Courses

Online

Foundations for Effective Technology Integration

Maintaining strong instructional practices rooted in the fundamentals of education is essential to the success of students and teachers alike.  Technology is rapidly changing our world, and the students walking through the doors of schools. When technology is utilized effectively and with specific objectives, it can enhance learning in ways previously unimaginable.  Whether you consider yourself a “techxpert” or technology causes you anxiety, this course is intended for you. It’s structured in a way for a differentiated, self-directed learning experience.

This course will help teachers build technology integration strategies into everyday teaching.  These practices will also create a seamless transition to distance learning experiences.

This course will help develop instructional rich lessons with seamless technology integration.  Whether you are a new teacher, or in a new position looking to build from scratch or an experienced teacher trying to enhance your curriculum, this course will leave you spinning with materials, tools, and resources.  Let this be the course that thrusts you into a new age of teaching and learning. This course is a hands-on exploratory course to create the most effective activities for your students.

2/27/23

$1549

3 Credits

BLaST IU17

Teaching & Learning with iPads

This introductory iPad course is designed for classroom teachers to explore, practice and create content as it applies to the K-12 classroom. From basic management of the iPad to content creation, learners will develop an understanding how the iPad can transform teaching and learning and place students at the center of the process. Students will create movies, publish interactive books, create screencasts and presentations, and learn how to use the iPad to develop formative assessments. In doing so, Students will connect the content with pedagogical practices such as the SAMR model, where the iPad immerses students in the learning process.

These six learning modules will connect to the four domains of Danielson's Framework such as: planning and preparation, classroom environment, Instruction, and professional responsibilities.  Participants will document evidence of their work through online discussions, reflective journaling, and product creation.

3/11/23

$1549

3 Credits

Online

Teaching & Learning with Google

This introductory blended course examines how to integrate Chromebooks in the 21st Century Classroom as digital tools to enhance collaboration, creativity, and student communication. This course will provide educators the opportunity to learn all of the Google Workspace tools including Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Sites, and Google Classroom.

Additionally, educators will learn to leverage apps and Chrome extensions to differentiate and personalize the learning experience. This course is designed for anyone who wants to utilize free, powerful, collaborative tools with their colleagues, students, and community. 

This course includes a NEW Chromebook with registration!

2/20/23

$1549

3 Credits

Tionesta

Teaching & Learning with Google

This introductory blended course examines how to integrate Chromebooks in the 21st Century Classroom as digital tools to enhance collaboration, creativity, and student communication. This course will provide educators the opportunity to learn all of the Google Workspace tools including Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Sites, and Google Classroom.

Additionally, educators will learn to leverage apps and Chrome extensions to differentiate and personalize the learning experience. This course is designed for anyone who wants to utilize free, powerful, collaborative tools with their colleagues, students, and community. 

This course includes a NEW Chromebook with registration!

3/1/23

$1549

3 Credits

Online

Integrating Google in Learning

Perfect follow-up course on Google bascis! This course was designed for the beginner/intermediate technology user who has been introduced to the power of Google apps, but desires more guided practice with a goal of higher proficiency.  

This course promotes independence as it accelerates learners beyond the basics of Google apps such as Drive, Docs, Sheets, Sites, Slides, and Forms while enhancing creativity, collaboration, and communication through the SAMR model.  Participants will delve into personalized learning experiences to gain confidence as they integrate Google Workspace into the daily practices of their professional roles with colleagues, students, and school community.

3/27/23

$1549

3 Credits