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  • Pennsylvania New Teacher Induction: Year 1

    PA New Teacher Induction, Year 1

    Designed specifically for new teachers, this Learning Path guides participants through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's induction requirements and engages them in meaningful activities with their mentors, administrators, and peers.  

  • Reading Strategies for Paraprofessionals

    Reading Strategies for Paraprofessionals

    This Learning Path provides strategies and background knowledge to help paraprofessionals make the best use of small group and one-to-one instructional time. Several research-based strategies are explored through the Learning Path content, which is then applied in the classroom setting.

  • Text-Dependent Analysis: An Introduction

    Text Dependent Analysis, an Introduction

    Text-Dependent analysis (TDA) is a unique-to-Pennsylvania term for text-dependent questions. Text-dependent analysis epitomizes why reading and writing have been joined under the umbrella of English/Language Arts. This introduction will explore your current understanding of Text-dependent analysis and provide examples of best instructional practices.

  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® Series

    7 Habits of Highly Effective People

    In this digital, self-paced series, Dr. Stephen Covey shares his accumulated wisdom through a comprehensive framework that guides participants toward greater effectiveness in their personal and professional lives.

  • Guidelines for Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Violation

    Guidelines for Holocaust, Genocide & Human Rights Violation

    Participants will investigate strategies and primary sources related to genocide, the Holocaust, and human rights violations. Based on Act 70 guidelines, and with a focus on key instructional components, this Learning Path emphasizes the resiliency of the human spirit.

  • The Instructional Shift of Close Reading Series

    The Instructional Shift of Close Reading

    This series will examine text-dependent analysis through the instructional shifts of close reading and writing from sources. Focusing on Close and Careful Reading is a necessary component of text-dependent analysis. 

  • Strategies for Student Motivation

    Strategies for Student Motivation

    In this Learning Path, you will explore a number of approaches for motivating students, including helping them set realistic goals, teaching them the skills needed to reach those goals, differentiating between encouragement and praise, and becoming an energetic and enthusiastic teacher.

  • Tools for Flipped Learning

     Tools for Flipped Learning

    So you think you might want to flip your classroom, but you don't know where to start. This Learning Path will introduce you to flipped learning, an instructional strategy which reverses the traditional educational arrangement by delivering instructional content outside of the classroom to make time for more active, personalized, and collaborative work within the classroom.

  • Opioids and Substance Abuse: Addressing the Epidemic

    Opioid & Substance Abuse, Addressing the Epidemic

    This Learning Path explores opioid and substance abuse through a statistical lens and a preventative perspective. Participants will discover what schools can do to help stop the growing epidemic through a series of videos, readings, and interactive learning activities.

  • The Instructional Shift of Writing From Sources

    Instruction Shift of Writing from Sources

    Writing from sources is another instructional shift utilized when teaching Text-Dependent Analysis. In this Learning Path, the Common Core Anchor Standards for Writing will be explored to build background knowledge about college and career readiness expectations for writing.

  • Successful Instruction in a Multicultural Classroom

    Successful Instruction in a Multicultural Classroom

    Designed for secondary teachers who have English Language Learners (ELLs) in their classrooms, this Learning Path will explore the important aspects of teaching content to ELLs. You will have the opportunity to reflect on current teaching practices and how to effectively instruct second language learners by sharing ideas with others, asking questions, and gaining insights into classroom practices.

  • Understanding Youth Suicide and Prevention

    Understanding Youth Suicide & Prevention

    Participants will explore the increasing prevalence of suicide among school-age children, identify risk factors and warning signs, explore school-related epidemiology, and discover strategies for prevention.