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Data-Informed Planning for Personalized Learning
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Microcredential ID : 2681
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Personalized Learning
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' strategic use of data to plan personalized learning lessons and units. Data should be gathered regularly and systematically from multiple sources, analyzed carefully, and used to tailor learning experiences that allow the learner to have voice and choice in time, path, pace, and place of learning.
Digital Tools for Feedback
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Microcredential ID : 2656
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Feedback
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' effective use of digital tools to support feedback to, from, between, and among learners. Digital tools are invaluable in helping learners to generate, share, and process feedback. Because a complete feedback loop involves so many actors (teacher-to-student, student-to-student, student-to-teacher, student-to-self), digital tools can reduce complexity and speed delivery of the information that learners need to make their learning visible. Examples of these types of digital feedback tools include Nearpod, Seesaw, Padlet, Edpuzzle, Flipgrid, and digital whiteboards.
Engineering is Elementary
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Microcredential ID : 2653
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Engineering by Design
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents the effective implementation of Engineering is Elementary (EIE). EIE is a project-based learning curriculum for engineering, science, and math. Teachers apply the processes and practices of project-based learning as they implement the curriculum from eie.org.
Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity with G-Suite
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Microcredential ID : 2666
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Google Fundamentals
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential focuses on the integration of Google in your practice. Teaching learners essential online skills is vitally important in the modern classroom. If students can efficiently search online and understand how to verify the information they find, they will develop essential inquiry and critical thinking skills relevant in the classroom and beyond.
Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity with G-Suite: Advanced
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Microcredential ID : 2661
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Google Advanced
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential focuses on advanced integration of Google search functions in your practice. Teaching advanced online skills is a vitally important part of modern instruction. If learners can efficiently search online and understand how to verify the information they find, they will develop essential inquiry and critical thinking skills relevant in the classroom and beyond.
Identifying Essential Standards
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Microcredential ID : 2683
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PLCs: Essential Standards
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' work as a member of a PLC to identify essential standards. Identifying essential standards of a subject is the foundation for the first question of DuFour's PLC essential questions, which is "What do we expect our students to learn?" Developing common outcomes for a class is a process vital to a PLC. If we want all students to learn, we have to decide what they should learn. The PLC process depends on a deep understanding of what students will know and be able to do as a result of our teaching. By prioritizing certain standards over others, teachers gain clarity about what they will teach and can be more efficient in their planning and more in-depth in their instruction. Once teachers have determined their essential standards, they can create learning targets and then translate those targets.
Increase Efficiency and Save Time with G-Suite
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Microcredential ID : 2667
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Google Fundamentals
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential focuses on G-Suite for Education, which provides many online tools and resources for educators to integrate technology into their classrooms and/or workplaces. These online tools and resources support the work that educators currently do. Time is invaluable to educators therefore managing it wisely is essential. Google Suite provides many tools that can assist teachers in effective time management, communication, and collaboration.
Increase Efficiency and Save Time With G-Suite: Advanced
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Microcredential ID : 2664
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Google Advanced
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential focuses on educators' use of Google Apps to increase instructional efficiency. Google Apps provide educators with a variety of tools to optimize workflow, analyze and interpret data, and organize course and school materials more effectively. This microcredential focuses on demonstrating competency with a range of Google Apps, including Sheets, Forms, Calendar, Gmail, Google Classroom, Google Sites, and Blogger, as well as the use of various Google Chrome Extensions and Application Add-Ons.
Knowledge Building
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Microcredential ID : 2640
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Cooperative Learning
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This Knowledge Building microcredential represents the effective use of knowledge-building structures or strategies that support student interaction in highly structured ways to acquire facts and information.
Leading and Enabling Change
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Microcredential ID : 2645
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Courageous Principals
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential focuses on leaders’ skillful use of the Courageous Principals techniques for leading and enabling change. This microcredential stack is for administrators who have attended Deloitte’s Courageous Principals training.
Leading Beyond Your Classroom
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Microcredential ID : 2695
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Teacher Leadership
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents teachers' leadership beyond the physical or virtual classroom. Teachers who lead beyond their classrooms are motivated by a desire to model practice and share their expertise with veteran and novice teachers within their district. Teachers who choose to lead other educators in addition to their classroom assignments have a collective sense of accountability for the learning of all students. They are committed to improving the practice of others knowing that this will strengthen outcomes school, district, state, or nation-wide. This microcredential is for current classroom teachers.
Leading Through Professional Learning
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Microcredential ID : 2696
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Teacher Leadership
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents the leadership of educators who are not serving in a classroom assignment. Educators in positions of coaching and leadership outside of classrooms are motivated by a desire to model practice and share their expertise with teachers in professional learning settings. Educators who choose to lead teachers currently in the classroom have a collective sense of accountability for the learning of all teachers and students. They are committed to improving the practice of others knowing that this will enhance outcomes district-wide while strengthening the culture of public education throughout Utah.
Leading Through Social Media
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Microcredential ID : 2528
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Teacher Leadership
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0.25 USBE Credit

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Teacher leaders engage in critical conversations about instruction, learning, policy, and other education issues via social media platforms. Rather than simply posting complaints, teacher leaders pose creative questions, innovative solutions, and positive reflections about educational issues. Teacher leaders motivate educators, policy makers, and community members to join important education-focused conversations. They are mindful of their word choice and use a professional tone when posting their opinions and ideas.
