June and July 2020 Online Courses – Our professional development online courses are highly recommended to prepare for teaching in today’s ever-changing environment.

Check out our highly recommended online asynchronous professional development courses to help and support you in this new blended/hybrid instructional ever-changing environment. https://www.enetlearning.org/course-catalog-and-descriptions/

If your school district is needing high-level trainings, workshops, webinars in online environments and resources, please contact the following:


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eNetLearning July Online Courses – Special Scholarships Available! – Sign Up NOW!

Don’t miss a great opportunity to receive a Scholarship/Stipend for taking the Toolkit for Teacher course.  You will receive a scholarship of $75, so hurry and reel in this huge opportunity.

Over the summer,  83% of teachers engage in PD.  Learn how to bring inquiry techniques within your teaching or how to prepare for a one-to-one environment incorporating new technology standards.  Enjoy your summer and celebrate this special time by registering for a July eNetLearning course today.

For more information on each course, please click on the course title.

Project-Based Approaches – Starts July 5th – Using specific classroom scenarios, teachers explore the characteristics and benefits of Project-Based Learning (PBL). Throughout the Intel® Teach – Project-Based Approaches course, teachers consider their own teaching practice as they follow a teacher new to project-based learning who discusses strategies with a mentor teacher. Planning and project design modules guide teachers through organizing the curriculum, the classroom, and students for successful 21st century projects. The assessment module demonstrates strategies for assessing students’ 21st century skills throughout an open-ended project. The course offers opportunities to apply the PBL concepts with action-planning exercises.  To register for this course, please click here.

Collaboration in the Digital Classroom – Starts July 5th – Collaboration in the Digital Classroom is an interactive e-learning experience that offers an in-depth look at collaboration with a focus on online collaborative tools. In this course, teachers see how collaboration helps students develop 21st century thinking skills, deepen content understanding, and prepare them for the global world. Teachers learn how to plan and manage collaboration activities that integrate online collaborative tools increasingly part of our globally connected workplaces. They follow two teachers as they implement collaborative experiences in their classrooms. The course offers opportunities to apply the collaboration concepts with action planning exercises.  To register for this course, please click here.

Creativity in the Mobile Classroom – Starts July 5th – Creativity in the Mobile Classroom is an e-learning course for teachers/administrators that explains and demonstrates the development of creative thinking skills through a personalized, mobile learning environment. The course helps participants transition to a personalized learning environment with background research, planning strategies, and suggested technology apps and online tools. It offers suggestions for assessing student learning with mobile devices and managing a mobile learning environment.  To register for this class, please click here.

Student Engagement With One-to-One – Starts July 5th – This course will introduce educators to student engagement, one of the most powerful factors affecting student achievement. Participants will explore highly effective instructional strategies in one-to-one learning environments, transforming current instructional units to better engage students by reworking unit content, redefining student work products and reflecting on teaching and learning processes. Learn to identify the characteristics of engaged learners, assess levels of student engagement, and reflect upon your teaching practices to better engage students.  To register for this course, please click here.

Curate, Collaborate, and Create:  A Wealth of Resources – Starts July 5th – Curate, Collaborate, and Create: A Wealth of Resources is a three to four week, asynchronous, Internet-based course. It will present an overview of DigiEducate and provide instruction on locating Content Experts’ online educational resources and integrating them effectively into instructional activities to support student learning. Educators will learn how to create an Integration Plan and develop strategies for using technology in their own instructional settings.  To register for this class, please click here.

PMIEF – Project Management – Tool Kit for Teachers – Starts July 5th – The PMI Educational Foundation has sponsored the creation of the course materials and has chosen eNetLearning to deliver the content. The Project Management Toolkit for Teachers™ online course is a facilitated experience that integrates the best practices of project-based learning with skills and tools for project management. The course will guide you through the Project Management Toolkit for Teachers, a resource that can be used with elementary through high school students.  To register for this course, please click here.

ART – You Can Bring ART into Your Teaching – Starts July 5th – In this course, you’ll explore the works of several contemporary artists working with a variety of techniques. You’ll experiment with these artists techniques, ideas, and concepts by creating artworks of your own, inspired by their work. These experimental art projects will inspire the development of a lesson that relates to your curriculum – language arts, history, social studies, etc. Get ready to play with new ideas, create, have fun, and talk with other students about the process of making art!  To register for this course, please click here.

Teaching Geography in the 21st Century – Starts July 5th – Fundamental to geography is the study of issues surrounding land use, natural hazards, population, economics, and political issues, topics that will be emphasized in this course. However, as geography encompasses all that is in the world, at multiple places, scales, and time periods, it is impossible to cover its breadth in the short time that our course will run. Therefore, this course will touch on these issues focusing on how to use 21st Century perspectives, themes, and tools to teach to these issues.  To register for this course, please click here.

