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
As our district slowly moves to a 1-to-1 platform, this course was the perfect opportunity to make the learning applicable to what my individual needs are.J.W., Math Teacher
I found a lot of new resources to add to my classroom.K.T.
Very valuable and applicable to my job. Instructor was very helpful. I enjoyed the face to face time to work on projects and network with assistance.B.R., Language Arts Teacher
Everyone learned something and everyone taught something. Very fun!M.S., Language Arts 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 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 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
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
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
I enjoyed collaborating with my colleagues during this course. I learned about many resources that are practical to implement.B.C., Science Teacher
The course was very practical and I could take new material and apply it directly to my classroom.J.J., Language Arts Teacher
Thought the class was very informative.L.G., Special Education 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
It was excellent: useful and at a great pace.B.M., Elementary Teacher
This course was very informative and the Arlin Roth was very knowledgeable and helpful.T.H.
|Location||Course Start Date||Registration Deadline||Sem|
|Online||Mar 01, 2021 9:12 AM||Feb 18, 2021 9:12 AM||Spring|