Online K-12 Teacher License Renewal Courses

Arkansas

Easy steps for renewing a teaching license in AR:

  1. Get information about state renewal requirements and the staff professional development process for teachers in AR.

  2. Find and take classes online for teachers:
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  4. Record hours
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  5. Save or submit your total hours for renewal.
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  • Accommodating All Students Package (25 Hours)
    Topics: Accommodations, Adaptations, Differentiation, IEPs, Cognitive Skills Testing, Training, Documentation, Learning Challenges, Universal Design for Learning and more. In this online course package, teachers are provided with a range of strategies for accommodation, modification, and adaptation of curriculum, materials, and instruction, to appropriately meet the varied needs of students in the classroom. The frameworks provided build on research findings that show how a learner’s level of recognition, strategic, and affective networks can all be taken into account to determine the best way to teach and reach learners Teachers will be shown effective methods to detect students who may have weak cognitive skills, identify tools to strengthen cognition, and implement a Universal Design of Learning (UDL) within the classroom.
    $155 for 25 Hours
    SAVE $40!
    5 Courses (5 hours each)
  • Accommodating All Learners (5 Hours)
    Addressing accommodation, modification, and adaptation of curriculum, materials, and instruction to appropriately meet the needs of teachers and a variety of students. This online course for teachers may meet state requirements to renew a teaching license. Check with your state department of education.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Accommodations through UDL (5 Hours)
    Make teaching ALL students a very real possibility with the Universal Design of Learning (UDL) framework. This structure builds on research findings that show how a single teaching approach has very limited results on student learning and highlights the need for a new curricular approach in which a learner’s level of recognition, strategic, and affective networks are all taken into account to determine the best means of teaching.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Action Research for School Improvement (5 Hours)
    This course is designed to equip teachers to initiate action research for potential areas of improvement in a classroom or at the school level. Through this course, teachers will be able to learn how to go about each step of the action research process from selecting the area of focus, gathering and interpreting data, setting up an action plan, and finally presenting the findings in order to help others.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Apps for Education (5 Hours)
    Teachers will be equipped to go beyond using an app merely because someone else has recommended it and fully examine the true learning potential. The integration of apps into education, may seem like a natural product of the times. However, successfully impacting students’ learning, requires a whole new level of teachers’ engagement and effort.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Assessment Strategies (5 Hours)
    Assessment is an essential part of learning. It helps teachers and students determine to what extent education goals are being met. This course familiarizes teachers with the strategies and methods that are available to help make assessments meaningful and useful tools.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Assistive Communication for Every Classroom (5 Hours)
    This course also shows teachers how to improve learning using various low-tech and high-tech Assistive Communication devices. It instructs teachers on how to identify and choose suitable devices and how to explore the laws promoting and supporting the use of these devices in the classroom. Teachers will also gain a clear understanding of their role in the evaluation and implementation of Assistive Communication technology in the classroom. The suggestions, ideas and templates provided in the course will help teachers confidently apply these strategies in the classroom.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Bullying: Prevention and Policies for Schools (5 Hours)
    The goal of this course is to help teachers understand the different aspects of bullying and to provide recommended strategies and techniques to deal with both victims and bullies.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Bullying - The Golden Rule Approach (5 Hours)
    Enables teachers to help students respond effectively to verbal comments. Includes video role plays that model and demonstrate methodologies.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Child Abuse Prevention (5 Hours)
    Teachers will be introduced to the basics and fundamental facts of child abuse and neglect, its types, indicators and risk factors. The course primarily aims at educating teachers on the abuse, its legal implications and the legislative statutes addressing them in their role as mandatory reporters.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Classroom Collaboration (5 Hours)
    Explore the benefits of using teamwork as a key element in K-12 classrooms, along with successful strategies to involve students in the various aspects of collaborative instruction. Building on a strong research base, this course empowers teachers to understand and implement effective practices of collaboration in their own classrooms.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Classroom Management for Positive Behaviors (5 Hours)
    As educators, we want to be able to ensure that all students have access to a positive school environment that is conducive to learning. Classroom Management for Positive Behaviors presents an instructive approach that ensures creating this environment with efficient behavioral practices and interventions in order to support academic success. This concept uses prevention to reduce new problem behaviors from occurring and eliminates the problem behaviors that already exist.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Classroom Organization for the 21st Century (5 Hours)
    Effective classroom organization aids teachers as they strive to make their lives and classrooms more structured and a lot less stressful. The ideas in this course present effective ways for teachers to be organized with practical steps in planning enabling teachers to avoid last minute time crunches.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Cognitive Skills - Understanding Learning Challenges (5 Hours)
    Discover methods for detecting weak cognitive skills in students and strategies to strengthen such skills.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Cultural Competency and Responsive Teaching (5 Hours)
