Courses

INSERVICE and CTLE HOURS: FACE to FACE and ONLINE : Getting Started with Book Creator #BringCreativity!
Dates 11/13/2019 and 11/20/2019
3:45 – 6:15 PM
INSTRUCTOR: Vickie Ahearn
Participants will explore a variety of ways that the Book Creator app can amplify student voice and inspire student creativity across content areas and grade levels (K- 12). There will be 5 hours FACE to FACE and 2.5 hours ONLINE. This workshop requires a minimum of 7 participants to run

HYBRID: F2F and ONLINE: INSERVICE AND CTLE HOURS DASA
Dates 11/13/2019
4:00 – 7:00 PM
INSERVICE and CTLE HOURS INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Dottie Ahl (F2F) and Carol Weintraub (Online) The Dignity for All Students Act New York State’s Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act) seeks to provide the State’s public elementary and secondary school students with a safe and supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function. THIS WILL be a hybrid class (3 hours face to face and 3 hours online)

INSERVICE and CTLE HOURS: FACE to FACE and ONLINE G-Suite Basics Two
Dates: 11/14/2019 and 12/05/2019
3:45 – 6:15 PM
INSTRUCTOR: Alison Morgan
There will be 5 hours FACE to FACE and 2.5 hours ONLINE. You do NOT need to have taken G-Suite Basics One to take this class! BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE: Participants will explore Google Slides, an online presentation app that allows you to show off your work in a visual way. Learn to easily create and edit presentations, collaborate with colleagues, and share from anywhere on any device. Participants will also explore Google Forms, an online survey tool that empowers you to quickly collect information from any audience. Learn to customize your “Form”�½½½ by designing your own questions and answers, self-grading quizzes with automatic feedback, exit tickets and more This workshop requires a minimum of 7 participants to run

INSERVICE and CTLE HOURS: FACE to FACE and ONLINE Google Certified Educator Level 1 Certification Preparation
15 CTLE Hours and 1 In-Service Credit
Dates: 1/08/2020 to 1/29/2020
3:45 – 6:15 PM
INSTRUCTOR: Vickie Ahearn
Google Certified Educator Level 1 Preparation Course Are you an educator who wants to learn how to use Google Apps more proficiently in the classroom? Are you interested in becoming a Level 1 Certified Google Educator? Join us for an exciting week of preparing for the Google Certified Educator Level 1 Exam. Over the course of this workshop, you will learn how to master the Google “products” and “skills” specific to the Level 1 exam with a focus on strengthening your use of Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Calendar, Classroom, Forms and more to enhance your classroom. **Please Note: Completion of the workshop does not guarantee that a participant will pass the Level 1 Exam. Level 1 exam fee – $25.00 – This fee is paid to Google by the participant. There will be 10 hours FACE to FACE and 5 hours ONLINE. This workshop requires a minimum of 7 participants to run.

INSERVICE and CTLE HOURS: FACE to FACE and ONLINE Educating Our Children For a Changing World
45 CTLE hours and 3 In-Service Credits
Dates: 1/08/2020 to 2/12/2020
3:45 – 6:15 PM
INSTRUCTOR: Kira Martelli
COURSE OBJECTIVE: Teachers will take a look at the current model of education and develop new materials, thinking routines, and lesson objectives to educate our children for a changing world. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE: Educators will work with peers to take a step toward designing a curriculum that truly prepares learners for life in a complex, changing, and challenging world. They will be taught a toolkit for thinking through “what’s worth learning?”  in today’s changing world. There will be 15 hours FACE to FACE and 30 hours ONLINE. This workshop requires a minimum of 7 participants to run

INSERVICE and CTLE HOURS: FACE to FACE and ONLINE Students as Creators: Video Creation in the Classroom
15 CTLE Hours and 1 In-Service Credit
Dates: 2/03/2020 to 3/2/2020
3:45 – 6:15 PM
INSTRUCTOR: Vickie Ahearn
There’s no denying the power of video – especially in education. Video engages today’s digital native and video creation projects enable engaged learning and develop essential 21st century skills. This course will provide an overview of a variety of ways that video can be incorporated into a wide variety of classroom activities. Participants will have the opportunity to explore Flipgrid, EdPuzzle, WeVideo, and SeeSaw. For those who are ready for the next step screencasting and green screen (Chromakey) technology will be explored. There will be 10 hours FACE to FACE and 5 hours ONLINE. This workshop requires a minimum of 7 participants to run

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Course to be Rescheduled
7.5 CTLE hours and 1/2 in-service credit
Dates:
10/10/2019 to 11/7/2019
FACE to FACE and ONLINE: INSERVICE AND CTLE HOURS
G-Suite Basics One

Instructor: Alison Morgan

There will be 5 hours FACE to FACE and 2.5 hours ONLINE. Participants will learn basic best practices and productivity tips within Google Chrome, Drive, and Docs.BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE: Participants will explore the Google Chrome Browser and learn to synchronize bookmarks and settings across devices. Participants will also explore Google Drive and learn to store, sync, organize, and share files with ease. With Google Docs, participants will learn to create or import documents, and how to edit, format, and even collaborate on text documents. This workshop requires a minimum of 7 participants to run

Course to be Rescheduled
15 CTLE hours and 1 in-service credit
Dates: 10/21/2019 to 11/11/2019
FACE-To-FACE and ONLINE: INSERVICE AND CTLE HOURS
Using Google Slides, Green Screen Apps, and Animations for Any Purpose
Instructor: Rob Joyce

3 Meeting(s)
The objective of the course is to teach participants how to use Google Slides and other programs, websites, and apps in order to make visual creations for their particular subject areas.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE: Participants will learn how to create exciting visual presentations, green-screen videos, and animations, as well as how to edit audio and video. There will be two face-to-face meetings – first and last. This workshop requires a minimum of 7 participants to run

NYSUT Courses

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 To register for NYSUT courses, go to My Learning Plan and choose the NYSUT catalog: Graduate or In-Service

Three Graduate Credit (45 Hours)  $1340
In-service Credit (45 Hours) $920

NYSUT members (active dues-paying members) receive 40% discount on three graduate credit courses.

