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
Great introduction and overview to technology resources!H.C., Elementary Teacher
A lot of good resources and technologies taught in this course that are useful to my classes.M.P.
I enjoyed learning about the different resources and getting to try them with my instructor present.C.P., Special Education Teacher
Very beneficial - I was able to create a lot for my classesM.W.
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
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
When I first signed up for the class, I was not sure I would be able to do it because I am not very good with computers. After taking this class Robin made us all feel like we could do anything and for the most part we can! I would 100% take another course like this taught by Robin!S.B.
Most valuable course I have taken. Every teacher needs to take this.J.L., Math 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
This course allowed me to create and utilize materials that can be incorporated into my classroom immediately. The instructor was very helpful and knowledgeable.H.S., Elementary Teacher
I learned a lot about integrating technology into my classroom. I especially liked learning about screencasts, seesaw and kahoot.B.M., Elementary Teacher
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
This course provided me with many great tools to incorporate into my classroom without being overwhelming.K.P., Elementary Teacher
I liked all of the concepts that I could implement into my classroom.K.B., Science Teacher
I found a lot of new resources to add to my classroom.K.T.