Online SCECH Approved Courses

Courses that are approved by MOECS for SCECH credits

All courses listed are at least 24 SCECH credits and can be completed between 4-6 weeks

  

Classroom Management

Improve your ability to manage your classrooms. Learn valuable skills to promote inclusive, productive, and behaved classrooms that motivate students to want to learn.

 

Bullying in Schools

Our Bullying in Schools course discusses the connections between school shootings, bullying, and gender and social demands placed on children in our schools. We’ll discuss aspects of masculinity, social status, violence against girls, cyber-bullying, gay-bashing, and adult bullying. This course introduces you to the effects bullying has on our communities and techniques for creating a caring learning environment for our children. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Classroom Management Secrets

Taking our Classroom Management Secrets course will give participants practical advice and step-by-step instructions for devising a classroom management plan that motivates their students to want to behave in the classroom.  Among many things, topics will cover important information on how to handle difficult students, how to fuel intrinsic motivation, how to teach routines, and how to be a calmer, more effective teacher. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Creating a Classroom Website

In this fun, easy-to-understand course for teachers, you will learn how to build a site with text, images, animations, tables, links, and more. Then you will create a WebQuest and a blog to add to your site. You'll also discover how students can use site builders to create their own websites in minutes. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Creating Safe Classroom Environments

Our Creating Safe Classroom Environments course helps educators gain the knowledge for building positive, trustworthy, and challenging curriculum and environments that allow students to flourish. These practices help to empower students to take charge of their own learning and goals. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Creating the Inclusive Classroom: Strategies for Success

Get the training you need to reach the diverse mix of students you face every day. You will learn proven strategies for inclusion that turn diversity into opportunity. With a mix of students who have learning disabilities, neurobiological disorders, and physical challenges, the modern classroom requires an efficient and effective teacher who can prioritize under tight deadlines and be creative on demand. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

The Creative Classroom

Creativity will abound in your classroom as you tap your students' hidden talents. Learn how to use creativity to teach reading, writing, visual arts, performing arts, social studies, science, mathematics, and physical and health education. Develop creative new approaches to field trips, learning labs, activities, exercises, assignments, and evaluation methods. Think beyond the textbook and challenge your students by making your classroom a creative classroom! An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom

In this course you will discover Differentiated Instruction strategies including interest centers, flexible grouping, cubing, and tiering. Every lesson is packed with real-world examples that will help you put these strategies to use in your own classroom. You will take a look at integration across different subjects, grade levels, and learning profiles as you gain helpful knowledge on bringing Differentiated Instruction to your classroom. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Differentiated Assessment Strategies K-12

Differentiated assessment is the key to helping every student succeed. No matter what grade you're teaching, this course will give you the tools you need to gather your assessment data quickly and easily. An online course approved for SCECHs.

$140.00

Differentiation for the Elementary Classroom

Teachers today are under tremendous pressure to help ensure students meet a set of rigorous, standardized learning topics.  Differentiation in the Elementary Classroom will guide teachers with the division of time, resources, and efforts to effectively instruct their students. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

The Differentiated Instruction and Response to Intervention Connection

Today's teachers are using two powerful approaches—Differentiated Instruction (DI) and Response to Intervention (RTI)—to help every child succeed academically. In this course, you'll learn how to put this "dynamic duo" to work in your own classroom teaching and lesson plans. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Empowering Students With Disabilities

Teaching students with disabilities is a rewarding challenge, and this course gives you the tools you will need to succeed. No matter what grade you teach—from preschool through high school—you will learn powerful strategies you can put to work immediately in your classroom. In addition, you will gain the knowledge you need to understand and cope with the most common disabilities you will encounter. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Flipped Learning for Elementary Instruction

Our Flipped Learning for Elementary Education course explores practical ways that educators can incorporate this model into their classrooms. Within this course, we’ll cover how to teach different flipped subjects, incorporating technology, and how to provide differentiated instruction. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Fueling Creativity in the Classroom

Fueling Creativity in the Classroom is designed to help teachers know and understand the skills that children need to thrive in the future: knowing how to learn, passion and curiosity, people skills, and creativity. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Homeschool With Success

Homeschooling can be a bit of a mystery if you're new to the topic. In this course, you'll start at the beginning, delving into the history of homeschooling and examining its status today in all 50 states. You'll see how to find the laws and regulations that govern your community--and you might be surprised to learn that homeschooling is legal and growing all around you. As you discover what you need to know to homeschool your children, you'll also become familiar with the terminology the homeschool community uses. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Instruction for Academically Diverse Classrooms

This course will focus on the belief that all classrooms are heterogeneous on many levels, as are the students in them. This course will assist teachers in seeking to create learning environments that address the variability that is typical of academically diverse classrooms. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Instructional Strategies for Academic Success

Our Instructional Strategies for Academic Success course explores over 330 specific instructional strategies. We discuss how to use assessments, how to conduct lessons, and implement rules and procedures all while building positive relationships with students. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Project-Based Learning Techniques

