This course targets classroom teachers but can apply to a wide range of educators including instructional coaches, principals and even parents of students who may have learning differences. The course introduces the idea of learner variability and then digs more deeply into three specific ways our learning differs: working memory, executive functioning skills and learning motivation.
- To register for this course and other free online professional learning opportunities go to place.fi.ncsu.edu
Friday Institute Team will “Go Deeper” with New Oak Foundation Grant to Continue to Help Educators Build Capacity in Learning Differences
For the last seven years, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation has offered a range of online professional development experiences that focus on learning differences, social and emotional learning (SEL)...
Digital Promise: Micro-credentials to Support Learner Variability in the Classroom
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and Digital Promise Global’s Learner Variability Project collaborated to create a set of micro-credentials for educators as they design learning experiences specifically for each of their diverse learners.
EdNC: Teachers Eager to Gain Better Understanding of Learning Differences
The Friday Institute has helped develop a Massive Online Open Course for Educators (MOOC-Ed) that K-12 teachers, instructional coaches, instructional support teams and administrators can take to supplement their understanding of learning differences and adopt a common vocabulary around everyday struggles in their classrooms.