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Academic Assessment
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Microcredential ID : 2677
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Personalized Learning
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents the use of academic assessments to support personalized learning. This includes the use of diagnostic assessments, formative checks, summative assessments, and other measures to provide ongoing, meaningful feedback for learners and educators.

Addition and Subtraction with Rational Numbers
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Microcredential ID : 2964
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Elementary Mathematics Endorsement: Rational Numbers and Proportional Reasoning
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents a teacher’s ability to understand and respond to progressions related to addition and subtraction with rational numbers, including conceptualizations, properties, strategies, and representations, by planning and implementing instruction based on the Standards for Mathematical Practice and Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices. It includes selecting, using, and adapting mathematics curricula and teaching materials, including the integration of mathematical tools and technology, as well as using and analyzing formative and summative assessments to determine where students are in learning addition and subtraction with rational numbers. This is the fifth of seven microcredentials in the Elementary Mathematics Endorsement: Rational Numbers and Proportional Reasoning. These microcredentials can be earned in any order.

Administration and Completion of the FitnessGram
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Microcredential ID : 2890
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Physical Education Endorsement: Methods of Teaching Fitness for Life
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' administration and use of the norm referenced FitnessGram assessments. They will also personally complete some of the FitnessGram assessments.

Advocacy for Public Education
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Microcredential ID : 2526
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Teacher Leadership
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0.25 USBE Credit

Description

Teacher leaders engage in advocacy work when they notice policy or proposed changes to policy that may have a negative effect on teaching, learning, or the educational climate. Important decisions that impact teachers, instruction, and student learning are often made without teachers ever having a seat at the table. Teacher leaders who advocate for necessary changes are often those educators who understand the issues, appreciate the enormous value of their classroom experience, and are determined to use their voices to strengthen the teaching profession and other areas of public education.

Advocacy for Public Education
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Microcredential ID : 2694
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Teacher Leadership
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents teacher leadership through advocacy for public education. Teacher leaders engage in advocacy work when they notice policy or proposed changes to policy that may have a negative effect on teaching, learning, or the educational climate. Important decisions that impact teachers, instruction, and student learning are often made without teachers ever having a seat at the table. Teacher leaders who advocate for necessary changes are often those educators who understand the issues, appreciate the enormous value of their classroom experience, and are determined to use their voices to strengthen the teaching profession and other areas of public education.

Algebraic Notation, Equality, Inequality, and Relational Thinking
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Microcredential ID : 2911
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Elementary Mathematics Endorsement: Algebraic Reasoning
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents a teacher’s ability to understand and respond to progressions related to Algebraic Notation, Equality, Inequality, and Relational Thinking by planning and implementing instruction based on the Standards for Mathematical Practice and Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices. This involves selecting, using, and adapting mathematics curricula and teaching materials, including the integration of mathematical tools and technology, as well as being able to use an analyze formative and summative assessments to determine where students are in learning of Algebraic Notation, Equality, Inequality, and Relational Thinking. This is the first of three microcredentials in the Elementary Mathematics Endorsement: Algebraic Reasoning Stack. These microcredentials can be earned in any order.

Algebraic Properties and Conjectures
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Microcredential ID : 2919
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Elementary Mathematics Endorsement: Algebraic Reasoning
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description

This microcredential represents a teacher’s ability to understand and respond to progressions related to algebraic properties and conjectures by planning and implementing instruction based on the Standards for Mathematical Practice and Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices. It involves selecting, using, and adapting mathematics curricula and teaching materials, including the integration of mathematical tools and technology, as well as using and analyzing formative and summative assessments to determine where students are in learning of algebraic properties and conjectures. This is the second of three microcredentials in the Elementary Mathematics Endorsement: Algebraic Reasoning Stack. These microcredentials can be earned in any order.

Alignment With Other Evidence-Based Frameworks
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Microcredential ID : 2698
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Trauma-Informed Practices
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' alignment of trauma-informed practices with other evidence-based frameworks. There are multiple evidence-based, school-wide frameworks to support positive student behavior and improved student outcomes. These frameworks align with and complement one another, and can be used in tandem to support students. Individuals pursuing this microcredential will be able to show how their practice utilizes trauma-informed practices in conjunction with other school-wide initiatives such as Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS), Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), Social Emotional Learning (SEL), Restorative Practices (RP), etc.

