Online, Self-Paced, Lightly Facilitated Courses

The following courses will be offered throughout this year. See the dates below. Choose a date when you are able to commit time to taking the course. To register, visit the SABES Calendar.


Computers for the Multilevel Classroom

Most classes are not formed according to students’ computer mastery, so what’s a teacher to do to integrate educational (and fun) computer activities into a multilevel class without dread? This self-paced, lightly facilitated online course offers a number of approaches that work with a variety of subjects at any level. You will leave with an activity to use with your students.

This course offers 6 hours of professional development (PD) and will be offered on the following dates:

No Books, No Problem: Free and Open Access to Learning Resources

Finding fresh, relevant, and cost-effective teaching materials for adult learners has always been challenging and time consuming, not to mention the time spent developing the lessons themselves. This course focuses on exploring, finding, and using free and open access teaching and learning materials for your classroom.

This course offers 5 hours of PD and will be offered on the following dates:

Get Smart: Integrating Smartphone Technology

How do you use the miraculously tiny computer in your pocket? By unlocking the full potential of a smartphone, students can become part of the tech-savvy, 21st-century workforce. This course will help you develop strategies for using smartphones and apps in your classroom. We will start with the basics, including assessing your student’s technology literacy and increasing your own mastery and comfort level with your smartphone, before moving on to deal with common obstacles (forgotten passwords, anyone?). From there, we will explore useful apps and features of the phone with classroom and work readiness applicability.

This course offers 6 hours of PD for beginners and 4 hours for those with intermediate experience and will be offered on the following dates:

Stop, Think, Click—10 Commandments for Internet Safety

The Internet—and the anonymity it affords—can give online scammers, hackers, and identity thieves access to your students’ computers, personal information, finances, and more. Help your students know how to fasten their seatbelts before deciding to venture online, or at least to take these precautions to ensure a safe trip.

The course offers 5 hours of PD and will be offered on the following dates:

PD Center: 
Digital Literacy