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Walden University: Distance-learning courses featuring Canter Curriculum

Self-Paced Graduate Courses featuring Canter Curriculum


Named "Best for Personal Enrichment" by Scholastic Instructor Magazine

Whether you're a beginning teacher or a seasoned professional, turn to Canter and Walden University to achieve your learning goals.

Walden University offers more than 30 highly focused and relevant graduate courses featuring Canter curricula designed by teachers for teachers. Discover why more than 29,000 educators have chosen Walden’s graduate courses and degree programs to advance their careers.

Through our graduate courses, you will:
  • Access the latest concepts and research findings.
  • Watch strategies modeled by master teachers in real classrooms.
  • Experience tangible results in your own classroom.

Download the Walden University Fall 2010 Catalog of Graduate Courses for K-12 Teachers (.pdf)

Choose from courses on these relevant topics:

How the Self-Paced Model Works
  1. Begin your course as soon as you receive your course materials.
  2. Work at your own pace; follow the printed course study guide or study online, depending on the format you choose.
  3. Watch our informative videos in DVD or online format, featuring nationally recognized education experts.
  4. Complete readings from textbooks, journals, and/or the Internet.
  5. Collaborate with one or more colleagues, sharing and gaining valuable feedback. With the online format, you will collaborate via a discussion board.
  6. Apply the skills you are learning—as you learn them—in your own classroom.
  7. Complete assignments and a 3- to 5-page reflection paper.
  8. Submit coursework to the university for grading.

Leaders in Education
Canter offers its courses in partnership with Walden University, allowing you to benefit from Canter's quality curriculum in a self-paced format, while earning graduate credit from a leading accredited university.

Nationally Recognized Experts
Our courses feature the nation's most respected educational leaders in reading and literacy, math, teacher leadership, and other critical areas.

An Accredited and Respected Institution
For 40 years, Walden has provided an engaging learning experience for working professionals. Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org; 312-263-0456.

Enrollment Information


Course Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Tuition: $495 includes graduate credit and all course materials

Registration: December 1, 2010 - March 18, 2011

Course Start: Because these courses are self-paced, you may start them as soon as you receive your materials.

Course Completion: Coursework is due to the university January 31, 2011. Transcripts reflect the term in which grades are recorded.

Course Withdrawal: 45 calendar days after you register

Maximum: 3 courses per term

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Assertive Discipline® and Beyond (K - 12)

This classic, results-oriented course shows you how to create a safe, positive learning environment where your students behave responsibly. The course features strategies to help you become an assertive, empowered teacher—and an influential teacher.
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Assessment to Enhance Teaching and Learning (K-12)

This course reviews current trends in high-stakes assessment and accountability and will teach you how to use diagnostic, formative, and summative tools to improve student learning. In your coursework, you will apply these tools to a un...

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Building Your Repertoire of Teaching Strategies (K-12)


Learn how to match the best teaching strategy to your learning objectives. See immediate results as more of your students respond as learners and thinkers.

Learn skills to:
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  • Encourage reasoning and cri...
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Classroom Management to Promote Student Learning (K-12)

To successfully manage today's standards-based classrooms, teachers need to rely on more than one approach. Explore relationships between behavior management, classroom instruction, and student learning.

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Designing Curriculum and Instruction with the Learner in Mind (K-12)

Discover a flexible framework for developing units and lessons to meet the varying needs of your students to make learning a meaningful, rewarding process.

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  • Use research-...
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Differentiating Instruction for Student Success (K - 12)

Develop classroom organization and management routines to address student readiness, interest, and learning profile.

  • Evaluate and plan changes to your learning environment to better support differentiated instruction.
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Helping Struggling Readers With Content Area Learning (6-12)

In today's classroom, many students struggle to meet subject standards due to reading difficulties. This course focuses on what you need to know about these struggling readers. Learn how you can identify and then meet the needs of students who struggle with reading, and how your classroom climate...
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Helping Students Become Self-Directed Learners ® (K - 12)

Inspire your students to develop the self-discipline and thinking skills they will need to thrive in the world. Teach 12 Habits of Mind they can apply for the rest of their lives, including managing impulsivity, developing creativity, and improving persistence.


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How to Get Parents on Your Side ® (K - 12)

Improve student achievement and behavior by recruiting parents to support your efforts at school. Motivate parents to assume an active role in their children's education as you create a clear line of communication.

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Improving Reading in the Content Areas (6-12)

Help students meet your subject area standards. When you learn and use the dozens of strategies in this course, you can boost your students' mastery of content.

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  • Do...
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