Thinkport Newsletter: Spring Course Guide

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                                                                                                           February 3, 2016

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Thinkport's Online Spring Course Guide

Professional Development for K-12 and Early Childhood Educators

Are you a K-12 teacher interested in earning MSDE CPD credits? Or, perhaps you are a child care provider who needs training in developmental screening. Thinkport's online courses offer a wide range of topics and are facilitated by Thinkport's education team. Enrollment starts now.

> Sign up for K-12 Courses

Topics include vocabulary instruction; differentiating instruction; digital citizenship; and teaching in a blended classroom.

> Sign up for Early Childhood: Developmental Screening

The Office of Child Care within MSDE requires all child care providers to take a developmental screening course by July 2017. The course explains the purpose and benefits of the developmental screening process. 

Shorter Options: Self-Paced Teacher Modules

If you don't have time for a full course but you do want practice with specific standards, try our professional development modules. They provide deep exposure to a topic in under one hour. Instruction is based on grade band.

> Modeling With Mathematics in the Classroom

> Creating Text-Dependent Questions for the Classroom

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Roll Up Your Sleeves for Maker Mondays

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You have probably heard of Makerspaces but do you know how to integrate them into classroom instruction? Check out MSDE's Maker Monday Webinar Series for tips and ideas.

> Maker Monday Webinars