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 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
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
I enjoyed learning about the different resources and getting to try them with my instructor present.C.P., Special Education Teacher
Very beneficial - I was able to create a lot for my classesM.W.
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 found a lot of new resources to add to my classroom.K.T.
Opened my eyes to the various ways to utilize technology.M.B., Math 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
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
A lot of good resources and technologies taught in this course that are useful to my classes.M.P.
A great place to start when your school is going 1:1D.Z., Science 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.
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
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
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|Online||Mar 01, 2021 9:12 AM||Feb 18, 2021 9:12 AM||Spring|