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
I learned a lot about integrating technology into my classroom. I especially liked learning about screencasts, seesaw and kahoot.B.M., Elementary 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 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
Very beneficial - I was able to create a lot for my classesM.W.
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
This course has given me an opportunity to learn new technology to use within my kindergarten classroom and also gave me the opportunity collaborate with other teachers in order to use new things in different ways in my classroom.H.S., Elementary Teacher
Thought the class was very informative.L.G., Special Education Teacher
The class provided me with practical ways to incorporate technology in my classroom, even in small doses.J.L., Reading Specialist
Great course. Gave lots of opportunities to create useful tools for my classroom.N.R., Librarian
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
I felt that I learned a lot from this class. I am excited to use all of the ideas in my classroomJ.P., Elementary Teacher
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
I learned a variety of new technologies to incorporate into my classroom.B.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
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
|Location||Course Start Date||Registration Deadline||Sem|
|Online||Jun 14, 2021 9:12 AM||Jun 03, 2021 9:12 AM||Summer|