In this course, learn how to create and implement centre activities that boost independent learning in the classroom. Discover what a centre is, what benefits it offers, and how to make the most of it. Explore some very common mistakes teachers make with centres and gain tips for keeping your planning time to a minimum. Receive step-by-step instructions for creating a centre schedule that students at every reading level can use independently. Learn an easy, effective process for introducing centres and their materials to your students and develop strategies for what to do when things don't go quite as planned. Discover effective ways to use centres to support math, science, and social studies instruction. Learn how you can use technology - such as virtual bulletin boards, apps, and interactive white boards - in your centre activities to help keep your students engaged.
Additional information: This course is offered through ed2go. Find out more about ed2go courses.
These 6-week online courses are designed for working professionals and those seeking personal advancement. From the start date, students have access to their courses 24/7. There are no live lectures or specific days and times students must be logged in. Each Wednesday and Friday, the instructor releases a lesson, for a total of 12. There is a 2-week period at the end of the course to complete the final exam.
Not all courses are offered each term.Spring 2024 registration opens March 11, 2024. Fall 2024 registration opens July 22, 2024.
In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration
Online - Asynchronous: 100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery