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FREE Online Learning from Harvard University

posted Jan 18, 2017, 6:43 AM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Jan 18, 2017, 6:51 AM ]

"The Harvard Online Learning portal provides a gateway for the public to access Harvard’s extensive learning content. This site does not host any direct learning content, but rather pulls together and indexes courses and learning materials from professors, centers, schools, libraries, and initiatives across the Harvard campus. 

Whether you are a lifelong learner pursuing personal and intellectual interests, a currently enrolled student, or an educator or researcher, we invite you to explore online learning at Harvard."

Harvard Online Courses

Everfi - FREE Courses Teaching Critical Skills That Life & Work Demand

posted Nov 1, 2016, 12:34 PM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Nov 2, 2016, 8:25 AM ]

Everfi is a FREE online courses for 'Teaching the Critical Skills That Life and Work Demand'

"Education is Evolving...EverFi provides students of all ages the critical skills
that work and life demand."


Ms. Boyd introduced this to the teachers of Laney. Here is what she said about it...

This resource has digital courses in 21st century skills that you can assign to your students at school or at home which may complement the courses you already teach. When a course is completed successfully the student earns a certificate which can be printed and presented to the student. 

Some of these could even be helpful from the guidance counselor, social worker, media center, student discipline perspectives as well. 

Here is a list of the courses and a link to more robust course descriptions.

* Hockey Scholar - STEM Readiness, math & science
* Healthy Relationships - positive character development, social-emotional learning (SEL),
* Vault - Understanding Money
* Commons - Digital Town Square
* NFTE Adventure - Entrepreneurial Expedition
* Ignition - Digital Literacy and & Responsibility
* Alcohol Education for High School
* Future Smart - Personal Finance for Middle School
* 306 African American History
* Radius - STEM Career Readiness, Math & Coding
* EverFi FInancial Literacy for High School

"EverFi Inc. is the leading education technology company focused on teaching, assessing and certifying students in critical life skills. Our cutting edge digital resources are easy to use and provided to schools at no cost."

Laney Expert/Enthusiast - Jeanna Boyd

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