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The following courses are new to USD Professional and Continuing Education's catalog of professional growth offerings for educators or recently revised and updated.  Courses can be taken individually or toward certificate/professional program requirements, as applicable.  View all individual courses listed below, or those associated with Certificates, Professional Programs, or Series listed immediately below.

Certificates, Professional Programs, and Series:  NEW

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EDU-X702A - Teaching Positive Social Skills to Students (prev #: EDU-506YG)
EDU-X709R - Blending Phonics-based Reading with the Whole Language Approach
EDU-X711R - Teaching Creative English Language Arts Strategies
EDU-X712R - STEAM: Supporting Creativity for Innovation
EDU-X713R - Designing Effective STEAM Curriculum with Equitable Technology Integration
EDU-X714R - Social Emotional Learning in the STEAM Classroom
EDU-X715R - Universal Design for Learning in the STEAM Classroom
EDU-X716R - Teaching Writing Standards Creatively
EDU-X718P - Remote Learning Readiness with Basic Google Tools
EDU-X720P - Literature-Based Learning: Teaching Vocabulary (1-6)
EDU-X721K - Teaching Climate Change in the NGSS Classroom
EDU-X722K - Literature-Based Learning: Creative Grammar Strategies (1-5)
EDU-X735O - Makerspaces: Nuts and Bolts
EDU-X735R - Introduction to Restorative Practices
EDU-X746R - Teaching Computer Science Through Physical Computing: A Technology Discovery Approach
EDU-X747Q - Mathematical Routines to Support Positive Mindsets
EDU-X748Q - Bringing Social Studies Alive in the Classroom
EDU-X748R - Expanding Your Professional Learning Network through Social Media
EDU-X750L - Digital Literacies for the 21st Century Classroom (prev #: EDU-X777I)
EDU-X750Q - Social Changemakers: Cesar Chavez
EDU-X750R - Atomic Habits: Develop Habits to Increase Learning, Efficiency and Joy in the Classroom and Beyond
EDU-X751Q - Social Changemakers: Malala Yousefazai
EDU-X752Q - Social Changemakers: Sonia Sotomayor
EDU-X753Q - Social Changemakers: Nelson Mandela
EDU-X754Q - Social Changemakers: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
EDU-X756R - Educational Leadership and Innovation for the 21st Century
EDU-X757R - Educational Innovation Academy
EDU-X758R - Purposeful Play for Educational Leaders
EDU-X759R - The Business of Education Technology: Understanding a Highly Unique Market
EDU-X760R - Educational Innovation Internship
EDU-X761R - Building Community & Loyalty
EDU-X762R - Resilience Education
EDU-X763J - Historical Spotlights - Great Explorers
EDU-X763R - UDL for Theme Parks
EDU-X764R - Ideas that Won't Be Ignored
EDU-X765J - Historical Spotlights - World War II
EDU-X765R - The Disney Method
EDU-X766J - Historical Spotlights - American Presidents
EDU-X766R - ESports for Learning
EDU-X768J - Historical Spotlights - World War I
EDU-X776O - Geography in the Classroom: Using Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
EDU-X777O - Google Tools Curriculum Planning
EDU-X780L - Next Generation Science Standards: Unit and Lesson Design (9-12)
EDU-X780P - Character and Athletics
EDU-X781P - Differentiation of Instruction: How to Reach Every Athlete on Your Team
EDU-X782P - Leadership in Coaching
EDU-X783J - Technology Tools for Enhancing Instruction and Empowering Students
EDU-X784P - The Innovator's Mindset: Empower Learning through Creativity and Connections
EDU-X787P - Health and PE Innovation: Incorporating Technology into Your Curriculum
EDU-X788P - Cognitively Guided Instruction in Math (CGI)
EDU-X788Q - The Feedback Loop: Using Classroom Evidence to Improve Learning
EDU-X789Q - Rethinking Your Homework and Grading Paradigm
EDU-X793Q - Engagement: Connecting Students to Content
EDU-X794O - Groupwork--Accountable Talk in the Classroom
EDU-X795O - Historical Spotlights - American History: What COULD Have Been
EDU-X796O - Amazon Alexa in Education - Voice User Interfaces in the Classroom
EDU-X797L - Infusing Art in the 21st Century Classroom: Non-Western Art for the K-12 Classroom
EDU-X797O - Empathy Matters: A Core Skill for K-12 and Beyond
EDU-X798L - Teaching Informational Text/Nonfiction (1-6)
EDU-X798O - Supporting Learners with Google Classroom
EDU-X799L - Planning a Guided Math Unit (K-6)