Professional Learning | Empower Teachers
We provide educators with free instructor-led online courses and face-to-face events with the opportunity to earn free SCECHs. Learn At Your Own Pace units are designed for independent learning and do not offer SCECHs.
Applying Microsoft Tools in the Classroom Discover practical ways to use a variety of Microsoft tools for classroom management and student engagement whether within the walls of the classroom or connecting remotely. Seven webinars.
iPads in Action iPads in Action includes over 100 sessions to support teaching and learning with iPads. Offerings include accessibility functions to support varying types of learners and learning needs and topics ranges from coding to augmented reality.
Virtual Courses Virtual courses are convenient, free and offered every month and facilitated by Michigan educators. Topics include media literacy, gamification, Google Classroom and apps, and so many more.
Teaching Strategies for Virtual & Blended Learning Environments Learn general practices for virtual and blended learning environments with “Intro to Teaching Strategies.” Other sessions explore grade-specific practices for ELA & Math content areas.
PLAYDATE MI At PLAYDATEs educators come together to learn about ed tech apps, programs and tools. There are no presenters, no experts and no agenda. Simply time to play, tinker and explore.
Presentation Skills Toolkit The toolkit offers learning resources and reflections, as well as exercises to improve presentation techniques to both students and adults.
#GoOpenMichigan Toolkit This Toolkit helps you learn more about what open educational resources (OER) are, why OER are valuable for teachers and learners, and how to get involved with #GoOpen Michigan.
Learn at Your Own Pace These Independent Learning units help educators make connections between technology tools and best practice instructional strategies and can be used to teach others.