Online Courses

AMLE’s online courses allow you to explore middle level education topics at your own pace through interactive modules. You’ll earn contact hours and take away resources to help you continue to implement these best practices at your school. Check back often as new courses will be added throughout the year.

SEL Deep Dive

SEL Deep Dive

The course walks the learner through three self-paced modules, and finishes up with a post-assessment and take-away resources. By the end of the course, the learner should:

  1. Have a deeper understanding of the importance of addressing social and emotional needs of students, and the value of restorative practices.
  2. Understand how to create a foundation for social and emotional growth in their classroom.
  3. Be equipped with strategies to build meaningful relationships with students.

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Teaming Course

Tackling Teaming

The course walks the learner through self-paced modules, and finishes up with a post-assessment and take-away resources. During the course we’ll tackle:

  1. Effective use of team time
  2. How to be a better team member and improve team unity
  3. How to use teaming to improve curriculum and student success

And maybe even laugh a little along the way!

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Stress Course

Stress Management: For Teachers & Their Students

AMLE and the neuroscientists and mental health experts at Brain Power Academy have teamed up to offer a new course to help middle school communities manage the stress and develop resiliency.

This course offers:

  1. Practical, scientific ways to reduce stress and anxiety in adults and children, specifically during the COVID-era.
  2. Specific tools you can use in the classroom or through remote learning
  3. A firm basis in neuroscience and published, peer-reviewed research. You’ll receive an extensive list of reference for further study as part of the course

Through our partnership with Brain Power Academy, we’re able to make the course as accessible as possible to the AMLE community at a 75% discounted rate.

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IEP Course

IEP Goal Tracking: Remote or In-Person

With school buildings closed across the country, accommodating IEP goals of special needs students has been an even more pressing issue. During this course you will learn:

  1. An understanding of neurodiversity in the classroom, and new approaches to special education that will allow you to find the strengths in all of your students. Includes a Neurodiversity Strengths Checklist you can use with your students.
  2. The basics of special education law and how the pandemic has affected special education
  3. New strategies to modify students’ current IEP goals, as well as develop new ones, to accommodate distance and hybrid learning models
  4. New digital tools and methods for collecting data to track and monitor your students’ IEP goals
  5. Strategies for parent engagement in special education

Through our partnership with Brain Power Academy, we’re able to make the course as accessible as possible to the AMLE community at a 75% discounted rate.

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Distance Learning Special Education

Distance Teaching for Special Education: Power Hacks and Pro Tips

We’ve heard from middle school educators that delivering on the promise of Special Education at a distance remains the most challenging aspect of remote learning in the era COVID-19. School districts are continuously crafting and tweaking plans to facilitate high-quality instruction while keeping staff and families safe.

Has your special education strategy been working well? During this course you will learn:

  1. Master digital tools and teaching techniques to effectively engage students with special needs
  2. Explore the Learning Brain vs. the Survival Brain
  3. Take the Trauma-Informed Mental Health Assessment
  4. And be introduced to colleagues from around the world tackling similar issues in their school communities

Through our partnership with Brain Power Academy, we’re able to make the course as accessible as possible to the AMLE community at a 75% discounted rate.

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