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Featured Certificate - Instructional Design
Featured Resources - Canva Basics and Graphic Design 

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Featured Online Certificate

Are you interested in developing focused competency in instructional design or shifting your career in a different direction? 

Begin on May 3.

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Instructional design certificate boosts recent graduate's career:
Less than half a year after supplementing his education with a certificate at University of Wisconsin-Stout, Michael Wildman sees big dividends.

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Dates to Remember

July 18, 2021 - Summer Tuition Due

Tech Tip: Canva in the Classroom

Getting Started, Example Designs, And Tips!

Kathleen Morris walks you through Canva basics. You will find many links to beginner guides and quick start videos. Canva is a powerhouse with a 100% free plan for k-12 schools, teachers, and students. Register your school here: 

Featured Resources - How to Make Eye-Catching Graphics

Top Apps and Websites for Making Posters and Collages
Common Sense provides a quality curated list of 21 tools to help teachers and students create idea-rich classroom posters, collages, and more. Each resource is reviewed with the Pros, Cons, and Bottom Line highlighted.  

Creating Comics in the Classroom
"Students who learn how to make comics—even simple ones—become stronger storytellers and gain confidence in their ability to be creative." Dan Ryder explains several creative ways to use 'doodles, collages, and digital composition' to engage students and trigger their interests. You'll be surprised!  

My Amazing Movie Poster: Free Project Plan to Teach Graphic Design
Vicky Davis provides a 16-day project-based learning unit intended for students grades 6-12 with rubrics to help you teach graphic design. Everything you need, including free trials of Adobe Photoshop, Spark, Lightroom, can be found on the Adobe Education Exchange.  

The AIGA Design Teaching Resource
AIGA is a professional association for design. The resources are community-generated. Designers, high school and college educators are invited to share ideas, techniques, lessons, materials, project examples, and inspiration. AIGA offers an impressive curated list of resources. They are also looking for online learning examples.  It's a place to share and network. 

How Students Can Learn from Judging a Book by Its Cover
Rose Reissman shares how creating book covers by critically evaluating the text and graphics hits a sweet spot for students grades 4-12. Think engagement, inquiry, and cross-curricular collaboration. Suitable for face-to-face, blended, and online classrooms.

Are you interested in beginning a Master's in Education degree?

Degree Overview and Financial Aid Options
Our Master of Science in Education is a 30-credit Master's degree that features all online courses and offers a flexible curriculum to meet your professional development goals. 

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