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Infusing Technology

The Infusing Technology (IT) Academy professional development is an extraordinary opportunity for schools/teachers to move beyond using mobile technology only for entertainment purposes. The IT Academy will focus on resources that are accessible across all types of devices. WVCPD helps educators transform the use of these devices into powerful tools for instruction and student engagement. Participant will gain the knowledge and expertise to integrate a high level of technology to increase students' critical thinking, reasoning, creativity, collaboration, and problem solving skills. Participants will model effective classroom instruction using technology construct safe and supportive learning environments for all students that will maximize their learning experiences.

Program Details

  • BYOD: Bring Your Own Device - WVCPD supports BYOD technology integration and access so you may bring a laptop or tablet device, but each participant will be responsible for knowing your device management, troubleshooting and any application downloads necesary.
  • Three days of intensive professional development summer 2018.
  • Breakout sessions based on collaboration, instructional strategies, integration of apps and project-based learning.
  • Online learning community supported by expert mentors throughout school year.
  • Individualized instructional webinars.
  • One-day instructional practices showcase spring 2018.
  • Optional three hours of graduate credit at reduced rate (requires completion of full-year process).
  • Schools are encouraged to attend as a team to assist with school-wide engagement and support.

 

Infusing Technology consists of:

2017 - 2018 Online Courses

The Center's Infusing Technology Online courses are designed to increase student engagement through technology-based instruction. There are six sessions available. To apply for graduate credit, three of the six courses must be successfully completed by scoring an 80 percent or above. Those who received graduate credit in spring 2017 are encouraged to complete three new courses to earn additional graduate credit in spring 2018.

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Date Session Location
Aug. 28 - Oct. 9, 2017 Digital Tools to Promote Family Engagement and Student Success Online
Sept. 18 - Oct. 30, 2017 Digital Formative Assessment to Engage Your Students Online
 Oct. 2 - Nov. 13, 2017 Tools and Tricks of Office 365 Online
 Nov. 6 - Dec. 18, 2017 Technology Tools Every Educator Needs Online
 Jan. 8 - Feb. 19, 2018 Digital Creativity and Collaboration to Enhance Student Projects Online
Feb. 5 - Mar. 19, 2018 Web Tools to Encourage and Support Reading and Writing Online

 


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