eNetColorado Classes Start This Week – Sign Up NOW!

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eNetColorado Courses  Starting this Week – Sign Up NOW!

Intel® Teach Project-Based Approaches – Using specific classroom scenarios, teachers explore characteristics and benefits of Project-Based Learning (PBL). Throughout the course, teachers consider their own teaching practice as they follow a teacher new to project-based learning who discusses strategies with a mentor teacher.  To register for this course, please go to http://www.enetcolorado.org/register-for-courses/.

Teaching in a Blended Learning Class . . . Anytime and Anyplace – This course explains and demonstrates blended learning with interactive activities and locally relevant classroom examples. The course helps teachers transition to blended learning experiences and provides the background rationale, planning strategies, and suggested technology tools. It offers suggestions for assessing student learning in a blended course and managing the day-to-day blended environment.  Similar to other Intel® Teach Elements courses, it can be delivered in flexible formats: facilitated online, F2F, or hybrid. Our faciliatated course includes approximately 45 hours over a 7-week period.   To register for this course, please go to http://www.enetcolorado.org/register-for-courses/.

Intel® Teach Thinking Critically with Data – Thinking Critically with Data is an interactive e-learning course that examines critical thinking with a focus on data analysis in our information-rich world. In this course, teachers explore practical skills and strategies to draw on when teaching students to think critically about the information around them.  To register for this course, please go to http://www.enetcolorado.org/register-for-courses/.

Isn’t That Spatial? Analyzing Digital Mapping and Spatial Thinking (level 1) – Join us for a 5-week immersion in the foundations of thinking spatially and applying the foundations to real-world issues and problem based learning through skill building in web mapping technologies.   Issues addressed include landscape and population change, natural hazards, climate, mapping your own field data, and more.  The course includes active discussions, hands-on activities, networking, self-assessments, and the development of your plan to implement these foundations and skills.  To register for this course, please go to http://www.enetcolorado.org/register-for-courses/.

Investigations in Spatial Thinking (level 2) – Dig deeper with investigations in spatial thinking. This 5 week course builds on the first spatial thinking course and makes use of today’s easy-to-use but powerful web mapping technologies. You will build a project including your own web map for use in teaching and learning, as well as investigate topics in human settlement, ecoregions, and others from local to global scale. This course is the 2nd course in our GIS offerings in which you will be diving deeper in using Spatial Thinking. It is recommended that you take the “Isn’t That Spatial” course first, but not mandatory.   To register for this course, please go to http://www.enetcolorado.org/register-for-courses/.

If you have any questions, please contact Carolyn Gardner at carolyngardner@enetcolorado.org or Jane Brown at janebrown@enetcolorado.org.

Check out the eNetColorado Calendar for ALL Events and Professional Development at http://www.enetcolorado.org/calendar/.    We would love to have your contributions to our list of Professional Development Courses, Workshops, Webinars, and Conferences for Colorado Educators and Administrators.  Please send your list to nglissmann@enetcolorado.org for inclusion in our calendar.

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