Using technology in the classroom can be daunting. There are so many apps and websites and digital tools. It's easy to get overwhelmed ... and how do you find the time to learn it all?
When you finally try something, how do you know it's going to work? How do you know it will actually improve learning in the classroom?
If you've wondered these things, you're not alone!
Tech to Learn is an online course dedicated to helping YOU identify ways to use technology to move the needle for learning ... to amplify and boost what's happening in your classroom.
In this course, we will cover ...
- SIX areas where technology can truly boost learning in the classroom
- How technology can be paired with sound, solid teaching practices
- Practical examples you can implement in your class immediately
Plus, in this course, you'll also get ...
- Downloadable checklists and guides to help you succeed
- Four BONUS mini-modules on key topics like productivity and cheating
Are you ready to have the IMPACT in class you've always wanted? Ready to get some of that JOY back in the classroom? Want to create EXPERIENCES students will come back to talk to you about years later?
Let's get started!
Textbooks shudder when Matt Miller comes around.
Miller, an author, blogger, presenter and educator, is Head Textbook Ditcher for Ditch That Textbook. His goal: render textbooks obsolete one lesson at a time through technology, creativity and innovation.
Miller is the author of two books: Ditch That Textbook and Ditch That Homework. His award-winning and well respected blog, DitchThatTextbook.com, provides insanely practical teaching ideas and words of wisdom to tens of thousands of educators in more than 200 countries.
He is a Google Certified Innovator (Austin ’14), a Skype Master Teacher, a Bammy! Awards nominee, and winner of the WTHI-TV Golden Apple Award.
He’s from Indiana and is living the dream: happily married with three kids, two dogs and a mortgage.
StartGrab the Module 1 workbook
StartThe Power of Maps in the Classroom (4:12)
StartGo There with Google Maps Street View (12:02)
StartView Spectacular Places with Google Maps Treks (4:59)
StartCreate Custom Maps with Google MyMaps (5:12)
StartOther Great Tools for Taking Students There (5:46)
StartGrab the Module 2 workbook
StartChanging How We Teach and Give Feedback (3:42)
StartCreating Student-Centered Activities (4:52)
StartProviding On-Demand Learning Opportunities (8:17)
StartDelivering Hands-On, Interactive Instruction (4:17)
StartProviding Personal, Just-In-Time Feedback (3:52)
StartCommenting on Student Work in Powerful Ways (8:02)