Foqas Event

Integrating Technology in the Classroom

In this teacher professional development course, you will learn the secrets of technology integration in the classroom and gain the skills educators need to use tools such as wikis, podcasts, and blogs effectively. You will discover simple ways in which technology implementations can enhance your subject material, help your students meet Common Core standards, and much more. Also, receive 24 continuing education hours for your teacher certification. Certification is provided by Foqas, an authorized CTLE sponsor in New York State.

You will learn how to to design presentations for auditory, visual, and kinesthetic learning styles, teach keyboarding and word processing, develop standards-based lesson plans, and more. Whether you're new to the integration process or already using technology in the classroom, learning about emerging educational technologies is vital to your students' success. By the time you finish this online teacher training course, you will know how to integrate technology across the curriculum.

Note: To receive 25 hours of instruction in the State of Oregon, please ensure your school is eligible to issue professional development units, and that the course is approved by your professional learning coordinator.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
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* Learn realistic ways to integrate technology into your classroom that will enhance your basic educational objectives
* Discover all the different types of technology to benefit all types of learners (auditory, visual, and kinesthetic)
* Learn to make the most of assistive technology, iPad apps, tablets, document cameras, projectors, smart TVs, speakers, screen readers, SMART Boards, and much more
* Learn the safest ways for your students to surf the Web
* Discover how to integrate keyboarding and word processing into your classroom
* Learn how to locate the best apps, Internet sites, and classroom activities to help your students in math, reading, writing, science, social studies, art, and music
* Learn to meet the needs of special needs, GATE, and English language learners through technology

Course Outline

GET CONNECTED TO TECHNOLOGY
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Are you ready to unleash the power of technology in your classroom? Teachers are constantly faced with difficult decisions, and one of the most important is how to integrate new technology into the traditional classroom. Your first lesson explores the differences between a traditional classroom and a technology-friendly one.

LEARNING STYLES AND TECHNOLOGY
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It's time to set up the technology that benefits all learners - auditory, visual, and kinesthetic -in your classroom. This lesson will introduce ways to improve student learning using assistive technology, such as tablets, mind mapping tools, document cameras, SMART Boards, and much more.

INTERNET TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION
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Do you know the safest way for your students to surf the Web? This lesson explores student-friendly Internet search engines and directories that you can use to safeguard your students' online experience. You will also look at the power of the bookmark and bookmark management tools like Sqworl.

INTEGRATING KEYBOARDING AND WORD PROCESSING
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This lesson introduces the basics: integrating keyboarding and word processing. You will follow a simple timeline for integrating these two skills. You will also learn how to choose between a laptop and a tablet for typing.

BLOGS AND READING TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION
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This lesson explores using blogs and reading technology integration in the classroom. Trying new reading sites and the activities is a great way to capitalize on your students' interest in reading. You will also learn different ways to pair new reading technology with Common Core and traditional ELA standards.

WIKIS AND WRITING TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION
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It's time for wikis and writing technology integration. In this lesson, you will learn how to locate the best apps, websites, and activities to help your students fall in love with writing. You will also explore ways to integrate technology into your writing curriculum using at Common Core and NCTE standards.

PODCASTING AND SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION
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Are you ready to learn about podcasting and science technology integration? This lesson is packed full of tips that you can use to get your students excited about science. You will explore national, state, and Next Generation science standards and look ways to meet them by integrating technology.

WORD, EXCEL, AND MATH TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION
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This lesson focuses on using Word and Excel to integrate technology into math lessons. It's never been easier to use technology to meet NCTM standards, Common Core math standards, or state math standards and bring your math lessons to life with fun websites, apps, and computer activities.

POWERPOINT, DESKTOP PUBLISHING, AND SOCIAL STUDIES TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION
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In this lesson, you will learn how to use PowerPoint, Google Slides, websites, apps, and technology integration in the social studies classroom. Technology makes teaching social studies even easier, and with the wealth of information, you will soon be meeting the NCSS standards.

ONLINE MUSEUMS, MUSIC DOWNLOADS, AND ART TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION
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Get ready to explore online museums, music downloads, and art and music technology integration. This lesson covers the importance of music and art, ways to use technology to meet national standards, fun activities, and great websites that you can use in your classroom.

WEBQUESTS AND TECHNOLOGY FOR DIVERSE LEARNERS
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It's time to discover using WebQuests and technology with diverse learners. This lesson focuses on meeting the needs of special needs, GATE, and English language learners with technology. You will learn about customized WebQuests that engage each group of students through differentiated instruction.

ONLINE SAFETY AND TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION STRATEGIES
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In your last lesson, you will learn how to keep your students safe online. Finally, you will take technology to the next level with technology integration strategies, including Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and the flipped classroom.

Details:

Eligible for CTLE certificate

Price: $115.00

This is an online event

Start Date:

(GMT-4:00) Eastern Time

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Facilitator / Instructor

Robin Sellers

ed2go.support@cengage.com

Robin Sellers is a certified teacher with a Master of Arts degree with a concentration in Technical and Professional Communication. She has over 11 years of experience in the traditional classroom and has been an online instructor since 2000, training thousands of students. She has the ability to take difficult or technical concepts and make them easy for her students to understand. Her students claim that she has a gift for communicating online in a clear, concise, and personal way and that she is a "born" teacher who makes her courses interesting and enjoyable.

Category:

Educational Technology
Technology

Type:

Course Work

Audience:

Teachers