Our brains are wired to find the combination of words, images, and action intrinsically more interesting than words alone. When multimedia is used effectively in education, learning becomes more engaging. Students become more motivated to work through lessons, and simply learn more.
But just because educational content is digital does not make it engaging.
It takes thought, care and knowledge of learning at different grade levels to select only the finest and most compelling educational content. Calvert handles this curation for you, with great care, based on educational principles. Our staff of educators and curriculum specialists evaluate and select content from best-in-class educational providers. We choose the most engaging content to bring lessons to life and engage students. Calvert’s curriculum for 2018/19 takes it to the next level.
When your students step into Calvert’s new learning environment, they’ll find a wealth of multimedia resources carefully woven into three out of four lessons in every subject and grade. This content reinforces skills and lessons learned. Our approach to multimedia is also designed to:
To be clear, this is not a passive, “just watch the video” environment. Instead, we’ve carefully chosen interactive resources that promote active, minds-on learning:
Source: BrainPop, Understanding Multimedia Learning: Integrating Multimedia in the K–12 Classroom.
Calvert’s thoughtful approach to multimedia, with many modes of interaction, make this all possible. (Traditional printed textbooks, workbooks etc. can be added to the experience). The result? An engaging, fun and effective learning experience for your student.