    This cultural competency and responsiveness training helps teachers assess their own cultural lens and examine potential bias that impacts the classroom framework with equitable sensitivity to all learners across languages, genders, religions, races, cultural backgrounds, and special needs.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Curriculum Development (5 Hours)
    Empower students to face the dynamic world around them with confidence, by implementing novel ideas in curriculum development, within classrooms. With this framework, teachers are equipped to create powerful, yet practical plans that enable students to learn more effectively.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Differentiation for Gifted Learners in the Classroom (5 Hours)
    Better understand gifted and talented education by learning how to identify, instruct and assess these students.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • English Language Learners in the Classroom (5 Hours)
    Create a welcoming environment that ensures English Language Learners thrive educationally through the integration of useful research based strategies that promote student engagement with the lessons and curriculum.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Enhancing Instruction through Standards (5 Hours)
    For students graduating from high school to be fully equipped and college and career ready, they must possess high standards of academic and behavioral skills. Learn the scheme of implementing the standards as a successful strategy to address what students are expected to know and be able to do when they have graduated from high school and prepares them for life outside the classroom.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Ethics for Education Professionals (5 Hours)
    Bring and maintain high standards of ethics into our schools. Includes a variety of topics to explore practical ways of addressing ethical decisions in our lives.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Examining and Evaluating Student Work (5 Hours)
    Understand effective and dynamic methods by which teachers can assess student work. Learn to examine student work through a process of intentional reflection with other teachers. Engage with other teachers on improving educational practices through critical evaluation of student work samples.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Flipping Classrooms (5 Hours)
    Explore how you can use technology to effectively ‘flip’ your classroom and enhance your students’ learning experience. The resources, examples and templates presented in this course help teachers to plan and create efficient flipped classrooms. Educators are shown how to integrate content while collaborating effectively with students, co-workers and school leaders.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Formative Assessment (5 Hours)
    Respond to the needs of students and shape instruction through the use of formative assessments.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • How to Teach Online for the Classroom Teacher (5 Hours)
    In this course, teachers go through the process of preparing to teach online while also being introduced to tools and resources that can be useful when teaching online. Classroom teachers can quickly transition to becoming effective online teachers.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • IEPs: Documentation and Implementation for Teachers (5 Hours)
    The goal of this course is to help teachers understand the IEP process and build the teachers comfort level in developing, aligning with and carrying out the IEP through rich examples and templates to help teachers understand and practically use the recommended strategies in a classroom setting.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Inquiry-based Learning (5 Hours)
    The Inquiry-based Learning course details some models that teachers can adapt to meet specific needs of their class, as well as to monitor and enhance the learning of their students. Teachers learn practical and dynamic ways of evaluating their students’ progress while also incorporating technology for better results.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Integrating Standards in Teaching (5 Hours)
    Untangle what turns out to be the not-so-mysterious language of today’s teaching and learning and put successful strategies, including the Common Core, into practice.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Internet Safety in a Connected World (5 Hours)
    There are multiple ways in which we are responsible for protecting children. Today’s online world magnifies those opportunities as well as complicates them in ways in which we must be aware. The goal of this course is to increase your awareness of how students today are using technology, as well as helping you understand the risks of the online world. Teachers will be equipped with strategies and ideas to talk about internet safety to students in their classrooms.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • iPads in the Classroom (5 Hours)
    You have iPads in the classroom. Now, what do you do with them. This course will introduce you to the pedagogy of using iPads to improve student learning in your classroom.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Language Acquisition (5 Hours)
    This course provides an in-depth understanding of the language acquisition process to enable educators to successfully teach English Language Learners.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Mathematics for All Teachers (5 Hours)
    Successfully address a range of mathematics learning needs with strategies designed to benefit veteran math teachers, as well as teachers who have ever thought or said, “I’m not good at math.”
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Mobile Technology in the Classroom (5 Hours)
    Teachers integrate smartphones, tablets, iPads, Kindle and more into everyday classroom activities while achieving learning targets. In this course, teachers learn to create technology-based lesson plans, activities and assessments that incorporate mobile devices.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Peer Review of Teaching (5 Hours)
    Aimed at propelling teachers toward growth and improvement, this course presents peer review as an easy-to-apply model of wholesome teacher evaluation. Teachers will be equipped with practical strategies and tools so they can engage in systematic assessment of teaching performance.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Preparing College and Career Ready Students (5 Hours)
    Teachers are the strongest and most influential link between high school and college for every student, and are often the best people to guide students in the endeavor to become college and career ready. This course will examine the details of mastering the current needs of students to be college and career ready.
