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Early adolescence is an exciting time with physical, intellectual, emotional, moral, and social changes. We will examine these changes and how they affect the developmental and educational needs of the young adolescent.


Once the course is paid in full, you will receive access to your course and will have up to 4 months to complete. Course access is typically granted within 5-8 business days after payment is processed. Work at your own pace.

Examine the characteristics of G/T learners from diverse populations. These characteristics will be discussed within the frameworks of intellectual, leadership, academic, artistic, and creative abilities. Recognize the underlying social, emotional, and intellectual needs that drive GT behaviors and how these needs can also sequence developmental vulnerabilities. This understanding lays the foundation for appropriate identification, curriculum planning, and teaching of G/T students in the classroom.


Once the course is paid in full, you will receive access to your course and will have up to 4 months to complete. Course access is typically granted within 5-8 business days after payment is processed. Work at your own pace.

Learn the reading comprehension skills that good readers use as tools, consciously or subconsciously, to help them make meaning from what they read. These strategies will not address decoding skills or the most basic of reading skills. However, they can be used to enhance what is already occurring in your classroom.


Once the course is paid in full, you will receive access to your course and will have up to 4 months to complete. Course access is typically granted within 5-8 business days after payment is processed. Work at your own pace.

Explore the controversial issues in gifted education. Multiple definitions of gifts and talents and their historical and political contexts will be discussed. Reflect on your own attitudes about G/T students. Learn how definitions and social values shape G/T program planning. This understanding lays the foundation for appropriate identification, curriculum planning, and teaching of G/T students in the classroom.


Once the course is paid in full, you will receive access to your course and will have up to 4 months to complete. Course access is typically granted within 5-8 business days after payment is processed. Work at your own pace.

This course will look at the historical and philosophical background of middle level education. Our focus will be on the roles teachers and administrators play in incorporating this guided, interdisciplinary, and collaborative team approach that assists students during these fundamentally transformative years.


Once the course is paid in full, you will receive access to your course and will have up to 4 months to complete. Course access is typically granted within 5-8 business days after payment is processed. Work at your own pace.

Gain a greater understanding of the middle school curriculum and instructional strategies as well as the needs of early adolescent students. The focus will be on the roles teachers play in incorporating a guided, interdisciplinary, collaborative team approach that assists students during these fundamentally transformative years.


Once the course is paid in full, you will receive access to your course and will have up to 4 months to complete. Course access is typically granted within 5-8 business days after payment is processed. Work at your own pace.

This is a four unit online course that will increase your knowledge and skills in teaching Nutrition Education to the School Aged Child. The course focuses on nutrition issues affecting school-age children and their families.


Once the course is paid in full, you will receive access to your course and will have up to 4 months to complete. Course access is typically granted within 5-8 business days after payment is processed. Work at your own pace.

A course for understanding and managing behavior through the conducting of practical assessments that collectively comprise a functional behavior assessment (FBA). The behavior assessments will consist of the following:

  1. measurement systems for collecting data on the behavioral dimensions of frequency, duration, and latency,
  2. indirect methods consisting of a record review, functional rating scales, and teacher/students interviews, and
  3. a direct observation method called ABC analysis. Data will be analyzed and formulated into a hypothesis for behavioral programming.


Once the course is paid in full, you will receive access to your course and will have up to 4 months to complete. Course access is typically granted within 5-8 business days after payment is processed. Work at your own pace.

Awareness, knowledge, and skills related to youth mental health issues and resources are keys to competently managing the impact of these issues in the classroom and beyond. Thus, this course has been designed to meet the ND Educational Standards & Practices Board Mental Health training requirements for teachers, which has the stated goal of helping teachers become more effective in the classroom.


Once the course is paid in full, you will receive access to your course and will have up to 4 months to complete. Course access is typically granted within 5-8 business days after payment is processed. Work at your own pace.