Registration is NOW OPEN For all Spring 2020 courses and

Fall 2019 Wraparounds.

 

Face to Face Spring 2020

Friday, February 7 (5-9 pm) and Saturday, February 8 (8 am- 5 pm)

ED 7000 W Refocusing Student Behavior with Effective Classroom Management NEW

Location: Garfield Center, A2

Faculty: Katie Ruzin

Grade Levels: K-12

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230

Disruptions abound in our classrooms, wasting valuable instructional time and frustrating both teachers and students. Learn how to use the effective, research-based strategies of the Time To Teach classroom management system to create an engaging, positive, and disciplined classroom environment in which low-level misbehavior is reduced by 80-90%. By teaching students your behavioral expectations and holding them accountable for their actions, you can regain five hours (or more!) of instructional time per week. Participants will leave the class prepared to enhance their classroom environment, diffuse challenges, avoid power struggles, and transform punishments into learning opportunities. Required text Time To Teach Classroom Resource Manual will be purchased on the first day of class - $25 cash or credit. Please bring your charged device both days to class or use Lake Erie’s Chromebooks.

ED 7001 W Restorative Discipline Strategies NEW

 

Location: Garfield Center, A1

Faculty: Anna Tyrrell

Grade Levels: K-12

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230

 

This course will address the strengths and pitfalls of different conflict resolution programs and what makes for a successful intervention program to reduce truancy and other education disruptions, including bullying, and create a safe learning environment in our classrooms.  Participants will learn how to use a needs based model to create an effective intervention strategy. Participants will learn to discern competing interests between educators, parents and students, and ways to find common ground.  In addition, easy to implement Restorative Practices will be taught to assist educators in meeting the needs of a safe learning environment and collaborative learning. A computer device is not necessary for this course.

 

Friday, February 14 (5-9 pm) and Saturday, February 15 (8 am- 5 pm)

ED 7002 W Google Certified Educator Level 1 Bootcamp NEW

 

Location: Garfield Center, A1

Faculty: Sarah Rivera

Grade Levels: PreK-12

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230

In this course, we will learn and practice skills using Google Applications for Education to prepare for taking the Google Certified Educator Level 1 test. Study guides and example problems will be supplied, and the course will culminate on the final day with taking the test together as a group. This class is geared towards students with a working knowledge of Google Applications for Education. Suggested pre-requisite is Google It! or Google It Too! classes. Students will need to bring $10 (payable via credit or debit card) to class to register for the exam. Participants can BYOD (no iPads) both days or use Lake Erie’s Chromebooks but you must have a Google account either personal or through your district.

 

Friday, February 21 (5-9 pm) and Saturday, February 22 (8 am- 5 pm)

ED 7003 W Digital Photography for Educators

 

Location: James F. Lincoln Library, Mac Lab

Faculty: Mike Demeter

Grade Levels: K-12

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230

 

An introduction to digital camera operations and post-processing software for K-12 educators. The class will feature both the technical and aesthetic aspects of image capture. An emphasis will be placed on forging relationships between education, student, and photography. This will be achieved through nature, architecture, portrait photography discussions, and field trips. Topics covered include: Various camera modes: ISO, Shutter Speed, and Aperature Settings, Lenses, Landscapes, Sports / Action, Color to Black & White, Conversions, Composition, Photo Editing Software (Photoshop), iPhone and Apps, and equipment for students to excel. A computer device is not necessary however a camera with manual adjustments is required.

