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Training Catalog

Professional Development for Every Teacher. Personalized for Schools.

The training sessions listed below are designed to help teachers not just survive but thrive in adopting new digital, blended, hybrid, and tech-rich instructional practices. School leaders can specify requirements for their staff, let teachers choose, request a special session for their school, or offer a combination of free choice and required sessions. In addition to live sessions, we offer asynchronous content delivered monthly to your inbox that includes opportunities to earn PD hours via assessments, at your own time and pace.

Our partnership team can help answer any questions and provide you with pricing and customized training information. Please contact the team member in your area.


Blended Learning

BLLE02 – Blended Learning & Hybrid Learning Models

This training shares best practices in blended and hybrid learning models. Teachers will learn how to leverage online content to guide students and create personalized learning experiences.

Time: 120 minutes

BLLE03 – Best Practices in Blended Learning for Curricular Areas

This customizable session allows participants to learn best practices for blended learning in specific Content areas, including but not limited to: Elementary Generalists, Special Education, English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and History, World Languages, Fine and Performing Arts, and Electives. In addition to best practices, teachers will learn technology tools to best support blended learning.

Time: 60-120 Minutes

BLLE04 – Best Tech Tools for Blended Learning

This session will provide participants with a host of tech tools to use in blended learning models, as well as specific strategies to implement these tools.

Time: 60 minutes

BLLE05 – Tracking Mastery in Blended Learning

This session provides participants with tools and strategies to help teachers shift to tracking student mastery that focuses on competency of skills. Teachers will learn best practices and strategies to monitor student progress.

Time: 60 minutes

BLLE06 – Developing and Sustaining Relationships in Blended Learning

This session focuses on the ways in which blended learning teachers can create, cultivate, and sustain relationships. Provided in this session are exemplar schools and their strategies that teachers can implement the very next day.

Time: 60 minutes

BLLE01 – Introduction to Blended Learning

This session will share the fundamentals of blended learning and overview best practices for teachers.

Time: 60 minutes

Content Development

CTDE02 – Academic Integrity & Discussion Based Assessments

In this training, participants will learn about the importance of academic integrity in the online environment. Participants will learn about the best practices for establishing a culture and clear steps for intervention and model strategies to assess students in a plagiarism-free manner.

Time: 60 minutes

CTDE01 – Creating Supplemental Resources and Customizations

This training covers best practices for how to create videos or other activities for students in your class.

Time: 60 minutes

Curricular Support

CUSU01 – Reading Intervention Strategies in Virtual or Hybrid Learning

This session will provide support for teachers to implement individual or small group reading intervention strategies in virtual or hybrid learning models, specifically focusing on differentiation strategies and how to engage students using technology tools. This session is customized to meet the needs of K-5, 6-8, and 9-12 teachers.

Time: 60 minutes

CUSU02 – Math Power Standards

In this session, participants will focus on the power standards, how they articulate vertically, how the supporting standards help build upon power standards, and how to create highly engaging student activities using technology tools. This session is customized to meet the needs of K-5, 6-8, and 9-12 teachers.

Time: 60 minutes

CUSU03 – Integrating STEM in Virtual or Hybrid Learning

This session will provide opportunities for participants to explore the ways in which STEM connects to curricular standards and tools and strategies to engage in high-interest STEM learning activities, regardless if students are fully virtual or in hybrid learning models. This session is customized to meet the needs of K-5 and 6-12 teachers.

Time: 60 minutes

CUSU04 – Investigating the New AZ Social Studies Standards

In this session, participants will examine the newly adopted AZ state standards for social studies education. Teachers will examine how the standards are banded and build upon one another to incorporate an emphasis on social studies instruction. This session is customized to meet the needs of K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12 teachers.

Time: 60 minutes

CUSU05 – Integrating Fine and Performing Arts in Virtual and Hybrid Learning (K-5)

This session provides elementary teachers with tools and strategies to continue arts education in virtual or hybrid learning models. The session will equip teachers with ideas and strategies to provide hands-on/minds-on activities emphasizing fine and performing arts in conjunction with curricular concepts.

Time: 60 minutes

CUSU06 – Keeping Students Physically Active in Virtual and Hybrid Learning (K-5)

Participants should be prepared to get up and moving while learning about strategies to keep students active during virtual and hybrid learning models. This session will provide strategies and tools to keep students physically active.

Time: 60 minutes

CUSU07 – Implementing a Writer’s Workshop in Virtual and Hybrid Learning

This session will provide participants with strategies and ideas to implement a writer’s workshop in a virtual or hybrid learning model. Teachers will learn about tools to use with students to monitor and track progress and collaboration.

