Technology Education that Enables Every Educator
Certified Schools provides on-demand technology education for teachers to take their classroom learning to the next level by integrating technology learning into traditional courses like Math, Science, Languages, and History.
Awarded the ISTE Seal of Alignment
"The ISTE Seal of Alignment program recognizes edtech products for their alignment to the ISTE Standards. When you see the seal, you’ll know the resource or tool provides a high-quality, standards-aligned learning experience that enhances students’ digital age skills." -ISTE.org
EMPOWERED EDUCATORS EXCEL
Certified Schools empowers teachers with built-in training and extensive resources to integrate impactful technology education into existing lessons.
Teachers deserve great solutions to deliver powerful education like teaching strategy guides, training videos, lesson-ready materials, cross-curricular integration roadmaps, standards-aligned assessments, rubrics, activities, and much more.
Introduce fundamental concepts of technology in engaging, flexible, and adaptable lessons designed to meet the needs of schools, teachers, students, and national curricula while avoiding the traditional traps of educational technology.
Content is reviewed and updated annually to ensure that teachers and students receive the most relevant and up to date technology education aligned with current technological research, trends, and applications.
Extensive Teacher Training Videos
Videos provide teachers with training as well as content for use in the classroom to introduce and explore specific technology concepts and topics. Video content is supplemented with additional resources for a variety of learners.
Download A Case Study
In this case study educator Yvonne DeWith explains how she learned to code then was able to teach her students. Students were then taught the fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Students learned programming, coding, and artificial intelligence from their teacher who used the same course to learn to code and teach it.
“As a teacher new to coding, I enjoyed the step-by-step approach of AI and Machine Learning. I was unfamiliar with coding through Scratch and I enjoyed the process of learning these new skills as much as the students.”
-Yvonne DeWith, Librarian + Teacher, Grades 7-9.
Teaching Strategy Guides
and Lesson Plans
Teacher Strategy Guides are available for every course. These guides provide educators with everything they need to understand the lesson plans and lessons available with each lesson including how they can be used for each age group.
Educators deserve curriculum that offers them a multitude of options for student activities and lessons. Certified Schools courses include critical thinking questions throughout, assignments, and quizzes that enable teachers to teach.
The curriculum is designed to be integrated into your lessons with ease, but how? Curricular Connections provide clear methods on how to integrate cutting edge technology education in Math, Language Arts, Science and more.
Addressing a Growing Global Demand
Demand for meaningful, inquiry-based technology education is growing rapidly.
Half of workers aged 16-24 are at risk of losing their jobs to automation and artificial intelligence.^
Technology Education and Digital Literacy are a necessities.
By 2020, an estimated 77% of jobs will require technology skills.*
Teachers need training and support to integrate technology lessons into the K-12 curriculum.
79% of K-12 educators said they want more training focused on helping them effectively teach technology-related lessons.*
Schools and teachers are struggling to prepare students for the future.
10% of K–12 teachers feel confident incorporating higher-level technology into student learning.*
*Mark Muro, Robert Maxim, and Jacob Whiton, "Automation and Artificial Intelligence: How machines are affecting people and places", The Brookings Institute, The Brookings Institute, January 24, 2019.
^Shannon Schuyler and Eileen Buckley, "Technology in US schools: Are we preparing our kids for the jobs of tomorrow?", PwC, PriceWaterhouse Cooper, 2018.
Curriculum is Aligned with Leading International Standards
All Certified Schools courses have been built and designed by educators in alignment with global standards for technology and education.