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Education and Personal Development

Certifications

Teachers Aide
Price: $3,499.00
The Instructional Paraprofessional Certification Program will prepare you to assist classroom teachers in instruction of mathematics, reading and writing. The required courses include topics in teaching mathematic, reading and writing, an overview of the job of Instructional Paraprofessional and an introduction to child development. The elective courses allow students to explore areas related to instruction including classroom management skills, teaching and learning theories and instructional methods. The Instructional Paraprofessional Certification Program will help prepare you to pass the Educational Testing Services ParaPro Exam or other skills assessment exams and to pass any observation-based certification programs required by your state.. Click here for the full description of Teachers Aide


TOEFL Exam Prep
Price: $665.00
Undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs around the world require students to demonstrate their ability to communicate in English as an entrance requirement. The TOEFL test gives test takers the opportunity to prove they can communicate ideas effectively by simulating university classroom and student life communication. The test measures how well test takers use English, not just their knowledge of the language. This course provides a comprehensive overview of the TOEFL, including information about the test, an explanation of test scores, and thorough coverage of each area of the test itself. In addition, students will have the opportunity to take practice TOEFL tests that will help estimate how the student might perform on the actual test. Upon completion of this course, students will be fully prepared to take the TOEFL examination.. Click here for the full description of TOEFL Exam Prep




Courses

GRE Exam Prep Part I
Price: $139.95
This course will provide you with test-taking techniques and methods for improving your score and saving time on the GRE (Graduate Records Examinations). You will review the types of questions you will see on the test and learn how you can tackle concepts that may be new to you. You will review verbal lessons as well as quantitative lessons. You will review actual GRE questions from previous years which are an excellent way to prepare for your own test.. Full description of GRE Exam Prep Part I


GRE Exam Prep Part II
Price: $139.95
This course will provide you with test-taking techniques and methods for improving your score and saving time on the GRE (Graduate Records Examinations). You will review the types of questions you will see on the test and learn how you can tackle concepts that may be new to you. You will review verbal lessons as well as quantitative lessons. You will review actual GRE questions from previous years which are an excellent way to prepare for your own test.. Full description of GRE Exam Prep Part II


SAT and ACT Exam Prep Part I
Price: $219.95
College entrance exams play a key role in determining your college choice. Standardized tests are designed to test your knowledge in a very specific way. Understanding the ins and outs of the tests will allow you to achieve your best possible score. This course is designed to provide you with test taking strategies, an understanding of what kind of test taker you are and practice for improving your scores on both the ACT and SAT tests. You will focus on grammar, reading comprehension, writing skills. Science and vocabulary all designed to improve your score. This is part 1 of a two part series of courses.. Full description of SAT and ACT Exam Prep Part I


SAT and ACT Exam Prep Part II
Price: $219.95
College entrance exams play a key role in determining your college choice. Standardized tests are designed to test your knowledge in a very specific way. Understanding the ins and outs of the tests will allow you to achieve your best possible score. This course is designed to provide you with test taking strategies, an understanding of what kind of test taker you are, and practice for improving your Math scores on both the ACT and SAT tests. You will focus on basic Math, Algebra, Geometry, Trig, Statistics, and the SAT SPR questions. Our goal is to prepare you for specific question types on both exams. Additionally, this course will help you with your time management skills, focus on relieving any anxiety you may experience with test taking, teach you how the standardized tests are scored, and help you feel comfortable on test day. Working through this course will maximize your performance on all aspects of the Math questions on the ACT and SAT. Taken with Part 1, this course will prepare you to excel in all sections of the undergraduate college entrance exams and provide you with the means to achieve your best score!. Full description of SAT and ACT Exam Prep Part II


Teaching Math
Price: $375.00
Review the skills you will need to pass the Instructional Paraprofessional's exam as you explore ways creative ways to present math skills to students. We will learn ways to help students become excited about math. We will explore ways to present math skills to student at all grade levels. This course is applicable to teachers as well as instructional paraprofessionals.. Full description of Teaching Math


Teaching Reading
Price: $375.00
Review the skills you will need to pass the Instructional Paraprofessional's exam as you explore ways creative ways to present reading skills to students. We will learn ways to help students become excited about reading. We will explore ways to present reading skills to student at all grade levels and ways to improve the assessment of reading skills. This course is applicable to teachers as well as instructional paraprofessionals.. Full description of Teaching Reading


Teaching Science to Children in Grades 4 - 6
Price: $139.95
This course will provide you with techniques, strategies and ideas to work with students grades 4-6 in the science classroom. You will review the skills needed to learn science and learn how you can foster those skills. You will look at types of lessons as well as types of assessments. After this course, you will have new, fresh approaches to help teach your science students in ways that engage and motivate them.. Full description of Teaching Science to Children in Grades 4 - 6


Teaching Strategies for Students with ADHD
Price: $139.95
This course will provide you with techniques, strategies and interventions to help students with ADHD succeed in the classroom. You will review the characteristics of students with ADHD and how a diagnosis is made. You will look at medications and treatments for students who are diagnosed. Lastly, you will review concrete steps you can take, as an educator, to support these students in your classroom. . Full description of Teaching Strategies for Students with ADHD


Teaching Students in High School
Price: $139.95
This course will provide you with techniques, strategies and ideas to work with students at the high school level. You will review the challenges of teaching high school students today and how you can overcome those barriers. You will examine what rigor looks like and innovative programs that work. Lastly, you will see how you can develop a framework for success with an evidence-based and transparent process.. Full description of Teaching Students in High School


Teaching Writing
Price: $375.00
Review the skills you will need to pass the Instructional Paraprofessional's exam as you explore ways creative ways to present writing skills to students. We will learn ways to help students become excited about writing. We will explore ways to present writing skills to student at all grade levels and ways to improve the assessment of writing skills. This course is applicable to teachers as well as instructional paraprofessionals.. Full description of Teaching Writing


Understanding and Preventing Cyber Bullying
Price: $139.95
Cyberbullying or online bullying has quickly become a 21st century epidemic and a growing concern for students, parents, and educators. Cyberbullying is willful and involves recurring or repeated harm inflicted through electronic text. Cyberbullying can be as simple as continuing to send e-mail to someone who does not want further contact with the sender. This course will examine the harmful effects of online harassment and give educators at all levels an overview of research on cyberbullying and how they can be the driving force to prevent it in their schools. We will then explore preventative strategies as well as how school staff can address these issues when they occur. A clear understanding of what constitutes harassment and the harmful effects of harassment on people and institutions is essential to providing a safe and inclusive school environment for all. Additionally, teachers will learn various techniques to prevent and stop cyberbullying that they can implement upon returning to their classrooms. . Full description of Understanding and Preventing Cyber Bullying