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21 Things 4 Teachers - Summer PD available

The course will officially start May 20, but there will be ongoing enrollment through July 1. The teachers can choose 1-7, 8-14, 15-21 or all 21. We have to have a minimum of 10 participants signed up by May 20, otherwise we will have to cancel the summer session. 
Jennifer Johnson of Macomb ISD will be teaching the course this summer. She will hold several orientation sessions to accommodate new people enrolling through July 1
21Things4Teachers-Logo-Small 21things4teachers offers video tutorials and live virtual sessions.   Participants work at their own pace, with online instructor support, to create an online portfolio showcasing valuable and applicable projects for teaching and lifelong learning. 
Educators say that taking the 21things4teachers is transformational, and they see immediate results when using and applying the ‘things' in their classroom. 
For a peek at the content visit the 21things4teacheres.net site 
Course runs May 20, through September 4.  The full course includes the full set of 21things (90 SCECHs pending), fee: $375, non-refundable, credit card payments only. Enrollment is ongoing until July 1, but the course must be completed by Sept. 4.
You are required to attend a 2-hour virtual orientation session from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on May 20, or later date specified by the instructor depending on when you start the course.  You will receive a welcome email several days before the course starts with the URL to the virtual sesson, instructions on how to connect to this session and your login and password to the course in Moodle.  
The registration fee is $375 for Full 21 Things Course or $125 per set of 7 things.   SCECH fee $10.
4 Course Options: (Click on link to register)

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