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
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
I plan to implement what was taken from this course immediately into my teaching style.M.M., Elementary Teacher
I learned a variety of new technologies to incorporate into my classroom.B.S., Elementary Teacher
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
Great freedom to explore relevant tech to integrate into my personal class.K.M., Math 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
Opened my eyes to the various ways to utilize technology.M.B., Math Teacher
I loved working with other teachers in the district that I normally won't get to work with. I also loved learning all these new tricks, networks, and uses of technology.T.J.
Great course. Gave lots of opportunities to create useful tools for my classroom.N.R., Librarian
A lot of good resources and technologies taught in this course that are useful to my classes.M.P.
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.
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 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
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
Excellent instruction with great amount of time to learn and implement each technology.A.D., Social Studies Teacher
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|Online||Oct 11, 2021 9:12 AM||Sep 30, 2021 9:12 AM||Fall|