Inclusive Classroom Design with Technology

In this self-directed course, you will learn about intentionally designing an Inclusive Classroom to further education equity for all learners.  The thoughtful infusion of technology will be an essential part of this process. 

  • You will learn about and utilize the Principles of Universal Design for Learning to plan flexible lessons for the variety of learners in your classroom. 
  • You will practice using the SETT framework for Assistive Technology to identify and match individual learner needs to tools and features that ensure access, engagement, and develop expert learning.  
  • You will increase your technology knowledge by exploring your choice of a range of built-in accessibility features and flexible tools to support curriculum access. 
  • You will also increase your awareness of the range of Assistive Technology tools available to support all learners.  
  • You will be encouraged to reflect on your experiences, develop your plans for ongoing professional learning, and identify ways of sharing your new skills with peers.

iPhone Photography for Educators

Educators are using iPhones to document student work, collect evaluation evidence, share what is happening in our schools on social media, and much more. The iPhone makes it easier than ever to create and share pictures. But there are important tools and techniques to improve your image making from setting up your iPhone to take the highest quality images possible, to image editing, and storage strategies that won’t fill up your phone. (10PDP)

Using Jamboard in the Classroom

Jamboard is an interactive whiteboard app being used by educators world wide.  The Jamboard app allows an educator to present a lesson or create interactive lessons for students.  It is collaborative in nature so students can work on a Jamboard with a partner or with the whole class.  This easy to use tool is gaining in popularity among educators because of its infinite possibilities in education.  By the end of this course you will be able to use all the tools and have enough template choices to get you started using it right away.