Courses

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It is critical to create safer spaces for students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ). At the same time, lesbian and gay parents are increasingly represented in our schools. While values differ regarding homosexuality, all educators agree that respect and safety are...

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Semester: January 11, 12, 13 & 18, 19, 20

This course presents a creative approach to teaching through a wide range of strategies and research-based methods that may be applied to classrooms by teachers. Learner creativity will be examined and the fostering of learner creative strengths by educators will be investigated. Course content...

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Semester: Spring B: February 27- April 23

This course will inform today’s educators on the many varied roles technology can play in the classroom. In addition to this, it will instruct participants on the effective implementation of these technologies to aide in student mastery, engagement, and assessment. With this, course content will...

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Semester: On campus during the week of July 30-August 3, with an on-line introductory session beginning the week before and a follow up on-line session the week after.

This course will inform today’s educators on the many varied roles technology can play in the classroom. In addition to this, it will instruct participants on the effective implementation of these technologies to aide in student mastery, engagement, and assessment. With this, course content will...

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Semester: Spring A: January 2- February 26

This course provides educators with practical skills and ideas they will find personally and professionally helpful in preparing and developing strategies and materials for dealing with various crisis that may arise in the school community. Utilizing a case method approach, this course will...

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Semester: Spring A: January 2- February 26

This course will focus on the ethical and moral issues facing administrators in educational institutions. Current topics, using recent case studies, will be examined and analyzed from the perspective of educational leadership.

Semester: Spring A: January 2- February 26

An analysis of the opportunities and challenges facing educational leaders in the diverse cultures of communities as reflected in schools and colleges, with an emphasis on application of theories of leadership in cultural contexts.

Semester: Spring B: February 27- April 23

This course will overview current drug trends in the Delaware Valley. Participants will review drugs of the past and how the youth drug culture has changed. The course will also review drug and violence prevention programs for your classroom. Materials will be used not only to outline and to...

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Semester: February 1, 2, 3 & 8, 9, 10

This course explores current issues and obstacles faced by the secondary educator. Through constructive conversation and scholarly review, participants will take a critical look at topics which impact their own personal instruction as well as the overall climate of secondary education within the...

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Semester: Spring B: February 27- April 23

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Are your lessons feeling a bit stale? Are you eager to shake up your classroom? 
 
Design Thinking is an innovative creative process that will help you design thoughtful lessons that are both ripe with Jewish content and loads of fun! 
 
In this course, we will learn the key...

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Semester: Course begins February 20, 2018 and will be four weeks long.

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