EDU 957 Tech Integration in Early Childhood
Participants in this hands-on course will learn about developmentally appropriate ways to integrate tech with children in PreK-2 classrooms. Exploration of interactive multimedia, age-appropriate apps, tools for communicating with families, and tech integration in creative ways for young learners are key course components.
Young children are growing up in an ever-changing digital world with multimedia and technology at the forefront of mainstream culture. Children’s experiences and interactions with technology are part of their daily lives, both at home and at school. This course aims to examine NAEYC’s developmentally appropriate practices for integrating technology into early childhood classrooms, while providing teachers with guidance in choosing appropriate tech tools to engage young learners and communicate with families.
*Participants in this course will have several mandatory, synchronous, video conference sessions. The dates and times are listed on each course registration page.
See what other educators are saying about this course
I now feel more confident in integrating technology in my classroom.M.M.
Truly enjoyed the course. I actually feel like it was practical and that I can utilize the things I've completed with my students this upcoming school year.M.J.
There were great, useful tools shared.A.M., Elementary Teacher
I am thrilled that I made assignments and tools I will be able to use in the classroom immediately.J.H., Reading Specialist
I created tools which I will have immediate use for in my classroom teaching and learned about new tech that I will be able to continue to use to create assignments for my students and will share with colleagues.J.H., Reading Specialist
The instructor was so helpful and shared interesting articles and resources with the class. My goals when signing up for the class were to learn about additional means of incorporating developmentally appropriate tech into my classroom teaching with K-2 students and to learn about new or popular educational apps and sites, particularly in the area of literacy, and I definitely met those goals as I have created assignments and tools I can use immediately!J.H., Reading Specialist
I foresee application of the explored technology to be helpful daily in my instruction and the academic growth and engagement of my students.M.S., Elementary Teacher
I learned about new technology to implement in my classroom. I also revisited familiar applications and considered new and innovative ways to use them in the primary classroom.M.S., Elementary Teacher
This course is highly applicable to daily classroom instruction and independent work time in the primary grades.M.S., Elementary Teacher
So useful! There were a lot of useful tech suggestions and lots on how to successfully implement itJ.G., Elementary Teacher
I felt that all of the projects and sources of information were valuable and useful.H.N., Elementary Teacher
I really learned about a bunch of very useful tools!J.K.
I appreciate that the technology integration appropriate for our youngest learners. I was provided with so many resources to implement in my classroom.S.P., Elementary Teacher
I loved how self paced this course was. We were given the opportunity to explore apps and tech tools at our leisure.L.M., Elementary Teacher
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|Online||Feb 19, 2024 9:12 AM||Feb 08, 2024 9:12 AM||Spring|