Lesson Design for Personalized Learning
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Microcredential ID : 2682
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Personalized Learning
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' planning skills necessary to design effective personalized learning experiences. Purposeful planning is crucial to achieve the necessary elements of personalized learning, including learner voice and choice in time, path, pace, and place of learning.
Media Literacy Across the Disciplines
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Microcredential ID : 2648
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Disciplinary Literacy
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents effective instruction in media literacy skills in a range of disciplines and content areas. Media literacy empowers students to be critical thinkers and evaluators of an increasingly wide range of messages that combine images, language, and sound. It is the development of a broader set of literacy skills helping students comprehend and evaluate the messages they receive. Effective educators in all disciplines teach their students to do the following: analyze and evaluate the message; determine the intended audience; analyze the source; state the purpose of the message.
Microsoft Class Notebook
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Microcredential ID : 2674
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Microsoft Digital Learning Tools
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' effective and consistent use of Microsoft Class Notebook to support learning. Educators who earn this microcredential demonstrate their use of a range of the components of Microsoft Class Notebook to manage classrooms, support learners, and nurture collaborative environments.
Microsoft Learning Tools for Accessibility
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Microcredential ID : 2675
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Microsoft Digital Learning Tools
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential focuses on educators' use of Microsoft accessibility tools to support learning. Educators who earn this microcredential use a range of Microsoft's Learning Tools for Accessibility to help all students access texts.
Microsoft Teams: Building a Collaborative Digital Classroom Environment
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Microcredential ID : 2673
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Microsoft Collaboration Tools
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential focuses on the use of Microsoft Teams to support learning and collaboration. Educators who earn this microcredential demonstrate their use of a range of the components of Microsoft Teams to manage classrooms, support learners, and nurture collaborative environments.
Nearpod: Basic
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Microcredential ID : 2676
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Nearpod
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' effective use of Nearpod to support learning. Nearpod is is a powerful tool for digital instruction with robust capabilities for engagement, feedback, collaboration, and assessment. Educators who earn this microcredential demonstrate their consistent and effective use of Nearpod as a part of their instruction.
Processing Information
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Microcredential ID : 2641
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Cooperative Learning
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents the effective use of cooperative learning structures or strategies that support learners in processing information. This includes learners interacting, talking about, making sense of, understanding, or reviewing information that has been presented.
Professional Growth and Leadership with G Suite
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Microcredential ID : 2668
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Google Fundamentals
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential focuses on educators' use of G-Suite to support their own professional learning and leadership. G-Suite provides many online tools and resources for educators that will help them integrate technology into their classrooms and/or workplace. These online tools and resources support the work that educators currently do. It is important that educators pick the right tools for the learning objective, and know what resources are available and how to find them. By participating in online help forums, creating a network of peers, and joining Google Educator Groups educators can expand their personal learning network (PLN). This PLN provides an environment in which educators can reach out for the help and support they need.
Professional Growth and Leadership with G-Suite: Advanced
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Microcredential ID : 2665
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Google Advanced
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential focuses on the many G-Suite online tools and resources that support educators in successfully integrating technology in their practice, leveraging school-wide support models, keeping school communities well-informed, sharing beyond their classrooms, and connecting with colleagues. It is important that educators understand the value of personalized learning, and know how to align G-Suite tools with personalized learning objectives and models such as Project Based Learning, Flipped Learning, and Blended Learning.
Project Lead the Way
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Microcredential ID : 2654
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Engineering by Design
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents effective implementation of Project Lead the Way(PLTW). PLTW is a project-based STEM curriculum with three strands that span grades K-12: computer science, engineering, and biomedical science. The curriculum is packaged into modules and each module guides students through the Project Lead the Way Design Process: Ask, Explore, Model, Evaluate, and Explain.
Reading Across the Disciplines
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Microcredential ID : 2649
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Disciplinary Literacy
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' use of discipline-specific reading instruction as a part of their content-area instruction. Reading is an essential part of literacy. Teachers are responsible to support students in learning how to read in the style of the disciplines they teach—e.g., reading like a scientist, reading like a mathematician, etc. For example, in social studies, a teacher whose students are reading a secondary source text needs to support students in considering the context, looking for corroborating evidence across texts, and considering the source/author. Educators who support reading literacy in their content areas do the following: teach discipline-specific reading practices; employ a variety of text types; encourage reading to use the information within the discipline.
Relationship Skills
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Microcredential ID : 2686
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Social Emotional Learning for Adults
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents the relationship skills that are essential components of social and emotional learning. Adults who practice and model healthy relationship skills are more effectively able to support students in developing these skills. These skills include the ability to establish and maintain healthy and rewarding relationships with diverse individuals and groups.
Relationship Skills
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Microcredential ID : 2692
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Social and Emotional Learning: Fostering SEL Skills in Students
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents educators' instruction on the skills necessary to build and maintain positive relationships. Relationship skills include the ability to establish and maintain healthy and rewarding relationships. Relationship skills also include the ability to communicate clearly, listen, work with others, resist inappropriate social pressure, negotiate conflict effectively, and seek and offer help when necessary.
Responsible Decision-Making
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Microcredential ID : 2687
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Social Emotional Learning for Adults
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0.5 USBE Credit

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This microcredential represents the responsible decision-making skills that are essential components of social and emotional learning. Adults who practice and model decision-making are more effectively able to support students in developing these skills. These skills include the ability to make constructive choices about personal behavior and social interactions based on ethical standards, safety concerns, and social norms.
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