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Managing Life as a Single Parent - ed2go Online class!
You love your kids more than anything in the world, but being a single parent is hard work. Whether you're single by choice or because of divorce, loss, or separation, this online parenting course will help you manage your life more effectively, from streamlining your daily routines and dealing with challenging behaviors at home to handling conflicts with your ex and making decisions about dating.
You'll also learn how to build a support network, manage your finances, discipline your kids, and much, much more.
This course is taught by a certified parent coach who specializes in supporting single moms and dads. Each lesson will include interactive enrichment activities as well as the opportunity to discuss the material with your instructor and your fellow classmates.
Throughout the course, you'll develop a clear sense of your strengths as a single parent. Upon completion, you'll be more consistent with your children. You'll know what discipline strategies work best for them and you'll be more confident that you're providing exactly what your children need.
Custodial parents, non-custodial parents, and expectant parents will all benefit from the concepts introduced in this interactive online parenting course for single moms and dads. Click the link below to register.
Teaching Science: Grades 4-6 - ed2go Online class!
Want to increase your effectiveness as a science teacher for the middle grades? Join us and learn about the nature and history of science as well as how to help students in this age group grasp the scientific method.
You'll receive lots of worksheets and specific examples of some great experiments you can use in your own classroom. We'll cover principles of direct instruction and many different learning and organizational tools that will benefit your students. You'll even learn how you can use science class to improve the emotional climate in your classroom!
All through the course, we'll provide worksheets and check lists you and your students can put to immediate use. You'll see how helpful they are in the lessons on the scientific method, writing a research paper, and producing a science fair. We'll also cover foundational content in both physical science and life science. You'll learn how to use a study of the earth's atmosphere to teach students how to make and interpret a variety of graphs—an important skill for standardized testing.
By the end of the course, you'll have gained knowledge about both science and teaching methods. Your confidence will soar and you'll have many new skills that will benefit both you and the children you teach. You'll also learn about some of the best Web sites available to science teachers—they'll be great resources for you! And we'll all benefit from the Discussion Area where you can share your experiences and profit from the experiences of your fellow teachers.