MSDE EEA Middle School English Online Course

Overview

  • Topics:
    • Common Core Standards and UDL
    • Text Complexity
    • Informative/Explanatory Writing
    • Argument Writing
    • The Research Process
  • 45 hours for 3 credits

Creative, Technical and Education Approach

APV’s innovative and experienced technology group created custom content, designed and developed the course using HTML/HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Articulate Storyline and many open source tools. Our team includes nationally recognized Subject Matter Experts, Project Manager, Information Architect, Technical Director, Design Architect, Artists, Instructional Designers, Developers and Quality Assurance Specialists.

APV content experts work closely with the client to guarantee that the deliverables meet the highest quality standards, experienced instructional designers and developers to bring course content to life, teachers and MSDE reviewers ensure that content is pedagogically sound and user friendly.

Solution

  • Developed comprehensive course that provides teachers with the flexibility their busy schedules require.
  • Supported middle school ELA teachers in the integration of Common Core State Standards into instruction.
  • Focused on theory as well as practical applications so that teachers complete the course with new resources, ideas, and lesson plans to enhance instruction.
  • Created a multimedia-rich professional development experience based upon the principles of Universal Design for Learners.
  • Featured variety of learning activities including synchronous meetings, discussion forums, independent and group research, interactive presentations and reviews, and reflection activities.
  • Complied with WCAG 2.0 standards for accessibility.
video