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Supporting Students' Anxiety During COVID-19: Strategies for Educators
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Supporting Students' Anxiety During COVID-19: Strategies for Educators

Course Description: This session was recorded during the 2020 DPS Conference. Mike Fiore, School Social Worker and Steph Warshaw, Licensed Social Worker and Home and School Visitor, of the Council Rock School District join School Nurse, Charlene Koretz, of the Colonial School District to present on this timely and important content. The session prepares DPS and other educators to identify and differentiate common symptoms of anxiety during COVID-19 versus those indicative of Anxiety Disorders while additionally presenting strategies and resources to support children with anxiety in schools--especially during COVID-19.

Course Hours:
 Members who complete this course receive 1.5 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 1.5 Hours

Tobacco, Nicotine, and Vaping: Prevention and Treatment
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Tobacco, Nicotine, and Vaping: Prevention and Treatment

Course Description: Nicotine products have changed, but many of the industry tactics to encourage new tobacco users to start have not. Participants learn about the different tobacco and nicotine products, health impacts, and how the vaping epidemic transpired. Participants also learn about programs, resources, and strategies to prevent vaping and help young people and adults to quit. Presented by Sean McCormick, PhD, MS, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist-Master. Sean McCormick is a public health practitioner and researcher with expertise in tobacco dependence treatment, behavioral sciences, and chronic disease management. Dr. McCormick has designed, implemented, and evaluated public health programs in government, hospitals, research clinics, community sites, and advocacy settings. Dr. McCormick held positions at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Temple University, Drexel University, East Stroudsburg University, Pennsylvania’s Clean Air Council, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He is currently the Assistant Director for Health Promotion Council’s Tobacco Control and Prevention Services where he oversees the Southeastern Pennsylvania Tobacco Control Project and statewide improvements in tobacco control.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 hours of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 2 Hours

Be Prepared: Effective and Efficient IEPs
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Be Prepared: Effective and Efficient IEPs

Course Description: This course provides regular and special educators information on creating Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) that consider student needs using effective and efficient strategies to create a beneficial plan.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 1 HOUR of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 1 Hour


Connect, Collaborate, Create with School-based Occupational Therapy
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Connect, Collaborate, Create with School-based Occupational Therapy

Course Description: In this course, Dr. Jennifer Washko, OTD-OTR/L, and Dr. Katie Landsiedel, OTD-OTR/L, share information on the role of Occupational Therapy in a school-based setting.  Learn strategies for your students and tips on communication and collaboration to enhance student learning and achievement.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 2 Hours

Managing Behaviors in Children with Autism and Developmental Disabilities
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Managing Behaviors in Children with Autism and Developmental Disabilities

Course Description: This course is designed for special education paraprofessionals. It introduces concepts of applied behavior analysis and describes key strategies for implementation. Common behaviors associated with Autism and developmental disabilities include tantrums, noncompliance, aggression, and self-injury. These behaviors can interfere with everyday activities and learning. This course introduces several strategies to help students alter behaviors that are based on concepts related to Applied Behavior Analysis. 

Course Hours: Participants who complete this course will receive a certificate that can be submitted to their employer for 1 hour of Chapter 14 learning. Please note that employers have sole authority to determine what qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 1 Hour

Supporting Newly Arrived Immigrant Students
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Supporting Newly Arrived Immigrant Students

Course Description: Newly arrived immigrants often arrive with unique challenges: limited experience with English, academic gaps, and may not be on grade level in their home language. This session will offer suggestions for supporting these students’ academic and social-emotional growth.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 2 Hours

The Basics of Providing Accommodations & Scaffolds in Google Classroom
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The Basics of Providing Accommodations & Scaffolds in Google Classroom

Course Description: This webinar reviews the basics of accommodations and scaffolds to support student learning using tools that can be accessed through Google classroom.  

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 2 Hours

Providing Accommodations with Scaffolds in Google Classroom
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Providing Accommodations with Scaffolds in Google Classroom

Course Description: How do you support students with IEPs, language learners, and older students with developing literacy skills in an asynchronous distance learning environment? Learn strategies for providing accommodations, scaffolds, SIOP features, and elements of explicit instruction in an asynchronous setting that support all students using Google Classroom.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 2 Hours

Educational Technology Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education
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Educational Technology Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education

Course Description: This course will explore the use of technology in Early Childhood education to enhance learning, remove barriers, provide consistency and scaffold support as young learners explore learning through educational technology.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 2 Hours

Epic!: the
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Epic!: the "Netflix" of Books for Educators and Students

Course Description: Captured from a live PSEA CPL Webinar broadcast on July 7, 2020, in this session Participants learn all about Epic! and how it can be used in a variety of ways in the classroom. Epic! is an amazing tool for promoting student reading voice and choice, but what about its teacher features? Assign students books as a class, in groups, or individually. Create, edit, or utilize collections on topics, themes or whatever else may apply for your use! Monitor student progress and use through-tracking tools to influence conferencing (4 books in 11 minutes you say?!).

