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
Bridging the Digital Divide provides the learner with a nice overview of different ways to integrate technology in the classroom.M.S., Reading Specialist
I was really apprehensive as I had not taken a course in 13 years. I am amazed at the tools that have been shared with me. The atmosphere in the sessions was one where I feel the facilitator and other class members were helping each other. Great experience!K.S., Language Arts 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 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
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
I plan to implement what was taken from this course immediately into my teaching style.M.M., 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.
I found a lot of new resources to add to my classroom.K.T.
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
Great freedom to explore relevant tech to integrate into my personal class.K.M., Math Teacher
Very helpful in providing an overview of the vast choices in digital communication with students.S.B.
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
Using the tools I learned during the class has definitely helped me move up the SAMR model.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
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