Full course description
You've got a thorough understanding of the nature and necessity of building 21st century skills. Now get down to the business of making it happen in class. This course takes you deep into both the 'why' and the 'how' with an array of tools, application methods, and professional and pedagogical approaches that will enable you fulfill your role, confidently and effectively, as a facilitator of authentic 21st century learning.
Join several innovative educators and schools from around the world as they dig deep, explore, and experiment to meet the needs of contemporary learners, and both to define and become teachers who can guide and inspire them. You'll focus on critical thinking, problem solving, and technology. You'll master the SAMR model of tech integration. And you'll learn to develop your own and your students' curation abilities and data analysis, and developing student self-direction and "The Four Cs" with technology.
The badge you earn from this rigorous, stimulating, and comprehensive course signifies broad AND deep mastery of the issues, pedagogy, and instructional methods associated with 21st century teaching.
- Course Syllabus
- Supporting Lesson Plans and Resources
- 15 Clock Hours
- Badge Certification
- 1 Unit of University Credit ($75 additional fee)
District approval for university credit is recommended before enrolling as tuition is non-refundable. The University of the Pacific does not guarantee units will be accepted by any entity.