Time: 60 minutes

CUSU08 – Book Clubs in Virtual and Hybrid Learning

In this session, participants will learn the ways in which to effectively implement book clubs in virtual or remote learning models. The session will provide insight into tools and strategies for teachers to use with students to ensure effective collaboration and engagement with texts.

Time: 60 minutes

Education Support

EDSU02 – The Power of Interventionists

This session details the integral work that interventionists and other certified non-classroom educators provide for schools, whether it is a data interventionist or reading specialist. In addition to understanding the vital work of these educators, this session will provide insights into tools and strategies interventionists can use to target and support all students.

Time: 60 minutes

EDSU03 – Teaching Time Management and Stress Management

In this training, participants will learn how teachers and support staff can set up practices in communication and course structure to help students manage time and stress. Participants will learn best practices for supporting learners in these areas.

Time: 60 minutes

EDSU01 – Counselors as School Leaders

Counselors provide an integral role at schools, regardless if students are full in-person or if all students are learning virtually. This session will equip counselors with the skills necessary to burgeon as school leaders to support students and teachers.

Time: 60 minutes

Instructional Strategies

INST01 – Thriving as a Digital Teacher

In this training, participants will learn about best practices in online teaching and how to transition to new models of instruction. By the end of this training participants will feel confident implementing new practices into synchronous and asynchronous instruction, and using various Web 2.0 tools to engage their students.

Time: Varies-can be customized to meet school/district needs

INST02 – Thriving as a Digital, Hybrid or Flex Model Teacher

In this training, participants will learn about different blended learning models and learn how to implement various strategies in any learning environment. By the end of this training participants will feel confident implementing new practices of station rotations, playlists or flipped classroom strategies into instruction, implementing best practices during synchronous sessions, and using technology to engage students and encourage collaboration.

Time: Varies-can be customized to meet school/district needs

INST03 – Online Curriculum Design

This training provides participants with an understanding of the fundamental principles of online curriculum design and how to structure effective courses in the digital learning environment.

Time: 120 minutes

INST04 – Virtual Instructional Plan

In this training, participants will learn how to create a virtual instructional plan based on specific requirements and assessment needs.

Time: 60 minutes

INST05 – Best Practices in Online Instruction

This training covers best practices in online teaching and proven methods to enhance instruction and improve learning outcomes.

Time: 60 minutes

INST06 – Live Lessons

In this training, participants will learn how to plan and conduct effective live lessons, and how to integrate live lessons with content to enrich the learning experience.

Time: 60 minutes

INST07 – Pace Charts

This training covers how to create pace charts based on course requirements, standard assessments, and how to utilize pace charts to manage learning outcomes.

Time: 60 minutes

INST08 – Students with Special Needs

In this training, participants will learn how to best work with individual students to address their learning needs. Participants will also explore available tools to support students with special needs.

Time: 60 minutes

INST09 – Monitoring Student Progress

This training covers how to use the LMS (Learning Management System) to manage data, analyze student progress, and locate indicators that reflect students’ needs.

Time: 60 minutes

INST10 – Best Practices for Student Communication

In this training, participants will learn best practices for how to engage and communicate with students in the online environment.

Time: 60 minutes

INST11 – Connecting with Reluctant Learners

In this training, participants will learn strategies to engage with all students, even those who are most reluctant to participate in synchronous or asynchronous learning.

Time: 60 minutes

INST12 – Providing Quality Feedback as an Online Teacher

This training shares best practices that teachers can implement to ensure that feedback is timely, meaningful, and promotes student growth and achievement.

Time: 60 minutes

INST13 – Introduction to Project Based Learning

This training shares a conceptual overview of project based learning and how this pedagogical strategy engages students in authentic learning experiences.

Time: 60 minutes

INST14 – Project Based Learning in a Virtual or Hybrid Learning

In this in-depth training, participants will review a conceptual understanding of project based learning before taking a deep dive into how to apply project based learning in virtual or hybrid settings. Included in this session is time for participants to begin the planning process with support from the facilitators.

Time: 120 minutes

INST15 – Supporting Students’ Social and Emotional Learning in a Virtual Environment

This training reviews the foundational concepts of social and emotional learning and how it is applied in the classroom, and then delves into tools and strategies teachers can use to promote social and emotional awareness with students.

Time: 120 minutes

INST18 – Flipped Classroom

Participants will learn about the popular concept of flipped classroom but with a “refreshed” look at how the strategy fits in any learning environment for any aged learner. We will share some of the best tools for implementation.

