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311 courses total.

Apple Teacher Certification - iPad
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 12078
Description

Apple Teacher is a free professional learning program designed to support and celebrate educators using Apple products for teaching and learning. This course allows teachers to build skills on an iPad that directly apply to activities with students in their classrooms. Teachers will learn to integrate tools available on the iPad to engage students in the curriculum. Teachers will complete exercises using a variety of Apple programs and earn badges after the completion of each set of tasks. Once

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Elementary High School Middle School
Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Apple Teacher Certification - iPad   Asynchronous course.

Apple Teacher Certification - Mac
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 12079
Description

Apple Teacher is a free professional learning program designed to support and celebrate educators using Apple products for teaching and learning. This course allows teachers to build skills on a Mac that directly apply to activities with students in their classrooms. Teachers will learn to integrate tools available on the MacBook to engage students in the curriculum. Teachers will complete exercises using a variety of Apple programs and earn badges after the completion of each set of tasks. Onc

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Elementary High School Middle School
Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Apple Teacher Certification - Mac   Asynchronous course.

23-24 Google Certification Level 1
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 12080
Description

Google Certification Level 1 entails self-training in the Google Suite for Education Platform and then taking a rigorous test. Participants will complete training as they see fit to achieve certification of passing the rigorous exam offered by Google for Education.

To learn more about learn more about the exam go to the Google Teacher Center; Google Teacher Center

  • This course does have step up credit app
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Elementary Middle School Remote Technology
Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
3.00 Step-Up Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Asynchronous Testing   Asynchronous course.

Apple Teacher Certification - Swift Playgrounds
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 12081
Description

Apple Teacher is a free professional learning program designed to support and celebrate educators using Apple products for teaching and learning. This course allows teachers to build skills and an understanding of Swift programming using Swift Playgrounds. Swift Playgrounds is a revolutionary app for iPad that makes learning Swift interactive and fun....Solve puzzles to master the basics using Swift - a powerful programming language created by Apple and used by thte pros to build today's most po

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Elementary High School Middle School
Credits Available
2.00 OPI Credits
2.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Apple Teacher Certification - Swift Playgrounds   Asynchronous course.

23-24 Google Certification Level 2
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 12082
Description

Validate your expertise and advanced technology integration skills with the Educator Level 2 Certification. Completing the certification show proficiency in TPACK with the tools of Google Workplace which focus on Classroom, Meets, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Gmail, Calendar, YouTube and how tools should successfully be integrated with curriculum for achieving learning goals.

The learning is all self paced and in a manner that suites your own learning style. You can talk with your TIS to learn optio

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Elementary Middle School Remote Technology
Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
3.00 Step-Up Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Asynchronous Testing   Asynchronous course.

23-24 Google Educator Recertification Level 1
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 12083
Description

Earning your first Google Certification is a triumph and one to celebrate but maintaining that certification is an important aspect of the journey of staying an accomplished TPACK teacher. Google Certification is only good for 36 months, and for good reason. Google Workplace is constantly updating its tools, pedagogical methods, and tools. The Google recertification course and credit is ONLY for learners who have earned their Google Certification 1 and 2 in prior terms and are to their 36-month

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Elementary Middle School Remote Technology
Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
3.00 Step-Up Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Asynchronous Testing   Asynchronous course.

23-24 Google Educator Recertification Level 2
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 12084
Description

Earning your first Google Certification and then level 2 is a huge deal and in BPS only 27 people have done so. But, keeping that ongoing commitment to innovative technology understanding is a triumph one must strive for. As a Google Certified Educator, one must unlearn, learn, and apply new understanding every 36 months by taking a rigorous recertification exam.

This course is a self-paced journey to learn the rigor of the requirements of Google Re-Certification 2 in a manner that the teache

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Elementary Middle School Remote Technology
Credits Available
1.00 OPI Credit
3.00 Trade Credits
3.00 Step-Up Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Asynchronous Testing   Asynchronous course.

Apple Teacher Portfolio Certification
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 12085
Description

Apple Teacher Portfolio is a free professional learning program designed to support educators using Apple products for teaching and learning. This self-paced course allows teachers to build skills and an understanding of Apple tools on both Mac and iPad devices. Each phase of lesson planning as teachers build their Apple Teacher Portfolio offers a unique opportunity to design more meaningful learning experiences with iPad and Mac. When teachers build an Apple Teacher Portfolio, they're encourage

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Elementary High School Middle School
Credits Available
18.00 OPI Credits
6.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Apple Teacher Portfolio Certification   Asynchronous course.

Seesaw Ambassador Course 2023-24
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 12086
Description

This course is available only to teachers who have been invited to complete the Fast Track Seesaw Ambassador course by Traci Piltz and/or their administrator. In this course, teachers will accelerate their Seesaw skills and develop an understanding of resources and tools to support other teachers in their building. To successfully complete the course, teachers must access the content via the Seesaw Learning Hub and complete tasks within each module to demonstrate an understanding of the content.

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Elementary
Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Seesaw Ambassador Course 2023-24   Asynchronous course.

