“Explore familiar and emerging technology tools to transform the way you teach and learn, along with the mind-sets needed to support this process”
Welcome to this dual course aimed to help you understand more about teaching with internet technology. This dual course consists of the following 5 hour courses:
- Introduction to Technology for Teachers
- Technology in the 21st Century Classroom
Technology has become an integral part of our life and learning patterns in the 21st century. Using technology like this in the classroom requires a high level of comfort with the tech tools as well as an understanding of the role of technology in the learning process, and the principles behind integrating it in a way that optimizes learning. Learn to integrate technology effectively to increase engagement and student achievement, through this dual online PD course, where teachers are introduced to technology tools to increase their comfort levels in using the Internet and today’s technology tools for teaching and learning.
In the first part, ‘Introduction to Technology for Teachers’, teachers will learn new ways of using tools they are familiar with and be exposed to brand-new tools and applications for use both in professional development and with students in the classroom. They will be exposed to a range of topics including basic computer terminology, office applications, web tools, and so on. The second part ‘Technology in the 21st Century Classroom’, teaches concepts and ideas behind using technology successfully in the classroom. It helps teachers to understand the various skills that students need to develop in order to use technology in the most effective way. This dual course, thus equips teachers to help students use technology intelligently and responsibly.
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