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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-X716R - Teaching Writing Standards Creatively
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-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-X750L - Digital Literacies for the 21st Century Classroom (prev #: EDU-X777I)
EDU-X750Q - Social Changemakers: Cesar Chavez
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-X763J - Historical Spotlights - Great Explorers
EDU-X765J - Historical Spotlights - World War II
EDU-X766J - Historical Spotlights - American Presidents
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-X785O - Collaborative Methods for Independent School Teachers
EDU-X785P - Graduate Writing Using APA Format
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 - Conceptually Designed Curriculum: 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)