The Office of Instructional Technology is pleased to offer a wide variety of technology classes during the summer. The classes are geared for classroom teachers and focus on ways to integrate technology into the classroom. All classes are free and recertification points can be earned. We are excited to offer four new EPLP courses that integrate technology with EL techniques in additional to several new courses.
Please click here for complete course descriptions and dates. Sign up for classes through the Professional Learning Catalog. Space is limited and classes will fill quickly.
• Going Google! Utilizing Google Apps for Education in the 3rd-5th Grade Classroom
• What’s New in SMART Notebook Software?
• A SMARTer Way to Assess Students – Using SMART Response Software
• Differentiating Instruction with Technology
• Scaffolding for Success
• Supplementing Instruction with Spectacular Technology Resources
• Captivate, Cooperate, Create! Using Cooperative Learning with Your Class
•Going Google! Utilizing Google Apps for Education in the 6th-12th Grade Classroom
•Beginning SMART BoardHow to Use BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) to Increase Student Participation and Independent Learning
• iPads in the Classroom
The primary functions of the ITCs are to assist teachers with the planning and integration of technology in academic settings, train teachers to use technology in an effective manner, and assist with curriculum development as it relates to educational technology. To perform this position successfully, it is necessary to collaborate on an ongoing basis with the school Technical Support Specialist (TSSPEC). This professional partnership is critical to the success of technology implementation and integration. The ITC is responsible for modeling instructional strategies, providing training and professional development to staff, supporting curriculum, and performing similar kinds of duties and responsibilities as the School Division/Building Administrator deems appropriate.