“Technology in education is less about the toolset and skillset and more about the mindset. The teacher’s most prominent role in the digital age is that of lead learner.”
This course highlights the advantages of using technology as both a resource and a tool for educators in their classrooms. The class helps teachers enable safe implementation of technology in classrooms and prevent misuse while promoting effective learning through practical ideas and steps that educators and students can take to ensure safety when online. Teachers learn to navigate tools, techniques and resources to advance skills in using technology in a way that promotes learning without being a distraction.
1. Plan implementation of technology in the classroom.
2. Distinguish between concepts of digital literacy, informational literacy, visual literacy, global literacy and network literacy.
3. Recognize safe online practices.