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
I always enjoy the Eduspire technology courses taught by Erin Faulkner. She has a wealth of knowledge, and is so willing to help her students learn.S.K., Reading Specialist
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
Opened my eyes to the various ways to utilize technology.M.B., Math Teacher
I enjoyed learning about the different resources and getting to try them with my instructor present.C.P., Special Education Teacher
I felt that I learned a lot from this class. I am excited to use all of the ideas in my classroomJ.P., Elementary Teacher
Wonderful! Very helpful.S.M., Science 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
Great freedom to explore relevant tech to integrate into my personal class.K.M., Math Teacher
I found a lot of new resources to add to my classroom.K.T.
I learned so much that I didn't know existed! Great course!R.B.
Thought the class was very informative.L.G., Special Education 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
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
Everyone learned something and everyone taught something. Very fun!M.S., Language Arts Teacher
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|Online||Mar 27, 2023 9:12 AM||Mar 16, 2023 9:12 AM||Spring|