Self-Paced Courses

Self-Paced courses are exactly what they sound like - you progress through the course without scheduled due dates or assignment deadlines. The only deadline is to complete the course by the scheduled end date. Adequate time is provided that will allow you to complete a course during the designated window of access.

Course Title

Price 

PD Clock Hours

Creativity in the Mobile Classroom
This course will help you develop an understanding of the role creativity plays in a mobile and personalized classroom. 

You select your start date and have one month to complete this course.

$20

6 PD
Clock Hours

Collaboration in the Digital Classroom
Plan and manage collaboration activities that integrate online tools, which are increasingly an integral part of our digital world.

You select your start date and have two months to complete this course.

$35 10 PD Clock Hours

Introduction to Online Learning
Introduction to Online Learning is a self-paced course designed to introduce web-based learning to those who are new to the online environment. If you’ve ever wondered what an online course looks like or how to learn through an online format, then this course is for you!

You select your start date and have one month to complete this course.

$12

3 PD Clock Hours

Moving to Mobile Learning
This course will help you develop an understanding of mobile learning, including what it is and how it benefits students.

You select your start date and have one month to complete this course.

$20

6 PD Clock Hours

Project-Based Approaches
Explore the features and benefits of project-based authentic learning with classroom scenarios that help you to engage students with self-directed learning.

You select your start date and have one month to complete this course.

$35 10 PD Clock Hours

Teaching in a Blended Learning Model

This course is designed for teachers who are new to blended learning or school leaders ready to embark on this new adventure. This self-paced course focuses on expanding skills by demonstrating specific strategies to optimize instruction.

You select your start date and have two months to complete this course.

$35

10 PD Clock Hours 

Teaching Online 101: Teaching in an Online Learning Model
Even though you may be bringing years of teaching skills and experience with you, you are likely at the beginning of your experience with online and/or blended learning. This two-part series presents best practices and applicable strategies that will allow you to become comfortable and proficient in this new environment. 

You select your start date and have two months to complete this course.

$35

10 PD Clock Hours 

Teaching Online 102: Advanced Strategies for Online or Blended Instructors
Part 2 of this series continues to present best practices and applicable strategies of slightly more advanced areas of online instruction, from addressing academic integrity to building cohesive learning communities.

You select your start date and have two months to complete this course.

$35

10 PD Clock Hours 

Note:  Illinois Reading First for Grades Kindergarten through 3rd Grade is no longer available due to end of grant funds.  We are currently updating the content, and it will have a new name, newer content, and a course fee when it re-opens.  We do not have a target date for this new course.

Don't forget, IVS also offers facilitated courses that are worth 25 PD Clock hours for successful completion of a six-week course.