Courses

Leading the Way: Optimising Your PE Program

 

product-images-leading-the-wayWe know that as PE teachers we are often rushed off our feet. From teaching all day to then coaching into the evening, when do we have time to sit down and consider how to improve our program? What areas even need looking at?

For this course, I have taken the main areas that concern departments and shared some of the ways that we have experienced growth in my school. Some of these areas get overlooked by PE departments often due to our busy schedules, preoccupation with other areas and sometimes, lack of training or awareness that these things even need looking at.

Come with me on a journey that will hopefully give you some new tips, reiterate some widely accepted principles and inspire you to take your department to another level.

This is an instructor-led course.  That means an instructor will stay in touch with you along the way and provide feedback on any work submitted.

This course is appropriate for heads of department, experienced and new teachers.

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Build Your Website Now!

 
1Today it is easier than ever to create your own website. Thanks to a global communication revolution, you can now communicate with parents, students, other teachers and the rest of the world like never before.

This course will teach you to use WordPress; one of the best and most popular website development platforms on the planet.  The website you are looking at right now was developed in WordPress.  In fact, WordPress powers almost 25% of the world's websites!

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Compass Education Level 1: Sustainability Education

21CLCourses Product Images (1)During this course, participants explore the concept of sustainability with specific emphasis on the role of education and the use of systems thinking to enhance student learning. Systems thinking tools and methods will be demonstrated and participants will have the opportunity to explore their practical application. The aim of the course is for participants to leave with a deeper understanding of sustainability, a greater awareness of their own systems contexts, skill in using systems thinking tools and the ability to successfully incorporate and align sustainability with existing curriculum.

This course is the first part of a two-part course and certifies the participant as a Compass Education level one practitioner.

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Add Stop Motion Animation to Your Toolkit

StopmotionDigital storytelling through movies is a great way to demonstrate understanding and teach others. With the increasing quality of available apps for creating stop motion, students are able to make movies in a fraction of the time it took just a few years agoStop motion animations are quick and easy to create, and students have a lot of fun making them.

Stop motion animations are quick and easy to create, and students have a lot of fun making them.

This 15-hour course helps you to understand the basics of storytelling  and prepares you to use this movie making technique to accomplish your learning goals.

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Why Do They Act Like That???? | Executive Functioning and The Teenage Brain

ExcutivefunctionTeenagers are both incredibly delightful and “occasionally” frustrating.  At some point, in fact, we were once teenagers too. While that news may not be new to you, why teenagers behave they way they do is, indeed, news to many of us.  Recent research has helped create a significant body of study and literature that explains the developmental phases our teens go through.  

This course brings those new understandings to you and helps you to navigate the labyrinth of emotions, developmental differences and entertainment we often call “the teenage brain.”

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The Digital Revolution Your Classroom and You

4In just a short 10 years the world has been rocked by a digital, social media revolution that is changing the face of societies and education. We are just beginning to understand what all this means for society, ourselves and our students.

Come along as we explore this digital revolution and its impact on political evolution, social identity and the world of education. We explore how massive social media companies like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat and more enable an expanded sense of identity and communication, and altering old social structures, norms and practices.

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