Analyze Characteristics and Properties of 2-D and 3-D Figures
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Microcredential ID : 2925
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Elementary Mathematics Endorsement: Geometry, Measurement, and Data
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0.5 USBE Credit

Description

This microcredential represents a teacher’s understanding of analyzing characteristics and properties of 2-D and 3-D figures. It involves their ability to understand and respond to progressions related to analyzing characteristics and properties of 2-D and 3-D figures by planning and implementing instruction based on the Standards for Mathematical Practice and Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices. It also includes the teacher's ability to select, use, and adapt mathematics curricula and teaching materials, including the integration of mathematical tools and technology, as well as using and analyzing formative and summative assessments to determine students' understanding of analyzing the characteristics and properties of 2-D and 3-D figures. This microcredential is the third of five in the Elementary Mathematics Endorsement: Understand and Implement Concepts of Measurement Stack. These microcredentials can be earned in any order.

Anatomy and Physiology of Male and Female Reproductive Systems
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Microcredential ID : 2954
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Health Endorsement: Human Sexuality
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' effective and consistent instruction on the anatomy and physiology of male and female reproductive systems. This is the first microcredential in the Human Sexuality stack. This stack of microcredentials fulfills one of the requirements of a pathway for endorsement. Click the More Info button to learn more.

Applied Behavioral Analysis
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Microcredential ID : 2633
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Applied Behavioral Analysis
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential focuses on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). ABA is a framework to provide services for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders which is nationally recognized as the "gold standard" for treatment. Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders require a unique approach to supporting their special education programs. Increasing numbers of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Special Education have prompted clinical and community professionals to provide services aimed at analyzing and shaping behavior.

Arts Advocacy
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Microcredential ID : 2735
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Arts Leadership
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents knowledge, skills, and practices needed to effectively advocate for the arts in an elementary school setting. Arts advocacy includes leadership skills related to communication (writing, public speaking, sharing your story, etc.), strategy (alignment of standards and programs), and building relationships (parents, communities, admin, etc.).

Arts Mentoring
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Microcredential ID : 2783
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Arts Leadership
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents knowledge, skills, and practices needed to effectively mentor peers and colleagues in arts instruction and arts integration. Mentorship in the arts includes leadership skills related to communication, strategy, and relationship building.

Arts Research
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Microcredential ID : 2751
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Arts Leadership
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents knowledge, skills, and practices needed for a teacher/practitioner to effectively research the arts in an educational setting. Arts research includes a systematic inquiry of a specific research question through appropriately designed and conducted methods for data collection and analysis. Arts research can be conducted within the realm of any research paradigm (qualitative, quantitative, critical theory, post-modern, etc.).

Assessment of Non-Academic Skills
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Microcredential ID : 2678
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Personalized Learning
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents the use of assessments of non-academic skills to personalize learning. Instruction and assessment of non-academic skills is an integral part of personalized learning. Mastery of non-academic skills such as collaboration, communication, leadership, perseverance, problem-solving, creative thinking, social-emotional learning are keys to success in school and life.

Assessment of Trauma
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Microcredential ID : 2699
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Trauma-Informed Practices
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' effective assessment of trauma. Assessment of students, particularly when related to behavior or mental health concerns, should consider a history of trauma and the impacts of trauma on a student’s behavior and mental health. Trauma-informed assessment will better allow teams to determine appropriate interventions or supports. Consideration of trauma that students may have experienced should be given to ensure appropriate selection of assessment methods, administration of assessment, and interpretation of results for students.

Assessment to Inform Health Instruction
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Microcredential ID : 2939
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Health Endorsement: Methods of Teaching Health
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' effective and consistent use of a range of assessments to inform health instruction. This is the second microcredential in the Methods of Teaching Health stack, which fulfills one of the requirements of a pathway for endorsement.

Body Image and Eating Disorders
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Microcredential ID : 2961
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Health Endorsement: Nutrition
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' effective and consistent instruction on body image and eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating disorder). This is the second microcredential in the Nutrition Stack. This stack of microcredentials fulfills one of the requirements of a pathway for endorsement. Click the More Info button to learn more.

