Courses

New Technology Courses for 2020 – Education Article

Introducing Our New ISTE Approved EdTech Courses! Technology changes in the blink of an eye so keeping up can be challenging! With a seemingly constant flow of new apps, programs, devices, and strategies to wade through, teachers often settle for what’s most comfortable and easy– low tech or no tech! To help you navigate the waters, our writing team at Learners Edge has developed 5 brand new, top-notch courses for better tech integration. We’ve sifted through the latest in edtech research, and…

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A Playlist to Get You Moving! – Education Article

How I wrote the new course: Learning on the Move! We miss Prince. The musical genius and influence of Prince are part of Minneapolis, the city where I grew up, live, and where I found myself as I sat down to write a new course about kinesthetic learning called Learning on the Move! In need of inspiration, I turned to Prince, and other music, to get me moving, motivated and ready to write. To honor both Prince and what the…

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Have you met Dr. Brené Brown? – Education Article

Allow us to Introduce You! As of March 2019, over 38 million people have watched Dr. Brené Brown’s viral TED Talk on vulnerability. Dr. Brown, a self-described “shame researcher,” and professor at the University of Texas in Houston, shares her life’s research about trauma, shame, courage, and vulnerability and how understanding their impact leads to transformational change. We know our new course offering The Practice and Power of Vulnerability in the Classroom will disrupt your teacher equilibrium as you learn…

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Our New Course on Student Anxiety! – Education Article

Becoming Aware of Anxiety in the Classroom Bear with me as I give you a very superficial and hypothetical quiz. Which of these kids have anxiety?   An 18-year-old college student states, “I’m totally freaked out about my philosophy test tomorrow.” A somber looking 4th grader usually has his hands up in his sleeves and tends to stare at the floor. A chatty middle schooler is hanging out with her friends, but often leaves the group and runs away. A teacher asks in a class discussion, “what…

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Just for You: PCE! – Education Article

Although I am not (yet) a famous “influencer” I will do my part to try to influence you into using a new educational acronym: PCE! PCE stands for Personalized Continuing Education, and it is all the rage! Instead of being told what you need or should learn, you get to decide! In fact, having control over your professional development and what you are learning is “energy-giving” according to the author of “Unshakeable: 20 Ways to Enjoy Teaching Every Day No Matter…

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18 Challenges for Teachers Online Course – FREE for Subscribers! – Education Article

The 18 Challenges for Teachers ONLINE COURSE! Now FREE for Subscribers ($60 value) That’s right! Subscribe to Shake Up Learning emails and you can get this online course for FREE! (details and form below) What’s This Course About? The 18 Challenges Course is the companion course to the FREE 18 Challenges ebook announced earlier this year. The 18 Challenges Course is NOT about the tool! This course is about transforming learning in your classroom and trying new things! There is something…

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