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 1.5 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 1.5 Hours

Facilitating Student Collaboration & Connection in Virtual Spaces
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Facilitating Student Collaboration & Connection in Virtual Spaces

Course Description: Facilitating interactive collaboration and active student engagement while teaching virtually is a large yet essential task. Teachers need to assess formatively, and students need to have autonomy and ownership in their learning. Using tools such as Pear Deck, Jamboard, Padlet, and MURAL allows students to interact with you and the class like they would have with your white board in your physical classroom. There are so many options...but which platform(s) should we use and why?! In this recorded webinar session, participants compare and contrast various interactive tools and consider how and why these can support developmentally appropriate practices, formative assessment, community building, and engagement.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 2 Hours

FlipGrid: What is it and how do I use it in my practice?
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FlipGrid: What is it and how do I use it in my practice?

Course Description: In this session, captured from a live PSEA CPL Braodcast on Oct 15, 2020, participants are introduced to FlipGrid and learn about its latest features and get tips, strategies, and expert techniques for incorporating it into your practice, both virtually and in-person. Flipgrid is a phenomenal tool for educators to use with students in group work as well as with multiple topics to conduct project-based learning opportunities, even with crossover from multiple groups! Additionally, participants learn how to use it to jigsaw lessons and streamline topic responses from students as well as explore the use of Flipgrid as live journals and the new beta for screen sharing in this fun and engaging PSEA CPL session!

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 2 Hours

Formative Assessment Fun with Kahoot
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Formative Assessment Fun with Kahoot

Course Description: Whether in the classroom or at home, Kahoot! is an engaging game that lets you teach content and do formative assessments. Teachers can create custom games or copy and remix from a library of thousands of games in every subject. Games can be played in groups or set as individual student challenges. Teachers can download reports after a Kahoot! game to drill down into results question by question. Come see why students and teachers love Kahoot!

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 2 Hours

Formative Assessment in Remote Learning
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Formative Assessment in Remote Learning

Course Description: In this session, participants learn how popular EdTech tools can be leveraged to collect formative assessment and inform instruction in an asynchronous environment.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2.5 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 2.5 Hours

Getting Started with Google Classroom
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Getting Started with Google Classroom

Course Description: Google Classroom isn’t just a place to post homework; it can help improve your ability to connect with your students, respond to their needs, and challenge them with personalized assignments. Come learn how to set-up your very own Google Classroom and get up and running with remote teaching & learning quickly! 

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 2 Hours

Google Classroom (Advanced)
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Google Classroom (Advanced)

Course Description: Did you know that there are hundreds of apps, extensions, and sites that can be integrated into Google Classroom? In this advanced training, led by two Google for Education Certified Trainers, participants review best practices and recent updates, learn how to use some of these integrations to provide an interactive learning environment, utilize tools for one-on-one student support, and differentiate work to fit your students needs.  

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 2 Hours

Incorporating Videos into Your Lessons
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Incorporating Videos into Your Lessons

Course Description: Taken from a live PSEA CPL webinar broadcast on June 11, 2020, this session explores integrating videos into your classroom discussion, both in terms of screencast videos that you might make yourself and existing videos from external sites that you might incorporate into your instruction. Videos are a great way to connect with your students. Learn how to create and share videos using QuickTime. Explore ways to link videos that other people have created in your online space. 

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2.5 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 2.5 Hours

Leveling Up Google Slides for Seesaw and Google Classroom
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Leveling Up Google Slides for Seesaw and Google Classroom

Course Description: Google Slides allows educators to share a variety of information with students in a dynamic fashion. In this course, participants learn fundamental principles of information design that empower them to make high-quality Google Slides presentations. Participants will then learn how to integrate Google Slides with Seesaw and Google Classroom for presenting information, giving directions, and creating templates for students to make their own presentations. 

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 2 Hours

Maximizing Google Classroom
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Maximizing Google Classroom

Course Description: This professional learning session, presented by NEA members and Michigan teachers Bill and Sarah Van Loo, was captured from a live PSEA CPL webinar broadcast June 2, 2020 and helps participants learn about how to maximize Google Classroom for teaching & learning. Participants reflect about transition and current use of Google Classroom and think about assorted aspects, strategies, and techniques for utilizing and maximizing Google Classroom as a teaching and learning tool.

Course Hours:
Members who complete this course receive 1.5 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 1.5 Hours

NEA's Remote Learning 101
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NEA's Remote Learning 101

Course Description: In this NEA course, you learn about best practices for remote learning, as well as how to implement a successful remote learning program by utilizing strategies that encourage community building, effective communication, and peer-to-peer collaboration. 

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 3 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • 3 Hours