ERC class offerings are always changing so if you do not see a topic or technology to meet your needs, either check back (because it will likely be on our next schedule) or contact us for a full listing of classes. firstname.lastname@example.org 419-380-4633
Class offerings change throughout the year so if you do not see a topic on the current schedule, it is likely to be on the next one! Or, you can contact us directly so that we can design a PD program that aligns specifically to your school/district needs.
Contact hour certificates provided for all classes. Graduate credit is available at a special rate through Lourdes University.
For more information, contact the ERC at email@example.com 419-380-4634.
- E-Teacher: $40 and 20+ contact hours. Work online at your own pace!!
E-Teacher is a six week course offered by WGTE public media. The classwork, learning, and discussion happen entirely online and teachers will be able to fulfill course requirements at their own pace each week. The class focuses on excellent teaching and emerging trends in technology such as Web 2.0 tools, 21st Century Learning Environments, Social Media, and the ever changing role of the educator in education. No additional equipment purchase is necessary for this class; educators will be asked to explore the resources they already have available in their classrooms.
Thanks to the generous support of the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation, this class is being offered for only $40 per participant (normally, it would cost $300 for members) . It will include up to 20 contact hours from WGTE and the opportunity to receive one hour of graduate credit from Lourdes University for an additional $200 (optional).Read more
- Views: 6 FREE Quality Matters Grant Opportunity
WGTE Public Media, as part of a consortium including Bowling Green State University, has received funding to provide FREE Quality Matters Training for area schools.
This comprehensive approach is offered by QM and covers all elements of the Grades 6-12 Rubric for online and blended learning and provides hands-on experience. This class is the prerequisite to additional QM online trainings which can lead to QM evaluator and QM facilitator certification.Read more
- The Common Core Classroom
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for College and Career Readiness provide clear, robust academic standards aimed at preparing students for college and career opportunities. This two week online course will explore the CCSS standards, identify content shifts, investigate intended benefits and possible frustrations, and discuss strategies for equitable execution. Participants will utilize the content from course readings, discussions, and investigations to create purposeful takeaway classroom materials to support CCSS classroom implementation. This online course will be driven by at-your-own-pace readings, assignments, and projects designed to better fit into your individual schedule. Let’s work to make your classroom a Common Core Classroom.Read more
Get started with a Pinterest account and learn how to organize your lessons, classroom crafts, and ideas in one place using this social bookmarking website. Connect with other educators and learn how to collaborate with images. Once you start pinning, you’ll be hooked and you’ll gain access to thousands of resources from other educators all across the country. Start pinning today!Read more
- MUST SEE PD! Integrating Flipped Technologies to Enhance a Traditional Classroom
Looking for a way to engage today’s millennial students with technology?Read more
- Edmodo-Safe Social Media for the Classroom
Network with other teachers while learning the hottest new Secure and safe social media tool for the classroom. Edmodo is an awesome tool for delivering and managing content, participating in online discussions, and involving parents in education!
Self-paced, 100% online, one week courseRead more
- Google Drive School
Google offers a wide range of online office solutions, website and blog aides, picture editors, and more all for free. Google Drive is a robust collaboration tool that can help teachers and students co-create documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and forms in real-time from almost any internet connected device, for free. Educators, non-profits, and community members who are new to Google Drive can take this course and learn why you never have to purchase office software again.Read more
- Makayama Movie Magic
Turn your iPad into a movie camera with the Makayama camera case and microphone. Make your students into a Hollywood film crew and create share-worthy movies with the iMovie application. The Makayama iPad case gives your back-facing camera a wide-angle lens and adds two connectors for lights and a microphone. Receive the case, and iTunes gifts card to purchase apps in class, and a microphone in this course and get startedRead more
- Appsloration! iPad Apps for Elementary
Discover apps for every subject, explore, share, discuss, and develop new ways to integrate iPad technology into the PreK-5 curriculum. Educators will download and explore new apps together in an entirely online format. Participants must have an iPad 2 or higher to attend this session. Receive an iTunes gift card to help purchase apps in this apptastic course!
Self-paced, 100% online, one-week courseRead more
- Introduction to iPad
Become a technology leader with the iPad! In this hands-on session you will learn the features of this mobile device and how it has become a versatile instructional tool. Learn the basic functions of the iPad, the app store, classroom techniques, and accessibility options.
All participants receive an iTunes Gift Card.
Participants have the option to purchase a 16GB 4th Generation iPad at an additional cost.
Registration Deadline for iPad purchase is 2 weeks PRIOR to class date.