Tips for Growing Your Soft Skills

Looking to take some time to focus on you this summer? Consider growing your personal and professional self by building in-demand soft skills. To help you get started, Atomic Learning has gathered together valuable resources and insights to help you hone your skills.

If you're already an Atomic Learning user, simply log in using your institution's method of access and check out the links below.

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Listening Effectively

 

Many people hear without actually listening. Learn the difference and how to become a more effective communicator—a critical skill in (and out of) class.

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Setting Goals

 

Don't just make a wish for something good, make it happen with SMART goals: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-bound.

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Adapting to Change

 

Love it or hate it, change happens. Resisting change is both natural and common, yet is often painful. Learning how to successfully adapt can make a huge difference.

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Can't wait to learn more? You can explore additional topics focused on build career and soft skills, as well as college- and career-readiness and a variety of other critical topics at http://www.AtomicLearning.com/k12/professional-dev today!

A New Approach to Teacher PD - Just Launched!

At Atomic Learning we are committed to helping reshape the way we support students, teachers and staff in their learning experience. For the past two years we have devoted energy and resources into shaping a path for schools to overcome the status quo, and have developed the Hoonuit Online Learning Framework:

Learn from Best Practices.
Professional learning resources
on highly-relevant topics.

 

Apply Learning to Life.
Activities to apply learning to
life—and the classroom.

 

Connect & Get Feedback.
Collaborative tools to
learn from others.

 

Document Learning.
Assessments and resources
to monitor progress.

To align with this powerful outcome-based learning model, Atomic Learning's online professional learning resources are delivered in a 'learning module' format—here's a quick overview video:

Ready to learn more?
Contact Atomic Learning directly at atomic@AtomicLearning.com.

Already an Atomic Learning subscriber?
You automatically have access to new learning module course format! Here are a few of our most popular topics:

Contact your school's Account Manager for additional details.

Coming Soon: A NEW Way to Experience Professional Development

The entire Atomic Learning team has been hard at work researching and developing not just a better way to support teachers, staff, and students, but to transform teacher professional development and learning.

THE RESULT :

 

To align with this powerful outcome-based learning model, Atomic Learning's online professional learning resources will soon be delivered in a 'learning module' format—click the video below for a sneak peek:

Why is this change SUCH a big deal? With this shift, Atomic Learning now enables schools and districts to:

  • Reach teachers and students where they are at, in their moment of need
  • Leverage outcome-based learning to ensure teachers and students learn what they need
  • Provide activities to allow users to apply learning to their life/classroom
  • Encourage learners to connect, get feedback, and learn from others
  • Offer a way for teachers, staff, and students to document learning

Ready to learn more?
Contact Atomic Learning directly at atomic@AtomicLearning.com.

Already an Atomic Learning subscriber?
You will automatically have access to new learning module course format in the coming weeks! Contact your school's Account Manager for additional details.

Learn to use #VirtualReality in the Classroom - for FREE!

For a limited-time, Atomic Learning has unlocked the popular online module: Go Anywhere with Virtual Reality.

Explore the hot topic of Virtual Reality in the classroom  and learn how to give your students the world! With virtual reality, you can go beyond 2D to create engaging learning opportunities for student to experience—and interact with—any location around the globe. In this online learning module, virtual reality guru and Instructional Technology Coordinator @JaimeDonally walks you through the basics, including apps, resources, and much more.

Ready to get started? Access the full course for FREE at www2.atomiclearning.com/vr through August 1, 2016.

Be sure to contact Atomic Learning for information on unlocking hundreds of additional online learning modules, including:

•    Coding in the Classroom
•    Creating Engaging Lessons
•   
Internet Safety & Digital Citizenship
•    Growing a Personal Learning Network (PLN)

If you've been meaning to give Atomic Learning a look, now's your chance!

Atomic Learning Named a Top Workplace

For the sixth year in a row, Atomic Learning has been recognized as one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota—where the company was founded and based.

The Star Tribune's Top Workplaces program recognizes the most progressive companies in the state based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction.

“We are proud to have been named a Top Workplace for the 6th year in a row,” said Jenny Castle, Senior Director of Human Resources. “It’s great that our employees have again recognized Atomic Learning with this honor, and we plan to maintain our unique culture to ensure we are on the list for years to come.  Our people are passionate about our purpose and take great pride in what we do.”

Interested in joining Atomic Learning's dedicated and fun-loving team? Learn more about our company culture and explore current career opportunities online at www.AtomicLearning.com/careers.

12 Ways to Energize Learning

Student engagement is always on the minds of educators, and, while it can feel overwhelming with all of the moving parts—student retention, test scores, and more—you have to start somewhere! To help, we’ve created a list of twelve ways you can shake up and energize learning with tried and true instructional strategies for increasing engagement with your students. Learn more about each of the topics below with resources from Atomic Learning.

The resources mentioned in this infographic are all available on Atomic Learning. Dive in:

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