Canter Read4Credit® Courses
Canter Read4Credit® Courses
Canter now offers self-paced, one-credit Read4Credit® courses. Developed in partnership with Jossey-Bass, a major educational publisher, Canter’s new Read4Credit® courses enable educators to meet their professional development goals one credit at a time while expanding their expertise in the latest teaching trends and strategies.
‘How does a Canter Read4Credit® course work? Simply enroll in one of the courses below, read the selected book, and complete the assigned coursework on a schedule and at a pace that works for you. A faculty member will evaluate your work, and upon satisfactory completion of all course requirements, you’ll be awarded one graduate credit per course from The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walden University, a National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)–accredited institution.
Choose from one of these Canter Read4Credit® courses:
- The Dreamkeepers: Promising Practices for African American Students (Grades K–12)
- Discipline in the Secondary Classroom: Positive Behavior Management (Grades 9–12)
- The ESL/ELL Teacher’s Survival Guide: Strategies to Support English Language Learners (Grades 4–12)
- Teach Like a Champion: Strategies to Promote Academic Success for Your Students (Grades K–12)
- Building Academic Language in the Content Areas (Grades 5–12)
- The Autism Checklist: Strategies to Support Academic and Social Growth for Children with Autism (Grades K–12)
- The Book Whisperer: Instilling the Love of Reading in Every Child
- Boys and Girls Learn Differently: Understanding Gender Differences in the Classroom
- The Classroom Teacher’s Technology Survival Guide
- Closing the Achievement Gap: What Highly Effective Teachers Do
- Making Thinking Visible: Practices to Develop Critical Thinking Skills
- Practical Strategies and Interventions to Reach and Teach Children With ADD/ADHD
- Reading for Understanding: A Research-Based Approach to Improve Reading Skills
- Teaching Mathematics: A Language-Focused Approach
- Teaching on the Education Frontier: Facilitating Online and Blended Learning in Your Classroom
- Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead But Don't Leave
- Teaching Outside the Box: Practical Tools for Managing Your Classroom
These are graduate courses; therefore, you must have a bachelor’s degree or above to enroll and receive credit. It is each student’s responsibility to check with his or her state/district and evaluate and understand any requirements related to the use of individual courses for any purpose. Course credit may be transferable with prior approval from the university providing your advanced degree program. Please consult with the university or institution to which you intend to transfer the credits you earn to determine specific transfer requirements before enrolling in a course.
Walden University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs. As a recognized standard of excellence in professional education for the preparation of teachers, administrators, and other preK–12 school professionals, NCATE accreditation ensures that the institution has met rigorous national standards set by the profession and members of the public. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses offered to preK–12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.