Connecting Creativity

Connecting Creativity K-12 Literacy and Technology Course

Connecting Creativity (Blended Course)

Want numerous, actionable technology and literacy tips and techniques that you can implement in your classroom? Want to see how digital technologies can help you achieve important curricular goals with your students? Want guided practice for creating and remixing your own technology-enabled lessons? If so, then this two-day course is for you!

Prairie Lakes AEA, Pocahontas, IA

  • Explore avenues for integrating technology while meeting the demands of the Core
  • Have support for creating and designing lesson(s)
  • Generate Ideas for engaging your students in meaningful, rich learning experiences
  • Have support for creating global connections
  • Explore avenues for student publishing

Connecting Creativity: The Background

PLAEA instructional technology consultants Leslie Pralle Keehn and Erin Olson designed Connecting Creativity Series with concept and content convergence in mind, supported by meaningful technology integration. Each Connecting Creativity monthly concept is designed so teachers can repurpose the idea to meet the needs of their students, the needs of their curriculum goals, and the demands of the Core. The class will offer support for implementation and integration of the Connecting Creativity monthly quests. At the center of each monthly experience: students create/design, students write, and students publish.

Prairie Lakes AEA

Friday, Aug. 3rd, 8:30am-4:30pm

Pocahontas, Iowa

The remainder of the class will be completed in a “blended” online format. The second day of this class is listed on the syllabus as Saturday, August 4. That is just for record keeping purposes. You will have an additional week to complete the remaining tasks.

Leslie Pralle Keehn

Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Instructional Technology Consultant

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