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Brain Power Academy 

4.4 average rating across all courses, from teachers all over the country!

Course Reviews

Stress Management: For Teachers & Their Students

4.4 Avg Course Rating (113 Ratings)

Learn practical, scientific ways to reduce anxiety in our online course for educators. Discover new stress management techniques for teachers and students.

‘Stress Management: For Teachers and Their Students’ is a great resource for learning about stressors– how they affect students and myself– and ways to combat stress so that we all have better experiences!

Crystal Brown

 Teacher

Triton Central

Distance Learning for Special Education:

Power Tips and Pro Hacks

 

4.3 Avg Course Rating (82 Ratings)

Learn how to best use digital tools and techniques in distance learning for special education (SPED) students in this online course for primary teachers.

“I loved learning about new strategies I can include in my classroom. The more tools the better!”

Ajay Martucci

Special Education Teacher

Soutwest Vermont Supervisory Union

SEL and Distance Learning: Empowering Your Students

4.4 Avg Course Rating (62 Ratings)

Learn strategies & tools for your students’ social-emotional learning (SEL) and distance learning in this professional development course for teachers.

I am grateful for the opportunity to learn and acquire knowledge from the professionals in Brain Power Academy. As an assistant teacher I continue to learn about and improve on strategies presented in these professional development courses. This helps me take the instruction from theory to actuality & to put it in action, especially during this COVID-19 critical season. Thank you for providing tools that help us to help reach our students and families during this most difficult time.

Ana Rodriguez

Assistant Teacher

IEP Goal Tracking: Remote and In-Person

 

4.7 Avg Course Rating (35 Ratings)

Learn to use virtual tools & strategies in our online course for teachers of special education students. Explore IEP goal tracking/progress monitoring of IEP goals.

“So far, this PD one has been the most useful to me in my professional growth and provided the most relevant information and resources I can bring into my school immediately.”

