Earn CEU's through Discovery Education
Discovery Education offers many CEU/professional development opportunities for Forest Lake teachers. The trainings are through a module style and upon completion teachers can receive a certificate and one clock hour.
How do teachers log in? google.discoveryeducation.com
Log into your Google/email account. From there you log directly into your Discovery Education account. Once logged in select the Professional Development option then the Learn & Lead tab. You can also access the modules through the Interactive Training Modules link.
Below are some example modules that could fulfill the specific CEU requirements.
Board Builder: Did you know that your teachers and students can be producers of content? Students love Board Builder, a tool that allows them to create virtual project boards using multimedia and text to synthesize their thinking and provide evidence of their understanding of a concept or problem. View these teacher-created guides into using Board Builder in your classroom – perfect for independent learning and small group projects.
Spotlight on Strategies: Our Discovery Educator Network Community continues to build out their series of S.O.S. (Spotlight on Strategies) instructional strategies within Discovery Education Streaming that incorporate digital media in meaningful, effective, and practical ways.
Need more info? Click here for an informational sheet
EL CEUs: Supporting English Learners in the Classroom (updated Nov. 2016)
For those of you who would like an online version of the EL session to meet the requirement for CEUs, you may now access it through Google Classroom by following these steps. (Note that this session is only accessible by teachers of Forest Lake Area Schools.)
CEU Resources from MDE
The MDE website also lists links to several online options for CEU opportunities that may be worth checking out.
Reciprocal Teaching in the K-6 Classroom (MTSS 2017):
In January 2017 the K-6 MTSS teams met and received training around Reciprocal Teaching in the K-6 classroom. If you would like to participate in this training you may do so through this Google Classroom. Upon completion of viewing the presentation and submitting your reflection you will receive 1 CEU hour that meets the area of 'Accommodation, Modification, and Adaptation of Curriculum, Materials, and Instruction' requirement.
To access this online training please following these steps. (Note that this session is only accessible by teachers of Forest Lake Area Schools.)
View the links under Professional Development in the menu at the left for more info on specific PD topics.