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
I plan to implement what was taken from this course immediately into my teaching style.M.M., Elementary Teacher
The course was very practical and I could take new material and apply it directly to my classroom.J.J., Language Arts Teacher
I learned a lot about integrating technology into my classroom. I especially liked learning about screencasts, seesaw and kahoot.B.M., Elementary Teacher
Everyone learned something and everyone taught something. Very fun!M.S., Language Arts 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 provided me with many great tools to incorporate into my classroom without being overwhelming.K.P., Elementary 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.
Using the tools I learned during the class has definitely helped me move up the SAMR model.A.C.
Most valuable course I have taken. Every teacher needs to take this.J.L., Math Teacher
This course opened doors to a world that I thought never existed. Hopefully, I will be able to use these concepts in my daily teachingm.g., Social Studies Teacher
I enjoyed learning about the different resources and getting to try them with my instructor present.C.P., Special Education Teacher
Opened my eyes to the various ways to utilize technology.M.B., Math Teacher
It was beneficial to see how technology needs to be incorporated into the classroom.B.B., Math Teacher
I learned so much that I didn't know existed! Great course!R.B.
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