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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

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.
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.
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.
Analyzing Texts
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Microcredential ID : 2981
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Secondary ELA Endorsement: Critically Selecting and Teaching Texts
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' effective and consistent application in instruction of knowledge and theoretical perspectives about a variety of informational and literary texts that represent a range of world literatures, historical traditions, genres, cultures, and lived experiences and the ways in which they interrelate.
This is the second microcredential in the Critically Selecting and Teaching Texts stack. This stack of microcredentials fulfills one of the requirements of a pathway for endorsement. Click the More Info button to learn more.
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
Credits
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.).
Assessing and Responding to Student Writing
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Microcredential ID : 2989
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Secondary ELA Endorsement: Teaching Text Creation
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' effective and consistent assessment of and response to student writing.
This is the fourth microcredential in the Teaching Text Creation stack. This stack of microcredentials fulfills one of the requirements of a pathway for endorsement. Click the More Info button to learn more.
Assessing Literature Learning
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Microcredential ID : 2985
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Secondary ELA Endorsement: Critically Selecting and Teaching Texts
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' effective and consistent use of assessment to inform English language arts instruction.
This is the sixth microcredential in the Critically Selecting and Teaching Texts stack. This stack of microcredentials fulfills one of the requirements of a pathway for endorsement. Click the More Info button to learn more.
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
Credits
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 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.
Cause and Effect in Science Microcredential #1
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Microcredential ID : 2852
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Elementary Science Endorsement: Cause and Effect in Science
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0.5 USBE Credit

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Title: Planning and Carrying Out Investigations to Identify Causal Relationships
This microcredential is the first in the Cause and Effect in Science microcredential stack. This stack, when completed, meets Requirement Area #4 of the Elementary Science Endorsement. Through this microcredential, applicants identify causal relationships and mechanisms to explain changes and predict phenomena in life science, physical science, and earth and space science concepts through planning and carrying out investigations.
Cause and Effect in Science Microcredential #2
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Microcredential ID : 2853
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Elementary Science Endorsement: Cause and Effect in Science
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0.5 USBE Credit

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Title: Asking and Refining Scientific Questions About Causal Relationships
This microcredential is the second in the Cause and Effect in Science microcredential stack. This stack, when completed, meets Requirement Area #4 of the Elementary Science Endorsement. Through this microcredential, applicants demonstrate the ability to ask and refine scientific questions that lead to descriptions and explanations of causal relationships that can be empirically tested as a way to understand the natural world.
Cause and Effect in Science Microcredential #3
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Microcredential ID : 2854
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Elementary Science Endorsement: Cause and Effect in Science
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0.5 USBE Credit

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Title: Planning, Implementing, and Reflecting on Science Instruction Related to Cause and Effect
This microcredential is the third in the Cause and Effect in Science microcredential stack. This stack, when completed, meets Requirement Area #4 of the Elementary Science Endorsement. Through this microcredential applicants demonstrate understanding of how to prepare and enact three-dimensional science instruction that is based on authentic phenomena and problems and supports the development of students’ conceptual science understanding and scientific literacy.
Cause and Effect in Science Microcredential #4
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Microcredential ID : 2855
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Elementary Science Endorsement: Cause and Effect in Science
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0.5 USBE Credit

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Title: Promoting Effective and Equitable Science Instruction in Personal Practice and in the Science Education Community
This microcredential is the fourth in the Cause and Effect in Science microcredential stack. This stack, when completed, meets Requirement Area #4 of the Elementary Science Endorsement. Through this microcredential applicants demonstrate an ability to promote effective and equitable science instruction both in personal practice and in the science education community.
Chronic Diseases
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Microcredential ID : 2969
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Health Endorsement: Human Diseases
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

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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.
Class Building
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Microcredential ID : 2639
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Cooperative Learning
Credits
0.5 USBE Credit

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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.
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