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What are some continuing education courses for teachers?

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Some examples of continuing education courses for teachers include those offered at the University of Wisconsin at Stout, such as using games for learning and assessment, mindful approaches for classroom management, developmental reading K-12, young adult literature in the reading program, methods of teaching middle school math and issues in STEM education. These courses are offered online and students can take them to earn their continuing education certificate, for graduate credit or to assist with renewing their license.

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What are some continuing education courses for teachers?
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Students who take courses offered through the University of Wisconsin at Stout can typically earn between one to three credits, depending on the course. For example, using games for learning and assessment is a one credit course where teachers can learn the principles of game-based learning and how it can support a student's educational progress. Young adult literature in the reading program is a three-credit course designed to teach teachers about the different genres of young adult literature and how to incorporate them into classrooms for grades six through 12. Issues in STEM education is another three-credit course where teachers learn strategies for teaching topics in science, technology, engineering and science.

Other continuing courses for teachers include those offered at other schools, such as University of the Pacific. Courses include developing new ideas in education practicum, curriculum enhancement through special projects and travel study: developing a curriculum for academic enrichment.

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