RH Colts Professional Development

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Fostering Resilient Learners

Fostering Resilient Learners

10 Contact Hours

This self-paced book study will explore childhood trauma and its profound effect on learning and teaching. Participants will learn how to cultivate a trauma-sensitive learning environment for students across all content areas, grade levels, and educational settings.
Ditch That Homework

Ditch That Homework

2 Contact Hours

This self-paced book study will challenge participants to think through the pros and cons of homework and what instruction could look like without it. The course provides practical guidance on how to reduce homework and implement strategies for improving learning through differentiation.
Daily 5 Book Study

Daily 5 Book Study

10 Contact Hours

This course utilizes the book by Gail Boushey and also incorporates face-to-face interactions with the district literacy coach. Participants will learn how to structure literacy time to increase student independence and allow for individualized attention in small groups and one-on-one.
Teach Like a Pirate

Teach Like a Pirate

25 Contact Hours

Student motivation and engagement in learning is a crucial element to effective instruction. This book study offers inspiration, practical techniques, and innovative ideas that will help you to increase student engagement, boost your creativity, and transform your life as an educator.
MacBook Basics 2.0

MacBook Basics 2.0

10 Contact Hours

New to MacBook? This course will help you develop the skills to navigate and personalize your MacBook with confidence! Participants will access an interactive Numbers document which takes users through a MacBook scavenger hunt!
Learn to Lead

Learn to Lead

10 Contact Hours

This course engages Resident Educators in exploring and thinking about leadership.
Teaching Gifted Kids in Today's Classroom

Teaching Gifted Kids in Today's Classroom

15 Contact Hours

Learn how to meet the needs of gifted students with practical, classroom-tested strategies.
Cross Curricular Project

Cross Curricular Project

10 Contact Hours

Collaborate with a fellow teacher to create a stellar cross-curricular unit!  
Video in the Classroom

Video in the Classroom

10 Contact Hours

Engage and amplify the student voices in your classroom! Through various modes of video, students are free to demonstrate their learning in a way that best suits them! Learn how to use video platforms such as FlipGrid, Clips, and iMovie to create a culture of creativity that celebrates student voice! 

Everyone Counts

Everyone Counts

10 Contact Hours

Learn how to build and support students’ social emotional skill development through the use of Apple’s creativity tools on the iPad.
Focus 3 Modules

Focus 3 Modules

10 Contact Hours

Complete 8 modules based on the R Factor and controlling your own 20 square feet!
Learning Journals with Seesaw

Learning Journals with Seesaw

10 Contact Hours

Struggle to keep your interactive lessons all in one place? Wish that students could keep a digital portfolio of all the different activities they have finished? Learning Journals with Seesaw will help you accomplish creating and maintaining a digital portfolio that your students will LOVE! Plus- collaborate with other education professionals by adding and using activities in the FREE Activities Library! 

ClassVR

ClassVR

2 Contact Hours

Bring the world into your classroom with Virtual Reality Experiences using the ClassVR Platform and Headsets. This face-to face course will walk you through headset procedures and content facilitation.
Apple Teacher for Swift Playground

Apple Teacher for Swift Playground

5 Contact Hours

Learn to how code through a gamified approach! 
Apple Teacher for iPad

Apple Teacher for iPad

10 Contact Hours

Engage in iPad productivity tools to promote student creativity!
Apple Teacher for MacBook

Apple Teacher for MacBook

10 Contact Hours

Engage in MacBook productivity tools to embrace lesson creativity!
Badge Work EDU

Badge Work EDU

Give a badge to get a badge! This course will guide you through the process of creating a digital badging program in your very own classroom. Using the book, Badge Work EDU, participants will learn first hand the steps involved including creating and delivering courses, tracking earnings, designing badges, and celebrating achievements.

NewsELA Certified Educator

NewsELA Certified Educator

Coming Soon!

FlipGrid Certified Educator

FlipGrid Certified Educator

Coming Soon!

Twitter Fever!

Twitter Fever!

Coming Soon!

2019-2020 Colt Badge Leaderboard

5 Digital Badges

4 Digital Badges