Canter Curriculum: Technology
As information and communication technologies become more advanced, they create new opportunities for meaningful and relevant 21st century learning. Your ability to leverage current and emerging technologies to improve student learning and prepare students for the future is critical to your students’ success and to your professional expertise as a teacher.
Canter self-paced technology courses feature leading experts on video who help you integrate technology to create dynamic learning experiences that will lead to greater academic success and better prepare your students for a world that cannot yet be imagined.
Learn effective curriculum, instruction, and assessment practices that maximize technological tools and resources, whether to develop 21st century literacy skills, engage diverse learners, or enhance content-area learning. Take advantage of Canter teacher education courses on technology to keep your teaching approaches current and bring new energy to your classroom.
- Technology and 21st Century Literacy Skills (Grades K–12) Though today’s students are immersed in technology, they do not always have the skills to use this tool in the most effective, efficient, and safest ways. This class helps you teach students “new literacies” to successfully navigate the abundance of unfiltered information. Learn how to facilitate inquiry-based projects and guide students in content creation to meet important learning goals.
- Using Technology to Engage Diverse Learners (Grades K–12) Empower diverse learners through technology with the strategies that you will learn in this class. You will develop differentiated lesson plans that incorporate technology for diverse learners, revise existing assessment tools to better meet learners’ needs, and create a tool kit of online resources for implementing a “universal design for learning” model.
- Using Technology to Enhance Content-Area Learning (Grades K–12) Technology is a powerful tool for helping you meet your content-area goals and standards. This class teaches you how to help students become self-directed learners and creative thinkers; use technology-infused strategies to engage them in rich learning experiences; and differentiate instruction and assessment to respond to diverse learning needs.
Distance Education for Teachers
Canter’s distance-learning approach helps teachers across the country invest in their own education. Working at your own pace, you can develop new skills to help improve your daily professional performance. Every Canter course features experts who share their experience and research in their own words via DVD (print & DVD format) or streaming video (online format).
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