    $39 for 5 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Academic Interventions (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    This course introduces teachers to STEM and student-centered learning to create and implement a standards-based curriculum. Teachers are then able to customize and differentiate curriculum for each learner acting more as facilitators, coaches and mentors.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Child Abuse Prevention (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Protecting children is the role and responsibility of every teacher. Educators taking this course examine professional behaviors and boundaries while becoming aware of red flags that might indicate a child is being abused.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Cognitive Skills Understanding Learning Challenges (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    We all know the brain plays a major role in learning, but few are aware of how. In a class where each child differs in ability to learn, it is essential that educators know how the brain is related to the process of learning, in order to help facilitate student performance. Such knowledge will also give the educator an advantage when faced with the challenge of teaching a child with special needs. This course equips educators with extensive knowledge about the process of learning.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Cohesive Classroom Communities (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Teachers are equipped to transform their classrooms into cohesive learning communities, through this online course. The course begins with Classroom Collaboration where educators come to understand the importance of the teacher’s role in creating an environment where young people are willing and able to work collaboratively. Teachers are taught to recognize, appropriately handle and make accommodations, for diagnosable mental health issues among students. The course helps teachers understand that they play a valuable role, and can help save a life, by learning about the prevalence of suicide; understanding suicide and how it may be prevented.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Money for Classrooms (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    This course will help teachers to maximize their classroom budget and raise funds for innovative ideas and projects. Teachers will learn to create effective budgets, write grants and create fundraising campaigns while connecting with community stakeholders to support educational endeavors in the classroom.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Pedagogy Essentials (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Teaching amongst the technological advances of the 21st century, brings with it unique challenges of combining education and theory with classroom practice. This three part course is designed to provide teachers the background knowledge and resources they require to use research findings to enhance their students’ learning. The course covers Research Based Instructional Strategies, which focuses on strategies teachers can use to channel research findings to improve their quality of instruction. Curriculum Development equips teachers to create effective, yet practical unit and lesson plans that equip students to learn more efficiently. The course also focuses on enabling teachers organize their teaching plans, work-life balance and the various aspects of their classroom.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Peer Coaching and Evaluation (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Learning as a community of educators, and from each other is one of the best ways teachers can find encouragement, inspiration and support as they maneuver everyday challenges in the classroom. This course explores research-based strategies in peer teaching and professional development adopted and embraced by schools across the country.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Preparing College Ready and Career-bound Students (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Prepare students for a successful future in college and careers. This online course suggests an approach to overall development of the student from elementary through high school that can help students become college ready and successful in their careers.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Raising Academic Achievement (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Academic achievement has become an important benchmark in education. This course is full of strategies and educational practices that can help improve academic achievement. In addition to classroom tools and ideas, this online course helps teachers analyze student work to identify gaps in their teaching and helps raise academic scores by establishing a culture of inquiry.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Reaching Diverse Learners (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    The strategies in this course help educators understand the influence second language acquisition has on learning and how to promote effective interaction between ELL students and their classmates. Teachers learn how expected behaviors within a classroom should be taught through consistent responses and positive reinforcement.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Reading Across the Curriculum (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Reading should be a meaningful activity that is focused on comprehension and that results in understanding. When students struggle with a specific subject matter the underlying reason is usually also identified as under developed reading skills. The strategies in this course are imperative for all educators to help their students become proficient readers. This course helps teachers understand how to assess reading skills in the classroom and plan instruction accordingly. It also equips educators to empower their students with confidence when handling tough text. Teachers also learn how to act as a facilitator for small groups for guided reading.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Standards and Communications in Teaching (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    In an age where there are multiple approaches to teaching and educating students, it becomes important to ensure that a particular standard is maintained. This class helps educators achieve goals, while empowering you with skills and tools to deliver the best of quality education. Standards and Communications in Teaching is a three part integrated course that highlights various strategies for facilitating student learning and improving academic achievement. It also focuses on positive communication, both with students and parents, in order to achieve excellence in education.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Standards in the Classroom (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Teachers in this course explore approaches to instruction, assessment and evaluation that they can implement in their classroom. This course focuses on practices teachers can use to promote student motivation and self-learning while decreasing and eliminating behavior issues.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Students with Disabilities (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Every student is unique and has different needs, learning levels and abilities. As teachers, it is certainly challenging to teach each and every student effectively. This online course presents reaching students with special needs as a real possibility. It prepares teachers to plan for IEPs (Individualized Education Plans), reveals the Universal Design of Learning framework, and shares Assistive Communication tools and technologies to help all students attain their maximum educational potential.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Teachers in Leadership (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    The strength of an educational institution lies in its leadership, educators and students. This online course is rich in content that highlights changes or initiatives that can be implemented to improve student learning and encourage school improvement. Teachers taking this class can explore strategies for improving their public speaking skills and in turn, facilitate improved communication with audiences.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Teaching Online for the Classroom Teacher (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Delivering content online, assessment through collaboration and engagement, planning and safety considerations, digital reading technologies, technology supported reading, collaborative reading through technology, planning a virtual field trip, virtual field trip resources, conducting a virtual field trip, online PD for teachers.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
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