 

Friday, February 21 (5:30-9 pm) and Saturday, February 22 (8 am- 5 pm)

ED 7004 W 20 Tech Tips to Make 2020 the Best Year Yet NEW

Location: Garfield Center, A1

Faculty: Dr. Christina Bauer

Grade Levels: K-12

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230

 

Are you excited to make 2020 your best year yet?  Technology can help educators be more efficient and organized and allow you to present more engaging lessons to your students.  This course will give you hands-on experiences with 20 different ways to help you use technology to transform your teaching practices.  You may already be using some Google apps and online sites, but this course will help you learn shortcuts and best practices, as you become even more tech savvy!  Trade in your sticky notes for Google Keep.  Filter out your junk email messages so they don’t clutter up your inbox.  Spend less time copying parent newsletters when you substitute digital communication tools like Google Calendars and Class Dojo.  Keep students more focused on YouTube videos with tools such as SafeShare and Rocket Note.  Curate and organize research materials for your students with Wakelet.  You will leave this course with your own teacher-created website that highlights the 20 tech tips.  Please bring your charged device both days to class or use Lake Erie’s Chromebooks.

 

Friday, February 28 (5-9 pm) and Saturday, February 29 (8 am- 5 pm)

ED 7005 W The Best of Phonics in Motion

Location: Garfield Center, A2

Faculty:  Dr. Terry Kindervater and Sally Maher

Grade Levels: PreK-3 and Remedial Readers

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230

This course will offer an overview of the four components of Phonics in Motion (KMP’s, Reading and Writing Monster, Language Calendar, and Vowel House). Theory, research and practice will be provided for each component. Participants will be engaged in hands-on practice in all areas of the program. Participants will also develop an understanding on how to integrate the components into the demands of Ohio’s Learning Standards. Required resource: PIM is a copyrighted method of teaching literacy. A 1 year license to teach with Phonics in Motion© is required for $99 (60% LEC discount). This provides you with lesson plans, resources, videos of every KMP ™, and on-demand online training. This fee is in addition to the tuition.  Please bring your charged device both days to class or use Lake Erie’s Chromebooks to access online training site.

 

Friday, February 28 (5-9 pm) and Saturday, February 29 (8 am- 5 pm)

ED 7006 W Growth Mindset: Preparing for Social Emotional Learning

 

Location: Garfield Center, A1

Faculty: Melissa Solema

Grade Levels: PreK-12

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230

Thinking about how to prepare for Ohio’s Social Emotional Learning Standards? Want students to accept new challenges, take failures in stride, and become self-motivated? By learning the difference between a fixed and growth mindset, teachers and students can set the tone for learning by embracing challenges and persisting in the face of setbacks. Discover how to engage students in challenging work that celebrates mistakes and encourages hard work. Focus on strategies and skills that build better work habits, resilience, and dedication in the classroom. Participants will develop self-awareness and understanding of a growth mindset in a collaborative setting. Class time will be spent building and creating a collection of strategies and activities aligned with Ohio’s Social Emotional Learning Standards, ready for classroom use. Please bring your charged device both days to class or use Lake Erie’s Chromebooks.

 

Friday, March 6 (5:30-9 pm) and Saturday, March 7 (8 am- 5 pm)

ED 7007 W Fun, Fast, Free, & Effective Digital Tools for Today’s Classrooms           

 

Location: Garfield Center, A1

Faculty: Dr. Christina Bauer

Grade Levels: PreK-12

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230

Learn how to use a variety of digital tools, including Recap, Padlet, Google Forms, Kahoot, TED-Ed, Pear Deck, and Plickers.  Discover how these sites engage learners and easily give you formative data to plan next steps for instruction.  Participants will experience these platforms as students first and then have guided practice time to create activities to use with their own students. Please bring your charged device both days to class or use Lake Erie’s Chromebooks.

 

Friday, March 6 (5-9 pm) and Saturday, March 7 (8 am- 5 pm)

ED 7008 W How to Integrate Social Justice in Your Classroom

 

Location: Garfield Center, A2

Faculty: Charesha Barrett

Grade Levels: 4-12

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230

In the era of political polarization, rising extremist ideologies, and hate crimes, schools are encouraged to promote civility in their classrooms. During this interactive workshop, participants will gain strategies on how to facilitate crucial conversations about race. Through self-reflection, they will examine how their biases and assumptions impact productivity and relationships with students and colleagues. They will acquire the tools to create learning environments that simultaneously improve employee morale and student engagement. Please bring your charged device both days to class or use Lake Erie’s Chromebooks.

