Fall 2022 Session

FALL 2023 DATES: 9/11/23 – 1/7/24The Long Island Institute of Professional Studies Registration Form

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Stress and Student Learning

*New Course

Instructor:  Kim Kittredge


3 credits – In service Course (45 Hours)

Fall 2023

Dates – September 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27.

Course Description:

As educators we see first hand the effects of stress on our students.  We feel the effect it has on us.  This course will explore the consequences and effects of stress.  Stress is a common issue that does affect and will affect all of our students at some time.  Educators will learn how to identify individuals under stress or in stressful situations.  Participants will discuss what are the factors that cause stress most, and the different ways of coping with stress.  Teachers will discuss how to greatly improve your student’s mental and physical well being on a day-to-day basis. Teachers will learn strategies for helping students self-regulate, to manage moving from one class to another (transitional strategies), and reducing outside daily noise.  The importance mindsets will also be discussed.  This course is a must for all educators levels K-12.

Grouping and Individualized Learning: Meeting the Needs of All Students

*New Course

3 Credits – In service Course (45 Hours)

Instructor: Kim Kittredge     kkittredgeliips@gmail.com

Dates: Fall 2023

October 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17.

Also offered as an online course.

This course will explore the difference between having your students learn independently and having them learn in groups.  Educators will discuss which way is more effective; or is a combination of both?  Teachers will discuss strategies for effective cooperative learning, student centered learning and Reciprocal learning, as well as individual task learning such as reading comprehension, silent reading or vocabulary analysis.  A series of Pair/Share lessons will be discussed as well as student-centered lessons.  Educators will share lessons to facilitate in their own classrooms.  A plethora of activities will be discussed for teachers to bring back and utilize.  This course is a must for teacher of grades K-12.