Getting Started with Seesaw (Seesaw Learning Path)
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 12087
Description

This course is for teachers who are new to Seesaw. This pathway will get teachers up and running on Seesaw to create engaging learning experiences that make thinking and learning visible. This is offered virtually through the Seesaw learning Hub, and teachers will work at their own pace. Teachers will create a free account of the Seesaw Learning Hub at learn.seesaw.me, then complete the courses in the Learning Path:

 * Getting Started
 * Deepen Learning

Teachers will receive a cer

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Elementary High School Middle School
Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Getting Started with Seesaw (Seesaw Learning Path)   Asynchronous course.

Middle School Mondays
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 12091
Description

This is for MS new hires and their mentors .

Middle School Mondays is a training series dedicated to MS new hires. The continued professional learning series will provide time to collaborate with mentors, specialists, and peers.

Once a month a topic will be presented that will help you build towards accomplished teaching.

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Middle School New Hires
Credits Available
16.00 OPI Credits
16.00 Trade Credits
16.00 Step-Up Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (2 of 9 total)
Section 9
MLL & Success Criteria and Teacher Clarity   Mar 4, 2024
Section 8
Reflections and Celebrations   Apr 15, 2024

Indian Education For All - Level 1 Training for High School
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16106
Description

This three-hour course includes the general information about the law for Indian Educaiton, the seven Essential Understandings, tribes and reservations in Montana. Participants will explore lesson plans in their high school content areas using resources that have been examined and approved. We will aslo uncover the nature of cultural pedagogies. Lastly, we will discuss and share resources and ideas for creating classrooms that welcome ALL students' perspectives and home cultures.

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High School IEFA
Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 4 total)
Section 4
Indian Education For All - Level 1 Training for High School   Feb 22, 2024

CLINICAL: Kinder Writing
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16124
Description

The full day session will focus specifically on kindergarten writing. We will be learning as a group, observing and will have a reflective discussion. The day will provide opportunities for collaboration and application in our own classrooms. The content we will engage in is genre writing and implementing a writers workshop while lifting the rigor of kindergarten writing in our classrooms.

Year 2 teachers will be given priority. Subs will be paid by BPS Curriculum.

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Elementary Reading & Writing
Credits Available
No credits.
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
CLINICAL: Kinder Writing   Feb 28, 2024

CLINICAL: Grades 1-2 Whole Group Instruction w/ Foundational Skills focusing on Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16126
Description

This full day session will focus on 1st/2nd grade whole group content in an observed classroom utilizing Wonders. We will learn as a group, observe, and have a reflective discussion. The day will provide opportunities for collaboration and application in our own clssrooms. The content we will engage in is fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.

Year 2 teachers will be given priority. Subs will be paid by BPS Curriculum.

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Elementary Reading & Writing
Credits Available
No credits.
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
CLINICAL: Grades 1-2 Whole Group Instruction w/ Foundational Skills focusing on BLuency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension   Feb 21, 2024

Indian Education For All - Level 1 Training for Elementary
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16130
Description

Level One Indian Education for All (IEFA) training is for elementary teachers new to Billings Public Schools or teachers that have not had the training. This three-hour course provides a basic foundation for implementing IEFA in your classroom. It includes information about the distinct and unique cultures and heritages of Montana Amercian Indian Tribes. Participants will explore lessons in their grade level or specialized content areas using resources that have been examined and approved.

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Elementary IEFA
Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (2 of 7 total)
Section 6
Indian Education For All - Level 1 Training for Elementary   Feb 22, 2024
Section 7
Indian Education For All - Level 1 Training for Elementary   Mar 14, 2024

CLINICAL: Grades 4-5 Whole Group Instruction
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16140
Description

The full day session with focus on 4th and 5th reciprocal teaching with ELA discourse at the center. We will be learning as a group, observing and will have a reflective discussion. The day will provide oportunities for collaboration and application in our own classrooms. The content we will engage in is the Reciprocal Teaching routines and structure for student collaborative discussion and writing to analyze text.

Year 2 teachers will be given priority. Subs will be paid by BPS Curriculum

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Elementary Reading & Writing
Credits Available
No credits.
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
CLINICAL: Grades 4-5 Whole Group Instruction   Mar 13, 2024

Grades 4-5 Clinical: Engaging in EM2 Content and Observations - March 5, 2024
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16142
Description

This full day session will focus on grades 4-5 math content and classrooms. Learning as a group, observing, and a post-reflective conversation will be held after observing. This day will provide opportunities for collaboration and application into our own classrooms.

Year 2 teachers will be given priority, other educators are welcome to sign up with principal approval. PD ONLY-NO CREDIT

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Elementary
Credits Available
No credits.
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Grades 4-5 Clinical: Engaging in EM2 Content and Observations - March 5, 2024   Mar 5, 2024

ST Math & EM2 Connections - April 4, 2024
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16146
Description

Connections are key to learning mathematics. How can we efficiently and effectively help students connect the visual puzzles of ST Math with the tools, strategies, and targets of EM? During this 3 hour session, you will learn when and how to Assign objectives, engage in ST Puzzle Connects & make a plan for authentically implementing ST Puzzle Connects.

