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 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
Very helpful in providing an overview of the vast choices in digital communication with students.S.B.
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 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 informative and the Arlin Roth was very knowledgeable and helpful.T.H.
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
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
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.
I enjoyed collaborating with my colleagues during this course. I learned about many resources that are practical to implement.B.C., Science Teacher
This course provided me with many great tools to incorporate into my classroom without being overwhelming.K.P., Elementary Teacher
Once again, Layla does an excellent job showing us new tools, helping as we learn to use them, and explaining how and why they can be used in our classes.A.C.
This course made me feel a lot more comfortable with technology use in the classroom! I learned many things I did not know about before.K.B., Elementary Teacher
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
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
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|Online||Sep 28, 2020 9:12 AM||Sep 17, 2020 9:12 AM||Fall|