Brain Science of Trauma
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Microcredential ID : 2700
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Trauma-Informed Practices
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' effective instruction on the brain science of trauma. Many students in our schools have been impacted by trauma. These traumatic experiences can change brain chemistry, thus influencing student behavior. It is important that these changes and the effects that may result, are considered when working with students. Understanding how trauma impacts the brain, will assist professionals as they are interacting with, supporting, and making decisions regarding students that have been affected by trauma.

Building Capacity for Data-Driven Coaching
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Microcredential ID : 2871
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Instructional Coaching Endorsement: Foundations of Instructional Coaching
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0.5 USBE Credit

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Data-Driven Coaching supports teachers in using data to reflect on their practice and make instructional decisions to improve student learning outcomes. Note that earning this Microcredential requires prerequisites as aligned with the USBE Instructional Coaching Endorsement and is intended as a competency path for an experienced instructional coach.

Building Capacity for Self-Efficacy
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Microcredential ID : 2877
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Instructional Coaching Endorsement: Adult Learning Theory
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0.5 USBE Credit

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Increasing educator self-efficacy increases educator effectiveness and supports student learning. This microcredential focuses on the ability of the instructional coach to support and build educator self-efficacy. Note that earning this Microcredential requires prerequisites as aligned with the USBE Instructional Coaching Endorsement and is intended as a competency path for an experienced instructional coach.

Building Skills for Self-Care: Self-Care Assessment and Improvement Strategies
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Microcredential ID : 2701
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Trauma-Informed Practices
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' instruction on self-assessment and self-care strategies for trauma. There are many students in our schools who have experienced Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and traumatic events that may cause personal physical, mental, and emotional stress to the students in the classroom, but also to the professional working with these students. The stress, or what is sometimes called secondary traumatic stress, may affect the professional in their work with students in the classroom or manifest in their personal life. Self-care assessment and improvement strategies are important for professionals to use so they can continue to effectively support students.

Canvas Assessment
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Microcredential ID : 2755
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Canvas
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents effective and consistent use of Canvas's assessment tools to provide a range of ways for students to demonstrate competency and reflect on their learning, and for educators to assess student learning progress and needs.

Canvas Assignments
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Microcredential ID : 2634
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Canvas
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents the skilled use of Canvas features to provide learners with a range of options to demonstrate competence and reflect on their learning. (ISTE Standard 7a)

Canvas Communicator
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Microcredential ID : 2635
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Canvas
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents the skilled use of Canvas features to communicate clearly and efficiently with learners.

Canvas Differentiation
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Microcredential ID : 2637
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Canvas
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' effective and consistent use of Canvas to differentiate for learners. Canvas provides various features and built-in supports that allow teachers to design and differentiate instruction in order to provide personalized learning experiences for students. Through Canvas, teachers have the ability to design and implement a variety of formative and summative assessments, integrate various intervention strategies, extend due dates, create learning pathways that can accommodate individual student needs.

Canvas Engagement
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Microcredential ID : 2754
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Canvas
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents the effective and consistent use of Canvas to support learner engagement by utilizing features offered in Canvas and/or other resources that can be employed within Canvas. It also represents that an effective system of monitoring or checking for learner engagement is in place.

Canvas Structure and Flow
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Microcredential ID : 2752
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Canvas
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' use of Canvas organizational resources to create a course that has quality structure and flow. This allows learners to easily navigate through the Canvas course and meet instructor expectations.

Child Find
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Microcredential ID : 3032
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Disability Law for School Social Workers
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents a school social worker's ability to implement the requirements and policies of Child Find. Child find is the process of identifying and evaluating children with disabilities who may be in need of special education and related services. As educators within the K-12 education system, School Social Workers are bound by Child Find laws and are members of multidisciplinary teams that support the needs of all students.

Chronic Diseases
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Microcredential ID : 2969
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Health Endorsement: Human Diseases
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description

This microcredential represents educators' effective and consistent instruction on chronic disease. This is the first microcredential in the Human Diseases Stack. This stack of microcredentials fulfills one of the requirements of a pathway for endorsement. Click the More Info button to learn more.

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