backfire of the human potential movement is excessive emphasis on the individual, leading to not only a me-first attitude ...

CREDITS: 3

A Comprehensive and Contemporary Look at School Law

Course #: EDUC_716B

Complicated and potentially damaging, are the legal issues that school principals, administrators, and teachers handle and resolve on a daily ...

CREDITS: 3

21st Century Skills: Preparing Students for a Successful Future

Course #: EDUC_716D

Life skills for the 21st century are vastly different from the routine and manual tasks required in the previous century. ...

CREDITS: 3

RTI and RTI2: Revitalizing K-12

Course #: EDUC_716F

Response to intervention. This is RTI and RTI2. These enlightening transformers are hot topics in education and are a much ...

CREDITS: 3

Bridging the Culture and Poverty Gap in Education

Course #: EDUC_716G

Is the glass half full or half empty? A brain that is susceptible to adverse environmental effects, such as poverty ...

CREDITS: 3

Hispanic Culture: Past, Present and Future

Course #: EDUC_716I

Would you like to learn more about the fastest-growing population in the United States? This comprehensive course provides great insight ...

CREDITS: 3

Cyber Bullying:Strategies for Balance and Safety

Course #: EDUC_716L

Today we live in a wired culture that is filled with a wealth of information at all
levels; but this ...

CREDITS: 3

Suicide, Self Injury and School Violence Prevention

Course #: EDUC_716M

Childhood and adolescence are times of innocence and light, but for some it is one of darkness. Although no one ...

CREDITS: 3

Universal Literacy: Maximizing Learning and Comprehension

Course #: EDUC_716T

With increasing demands on what our students need to know, today's teachers have to be ready to provide literacy instruction ...

CREDITS: 3

Academic Dishonesty to Academic Integrity

Course #: EDUC_716U

Cheating in schools is an educational epidemic infecting American education. At every grade level throughout our country, it is a ...

CREDITS: 3

Child Growth and Development: Current Research

Course #: EDUC_716X

Children arrive with many skills and grow up in a complex sphere of social and economic circumstances and challenges. Researchers ...

CREDITS: 3

Health Issues in the 21st Century

Course #: EDUC_716Y

Health is a complex and dynamic subject. It is almost impossible to stay abreast of current research and topics, even ...

CREDITS: 3

Human Development: Current Research

Course #: EDUC_716Z

It is important to understand to some degree how we as human beings develop through the life span. Current Issues ...

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Dying, Death & Bereavement: End of Life Issues

Course #: EDUC_717A

As Americans, we know more about the causes and conditions surrounding death than ever before, but we are rarely equipped ...

CREDITS: 3

The Flipped Classroom

Course #: EDUC_717I

In the flipped classroom, the teacher's lectures are delivered to students online outside of the classroom. Inside the classroom, students ...

CREDITS: 3

Designing Learning for the Common Core

Course #: EDUC_717K

This course begins with an overview of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and then maps out the strategies for ...

CREDITS: 3

The Family Defined and Explored: Current Research

Course #: EDUC_717L

This course explores important aspects of family and family relations and discusses how changes in society are changing the nature ...

CREDITS: 3

Understanding Dyslexia

Course #: EDUC_717M

Between 5 and 17% of the United States population is estimated to have dyslexia. It is the most common learning ...

CREDITS: 3

Making Math Meaningful, Maybe Marvelous!

Course #: EDUC_717S

Research in Cognitive Neuroscience suggests not only ways to build on the innate mathematical abilities that nearly all students bring ...

CREDITS: 3

Personalized Learning: A Powerful Solution to an Urgent Need for Change

Course #: EDUC_717T

Is personalized learning just another fad to address the urgent need for change in our schools? Our current education system ...

CREDITS: 3

Special Education Law

Course #: EDUC_717Z

Understanding the ins and outs of special education law can seem like a daunting and sometimes overwhelming feat. This is ...

CREDITS: 3

How the ELL Brain Learns

Course #: EDUC_718A

About 10% of public school students live in households where English is not the primary language. These English Language Learners ...

CREDITS: 3

The Special Needs Brain: Helping it Learn

Course #: EDUC_718B

This course provides knowledge of possible causes of special needs, an understanding of brain systems that have gone awry, diagnostic ...

CREDITS: 3

Cognitive Approaches to Learning and Teaching

Course #: EDUC_718D

Principles of efficient and effective learning and teaching are presented in highly approachable texts based on decades of research in ...

CREDITS: 3

Current Topics in Sociology and Society

Course #: EDUC_718H

Studying sociology plays a key role in understanding the social influences that make individuals who they are and govern how ...

CREDITS: 3

English Language Learners' Struggles: Signs of Difficulty—or Disability?

Course #: EDUC_718I

Most teachers are now encountering students who are not native-born, are not native English speakers, and are thus learning English ...

CREDITS: 3

Critical Thinking: How to Win the War Against Fake News

Course #: EDUC_718M

In a polarized world where people’s minds are made up, and facts don’t count unless they support preexisting viewpoints, we ...

CREDITS: 3

Coaching a Growth Mindset: Unleashing Student Potential

Course #: EDUC_718N

Growth mindset is a fascinating approach to unleashing student potential and improving student achievement. It acknowledges that the brain has ...

CREDITS: 3

Effective Classroom Management Strategies for the 21st Century Classroom

Course #: EDUC_718O

What is classroom management? Teachers who can successfully answer this question know that a classroom management plan is not the ...

CREDITS: 3

Anxiety and Phobia Awareness for Educators

Course #: EDUC_718R

Anxiety and phobias are not new phenomena. “Research conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health has shown that anxiety ...

CREDITS: 3

Mindful Teachers, Mindful Students

Course #: EDUC_718S

Teachers and administrators live in a storm of demands and requirements. These go well beyond the classroom and detract from ...

CREDITS: 3

Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators and Students

Course #: EDUC_718U

When you started teaching, what did you imagine? Did you dream about a classroom that flowed effortlessly and the ability ...

CREDITS: 3

Practical Strategies for Teaching Online

Course #: EDUC_718V

Distance learning, virtual education, Zoom classrooms, or hybrid instruction are all terms we hear on a daily basis. In fact, ...

CREDITS: 3