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For nearly two decades, Learners Edge has served over 100,000 educators across the country with our online continuing education courses. Today, we want to help you, as a district. Never have your professional development needs been more unique than they are today. The face-to-face PD you had planned, is nearly impossible, but we have solutions to your challenge. We are here to help you deliver high-quality, online professional development to your educators that can be completed from the comfort of their "virtual" office.

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We have created PLA's you can use
for your virtual PD days! 

+PLA: Collaboration for the 21st Century

Learning Objectives:

•Participants will identify the importance of explicitly teaching collaboration.

•Participants will explore methods for ensuring students collaborate to learn.

•Participants will identify at least one method for increasing student collaboration in an online, distance learning environment.

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+PLA: Voice and Choice
 

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will identify the importance of providing choice to their learners.
  • Participants will explore methods for ensuring student voices are incorporated into learning.
  • Participants will identify at least one method for increasing student voice and choice in a distance, online learning environment.

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+PLA: Reducing the Stigma of Mental Health
Learning Objectives:
  • Participants will identify the importance of reducing the stigma surrounding mental health.
  • Participants will explore methods for connecting with students about their mental health.
  • Participants will identify at least one method for reducing the stigma mental health of students in an online, distance learning environment.

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+PLA: Mindfulness
Learning Objectives:
  • Participants will identify the benefits of mindfulness.
  • Participants will explore methods for using mindfulness with students.
  • Participants will identify at least one strategy for being mindful as a teacher.
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+PLA: Educator Resilience
Learning Objectives:
  • Participants will identify the importance of building resilience.
  • Participants will explore methods for increasing their own resilience and resilience in their learners.
  • Participants will identify at least one strategy for building resilience in a work from home environment or with their students. 
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+PLA: Professional Learning Networks

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will identify the importance of taking charge of their own professional learning.
  • Participants will explore professional learning networks (PLNs).
  • Participants will identify 10 people or organizations to follow using social media platforms to increase professional learning opportunities.
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+PLA: Online Distance Learning Strategies for English Learners (ELs)

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will identify important concepts to support English Learners (ELs).
  • Participants will explore methods for using technology to support ELs.
  • Participants will identify at least one method for supporting English Learners in a distance, online learning environment.
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+PLA: Goal Getting Action Plan

Using the GROWTH goal-setting strategy, prepare your educators for success through this important step!

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+PLA: Online Learning Lab - Tool Exploration

We have compiled a list of our favorite online tools and ways you can incorporate them into your virtual classroom! Pick one and get started today!

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+PLA: Critical Thinking for the 21st Century

Learning Objectives:
• Participants will identify the importance of teaching critical thinking and problem-solving.
• Participants will explore methods for increasing opportunities for students to think critically and solve problems.
• Participants will identify at least one method for increasing student critical thinking in an online, distance learning environment.

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