This book discusses specific steps to globalize your classroom, and move beyond the call for students to memorize material to instead encourage higher-order thinking.

This course is for mentors to complete prior to their year-long mentoring process.

 In this book study the author explores many aspects of human behavior, social conditions, and history to reveal best practices for building healthy school cultures.

This book study focuses on the teachings of empathy and building a culture of caring in the classroom.

Resources, tips, and tools to ramp up your tech skills.

Participants will reflect on learning from The Innovator's Mindset by George Couros.

This Moodle is designed to provide SIT members a place to share learning from different books about different aspects of culture and race.

 Moodle book study Harbors of Hope by Wayne Hulley & Linda Dier will have readers share thoughts on creating a culture of hope and support for students to achieve success.

This course provides the core training and vision for the role of Educational Assistants at Intermediate District 287.

In this short module, you can learn how to use Keep Certified, District 287's system for teacher re-licensure.

Purpose: To provide an interactive grant writing workshop for district staff, provide grant writing guidelines from grant professionals, time to write, share with peers, edit and revise their ideas so they will have draft narrative for fall submissions to grant opportunities.

This resource is open to guest access and is meant as a support for understanding issues surrounding copyright; fair use; citation and more! Enjoy!

Internet safety course for staff.

This course will walk new Moodle Administrators through the basic site-based administrative functions as well as offer some tips to streamline requests from users. This course does not cover customizations; server-side applications/settings; or database management of Moodle resources.

Internet safety course for staff.

This course is designed to introduce staff to the Destiny Library System

A course to learn how to build an online course.

To access the course make sure that you have logged in to this site and then use the enrollment key that you received from Dolly Lastine, Director of Special Ed. Then you will be able to view the resources and complete the quizzes.

The resource will walk you through the creation and editing of an efolio.

This course outlines Moodle's features by providing examples of activities and resources.

This course provides tutorials for just about any Moodle skills you'll want to learn. It will also provide you with some quick design tips and best practices with students.

This resource will provide you with sample activities and resources that will help you to customize content for your students. Highlighted features include: Groups/Groupings; Lessons; Completion Tracking; Restricted Access; Student Analytics

This is a 10 Unit Moodle on Notching Up the Nurtured Heart Approach. This course will provide principals for notching up the use of the Nurtured Heart Approach in one's classroom and school. This course will provide salient examples and clarity as it relates to recognizing students' greatness, not giving energy to negativity and in providing clear rules and consequences.

This module will teach participants how to build effective presentations using Prezi, the online presentational tool. It will also encompass the basic elements of online design.

A crash course for 287 employees in how we manage technology in 287. Your user name and password are the same as your email credentials. Please contact Jon Fila for the enrollment key via email at

Ed Tech Grant Course: update their existing content/classes.

This course will house foundational information for new Peer Coaches in District 287.

This Moodle will provide 287 with staff with information about the basics of Professional Learning Communities, PLC's, and District expectations for them.

Home for District 287 Mandatory Training Modules

In order to get into the course, you will need to log in and self enroll in the course. Go back to the home page and log in with your district username and password.

Click on the link to this course and enter the enrollment key.

Learn to apply innovation principles to help kids learn and to help staff work more efficiently. Successful completion of this course certifies you as a District 287 Certified Innovator.