March 13-14 No classes. Lake Erie College Spring Break. 

 

Friday, March 20 (5-9 pm) and Saturday, March 21 (8 am- 5 pm)

ED 7009 W Lifting the Ceiling for Gifted and Advanced Students

 

Location: Garfield Center, A2

Faculty: Michelle Molchen

Grade Levels: K-12

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230

Do you want to more fully engage your gifted or advanced students and maximize their achievement?  Taught by a Gifted Intervention Specialist, this two-day course will be of interest to you.  Participants will review characteristics of gifted learners and develop techniques to effectively differentiate content, processes, and products.  Course activities include modifying learning activities to include greater Depth of Knowledge and developing problems/projects that motivate advanced learners to struggle to find solutions.  Additionally, educators will develop some strategies for leveraging the use of available technologies and managing a classroom where students are engaged in leveled activities. Activities will be differentiated based on grade level(s) taught and access to technology. Note: This course satisfies ODE requirements for HQPD for teachers of gifted learners. Please bring your charged device both days to class or use Lake Erie’s Chromebooks.

 

ED 7010 W Tackling Text Complexity: Using Guided Reading Levels to Strengthen our Understanding of Books and Readers (Newly Revised)

 

Location: Garfield Center, A1

Faculty: Abby Hartmann

Grade Levels: K-5

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230  

Text complexity is a strong focus of Ohio’s Learning Standards.  Having an understanding of guided reading levels and text bands can help drive your small group and one-on-one instruction in powerful ways.  This workshop will expose participants to the characteristics of texts in levels A-Z, and will focus on the skills and strategies students should have command of within each level.  The content of this workshop will assist teachers utilizing a guided reading, reading workshop, or Daily 5 reading framework.  Participants will have hands-on practice while creating practical tools as the progression of these levels are introduced. Reading partnerships and classrooms will also be discussed. Let’s tackle text complexity together! A computer device is not necessary for this course.

Friday, March 27 (5-9 pm) and Saturday, March 28 (8 am- 5 pm)

ED 7011 W Addiction, Trauma, and Mental Health First Aid for Educators

 

Location: Garfield Center, A2

Faculty: Rae Grady

Grade Levels: PK-12

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230

 

This course is designed to provide educators with tools to better manage their classrooms or schools by learning how to recognize signs of children who have experienced trauma, and best practices for helping those students succeed in the classroom.  Mental Health First Aid is an international program for helping people working with youth who may be experiencing symptoms of mental illness, addiction or be a member of a family in crisis. Information on local resources will be included. Components of Opiate Abuse Prevention in HB 367 will be covered.  Upon completion of this course, national certification of Mental Health First Aide will be awarded. Required resource: Please bring $20 cash the first day of class for the required Mental Health First Aid manual. Please bring your charged device both days to class or use Lake Erie’s Chromebooks.

 

ED 7012 W The Great Lake Erie, a Lake Metroparks School Program NEW

Location: Lake Metroparks Environmental Learning Center, 7250 Alexander Rd, Painesville

Faculty: Rich Benz and Becky Parkin

Grade Levels: 4-8

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230   

This course will show teachers how to use the Great Lakes and specifically Lake Erie to teach students the importance of water, especially fresh water, on the environment and the lives of people that live in areas surrounding the Great Lakes. The Great Lake Erie course will be focused on Lake Erie, the science and social issues relating to the lake along with the issues and consequences dealing with Great Lakes trash and litter. Teachers will come away from the course with the ability to create awareness of climate and environmental change and how to become resilient to these changes. Teachers will be given information, hands-on activities and introductions to programs that are available through Lake Metroparks. A computer device is not necessary for this course.

