Coming Soon: Firefox 17 Training

In this online training series, we'll teach you how to get the most out of Firefox. From basic lessons on using tabs and hyperlinks to advanced options including customizing the look and feel of the browser, changing privacy and security settings, even creating your own custom toolbars.

The Ten Tools Challenge

Jane Hart has a great challenge for educators in 2013: learn to use ten new tools to use in your classroom. Once you have learned how to use the new tool, blog about it and share your experience with your peers on Edmodo. Not a member of Edmodo?

An Overview of Certificates of Completion

Check out this quick overview video on how to utilize your earned Certificates of Completion. Remember, you can use these certificates to:

  • Track Professional Development Hours
  • Build a Skills Portfolio
  • Create an Evidence of Learning Repository
  • Earn Recognition Among Peers

Education Collaborative Partners to Provide Members Instructor-Led Online PD Courses

Atomic Learning is proud to announce that all TIES education collaborative members can now get a discount off the enrollment fee off Atomic Catalyst Instructor-led online PD courses.

Atomic Catalyst courses are professional development courses focused on the effective application of technology in the classroom, with every six- week course including a 1-hour weekly instructional webinar led by a highly-qualified facilitator, as well as online resources, collaborative discussions and facilitator feedback to help teachers build and apply new strategies and skills. Courses are being offered on mobile and common core topics:


Creative Ways to Deliver PD

Tech&Learning recently featured an article on how school districts are mixing up the way they deliver professional development.  Atomic Learning Customer Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools is featured in the article, sharing how they use Atomic Learning's training library and Custom Training feature:

Developing a PLC to Get Results for Educators and Students

A recent Education Week blog article shares 13 questions related to developing an effective personal learning community (PLC). Learning Forward's Executive Director, Stephanie Hirsh states:

Our definition of effective professional learning captures the foundation of the PLC strategy. I have converted the key components of the definition into questions that I invite you to take to your school leadership team, or to your grade or subject-level learning team, to make sure you have everything in place to get you the best results for this new school year.

New PD Course Focuses on iPods and iPads in Special Education

Atomic Learning’s Atomic Catalyst solution has recently added a new professional development course featuring techniques for using mobile technology in special education entitled “iPod/iPad Use for Students with Special Needs”.

Using the iPod and iPad™ in special education is a growing trend. But how do you get started, what is the potential, and what strengths do students need in order to be successful users of this technology? This course will answer those questions and participants will walk away with an implementation plan for a student or classroom to ensure successful use of this technology.

Coming Soon: Premiere Pro CS6 Training

In this online training series, you’ll learn basic skills and advanced editing techniques for Premiere Pro CS6, Adobe’s powerful non-linear editing system.

You’ll gain the practical knowledge necessary to create and manage new projects and sequences, import graphic elements and capture video. You'll also learn how to add finesse to your work with a range of new effects, advanced three-way color correction and multi-cam editing.

Help Teachers Gain Interactive Learning Experience

Using a show-and-tell method, Atomic Learning's Atomic Integrate solution allows teachers to see first-hand how to teach 21st century skills. From professional development to classroom integration, Atomic Integrate provides a variety of just-in-time resources to empower educators with tools and training to ensure student success. CEU and graduate credit options are also available.

Simplifying the Delivery of PD for PD Directors

Complete with a custom training tool that allows for uploading and sharing of training specific to a district or school, as well as a comprehensive reporting system that tracks individual activity, Atomic Learning expands training opportunities and simplifies the delivery of professional development.

Atomic Learning’s PD resources can be used as basis for PD sessions and collaborative project work by PLC’s which give PD Directors flexibility and provide variety to participants. Sheri, a District Instructional Technology Specialist at Spring Branch ISD says:

Providing District-Wide Online Professional Development: Renton's Solution

Brooke Trisler, Director of Educational Technology at Renton School District (Renton, WA), recently participated in an online discussion on how his district uses a single, simple online training solution to bring over 700 teachers up-to-speed on relevant classroom technologies while supporting efforts to fulfill district effective technology integration goals.

NEW: Earn One Graduate Credit For Completing Atomic Learning Workshops and Projects

Atomic Learning’s workshops and classroom-ready projects help you deepen your knowledge and provide you with the tools and confidence you need to bring instruction and technology together to engage students. Now there is an added benefit to the time you invest in this learning.  Atomic Learning’s workshops and projects can now be used to help you earn one graduate credit per completed course

Here’s how it works: