The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University’s College of Education is excited to invite you to take part in a Learning Differences MOOC-Ed beginning February 9, 2015 and ending on March 22, 2015. Click here to learn more about the course or to register.
This FREE six-week long course will explore the habits of mind and problem-solving tools that a teacher should have in order to address all students’ learning differences. The course encourages teachers to understand their own learning differences and includes strategies for learning differences in executive function, working memory, and motivation. Instructional coaches, media coordinators. Teacher leaders will have the opportunity to participate in an additional two units focused on strategies for coaching and supporting other teachers in their work with learning differences. Among educators who completed the Fall 2014 Learning Differences MOOC-Ed:
- 98% attempted to make changes to their professional practices as a result of the course;
- 89% indicated the course was very effective or effective in supporting their personal and/or professional learning goals;
- 77% discussed or shared what they learned in the course with colleagues who did not participate in the course.
Teachers who complete this MOOC-Ed are eligible for a certificate of completion for 20 hours of professional development, at NO cost, based on course requirements.