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
Excellent instruction with great amount of time to learn and implement each technology.A.D., Social Studies Teacher
I was able to take things from each session and apply it to my teaching. It has really added an excitement and inspiration to my teaching.K.S., Language Arts Teacher
I enjoyed learning about the different resources and getting to try them with my instructor present.C.P., Special Education Teacher
It was excellent: useful and at a great pace.B.M., Elementary Teacher
I really appreciated the opportunity to learn about a wide variety of applications that were new to me. The skills that were taught about parent communication tools, infographics, and assessment tools (especially Voicethread) are of particular value to me.S.B., Music 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
A lot of good resources and technologies taught in this course that are useful to my classes.M.P.
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
Very beneficial - I was able to create a lot for my classesM.W.
Thought the class was very informative.L.G., Special Education Teacher
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
I really enjoyed the one-on-one access with the instructor. We learned about a lot of different digital resources. It was nice to be able to "sample" them, see how they worked, and determine which would work for our individual purposes.E.H.
I am now able to incorporate more technology tools into my teaching with a larger variety of tools that I can use to create lesson content and assessments.S.B., Music Teacher
Using the tools I learned during the class has definitely helped me move up the SAMR model.A.C.
I liked all of the concepts that I could implement into my classroom.K.B., Science Teacher