Inquiry in the Science Classroom – Starts July 5th – Inquiry in the Science Classroom is an e-learning course for teachers that will give an indepth explanation and demonstration of the inquiry process. Using interactive activities and locally relevant classroom examples, this course is more than just for science teachers.  It is a course for all teachers who would like to incorporate inquiry within their curriculum areas. The course will build a foundation for inquiry and provide the rationale and research basis, common misconceptions, and specific strategies for inquiry as part of any science learning, regardless of the science discipline. It will promote best practices for improving scientific inquiry and will help both the teacher with weak science inquiry background but it will also reinforce teachers more experienced with inquiry.  To register for this course, Please click here.

For any additional information or questions, please contact Carolyn Gardner at carolyngardner@enetlearning.org or Dan Morris at danmorris@enetlearning.org.



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T3 Summer Institutes – Colorado Springs

T3 Summer Institutes – Colorado Springs – July 18-19, 2017

Choose one of two great two-day sessions:

Building Conceptual Understanding of Expressions and Equations:

Dates: Jul 18 – 19 Time: 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Duration: 2 Days
Location: Colorado Springs Christian School, 4825 Mallow Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Pricing: $375 with technology | $325 without technology
Technology Options:
A) TI-Nspire™ CX handheld and TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software
B) TI-Nspire™ CX CAS handheld and TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software

This workshop will cover the basics of the TI-Nspire™ handheld and TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software in the context of middle grades mathematics. A special emphasis will be put on building student understanding of the concepts within and around expressions and equations. Learn how to use a series of premade lessons in a vertical progression to promote a strong foundation in these critical areas of focus. Cultivate students’ problem-solving skills with multiple representations of expressions, equations and systems of equations. Explore inequalities in one and two variables. Expose and redirect students’ misconceptions about solving equations and systems of equations. Learn pedagogical strategies for improving student reasoning about expressions and equations.

At the conclusion of the workshop, you will be comfortable with maneuvering within the TI-Nspire™ handheld and TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software, as well as using the Building Concepts: Expressions and Equations series of lessons.

The day before the workshop, participants are invited to attend an optional, one-half day Calculator Basics session. This session is free for workshop attendees who would like to polish their skills.

Learning to Code with TI-Nspire™ Technology and the TI-Innovator™ Hub

Dates: Jul 18 – 19 Time: 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Duration: 2 Days
Location: Colorado Springs Christian School, 4825 Mallow Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Pricing: $375 with technology | $325 without technology
Technology Options:
A) TI-Nspire™ CX handheld and TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software and TI-Innovator™ Hub with TI LaunchPad™ Board
B) TI-Nspire™ CX CAS handheld, TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software and TI-Innovator™ Hub with TI LaunchPad™ Board

This workshop is designed for educators interested in introducing coding to their students using the TI-Innovator™ Hub with TI LaunchPad™ Board. Extend the lessons seen in the 10 Minutes of Code for the TI-Innovator™ Hub to excite students in learning the code to control the TI-Innovator™ Hub and the built-in sensors, including light and sound.

At the conclusion of the workshop, you will be able to engage your students with the latest technology, preparing them for the next stage to explore real-world STEM applications.

The day before the workshop, participants are invited to attend an optional, one-half day Calculator Basics session. This session is free for workshop attendees who would like to polish their skills.

To register for either of these classes, please click here.

Additional information can be found at T3_Summer_Class_2017_Flyer


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Common Sense Media: “9 Online Summer Camps to Keep Kids Busy (and Learning) While School’s Out”

11159542_10153252680259467_394562985499563742_nThis is a partial reprint of an article written by Caroline Knorr for Common Sense Media, Senior Parenting Editor

Start with a Book:  Free; age 6 and up – In addition to a summer science camp, this site offers a long list of themes, such Art, Night Sky, and Weather Report, for kids to explore.  For each theme, you get a Reading Adventure Pack, which includes book suggestions (for all reading levels), parent information, and outdoor activities based on the theme.  You will need to shell out for books if you cannot find them at the library.

Camp Google:  Free, but materials cost extra; age 7 and up. – Each week, Camp Google offers a new adventure, centered on topics such as space or the ocean.  Kids complete indoor activities, such as making a magnifying glass, and take their learning outdoors – for example, to examine insects they will also watch videos to see topics such as what the bottom of the ocean looks like or view an astronaut/space -friendly food cook-off.

DIY:  Free and fee-based; age 7 and up. – This site offers dozens of skill-based activities (which it calls “challenges”) in a variety of categories, including Art, Business, and Engineering, that kids can do year-round.  Every summer, DIY runs camps and shorter courses.  Some of the camps have online counselors who interact with your kid.  Sign up to get notified of the latest offerings.

