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Computer Science Certification Pathway

Do you need to get certified to teach computer science? Increasing access to K-12 computer science for South Dakota students means providing professional learning and support to K-12 teachers as they become certified to teach computer science. The following Computer Science Certification pathway will provide teachers with professional learning and financial support as they achieve …

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Google Certified Educator

Google Certification provides educators with the skills and confidence to implement Google tools in their classroom. This training provides practical application ideas along with practice using Google tools to streamline classroom processes. Earning your Google Certified Educator status can be accomplished through a number of pathways.  Pathway 1: Self-paced Google provides a self-paced course to …

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WoLakota Project

“Wolakota” means peace, balance and coming together. The WoLakota project supports students in high-need schools through guiding educators into better implementation of the Oceti Sakowin Essential Understandings (OSEU) via Culturally Responsive Practices. Implementation of the OSEU increases elements of Oceti Sakowin identity within the school environment and practice, supporting learning for native students and promoting …

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Well-Being for Educators

As education stakeholders consider improvements to school climate, school safety, and student well-being, many have turned their attention to the role of schools in promoting mental health. While most of this attention focuses on students’ mental health needs, it is also essential to explore ways of supporting teachers and school staff who often experience high levels of stress. …

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Mind, Brain, and Education Research: Power Strategies for Teachers and Students

We have learned more about the brain in the last 20 years than we have in the last 200 years. Since we ask students to use their brains every day, how much do we as educators know about the brain and how it most effectively works to enable student learning? During this two-day training participants …

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