Featured Online Courses

SDE Featured Online Courses are distinguished by rigorous attentiveness to quality, relevance, and practicality. Each course is designed, developed, and led by a highly qualified SDE presenter, hand-picked for specific expertise. All courses are dynamic and interactive, and filled with opportunities to practice new techniques and exchange ideas with fellow educators and your instructor.

Discover the Common Core State (CCSS) standards for English language arts, and gain confidence in applying them to the K-5 classroom. Explore the basic elements of the standards?strands, anchor standards, and grade articulations?and see how they relate to each other.

Learn how to create and implement activities that boost independent learning in the classroom. You'll see what makes a truly successful center, get a warning about pitfalls to avoid, and gain tips for keeping your planning time to a minimum.

Learn practical strategies for helping children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) succeed in school.

Help your students with high-functioning autism and Asperger's Syndrome unlock their potential in the classroom.

In this professional development course for teachers, you'll get the training you need to reach the diverse mix of students you face every day, learning proven strategies that turn diversity into opportunity.

Learn how to combine two powerful educational approaches Differentiated Instruction and Response to Intervention—so you can enable every student in your classroom to succeed.

Get the professional development training you need to improve student literacy as an accomplished teacher shares the secrets of turning guided reading strategies into opportunities for teaching writing.

Learn creative ways to bring differentiated instruction and guided reading to life in your classroom.

Learn effective strategies for differentiating your assessments and empowering every student in your class to succeed.

Learn Response to Intervention (RTI) strategies that ensure the struggling readers in your classroom get the help and education they need.

In this professional development course for teachers, you'll get the training you need to start teaching model drawing, the powerful Singapore Math strategy that gives word problems a visual context.

In this teacher training course, you'll learn Singapore's innovative and practical strategies for solving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems.

Master model drawing, a revolutionary technique for teaching middle school math students how to triumph over word problems and learn to love math.

Master the use of SMART Board® and SMART Notebook® technology so you can create powerful interactive lessons that capture your students' attention.

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