Online Professional Learning at SURN

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Deeper Learning: Unpacking the 5 Cs is a 5-week online, asynchronous course for practicing K-12 teachers. In this course, we will explore Virginia’s 5 Cs (critical thinking, creative thinking, collaboration, communication, and citizenship) and how they can be supported in your instruction. Each week we will focus on one “C,” exploring it in depth and discovering technologies and strategies that can help you integrate it more intentionally into your instruction. Teachers can expect to spend 4-6 flexible hours online each week to complete this course experience. Activities will include readings, asynchronous discussions, and resource explorations. Teachers who complete the course will receive a certificate indicating they have completed 30 hours of professional learning at William & Mary, and the non-credit bearing course will be posted to their William & Mary transcript.

Who: All grade levels (K-12) and disciplines are encouraged to register.

When: July 5 through August 5, 2022

Cost: $150

Registration Closed

For the Joy of Learning: Cultivating Engagement in Your Students is a 5-week online, asynchronous course for practicing K-12 teachers. In this course, we will explore evidence-based classroom practices that you can begin employing in the next academic year to cultivate student engagement in your classes. Teachers can expect to spend 4-6 flexible hours online each week to complete this course experience. Activities will include readings, asynchronous discussions, and resource explorations. Teachers who complete the course will receive a certificate indicating they have completed 30 hours of professional learning at William & Mary, and the non-credit bearing course will be posted to their William & Mary transcript.

Who: All grade levels (K-12) and disciplines are encouraged to register.

When: July 5 through August 5, 2022

Cost: $150

Registration Closed

Engaging Students in Meaningful Formative Assessment is a 5-week online, asynchronous course for practicing K-12 teachers. In this course, we will cultivate a deeper understanding of formative assessment and explore how to design, interpret, and use formative assessment in your own classroom. Teachers can expect to spend 4-6 flexible hours online each week to complete this course experience. Activities will include readings, asynchronous discussions, and resource explorations. Teachers who complete the course will receive a certificate indicating they have completed 30 hours of professional learning at William & Mary, and the non-credit bearing course will be posted to their William & Mary transcript.

Who: All grade levels (K-12) and disciplines are encouraged to register.

When: July 5 through August 5, 2022

Cost: $150

Registration Closed

Mentoring and Coaching Teachers 1: Defining the Roles is a 5-week online, asynchronous course for practicing K-12 teachers who are interested in learning more about mentoring and coaching their peers. In this course, we will introduce teacher leaders to Adult Learning Theory and explore the related yet different roles of teacher mentors and teacher coaches. This course serves as an introductory course on teacher mentorship and coaching and is intended for current or future teacher leaders. Teachers can expect to spend 4-6 flexible hours online each week to complete this course experience. Activities will include readings, asynchronous discussions, and resource explorations. Teachers who complete the course will receive a certificate indicating they have completed 30 hours of professional learning at William & Mary, and the non-credit bearing course will be posted to their William & Mary transcript.
Note: Can be taken alone or with Mentoring and Coaching Teachers 2

Who: Current or future teacher leaders from all grade levels (K-12) and disciplines

When: May 31 through July 1, 2022

Cost: $150

Registration Closed

Mentoring and Coaching Teachers 2: Tools of Mentoring is a 5-week online, asynchronous course for practicing K-12 educators. In this course, we will introduce teacher leaders to tools for helping them determine when to mentor and when to coach. Course topics include knowing when to release responsibility and build agency, knowing when to lead and guide, and navigating difficult mentoring situations. This course serves as a complementary follow-up course to Mentoring and Coaching Teachers 1 and is intended for current or future teacher leaders. Teachers can expect to spend 4-6 flexible hours online each week to complete this course experience. Activities will include readings, asynchronous discussions, and resource explorations. Teachers who complete the course will receive a certificate indicating they have completed 30 hours of professional learning at William & Mary, and the non-credit bearing course will be posted to their William & Mary transcript.
Pre-requisite: Mentoring and Coaching Teachers 1

Who: Current or future teacher leaders from all grade levels (K-12) and disciplines

When: July 5 through August 5, 2022

Cost: $150

Registration Closed