EduPaths Fall 2017 Update

An Opportunity to FALL into Free PD

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Starting the School Year Right!

EduPaths users,

We hope your new school year is off to a good start and want to highlight updates we have to offer. Thank you to our 7,000+ users who chose EduPaths for their professional learning needs.

If it's been a few months since you logged into EduPaths, you will find that we had a "face lift." Based on feedback from users and our own internal interactions with the site, we have improved navigation and user experiences. We have provided a helpful video below.

Most of the courses in EduPaths are available for State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs), and we have simplified the process. EduPaths has awarded nearly 8,000 SCECHs to educators.

If you have any questions, contact our SUPPORT PAGE or call us directly at 810-591-4567 M-F 8am-4:30pm. And, if access to your account is an issue, use this helpful tool - How do I change my password?

Let us know what you think! Happy Learning!

EduPaths Team

Learn with EduPaths - Join our MOOC

What is a MOOC? A MOOC is a Massively Open Online Course. This course connects you with educators around the state as you discuss Technology Integration and put your new skills to work in your classroom or with staff.

Up to 26 SCECHs available! Check out the flyer & join us!

EduPaths Promoted Nationally!

Our Learning Management System, powered by Canvas, highlighted EduPaths in their BLOG on October 4 - Focusing on Professional Learning and the Need for Change in the PD Model.

EduPaths will also join Canvas for a live Webinar, Tuesday, October 17 @ 2:30. All EduPaths users are invited to register for the webinar. Would be great to have you!

New Courses to be Published & Others in the Pipeline

This summer we were very busy. Many of our courses have been updated and republished as "Version 2." This was necessary in order to address the ADA needs of our users, and to clarify course completion expectations in some courses.

In addition, we have new content! EduPaths is establishing partnerships with statewide organizations such as REMC, Learning Forward Michigan, Pokagon Band of the Potawatomi Indians, and MAISA who we are working with us to provide content. We also went through another round of Summer Content development with educators from around the State of Michigan. Some of the new courses are listed below:

New Courses Published in September:

Courses to be Published (Friday, Oct. 13):

  1. PBL and Programmable Technology: Reboot the Robots
  2. Robot Infused PBL: A Case Study in Magnetism
  3. High Quality Professional Learning: Implementation Standard
  4. The Mindful School Leader - Part 1
  5. The Mindful School Leader - Part 2
  6. Introduction to Bloxels
  7. Exploring Recap
  8. Positive Discipline

Courses soon to be in Development (published before January):

  1. Discover Why it is Important to Use Data with Students for Reflection and Goal Setting
  2. Using Data with Young Students for Reflection and Goal Setting
  3. Introduction to Pokagon Band of the Potawatomi Indians
  4. MTSS and Improving Core Instructional Alignment
  5. Introduction to 3D Printing: Eris
  6. Going Deeper with Formative Assessment
  7. Early Literacy Module 3 - Literacy Leadership
  8. Early Literacy Module 4 - Coaching Practices
  9. Kahoot! Not Just Another Assessment
  10. Introduction to Writing a Data Driven IEP
  11. Teachers Need a Growth Mindset, too (parts 1 & 2)
  12. Discovering and Exploring Collaborative Learning in the K-12 Classroom
  13. Less Stress, More Growth: Discover & Explore Dashboards to Engage Students in Growth while Expediting the Rubric Grading Process

Stay in touch with us through Twitter and Facebook. We publish new courses every 3 weeks. So, follow us for those updates!

Where Have We Been? Where Will We Be?

With EduPaths you have access to online learning anytime! Periodically, we do get out to districts, conferences and webinars to share about the good work that others are creating for our site. Many districts are identifying the potential of EduPaths and DPPD.

  1. Maple Valley School District
  2. Hemlock Public Schools
  3. Davison Community Schools
  4. 2017 National Indian Education Association Conference at the Tribal Education Directors National Assembly (TEDNA), Orlando, Florida

If you have questions about how to involve your entire staff, contact us! We are happy to come to you!

Use EduPaths to Get Your School Year off to a Good Start!

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