EDU 901 Tech Integration
Focuses on foundational elements of technology integration, including understanding the SAMR Model of Technology Integration and its application to lesson development, using digital tools for enhanced communication with parents and students, building a personal learning network, curating resources for direct instruction, using collaboration tools, using an online “home base,” and differentiating instruction using current tools.
How are you making the move to 21st Century Teaching? Do you want to increase your grasp on technology? Do you want to learn more about what can be done now that we could not do before? Do you want to more intuitively mine online resources to engage more deeply with your students and your content? Continuously evolving Web 2.0 resources and ever expanding online access open up completely new possibilities in teaching.
This course will guide you expertly through some major topics in this transition. You will increase your confidence, avoid pitfalls and speed bumps, and make great strides forward in your skillful integration of technology in your lessons. This course provides the much needed foundation to begin implementing 21st century skills in the classroom. Topics like the SAMR Model of technology integration, communicating with parents/students, personal learning networks, curation of resources, screencasting, Google Apps for Education, classroom home bases, personalized learning, differentiation, and web 2.0 resources will be explored and discussed.
See what other educators are saying about this course
Thought the class was very informative.L.G., Special Education Teacher
Opened my eyes to the various ways to utilize technology.M.B., Math Teacher
As our district slowly moves to a 1-to-1 platform, this course was the perfect opportunity to make the learning applicable to what my individual needs are.J.W., Math Teacher
This class opened my eyes to the various levels of technology integration. I work with small groups for short periods of time, so focusing on the higher levels of the SAMR model is a little difficult.C.H., Elementary Teacher
I learned so much that I didn't know existed! Great course!R.B.
This course was very helpful to learn about ways technology can be used in the classroom. Learning about screen casts was very beneficial. The students have enjoyed creating screen casts and I have found that these would be very beneficial to use to communicate missed information with students and parents.C.E., Elementary Teacher
A lot of good resources and technologies taught in this course that are useful to my classes.M.P.
This course provided valuable ways to improve communication with students and parents. It also offered me the opportunity to add to, improve often and reflect upon ways to connect with students and parents through my LMS (Schoology).B.C., World Languages Teacher
Bridging the Digital Divide provides the learner with a nice overview of different ways to integrate technology in the classroom.M.S., Reading Specialist
I loved the practical tips that I was able to take away from this class. It wasn't a lot of "theory" that I couldn't convert into something I could use in my classroom - it was real, definite and, most importantly, valuable information that I can implement on a daily basis.J.R., World Languages Teacher
I plan to implement what was taken from this course immediately into my teaching style.M.M., Elementary Teacher
This course was structured so that everyone progressed at their own pace using the technological applications that suited their individual needs in the classroom.K.G., Science Teacher
Enjoyed this class thoroughly; provided a lot of insight on how to effectively incorporate technology into my classroom; enjoyed the work component of this course very, very much- very valuableS.B., Elementary Teacher
Tech Integration has taught me how to grow my use of technology as a means of fulfilling students’ instructional needs while increasing parent communication in my new job as an elementary reading specialist.M.S., Reading Specialist
I learned more in this course than I did in all of my college gen eds combined. I feel like I am more in control of technology integration in my classroom.L.C., Elementary Teacher
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|Online||Feb 05, 2020 9:12 AM||Jan 26, 2020 9:12 AM||Spring|