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Spark Engagement and Enhance Learning with Arts Integration!

After the excitement of the holiday season, the first few months of the year can feel a little “meh,” back to the grind, same-old same-old. Our new course 5245: Educational Innovation with Art Integration can help! The course is all about an approach that reinvigorates teachers and energizes students! You’ll learn strategies any PreK-12th grade content area teacher can use to boost engagement and achievement using visual and media arts, music, theater, and dance/movement. With choices offered throughout, you’ll develop a plan to integrate the arts in a way that meets your students’ unique needs. Read on to learn more and download a sneak peek resource from the course!

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Topics: Instructional Strategies, Arts, STEAM/STEM, Courses

5 Steps to Finding Your Leadership Identity

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Topics: Leadership, Courses

Teaching for Equity in the Music Classroom [+ Free Downloadable Activity]

Music educators are uniquely positioned to orchestrate connections between student culture and the universal language of music. Quality professional learning is key to making this happen. In our new music-focused course, 5214: Teaching for Equity in the Music Classroom, you will explore strategies to expand students’ musical understanding beyond the Western classical perspective to honor a different approach: one that both affirms the music students are familiar with. 

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Topics: Arts, STEAM/STEM, Courses

Big Changes from Our Blended Learning REBOOT

Are you ready for a REBOOT!? 

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Topics: Courses, Blended Learning

Finding Funds for Student Fulfillment - Fantastic!

When I was an educator, I knew about grant writing and outside funding, but the process seemed so technical and academic, I never investigated organizations or funding. This course will teach you how to jump in with both feet to learn the basics of writing a proposal as you complete a foundational document, setting you up for success!

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Topics: Courses

2 New Courses for 2023 Groups!

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Topics: Teaching with Technology, Technology, diversity, Courses, Equity, Teaching with Equity

Helping Students Change the World Through Civic Engagement

The imperfect experiment of democracy has a common theme throughout its systems and levels of government:  

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Topics: Instructional Strategies, Courses, Student Engagement

A Peek Behind the Curtain: Meet Our Course Writers!

How does Learners Edge determine the courses we offer? 

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Topics: Courses, Just For Fun

Supporting Students In Behavioral Crises

The lingering effects of the pandemic still affect us both mentally and physically. In, “Public Education is Facing a Crisis of Epic Proportions,” Laura Meckler writes:

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Topics: Classroom Management, Positive Behavior Supports, Courses

9 New Courses to Close Out 2022!

We are so grateful for you. You've taken our professional development courses, have read our blogs, and most importantly, you are doing the beautiful and challenging work of helping students grow and thrive- every day.

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Topics: Courses

Learners Edge is passionately committed to providing you with continuing education coursework, materials, and tools that will help you succeed in your classroom and in your career.

Offering more than 120 online courses for teachers, you can earn the graduate credit you need for salary advancement and meet your professional development needs. Contact us today to get started!

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