Recorded Webinar: How to “Future-Proof” Your K-8 Online Curriculum A New Imperative for a New Approach

This recorded webinar covers the foundational research and issues that should be considered in designing online curricula for K-8 students. Learn about the skills that students will increasingly need in the future, why they matter and the fundamental shift required in education. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from Dr. David Kanter, Calvert’s Chief Academic Officer, who will also present how Calvert Learning addresses these issues, with an approach that is driving strong outcomes for students.

What you’ll learn:

  • Why the future demands a shift in education
  • The imperative to develop creative problem-solving skills
  • The implications of classic research on How People Learn in a digital learning environment
  • Key considerations for K-8 online curriculum design
  • How to increase student engagement
  • Calvert’s approach, supported by research
  • New opportunities in Project-Based Learning

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About the Speaker

David Kanter - Calvert virtual learning expert Dr. David Kanter is a learning scientist who has driven a body of design and research work over the past 18 years. While he began his career in biomedical engineering, he has followed his passion for education by focusing on using technology to build innovative K-12 curricula. David’s research has included “active learning” instructional approaches to improve K-12 student learning in close collaboration with district/school leadership and teachers across the U.S. A previous university faculty member, David has directed UX research and impact research for Amplify Education on its K-12 classroom platform and products. He has consulted for clients such as Scholastic, Nick Jr., Pearson, littleBits, and the New York City Department of Education. David received his B.S. in engineering and his B.S. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He received his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.