Fall Schedule in Massapequa:

Active Learning in the Contemporary Classroom (CURI 6569) – NEW Course!Location: Massapequa High School
Dates: 9/14,21; 10/5,19,26; Sat.; 8:30-5:30

This course is available for all grade levels and helps participants focus attention on study skills as basic skills; understand the need to organize the teaching of study skills; and actively involve students in their own learning. Do we need active learning in today’s classroom? Active learning is a form of learning in which teaching strives to involve students in the learning process more directly than in other methods. Active learning is important in the contemporary classroom. It creates a high level of self-monitoring, checking for understanding, and the application of various strategies. In doing this it helps students distinguish and differentiate between important and unimportant information, analyze, compare and contrast and dig deeper for meaning. This course is designed to help educators determine if contemporary classrooms serve as a context for active learning. In this course, participants will explore various practical active learning strategies and will learn how to successfully implement them into the classroom. Some of these strategies will include Flipped Classroom, Collaborative Grouping, Interactive Games, Stations, Reciprocal Questioning and Flexible Seating and Space Design. These strategies involve students working together and individually. Participants will learn how to create the right design for engaging students.

Required Text: Teaching in the Fast Lane How to Create Active Learning Experiences, ISBN #978-1-4166-2338-0
Books can be purchased at your favorite bookstore.

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8 Cultural Forces to Transform Our Schools (CURI 6570) – New Course!
Location: Berner Middle School (Room 331)
Instructor: Kira Martelli
Dates: 9/25/2019 to 12/11/2019 (Thurs. from 4:00-8:30)

CURI 6562 SUNY Empire State College
This course is an introduction to the theories proposed from the program called Project Zero at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. It is an introduction to the eight cultural forces that are found in educational settings. Specifically focusing on one cultural force which is making a student’s thinking visible in the classroom. Participants will learn about thinking involved in understanding and how students think. Specific focus will be on Howard Gardner’s “Multiple Intelligence Theory” and the eight intelligences. Participants will also explore how to make thinking visible in a classroom environment. This course will focus on twenty-two different thinking routines. The instructor will demonstrate each thinking routine by first teaching the philosophy of the routine and then how it can apply to all areas of the curriculum. The instructor will teach the setup of the routine and then complete examples of the routine with the participants. The participants will then be encouraged to discuss the benefits of the routine in their classrooms, which curriculum it can be used in, and how the routine creates visible thinking.Required Text: Creating Cultures of Thinking: The 8 Forces, ISBN #978-1118974605
Books can be purchased at your favorite bookstore.

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Link to the NYSUT Catalog:

ONLINE Classes
Page 9 of NYSUT Catalog

NYSUT Education & Learning Trust uses the Moodle platform to deliver its online courses.  Courses will run in two sessions:
Session I:  9/16-11/8/19 (registration deadline is 9/11/19) 8 WEEK
Session II: 10/7-11/29/19 (registration deadline is 10/2/19) 10 WEEK

Participants will purchase the Required Text(s) for online courses via their own personal, favorite bookstore. Please see Course Descriptions located at the back of this catalog.  For required text(s) or visit us at elt.nysut.org.  Students are required to have the proper text(s)by the class start date.
Effective June 1, 2019, a $30 tech will be paid on the first day of class via our Moodle platform.  Tech Fee is non-refundable. **$30 tech fee will be paid on the first day of class via NYSUT Moodle platform. Tech fee is non-refundable.

Masters in Adolescent Special Education (ONLINE) Empire State
Page 17 of the NYSUT Catalog
NYSUT’s Education & Learning Trust (NYSUT ELT) and SUNY Empire State College have partnered to make it easier for teachers to pursue an additional NYS certification in Students with Disabilities through its expanded online program.

Applicants to the online M.Ed. program in Adolescent Special Education are required to possess at minimum an initial teaching certificate in New York State and must be currently teaching. The 33–42 credits for the program are dependent on the applicant’s background and prior coursework. Additional requirements include 50 hours of classroom field observations in inclusion, resource, and self-contained classrooms; a four-week clinical residency; a capstone action research project; and successful completion of the two Content Specialty Tests in Students with Disabilities and the Multi-Subject: Secondary Teachers (Grade 7–Grade 12) and the three-hour Autism workshop.
Completion of this degree program and passing scores on the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations lead to NYS Students with Disabilities 7-12 Generalist Initial and Professional certification.
LITERACY MASTER’S DEGREE ONLINE – Mercy College
Page 19 of the NYSUT Catalog

The NYSUT Education & Learning Trust (ELT) and Mercy College have partnered to deliver an online graduate education program to NYSUT members with flexible schedules at an affordable cost. NYSUT members can obtain a graduate degree and fulfill state certification requirements online. You do not need to be located within miles of a Mercy campus. Now all members across the state can take advantage of this opportunity!

Courses at Other Centers

Please be aware that any in-service class you take at any other teacher center MUST first be approved by Bob Schilling in HR.

You will find multiple DASA classes at the OWL Teacher Center as well as other course offerings including Special Ed Certificate through Brooklyn College.
OWL Teacher Center – Click the link for up to date information on their courses in Lindenhurst
Please be aware that any in-service class you take at any other teacher center MUST first be approved by Bob Schilling in HR. Click on the link to go to the OWL Teacher Center course offerings.

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