The Tech-infused Class

3 weeks, 8 Activities, lots of hands-on help--and more

Description

Tech-infused Teacher is a three-week (July 9-July 29), eighteen-hour interactive course is a follow-on to the introductory class, Tech-infused Teacher, digging into the digital ideas and tools used by innovative teachers to extend and enrich student learning. This includes topics like how to build your tech-infused classroom, using tech to differentiate for student needs, teaching reading and writing with tech (you can learn more about that in the class, Teaching Writing with Tech), and favorite digital tools. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for needs. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Professional Learning Network.


Pre-requisite: The Tech-infused Teacher or permission of the instructor.


Assessment is project-based so be prepared to be a fully-involved and eager risk-taker.

What You Get

  • 8 Activities (topics)
  • 28+ tech ed videos
  • 12 tech ed Lesson plans
  • 2 tech ed eBooks
  • 40+ Hall of Fame tech ed articles
  • 2 posters
  • unlimited coaching during pre-arranged times–we stay until everyone leaves. If you need extra help, we’ll arrange that also.
  • membership in class wiki—you’ll get an invitation
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 18 hours of CEU credit (check with your admin to ensure class qualifies)
  • free resources on tech ed topics

Course Objectives

    At the completion of this course, you will be able to:

    1. Painlessly add flexible, authentic, and transformative technology to your classroom.
    2. Recognize the most popular webtools and ideas used by colleagues and understand their importance in the classroom
    3. Use technology to re-ignite enthusiasm for reading and writing (this is an overview—more detail in Teach Writing With Tech).
    4. Use blogs, wikis, discussion forums, Google Spreadsheets, and Google Hangouts to collaborate and share.
    5. Use technology to differentiate for varied student learning styles (this is an overview—more detail in The Differentiated Classroom).
    6. Blend technology smoothly into your curriculum making it a tool, not a distraction.
    7. Create digital portfolios that store, share, and curate work.
    8. Start the year-long process of creating a collaborative class curriculum map.
    9. Develop the solid core of a Professional Learning Network. Draw on classmates’ experiences, ask questions, and discuss tech ed topics.

    Who Should Attend

    • teachers
    • LMS
    • pre-service candidates
    • administrators
    • principals
    • grade-level teams
    • curriculum coordinators
    • homeschoolers

    Why?
    • You're serious about integrating tech into class
    • You're worried about integrating tech into class
    • You're knowledgeable, with questions
    • You're looking for creative uses for tech
    • You want the next step in infusing your class with tech

    Activities

    8 Activities--to make you a tech-infused teacher


    1. Introduction
    2. Build your tech-infused classroom
    3. Curriculum Maps
    4. Differentiation
    5. Reading and Tech
    6. Webtools–teacher favorites
    7. Writing and Tech
    8. Your Personal Learning Network

    Our Teachers

    Where and When

    Sunday, July 9th, 12am to Saturday, July 29th, 2am

    This is an online event.

    Class wiki
    M-F, virtual meeting each weekend

    Ready to sign up?

    Price

    $229.00 (for an individual)

    $750.00 (for a group of five)


    $317 value--available only through this class

    Register by May 31ST with coupon code SUMMERPD and save 10%.

    More information: AskaTechTeacher@gmail.com