Make: Online:  Free, but materials cost extra; age 12 and up. – The folks behind the maker movement offer weekly camps based on themes such as Far Out Future and Flight.  You get a PDF with daily activities that support the theme such as, making slime and designing and flying kites.

Khan Academy:  Free; age 6 and up. – While Khan Academy does not offer specific camps, it provides meaningful, step-by-step exploration in a variety of topics including math, science, arts, and humanities.  Kids can sign up with a coach (a teacher, parent, or tutor) who can monitor their progress and suggest lessons.  Kids can also earn badges and energy points, which are meant to engage and motivate.  The custom dashboard has a progress map that fills up as kids work their way through the skills.

Brain Chase: $79, extra for electives; ages 6-16 – Created by two parents who were looking for a way to help their kids continue learning during summer.  Brain Chase is a clever, creative, and most importantly, fun six-week program, starting June 20, 2016, that provides both virtual and real-world payoffs.  Kids practice and learn math, reading, and typing all the while competing in a treasure hunt for the chance to win a $10,000 scholarship.

Camp Wonderopolis:  Free for campers; optional $25 instruction guide for the parents; age 7 and up. – Sponsored by the National Center for the Family Literacy (NCFL), this online camp lets kids explore topics such as weather, food, and technology.  Each topic includes lessons, outdoor activities, videos, and additional reading suggestions for all ages.

Connected Camps: $49-$79; age 8 and up. – If full-Minecraft immersion is on your kids’s summer agenda, check out Connected Camps.  This site offers instructor-led Minecraft-based sessions in architecture, coding, game design, and more.  There are also special girls-only camps and free hosted  events for Minecraft enthusiasts.

TechRocket:  Free for a course sampling; memberships: $19/year, $29/month; age 10 and up. – Launched by iDTechCamp (the popular–and pricey–computer day and overnight camps), TechRocket offers online instruction in coding, game design, and graphic design.  Each camp offers a variety of levels and challenges as well as a dedicated instructor.


For more information on this article and to get the latest on kid’s media, tech, and news from a great source: Common Sense Media.   Please click here to find out more.


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Colorado Digital Learning Solutions Summer/Fall Courses 2016





The new state-supported supplemental online program.
Please forward to principals, counselors, online course coordinators, etc.

CDLS News and Updates – April 2016

Summer school registration opens on May 9 and will be open through June 1.
The summer term will be 8 weeks in length that will run June 6 – July 29, 2016.  Students will be able to complete a full semester course by spending a minimum of 10 hours per week engaged in content.  Click here to see complete summer school offerings. 

Fall semester registration will be August 8 – September 9, 2016
The Fall semester will run August 22- December 16, 2016. Click here to see the complete catalog.

Exciting opportunities for Advanced Placement (AP) courses as well as unique CTE programming and concurrent enrollment opportunities will be announced in the coming weeks as planning and preparations are finalized.

Districts Accessing Supplemental Online Courses Increasing
Over 30 schools and school districts statewide have accessed and used the new state supplemental online program during its first 6 months in operation.  Districts are finding the new supplemental program responsive to their needs and very flexible in supporting their students.

There are some great models emerging from districts around the state using this program to provide credit retrieval, to access advanced and CTE courses, to enhance curriculum options, to resolve scheduling conflicts, and to support blended and individualized learning strategies.
Click here to check out the use cases at: https://goo.gl/rd7Qbc .

Want to Learn More – Register for an Informational Webinar
Attend one of the following short informational webinars that will discuss:
– What is supplemental online?
– What courses are available?
– How can supplemental support students and districts?
– What are some of the models and best practices used by districts statewide?
– What do local districts need to provide to support students?
– How much does it cost?
– How do we get started?

  • Tuesday     May 10, 3:30-4:15pm
  • Thursday    May 12, 4:00-4:45pm
  • Wednesday May 18, 3:30-4:15pm

Register Here– https://goo.gl/E1mw3E

Staff Development Supported by the State Supported Supplementary Online Program through CDLS

CDLS, in partnership with eNetLearning and the Colorado BOCES and with the support provided by the state’s Blended and Online Learning Program, is offering teachers in participating and interested districts in the Supplemental Online Program online professional development (PD) courses at a reduced cost with the purpose of expanding the availability of on-line courses and blended learning strategies.

Click here to get details on available courses – https://goo.gl/HsjVL5

Have questions? Contact us at:
Dan Morris (danmorris@coloradodls.org)
Billi Jo Saunders (billijosaunders@coloradodls.org)
Dr. Teresa Yohon (teresayohon@coloradodls.org)
CDLS Website: http://www.coloradodls.org/
Phone: 720-458-4154

Colorado’s State Supported Supplemental Online Learning Program

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