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Subject: Register Today for CALPRO’s Online Courses – March 2018

Posted on 03/09/2018

It’s not too late to take advantage of three facilitated online courses CALPRO is offering in March. These classes are just 4 weeks long and require about 3 hours a week of your time. Enrollment is limited, and they fill up fast. Check the CALPRO Event Calendar External link opens in new window or tab to learn more and register!

  • Evidence-Based Writing Instruction in the ABE Classroom (Online Course)
    March 12, 2018 – April 8, 2018
    Want to improve the quality of writing by your intermediate and advanced ABE students? In this course you will learn about research-based instructional techniques, including explicit instruction, and about using rubrics to evaluate assignments and to help students evaluate their own writing. Participants will develop an instructional plan to implement with their own students.
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  • Designing Programs for Adults with Learning Disabilities, Session 2: Effective Instructional Strategies (Online Course)
    March 19, 2018 – April 15, 2018
    Become familiar with practice and strategies for helping adults with learning disabilities succeed in your classes! Learn to select appropriate accommodations to meet diverse learning needs. This course presents an overview of various instructional approaches and helps you design one instructional activity using an LD-appropriate approach. The self-directed course External link opens in new window or tab, Designing Programs for Adults with Learning Disabilities, Session I, Awareness for Adult Educators, is a prerequisite to this course.
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  • Managing the ESL Multilevel Class (Online Course)
    March 26, 2018 – April 22, 2018
    Learn how to meet the needs of ESL students in a class with skill levels ranging from beginning to intermediate to advanced. This course presents strategies for planning lessons for learners of widely varying language skills.
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Through these courses, exchange ideas with fellow educators and get feedback from a subject-expert facilitator while you complete weekly activities and assignments. All courses are entirely online, so you can log in and complete assignments day or night. Each course also includes two scheduled webinars, where you will meet with your facilitator and colleagues for an hour to learn new concepts and share experiences. Participants who successfully complete any one of these courses will receive a certificate of participation; they are also eligible to apply to California State University Sacramento for Continuing Education Units, if they wish.

You can also read moreExternal link opens in new window or tab about all that CALPRO offers in the way of online professional development, including 10 self-directed online courses. All CALPRO professional development courses are available for free only to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Title II: Adult Education Family Literacy Act (WIOA, Title II: AEFLA) - funded programs.