Tech in Secondary English
Examines the use and function of integrative technology in the secondary English classroom. Explores current trends in educational technology and focuses on the implementation of technology in alignment with Common Core standards for Secondary English.
[Formerly titled Using Technology Effectively in the Secondary English Classroom]
Tech in Secondary English will offer teachers the opportunity to explore technology using various platforms (moodle, Google Drive), social media sites (Twitter, Pinterest, WordPress), software, and online resources (Ning). Teachers will reflect on their own use of technology, practice using a variety of tools, and create a plan to integrate technology into their secondary English classrooms.
Course takers will study current trends in education technology by reading a variety of peer-reviewed articles, and practice using technology in alignment with Common Core standards for secondary English.