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.
*Participants in this course will have several mandatory, synchronous, video conference sessions. Information regarding these is found on the course registration page.
See what other educators are saying about this course
A great place to start when your school is going 1:1D.Z., Science 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
Very helpful for beginners.J.F.
Very helpful in providing an overview of the vast choices in digital communication with students.S.B.
Very valuable and applicable to my job. Instructor was very helpful. I enjoyed the face to face time to work on projects and network with assistance.B.R., Language Arts Teacher
I learned a lot that will be applicable in the classroom setting. Great course for someone wanting to dive into the digital world.M.H., Elementary Teacher
I enjoyed learning about the different resources and getting to try them with my instructor present.C.P., Special Education Teacher
I learned a variety of new technologies to incorporate into my classroom.B.S., Elementary Teacher
This class is an excellent overview of a wide variety of technology integration strategies for educators. I would highly recommend it as a strong follow-up to an introduction to technology class.S.B., Music Teacher
Great course. Gave lots of opportunities to create useful tools for my classroom.N.R., Librarian
I learned so much that I didn't know existed! Great course!R.B.
This course provided me with many great tools to incorporate into my classroom without being overwhelming.K.P., Elementary Teacher
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
It was more then expected. I enjoyed how Layla individualized the course to meet each of the teachers fields in the class.M.M., Elementary Teacher