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Continuing Education for Ohio Teachers

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Continuing Education for Ohio Teachers

Keep your knowledge on the cutting edge

Bring the best learning tools to your school and your students. We offer a variety of continuing education courses online that fit your busy schedule. Discover new ways to solve everyday problems and find fresh strategies and techniques to elevate the classroom experience.

Ohio Department of Education (OH DOE) does not provide formal review of continuing education course work.

Candidates who enroll in the remaining coursework below in order to apply those credits towards the OH DOE endorsement and/or licensure renewal requirements should confirm with their state education agency and/or school district that the course will meet their state specific requirements.

Reading Coursework

Out of State Licensure – Reading Coursework Requirements for Early Childhood, Middle Childhood or Intervention Specialist Licensure

This course addresses the linguistic, neurological, cognitive, and socio-cultural factors that influence readers and writers. Participants study relevant research, theories, and instructional approaches, including technology and multimedia, to support phonics as a fundamental component of effective reading, writing, and spelling programs.  

Total Credits: 3

Course Length: 4 weeks

Estimated Cost: $525

This course explores current theories and methods to support young children in making a successful start in reading. Participants explore principles of language acquisition and reading; children's transitions from oral language to concepts of print; and the techniques, technology, and texts to begin the development of college- and career-ready readers and writers.

Total Credits: 3

Course Length: 4 weeks

Estimated Cost: $525

This course is designed to provide an integrated approach to reading instruction. Participants analyze current trends for teaching literacy and explore specific strategies designed to help construct meaning across the curriculum. Participants learn methods for meeting the needs of diverse learners and assessing reading performance. In addition, emphasis is placed on components of balanced literacy instruction, including word identification, pre-reading techniques, vocabulary development, fluency, comprehension, writing, and technology-based instruction.

Total Credits: 3

Course Length: 4 weeks

Estimated Cost: $525

This course emphasizes literacy and learning in grades 6-12. Various influences on reading and writing are analyzed, including new literacies, information and communication technologies, diversity, schema, resources, and student skill level. Participants examine state and national standards, instructional strategies, active engagement techniques, fluency, vocabulary development, and assessment.

Total Credits: 3

Course Length: 4 weeks

Estimated Cost: $525

This course examines children's literature, its various genres, and its importance in the classroom to engage students in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Participants explore the value that children's literature adds to the lives of children and why reading matters for children, teachers, adults, society, and the world. Participants examine how to encourage children to be lifelong readers by learning about how, when, and why children read.

Total Credits: 3

Course Length: 4 weeks

Estimated Cost: $525

This course empowers participants to support diverse elementary students to read and write with ease and confidence. Participants explore the principles, theories, and standards that help students read and write well. In particular, participants explore reading and writing materials, instructional tools and strategies, and assessment techniques.

Total Credits: 3

Course Length: 4 weeks

Estimated Cost: $525

This course focuses on methods and materials for teaching diverse elementary children to read and write well in various content areas. Participants examine current critical issues affecting content area reading and writing, including state and national assessments. Effective reading and writing strategies, vocabulary development, and technology tools, media, and print materials used to enhance children's reading and writing in the content areas are also explored.

Total Credits: 3

Course Length:4 weeks

Estimated Cost: $525

This course focuses on evaluating, selecting, integrating, and understanding adolescent literature in 6th-12th grade classrooms. Participants investigate gender, language, and individual preferences in adolescent literature. Participants analyze various techniques and formats for teaching diverse learners using an array of culturally responsive, age-appropriate, classic, contemporary, and award-winning literature.  

Total Credits: 3

Course Length: 4 weeks

Estimated Cost: $525

In this course, participants explore the teaching of reading and writing in grades 6-12 content area classrooms. Participants learn instructional strategies, comprehension strategies, vocabulary strategies, and techniques for using reading and writing to learn across content area lines. Methods for differentiating instruction as well as assessing reading and writing are examined.

Total Credits: 3

Course Length: 4 weeks

Estimated Cost: $525

This course focuses on K-12 reading assessment. Participants examine various types of assessment for use in the classroom, the school, the district, and the state. Participants explore objective tests, performance assessments, and standardized testing. Topics include evaluation of curriculum and assessment, data-driven decision making, response to intervention for struggling readers, diversity and assessment, and ethical and legal considerations.

Total Credits: 3

Course Length: 4 weeks

Estimated Cost: $525

The courses in our Continuing Teacher Education course collection are not eligible for federal financial aid. State agencies issue certifications and regulate licensure requirements; therefore, if you have questions about your specific state’s recertification and/or endorsement needs please contact your state agency. Individuals who purchase these courses for ongoing licensure requirements or endorsements are purchasing single courses and are not enrolled in a program. Courses from our Continuing Teacher Education collection are not eligible to apply to your degree program at University of Phoenix.

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