Mia Palmer

Special Education Teacher

Baltimore County Public Schools

What Teachers Are Saying

4
{This unit did give strategies and usable apps that can be used for distance learning. It also gave guidelines on how to use different tools to help engage students and help with communication with parents.
Vicki Houghton
Teacher, Annunziata School
4
{I liked the supplemental material. It brought home the topic and helped me recall the information better.
Terra Malmstrom
Teacher, Ridgway School District R-2
4
{I liked learning about incorporating more art and music in my classes.
Terra Malmstrom
Teacher, Ridgway School District R-2
4
{I really enjoyed the practical recommendations in this unit.
Terra Malmstrom
Teacher, Ridgway School District R-2
5
{I have enjoyed this PD. It has provided me a lot of idea of how to set up my virtual learning environment better.
Samantha Desharnais
Special Education Teacher, Middleborough Public Schools (MA)
5
{I have enjoyed this PD.  It has provided me a lot of ideas on how to set up my virtual learning environment better.
Samantha Desharnais
Special Education Teacher, Middleborough Public Schools (MA)
4
{The Stress Management Course offered through Brain powered Academy was engaging, informational, and well organized; the technical support provided was helpful and I found the variety of materials to be interesting as well as entertaining.
Michael Scott
Music Teacher, Ridgway School District R-2
4
{The variety of resources throughout the PD make the study more enjoyable and impactful!
Michael Scott
Music Teacher, Ridgway School District R-2
5
{So far, this one has been the most useful to me in my professional growth and provided the most relevant information and resources I can bring into my school immediately.
Mia Palmer
Special Education Teacher, Baltimore County Public Schools
5
{I love that you are presenting to all learning styles.
Mary Hill
Teacher, Baltimore County Public Schools
5
{I liked the visual chart for UDL to support the auditory component.
Kelly Mulvehill
Teacher, Attleboro Public Schools
5
{The Brain Power Academy's PowerPD's has been a great way to earn PD on my own time and at my own pace in the comfort of my home. There are also many deals offered to lower the cost. During these unprecedented times, both time and money are at a minimum, so I appreciate these PD opportunities.
Kelly Mulvehill
Teacher, Attleboro Public Schools
5
{The Brain Power Academy's PowerPD's has been a great way to earn PD on my own time and at my own pace in the comfort of my home. There are also many deals offered to lower the cost. During these unprecedented times, both time and money are at a minimum, so I appreciate these PD opportunities.
Kelly Mulvehill
Teacher, Attelboro Public Schools
5
{Very informative webinars.
Johanna Pichardo
Paraprofessional, City of New York Public Schools
5
{This was amazing for virtual tools to use - really excited to try using Planbook (already started my free trial) and I'm looking into using the fastIEP tool for data collection.
Jessica Civita
Teacher, City of New York Public Schools
4
{I would like to be able to save some of this material to present to my team at my school.
Hillary Pyle
Teacher, MSD Washington Township Schools
5
{I really enjoyed the format of the presentations. A good mix of video and readings.
Erica Owens
Special Education Teacher, Waimea Middle School
5
{I'm loving this course!
Erica Owens
Special Education Teacher, Waimea Middle School
5
{I loved the first lesson. I am really excited about this course.
Erica Owens
Special Education Teacher, Waimea Middle School
5
{Love how the course is designed and presented.
Erica Owens
Special Education Teacher, Waimea Middle School
5
{Loved the videos and song examples! Thanks for sharing.
Crystal Brown
Teacher, Triton Central
5
{Short and to-the-point is always best for me!
Crystal Brown
Teacher, Triton Central
5
{'Stress Management for Teachers and Their Students' was very timely and offered great insight and practical applications.
Crystal Brown
Teacher, Triton Central
5
{'Stress Management: For Teachers and Their Students' is a great resource for learning about stressors-- how they affect students and myself-- and ways to combat stress so that we all have better experiences!
Crystal Brown
Teacher, Triton Central
5
{Brain Power Academy is great for Professional Development as it gives a lot of information in a variety of ways, which keeps it interesting.
Connie Holbrook
Teacher, Annunziata School
4
{The CBT Cognitive distortions YouTube video was great.
Chris Shima
Teacher, Ridgway School District R-2
5
{I found the additional resources (PDFs) valuable.
Cheri Hoyle
Guidance Counselor, Ralph C Mahar Regional School District (MA)
5
{The posted assignments are meaningful and beneficial. It aids in memory and helps one to think about how to make use of the information being learned.
Cheri Hoyle
Guidance Counselor, Ralph C Mahar Regional School District (MA)
5
{Dr. Ham's video about learning vs active brain was so easy to understand and explained a lot in a way I can relay to my students as well. Dr. Ristuccia's videos offered great examples of what students's behaviors look like when in trauma.
Brigitte Kennedy
Teacher, Armstrong School District
5
{This was a great course.
Brenda Morrow
Teacher, Windham, NH Schools
5
{Brain Power Academy is a great way to keep your mind sharp!
Brenda Morrow
Teacher, Windham, NH Schools
5
{Brain Power Academy is a great way to keep your mind sharp!
Brenda Morrow
Teacher, Windham, NH Schools
5
{I think that lesson was great.
Aubrey Quamina
Special Education Teacher, City of New York Public Schools
5
{I think that a lot of planning was done to make this course a success. I think it was very informative and receptive. I will recommend it to my colleagues.
Aubrey Quamina
Special Education Teacher, City of New York Public Schools
5
{I find the lessons on stress to be very interesting and relevant for teachers.
Aubrey Quamina
Special Education Teacher, City of New York Public Schools
5
{This PD was extremely informative and applicable!
Ashley VanEarden
Teacher, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
5
{This is such an informative, applicable, and fun PD!
Ashley VanEarden
Teacher, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
4
{I loved that this section was full of practical applications that can make a difference for my students!
Annette Dahlberg
5th Grade Teacher, Battle Ground Public Schools
5
{I am grateful for the opportunity to learn and acquire knowledge about this present time from all the professionals involved in the Brain Power Academy. As an assistant teacher, I continue to learn and read and improve on strategies presented in this and other professional development courses/classes.  This helps me take the instruction from theory to actuality and to put it into action.  Especially during this COVID-19 critical season. Thank you for providing tools that help us help and reach our students and families during this most difficult time.
Ana Rodriguez
Distance Teaching Learner, Battle Ground Public Schools