Bring: Your upcoming EM2 Teacher's Guide & Laptop/Device

Year 2 teachers will be given priority. Subs will be paid by BPS Curriculum.

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Elementary
Credits Available
No credits.
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (2 of 2 total)
Section 1
ST Math and EM2 Connections   Apr 4, 2024
Section 2
ST Math and EM2 Connections   Apr 4, 2024

Trauma-Informed Practices
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16149
Description

This course is for elementary and middle school teachers to learn about trauma-informed practices they can implement in their classroom. We will cover the following topics: an overview of what causes trauma; behavioral principals to help us shift to a trauma-informed lens; and stategies to implement in your classroom to support students with trauma. Additionally we will cover second hand trauma and how to take care of yourself.

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Elementary Middle School
Credits Available
2.00 OPI Credits
2.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Trauma-Informed Practices   Mar 20, 2024

Armed Intruder Training - Arrowhead Staff
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16161
Description

The course is designed to maximize the efforts between school district staff and SRO’s to afford the best chance of survival and minimize casualties in an armed intruder incident. It will address the choices for evacuation, first aid and engaging the intruder.

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Elementary
Credits Available
4.00 OPI Credits
4.00 Trade Credits
4.00 Step-Up Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Armed Intruder Training - Arrowhead Staff   Feb 21, 2024

IEFA: Understanding and Enjoying Pow Wow
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16186
Description

A Pow Wow is a gathering where Native American dancing, singing and celebration take place. Teachers are invited to attend the BIllings Public Schools "Honoring Our Youth" Pow Wow as an ideal opportunity to enjoy the vibrant Native cultures among us. We will meet for an information session in the small gym at 11:00am. Starting at noon, we will attend Grand Entry in the gym, then have 2 hours to experience the powwow with a scavenger hunt type of activity to gather some fun facts. Teachers will a

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Elementary High School Middle School
Credits Available
4.00 OPI Credits
4.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
IEFA: Understanding and Enjoying Pow Wow   Mar 23, 2024

Better Stress Management
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16205
Description

In the spirit of Kaizen, better stress management means happier, moie effective educators. In this session we will explore the practical definition of stress, emotions, states and how we influence those states in others and ourselves. You will learn 5 healthy stress responses and Joe's (a former middle school math teacher) favorite stress management equation. We will also explore some of the top happiness habits that effective "stress" managers employ in their happiness and self-care practice. C

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Elementary High School Middle School
Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
3.00 Step-Up Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Better Stress Management   Mar 14, 2024

Adobe Creativity for ALL **West Staff Only**
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16207
Description

Come learn how the 4 C's come together with Adobe to help support students-creativity, communication, critical thinking, collaboration. We will also explore Adobe for education's library of free creative activities for all ages and subjects. Find flexible resources designed to help you supercharge classroom engagement, elevate student voice, and unleash the joy of creativity in your teaching.

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High School
Credits Available
No credits.
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Adobe Creativity For ALL **West Staff Only**   Feb 27, 2024

Dazzling Lesson Differentiation and Design with Diffit **West Staff Only**
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16208
Description

Learn how to use existing curriculum, or generate content from scratch with real, cited sources. Choose a grade level and language, and watch Diffit create a complete, differentiated resource. Finally, learn how to turn your content into "just right" activities with Diffit's library of high-quality, student-ready exports. Instantly re-level text, customize vocabulary, add questions at different depth of knowledge levels, translate, and lots more.

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High School
Credits Available
2.00 OPI Credits
2.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Dazzling Lesson Differentiation and Design with Diffit **West Staff Only**   Feb 21, 2024

Getting Familiar with Google Sheets and Forms **Skyview Staff Only**
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16209
Description

Google Sheets is a powerful tool that provides numerous benefits to teachers, enhancing their performance and improving their efficiency in various tasks. One key advantage of using Google Sheets is its ability to streamline data management. Teachers can easly organize and analyze student information, such as grades, attendance and assessments, all in one place. This reduces the time and effort spent on manual data entry, allowing teachers to focus more on instruction and individual student need

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High School
Credits Available
2.00 OPI Credits
2.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Getting Familiar with Google Sheets and Forms **Skyview Staff Only**   Feb 26, 2024

Case Studies in Civil Liberties and Civil Rights-The 1st Amendment
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16210
Description

PLEASE NOTE, ONE OF THESE SESSIONS MIGHT BE SUPPLANTED WITH A FIELD TRIP TO THE U.S. DISTRICT COURT OF MONTANA. I AM AWAITING CONFIRMATION FROM THE CLERK OF COURT.

DAY ONE-February 27, 2024 will begin with a whole-group discussion during which we will comparatively discuss the concepts of civil liberties and civil rights, standards of compelling state interest, and the anatomy of a Supreme Court Opinion. Also, we will identify the six civil liberties embodied in the 1st Amende

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High School Middle School
Credits Available
6.00 OPI Credits
6.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Case Studies in Civil Liberties and Civil Rights-The 1st Amendment   Feb 27, 2024

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311 courses total.

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