Course Round-Up: Summer Learning for Educators

Looking to learn something new this summer? 

Maybe you want to develop your personal learning network on social media, read a few new books, or take a course alongside other educators.

Thanks to technology, we can take learning online and collaborate with educators around the country and the world. Plus, we can do many of these events or tasks in our pajamas, or even by the pool!

Below, we have collected some Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) as well as open courseware, so you can choose your own learning adventure this summer.

Increase Your Math Knowledge

Mathematical Mindsets

Stanford University

Summer 2017

“This course unpacks the teaching approach that was used in an 18-lesson intervention that raised the achievement of students learning mathematics by the equivalent of 1.6 years of school.”

Visualization for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education

MIT Open Courseware


Maths Puzzles: Cryptarithms, Symbologies and Secret Codes

Weizmann Institute of Science and Davidson Institute of Science Education

Starts May 29


Explore Pedagogy

Effective Group Work Strategies

Missouri University of Science and Technology


“This course will provide educators with strategies for developing, implementing, and assessing student group work.

Engaging ELLs and Their Families in the School and Community

Arizona State University

Starts May 29

Get Organized: How to be a Together Teacher

Relay Graduate School of Education

Starts May 15

Integrate Technology In The Classroom

Computer Games and Simulations for Education and Exploration

MIT Open Courseware


Blended Learning: Personalizing Education for Students

New Teacher Center, Silicon Schools Fund, Clayton Christensen Institute

Starts May 22

“In this course we will explore the different models of blended learning and dive into key issues that impact students, teachers, and schools.”

Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling

University of Houston System

Starts May 22

“Introduces educators to digital storytelling and explores ways to use digital stories to enhance students’ learning experiences.”


Do you use ST Math?

Take a self-guided course to improve your implementation next year and follow @JiJiMath on Twitter to chat with other educators!

Calli Wright

About the Author

Calli Wright was the Marketing Manager at MIND Research Institute. She loves playing and designing board games, which she often talks about on twitter @CalliWrights.


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