Prerequisites

None

About this course

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Want to learn how to integrate technology into your classroom? This education and teacher training course takes us to the intersection of research and actual classroom practice. It brings together thought leaders, campus leaders, and practicing teachers to provide a practical framework for integrating technology into K12 teaching and learning.

What you'll learn

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  • Practical ideas for integrating technology into the K12 classroom, taught by practicing teachers and technologists
  • Ideas on how to get your school to integrate technology
  • Evaluation strategies to determine your success
Week 1: Why We Should Integrate Technology
How to leverage technology to connect the learner, engage the learner, promote literacy, and level the playing field for all learners.

Week 2: What Technology Works Best
How to incorporate social media, learning apps, learning management systems, and other modern applications in the classroom.

Week 3: What Technology Works Best for Special Populations
An overview of what technology works best in the core areas, as well as for special populations such as second language learners, children of poverty, and special-needs students.

Week 4: How To Integrate Technology
How to begin the journey. An overview of integration strategies including Blended Learning, 1:1, and Bring You Own Device (BYOD).

Meet your instructors

Andrew Berning
Research Scientist in The Learning Innovation and Network Knowledge (LINK) Lab
University of Texas at Arlington

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