Are your students engaged in learning or are they engaged with their device? In this course, you will understand how to use technology to enhance, extend, or engage learning. You will learn how to evaluate technology to determine if the tech is effectively supporting student learning outcomes. Upon completing this course you will confidently be able to choose and implement technology that will add value to student learning.
This course is perfect for all K-12 teachers and instructional coaches looking to better understand the role that technology can play in effective teaching and learning. Teachers with access to any level of technology will benefit from this course whether you have 1:1 technology or not, use iPads, Chromebooks, or something else entirely, this course is for you!
Participants will benefit from whatever technology you have access to whether you are a 1:1 district, use Chromebooks, iPads, or something else.
You may choose three or four credits for this course. The three credit option focuses on analyzing and evaluating the use of technology to support student learning and the four and five credit options include the text Integrating Technology in the Classroom which highlights specific technology and application use in the classroom.
For K-12 Teachers
This class is offered for 3, 4 or 5 Quarter Credits
Required Textbook for all Students:
Learning First, Technology Second in Practice: New Strategies, Research, and Tools for Students by Liz Kolb, published by ISTE
Required Text for Four and Five Credit Students:
Integrating Technology in the Classroom: Tools to Meet the Needs of Every Student (second edition) by Boni Hamilton, published by ISTE