ED 7013 W Less is More! A Small Strategy with Big Gains (formerly Achieving the 4 Cs with SOLE Self-Organizing Learning Environments)

Location: Garfield Center, A1

Faculty: Tom Hogan and Amy Roediger

Grade Levels: K-12

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230

You don’t have to change everything about your current approach to teaching to meet the demands of our dynamic educational landscape. In fact, sometimes a small change can make a big difference. Self-Organizing Learning Environments (SOLE) is a simple educational approach designed to promote inquiry and foster self-empowerment. Students, working in groups, to investigate a big question and formulate an answer that can be shared with the class in a variety of formats. This strategy can be implemented at any level or subject area to help students develop effective communication and critical thinking skills while creatively forming a collaborative response. Come explore how you can implement this quick and easy strategy in your classroom to increase engagement, motivation, and self-confidence of students. Please bring your charged device both days to class or use Lake Erie’s Chromebooks.

Friday, April 3 (5-9 pm) and Saturday, April 4 (8 am- 5 pm)

ED 7014 W American Sign Language and Deaf Culture

Location: Garfield Center, A1

Faculty: Dr. Katie Krammer

Grade Levels: PK-12

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230

 

Whether you have had a student in your class who was Deaf or Hard of Hearing or have just always been curious about Deaf Culture or wanted to learn to sign, this course will give you that chance!  In addition to learning more about Deaf Culture, we will also talk about strategies for working with students who have a hearing loss, and learn the signed alphabet along with some basic useful classroom signs and phrases.  This course will include videos, games, instructor demonstration, and lots of hands-on (pun intended) activities! Please bring your charged device both days to class or use Lake Erie’s Chromebooks.

ED 7015 W Developing Differentiated Lessons…With or Without Technology

 

Location: Garfield Center, A2

Faculty: Tracy Coleman

Grade Levels: K-12

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230

We are all looking for ways to reach all students as they continue to come to us with varied needs and interests. Sign up for this course to learn about tools and techniques to develop differentiated learning experiences to engage all students. This course will be differentiated for participants based on your interest in integrating technology into your lessons. Whether you want to dip your toe in the water by developing leveled learning experiences or dive in to creating lessons that blend technology and traditional strategies, you will leave equipped with high quality differentiated lessons to maximize student achievement. We will explore different ways to differentiate instruction to raise the bar for all students as we discover the right strategies to develop engaging activities. You will leave this course with your differentiated lessons ready to use and with a deeper understanding of how to meet the varied needs of your students. Please bring your charged device both days to class or use Lake Erie’s Chromebooks.

 

April 10-11 No classes. Lake Erie College closed.

 

Friday, April 17 (5-9 pm) and Saturday, April 18 (8 am- 5 pm)

ED 7016 W Let’s Get Digital! Interactive Notebooks with Google Tools NEW

 

Location: Garfield Center, A1

Faculty: Amy Roediger

Grade Levels: K-12

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230

An interactive notebook is a dynamic notetaking system that uses graphic organizers to help make notes come alive. Usually interactive notebooks require tape or glue which generate an expense and sometimes a mess! Using the free Google Suite for Education to make your interactive notebook will eliminate the expense and mess without losing the creativity of developing a personalized study tool. With a little experience with the Google Suite, you can make a terrific digital interactive notebook. Please bring a charged device both days to class or use Lake Erie’s Chromebooks.

ED 7017 W Revitalizing Instruction NEW

Location: Garfield Center, A2

Faculty: Katie Ruzin

Grade Levels: K-12

1 Graduate Semester Hour

Tuition $230

Do you get stressed out just thinking about how to teach your entire curriculum while addressing all the standards, planning for every learning style, using all six levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy, AND keeping your students’ attention? Learn ways to create opportunities for students to engage in and respond to instruction. By revitalizing your teaching with activities that promote attention, interest, connectedness, relevance, and creativity, both you and your students will be less stressed and more successful. Required resource: Student Engagement and Motivation Resource Manual will be purchased on the first day of class - $25 cash or credit. Please bring your charged device both days to class or use Lake Erie’s Chromebooks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Registration for FALL 2019 Wraparounds are STILL open.

Registration for SPRING 2020 courses is NOW open.

Online Spring 2020 courses begin Monday, January 6 (when the College reopens-to better assist you).