Online Courses

All good things must come to an end.

As of 2018, I will no longer offering my online courses
for graduate credit through Lake Erie College.

SmarterTechAcademy.com will continue to be maintained
through December 31, 2018 

to enable a full year of access to course videos and resources
for all who began a course in 2017

Thank you so much to the many teachers who have taken classes with me during the five years of teaching online through SmarterTechAcademy.com and Lake Erie College! 

 

 

Course descriptions and links to courses 
If you’re interested in accessing course materials, please email me at bogushlaura@gmail.com

 DIY Teacher-Created Resources: Making Your Own Educational Materials with Technology 
Sometimes you just have to “Do It Yourself” and make your own instructional resources to meet the needs of your students.  Learn how to create a variety of educational materials using online tools, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft PowerPoint.   This course will empower you to make your own resources such as worksheets, assessments, center activities, rubrics, checklists, posters, presentations, e-books, and more!  Get tips about putting your resources online and sharing them too.  This course is self-paced and participants are not required to log on to the course website at any specific time. Participants must have access to Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, version 2007 or later.  This course is suitable for teachers in grades preK through 12.    For information about taking the course without credit, email bogushlaura@gmail.com

 Let’s Learn About Making Lessons for the Smart Board with Notebook Software
Click on the title above to go to course home page.  Are you ready to take your use of Smart Boards to the next level?  Smart Notebook software is a powerful presentation tool that enables you to create and organize interactive lessons for use with Smart Boards.    This course will give you the necessary knowledge and skills to develop lessons in Notebook Software for use on a Smart Board using your learning goals and content. We will dig deep into topics such as drawing tools, customizing the Gallery, creating interactive pages, and much more.  This course is self-paced and participants are not required to log on to the course website at any specific time.  Beginning, intermediate, and advanced Smart Board users will all feel comfortable in this course and gain new knowledge.  Participants must have Smart Notebook software installed on their computer; a free 30 day download is available if you do not already have access to the software through your school.   This course is suitable for teachers in grades preK through 12.
For information about taking the course without credit, email bogushlaura@gmail.com

Internet Resources for Teaching English Language Arts 
Click on the title above to go to course home page. Learn how internet resources can enhance your instruction of the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards while making your job easier!  You will explore websites with information that will help you interpret the ELA CCSS at your grade level.  Then you will be introduced to many websites with ready-to-use lesson plans and learning resources directly connected to the ELA CCSS.  This course is suitable for teachers in grades preK through 12.  
For information about taking the course without credit, email bogushlaura@gmail.com

Internet Resources for Teaching Math  
Click on the title above to go to course home page.  Learn how internet resources can enhance your instruction of the Mathematics Common Core State Standards while making your job easier!  You will explore websites with information that will help you interpret the Math CCSS at your grade level.  Then you will be introduced to many websites with ready-to-use lesson plans and learning resources directly connected to the Math CCSS.  This course is suitable for teachers in grades preK through 12.  For information about taking the course without credit, email bogushlaura@gmail.com

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