2012–2013 HIGH SCHOOL Classes
- Enrollment calendar for 2012–2013
(The last day to add a course for Spring Semester is February 25, 2013. After that date Spring Semester will be closed to new registrations.)
- Course listing for 2012–2013
- How to Register
- Remember to contact your school counselor before you register for online classes
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR ADMINISTRATORS, COUNSELORS AND EDUCATORS
Register now for a six-week, online professional developmentcourse that will enableteachers to be effective facilitators of highly interactive, technology-mediated learning in both full online and blended online learning environments. >>GET DETAILS
Register now for two 3-week online professional development courses that will enable administrators, counselors and educators to attain the knowledge and skills needed to be effective leaders of online educational programs. >>GET DETAILS
Additional Learning Opportunities
There are many pathways to effective professional development that accommodate the various needs and schedules of busy professionals. SOCRATES Online in collaboration with the Minnesota Learning Commons and other partners have made available multiple options for training. Click Here for listings.
INTERESTED IN BECOMING A SOCRATES Online Teacher?
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- Take the Is Online Teaching Right for Me? self-assessment (PDF)
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- Math, science, and social studies help
- Useful study "tips & tricks"
- Videos, simulations, blogs, and textbook correlation guides
- College prep resources
- And more!
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Online Professional Development for Teachers
SOCRATES Online offers several pathways and learning opportunities for teachers and administrators. For a schedule of upcoming courses, workshops and sessions by arrangement: http://bit.ly/SocratesPD2012
Additionallly, Minnesota Learning Commons is coordinating multiple pathways for online professional development at http://www.mnlcprofdev.project.mnscu.edu/
National Repository of Online Courses Available to Minnesota K–12 Schools
High quality online content and courses for high school, advanced placement and credit recovery through the National Repository of Online Courses (NROC) will be available for no charge to Minnesota schools through support provided by the Minnesota Learning Commons (MnLC) this spring.
This content can be downloaded to course management systems such as Moodle as multimedia lessons, content units or whole courses. The NROC content will be available through Intermediate District 287 for Moodle upload by requesting this at: http://bit.ly/nrocrequest287
A list of available content and courses is on the Minnesota Learning Commons site through the MnLC Hippocampus, which is a site that offers multimedia lessons and course materials from the NROC library of courses. This site is available for teachers and students for tutorials and enhanced online instruction. Customized classes can be set up at Hippocampus by creating an account. These customized units of instruction will reside on the Hippocampus site.
For more information email Karen Johnson.
Explore Careers Through New Online Electives
Have you ever wondered what a forensic scientist really does? What would a career in criminology be like? Does veterinary science interest you? How would a student learn more about the field of law and order or anthropology before going to college? Through SOCRATES Online, high school students have the opportunity to explore these fields of study as well as other creative elective classes.
Whether you want to express yourselfthrough creative writing or digital photography or are interested in career exploration, these learning opportunities are available through SOCRATES Online. To discover whether the classes can be added to your schedule and meet your high school graduation requirements, contact your high school counselor or SOCRATES Online staff: Karen Johnson, Program Director or Sue Zarn, Student Service Coordinator.