USBE Logo MIDAS Logo

Stacks
how-to-earn-microcredentials
For more information on digital microcredentials, please visit: https://www.uen.org/utahmicrocredentials

Viewing 1 - 30 of 200 microcredentials found matching your search criteria.

Academic Assessment
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2677
Stack
Personalized Learning
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
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.
Advocacy for Public Education
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2526
Stack
Teacher Leadership
Credits
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.
Alignment With Other Evidence-Based Frameworks
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2698
Stack
Trauma-Informed Practices
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
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.
Anatomy and Physiology of Male and Female Reproductive Systems
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2954
Stack
Health Endorsement: Human Sexuality
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
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
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2633
Stack
Applied Behavioral Analysis
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
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
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2735
Stack
Arts Leadership
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
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
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2783
Stack
Arts Leadership
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
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
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2751
Stack
Arts Leadership
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
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
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2678
Stack
Personalized Learning
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
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
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2699
Stack
Trauma-Informed Practices
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
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
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2939
Stack
Health Endorsement: Methods of Teaching Health
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
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.
Brain Science of Trauma
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2700
Stack
Trauma-Informed Practices
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
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 Skills for Self-Care: Self-Care Assessment and Improvement Strategies
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2701
Stack
Trauma-Informed Practices
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
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
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2755
Stack
Canvas
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
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
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2634
Stack
Canvas
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
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
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2635
Stack
Canvas
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
This microcredential represents the skilled use of Canvas features to communicate clearly and efficiently with learners.
Canvas Differentiation
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2637
Stack
Canvas
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
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
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2754
Stack
Canvas
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
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
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2752
Stack
Canvas
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
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.
Class Building
Material Image
Microcredential ID : 2639
Stack
Cooperative Learning
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

Description
This microcredential represents knowledge, skills, and practices needed to effectively build a class of individuals with different backgrounds and experiences into a caring community of active learners. Kagan refers to this as Class Building. It represents the skill of providing class-building activities that are whole-class inclusion activities where students interact with classmates in positive ways.
Utah State Board of Education logo UTAH STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

250 East 500 South

Salt Lake City, UT 84111-3204

Phone: 801.538.7807