Our Project-Based Learning Techniques course will help guide you through the process of setting up beneficial learning environments. We cover theories behind PBL, as well as planning activities, assessment, feedback, and reflection strategies. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Solving Classroom Discipline Problems

Why do some teachers enjoy peaceful, orderly classrooms while other teachers face daily discipline battles? The answer is that many teachers have not been taught the secrets to solve discipline problems. This course reveals those secrets and presents a step-by-step approach to effective, positive classroom discipline. Teachers continually rate this course as one of the most valuable they have ever taken. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Solving Classroom Discipline Problems II

In this professional development course, you'll get the teacher training you need in order to deal effectively with serious discipline problems and help even the most challenging students you're teaching make more responsible choices. You'll discover how to use a new research-based six-step approach to solve severe and chronic discipline problems, including bullying, fighting, using abusive language, stealing, and refusing to work. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Survival Kit for New Teachers

Feel a little trepidation before entering your classroom? You're not alone! Whether you're already teaching, a newly credentialed graduate, or a substitute looking to transition to full-time, this course will provide you with proven tools, tips, and tricks to make your early years in the classroom a breeze. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Teaching Adult Learners

If you're excited about the challenge of reaching and teaching adult learners, you're in the right place! In this course, you will discover how to use the newest educational methods to create a student-centered classroom that's perfectly suited for adult learners. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Teaching High School Students

How can you reach students in the high school class? What can you do to motivate and teach so that your students are ready to succeed in life as well as school? In this course, you'll learn about the latest teaching strategies and techniques that can help your secondary students achieve academically and behave responsibly. You will cover a broad range of topics, including differentiated instruction, classroom management and discipline, assessment strategies, and gaining parental support. You will discover tips for creating need-fulfilling lessons that engage students, suggestions for using simulations and games that make learning enjoyable, and how to teach your students the social-emotional skills they need to succeed both in school and in life. You will learn how to motivate students with recognition, rewards, and reinforcement, how to deal with discipline problems and the value of varying your assessment strategies. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Teaching Preschool: A Year of Inspiring Lessons

If you teach preschoolers, crafting original and inspiring lesson plans may have been a daunting task, but not for much longer. In this course, you will get equipped with a solid lesson plan template and lots of interchangeable activities to choose from—plenty of inspiration to take you and your students from September to May. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Teaching Students With ADHD

In this course, you will discover practical ways to help children with ADHD control their behavior and succeed in school. And you will be learning from the real experts: the children themselves. You will find out how Kristi controls her behavior and how Wanda handles boredom. You will see how Adam jump-starts his thought processes, how Harry satisfies his need to move without bothering his teacher, and how Darren aces his homework. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Teaching Students With Autism: Strategies for Success

If you've ever had a student who blurted out in class, screamed when someone patted their shoulder or rocked back and forth in the chair, you will appreciate the lessons ahead. In this course, you will discover the neurobiology behind these disorders and the way it affects students' behavior, learning, and thinking. Most important, you will learn creative, easy, low-budget strategies to help your students with Autism succeed in the classroom and beyond. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities

This course will teach you how to meet the diverse needs of students with disabilities in your classroom. With lessons developed by an experienced special educator, you will explore the special education process, from working with individualized education programs (IEPs) to helping students struggling with reading comprehension, math skills, and writing. In this course, you will discover easy, practical, and creative strategies that will help your struggling students find their light bulb moments. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Understanding Adolescents

You will learn about the many physical, emotional, and cognitive changes that affect the teens in your life, and you will understand the significance of these changes both for you and the adolescent. You will look into relationships both in and outside of the home and the development of a teen's identity. You will explore personality, moral development and the role of faith. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

The Flipped Classroom

Are you ready to flip your classroom?  Thinking about using a less than traditional method of teaching in your class?  After learning about the history of the “flipped classroom,” you will look at how the roles and expectations of students and teachers change when using this model.  No longer are students using textbooks and sitting in rows with a chalkboard.  Today’s generation is using the Internet and technology to approach learning.  Teachers are facilitator’s and encourage learning through interacting with the students, not lecturing. The Flipped Classroom course will give you strategies and tips to effectively implement the model into your class. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Security and Strategies for Counteracting the Mass Shooter Threat

Sadly, mass shootings are affecting our country more and more every day. Violence isn't limited to any specific economic area, state or building. Our most sacred places such as schools, churches, and the workplace are targets of violence that we are hearing about too often. This class will look at past tragedies and use what we have learned to discuss topics such as: knowing the signs, special security situations, triage for the wounded, and what to do after. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

Student Engagement and Learning

Are you looking for ways to enhance your practice of teaching? Do you need to find new and exciting ways to engage your students? Our Student Engagement and Learning course explores the potential of formative assessment and techniques for improving student learning. We summarize key research on classroom formative assessment and show how these practices have a greater impact on educational achievement than most other reforms. Finally, practical techniques are discussed to help educators incorporate strategies into classroom practice. An online course approved for SCECHs. 

$140.00

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