Time: 60 minutes

INST19 – Playlists & HyperDocs

Participants will learn about playlists and HyperDocs as tools for managing and organizing student learning in any environment and how they can ensure each learner’s needs are met. We will include many examples across grade level and content areas. Participants will leave with useful planning tools and templates for this strategy.

Time: 60 minutes

INST20 – Station Rotations

Participants will learn how station rotations can work to ensure time with smaller groups of students either at home, in the classroom, or a combination of both. Participants will leave with useful lesson planning tools for this strategy.

Time: 60 minutes

INST21 – Ensuring Quality Online Courses, Teaching & Transitions

This training reviews the standards that are recognized worldwide for best practices in online teaching and course design. Participants will examine areas to address first when making the transition to online learning.

Time: 60 minutes

Leadership

LDRS02 – Observations and Evaluations

Balancing observations and effective evaluations of teachers is an essential aspect to school leadership. This session provides strategies for leaders to support the planning and implementation of observation and evaluation cycles.

Time: 60 minutes

LDRS03 – Best Practices in Leadership Support

Leaders require support in order to support their schools. This training will provide leaders with the tools necessary to feel supported and, in turn, effectively support all employees.

Time: 60 minutes

LDRS04 – Creating and Supporting a Cohesive Community

Positive school culture is an essential part of running a successful school. This session delves into the mechanics of creating a positive community and how to sustain a cohesive community in a variety of learning modes.

Time: 60 minutes

LDRS01 – Supervising Remote Workers

Effective leadership requires skills to ensure that all employees feel supported, whether they are working in-person or remotely. This session will provide strategies for leaders to ensure that remote workers are supervised in an effective and meaningful way.

Time: 60 minutes

Partnership Support

PTSU02 – Product Consultation

This flexible training provides our partnerships with the ability to screenshare with our staff regarding targeted professional development using our courses.

Time: Flexible

PTSU03 – Office Hours Support

This flexible session provides our partnerships with necessary course support in an environment that comprehensively solves troubleshooting concerns and offers implementation guidance.

Time: Flexible

PTSU04 – Use an ASU Prep Digital Course

This training covers the ins and outs of using ASU Prep Digital courses. We recommend teachers be grouped by content area for this training.

Time: 60 minutes

PTSU05 – Specialized Course Orientation for Certain Math or Science Courses

Automatically added to the Product Orientation depending on what a school or district selects, this training will provide necessary guidance for how to implement an ASU Prep Digital course.

Time: 30 minutes

PTSU01 – Product Training

This flexible training provides our partnerships with a dive into course content. Explore ASU Prep Digital courses such as the suite of English, Math, Science Lab, Social Studies, Fine Arts, Career and Technical Education, World Languages, and other Electives.

Time: 60 minutes

Technology

TECH03⟶Web 2.0 Tools: In-depth

This training can be customized to meet Web 2.0 tool implementation needs of participants. Options include, but are not limited to: slide deck enhancers (e.g.: Pear Deck, EdPuzzle, NearPod), online polling (e.g.: MentiMeter, Poll Everywhere), engagement tools (e.g.: Padlet, Bitmoji, Quizizz, Kahoot, Flipgrid), and screencasting tools (e.g.: Loom, ScreenCastify).

Time: 60 minutes

TECH04 – Homepage Setup

This training covers essential parts of a home page and how it is used to help learners navigate, create classroom management, and build social presence.

Time: 60 minutes

TECH05 – Canvas Training (Beginner)

In part one of this training, participants will learn about all the essential parts of getting started with Canvas including modules, quizzes, assignments, pages, discussions, and grades. This training will help teachers get started in Canvas.

Time: 120 minutes

TECH06 – Canvas Training (Advanced)

In part two of this training, participants will dive deeper into grading and features to make the teacher experience more efficient and the learner’s experience more engaging. Participants will also learn about tools that integrate into Canvas.

Time: 120 minutes

TECH07 – Building Social Presence

In this training, participants will learn how to build a social presence in their online classroom. Just as there is an art to teaching in a brick-and-mortar classroom, there is a craft to building a presence in a digital classroom. At ASU Prep Digital we are passionate about making our approach both high-tech and high-tough.

Time: 60 minutes

TECH01 – Learning Management Systems

In this training, participants will learn how to navigate a Learning Management System and how it is used to serve online learners.

Time: 60 minutes

TECH02 – Web 2.0 Tools

This training covers best practices in online teaching including how to use tools that allow students to collaborate with teachers, peers, and content in an innovative and interactive way. Participants will learn about our favorite tools and tricks for engaging students.

Time: 60 minutes