Professional Development Courses for Educators

Below you will find a collection of Professional Learning opportunities that focus on inquiry-based teaching and learning, learner agency and other strategies that promote quality teaching and learning. Please note that in most cases there is a fee*required to register for these courses.

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Toddle Events

Website Link: Toddle website

Kath Murdoch Workshops

Website Link: Kath Murdoch-events

Reggio Emilia Workshops

Source: Zerosi Project Website
Listed here are a variety of Reggio Emilia related workshops. Note that only workshops listed with a green price point are available.

Grassroots Workshops

Various Online Learning Opportunities

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Here you will find flexible online 2 to 3 hour mini workshops and 6-week regular workshops that are affordable, require no travel, and even allow you to purchase graduate level professional development credits from Brandman University.
If this sounds interesting, you can sign up to get emailed when workshops open for registration by clicking here.

Texhthought Online Workshops

Innovative Global Education

Corwin Institutes Workshops

Website Source: Corwin

Making Sense of Self-Regulated Learning Workshop

This is the first in a series of four free 90-minute workshops, hosted by the Rathfern Teacher Research Network, to be held throughout 2021.
1. Self-regulated learning2. Self-regulation3. Oracy4. Metacognition
Dr James Mannion is the Director of Rethinking Education, and the host of the Rethinking Education podcast. See for details.

Neuroscience & the Classroom: Making Connections

The Neuroscience & the Classroom: Making Connections hoisted by Annenburg Learning is a free self-contained distance-learning course. The course for K-12 educators acquaints teachers with current neuroscience research that they can apply in their own classrooms. It consists of 42 video modules of varying lengths, course guide, online text and website. It would make a perfect PLC project.

Get to Know Action Research

Action research in schools and other educational contexts, carried out not by external researchers but by insiders who work or study there, has a long global history. Over the last 70 years, much has been written about the benefits and possibilities of combining research with action, enabling practitioners to develop their professional knowledge while improving their working practices. In education, this is often aimed towards positive influences on students and their learning. Learn more by clicking/tapping the image to view the free IBO website