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Final Call - January and February Class Start Dates
Featured Course - Project-based Learning
Featured Certificate - Math Specialist/Interventionist
Featured Resources – Fun Tips Using Mind Maps 
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Editor: Dennis O’Connor
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Featured Online Course

Are you looking for new strategies for the new year?

EDUC 651 Project-based Learning - Begins January 11
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Our Students Say:

"I thought that I already knew quite a bit about the flipped classroom, but I learned so much more and have already made changes to my class for the better."
~ Emily Bennett, Colora, Maryland

"You have opened my eyes to a whole new way to run my classroom, a better way for the students to learn."
~ Denise Tufts, Certified Nursing Assistant instructor HS, Greene, Maine

Featured Online Certificate

Math Specialist Certificate
In 12 months, advance your teaching career as a math specialist or math interventionist.

Our Students Say:

"Thank you for everything you did to help me accomplish my goal of getting a math specialist certificate. It is a wonderful and very practical program."

~ Renee Witte, Middle School Math Teacher, Wisconsin

Are You Using These Mind Map Tips and Tools?

Canva - Design Anything
Canva is not a dedicated mind mapping application. It is a template-driven powerhouse design tool for infographics, posters, social media posts, and more. 

Canva Pro is free for educators.
You'll find hundreds of mind map templates and dozens of whiteboard brainstorming templates

The Brain
You can build The Brain on Windows, Mac, Ios, or Android. The free level is robust with unlimited thoughts, links, and notes. Web attachments and basic sync to the cloud are included. 

The free edition also includes 30 days of Pro features to entice you to become a paying customer. They offer a 20% discount to educators. This is a sophisticated software suited for trainer and college use.

Useful free features include sharing, publishing, and collaboration. Many additional K-12 teaching functions are available at discount prices. 

Whiteboard oriented brainstorming tool. Web, desktop, and mobile-friendly. The basic free level offers enough useful features for personal use. Paid plans are affordable and billed annually. They also offer a 35% discount for teachers.

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January and February 2021 Online Course List
If you need a copy of the syllabus for your employer to approve enrollment in a course, email:
Phone: 715-642-0209

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Dates to Remember

Spring Tuition Due Date
March 3, 2021 - 100% Tuition Due

Tech Tip: 

Mind Maps for Teachers, Trainers, and Students 

Martine Ellis provides a brief podcast and article that deliver context, templates, and mind map examples.

Are you interested in beginning a Master's in Education degree?

Degree Overview and Financial Aid Options
Our Master of Science in Education is a 30-credit Master's degree that features all online courses and offers a flexible curriculum to meet your professional development goals. 

Select courses within an interest area, earn a certificate, or mix and match classes from several areas.

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