Innovative Technologies to Improve Teaching and Learning

Customize Your Training

You can customize your training to fit your specific needs.

Here are examples of a few different types of trainings:

One-hour staff development presentation with limited hands-on opportunity. One presenter. 

Example topics that fit this model include: 
- Specific software or hardware (Inspiration, Sketchpad, digital projectors)
- Educational strategies (projects in classroom, electronic assessment methods)

Two-hour hands-on session in a computer lab or with participant laptops/tablets. Equipment provided on site. One presenter. 

Example topics that fit this model include: 
- Specific software titles (Inspiration, Sketchpad, Microsoft Office, electronic whiteboards)
- Technology applications (Web-based lesson planning, intro to handhelds, online tools for teachers)

Four-hour hands-on workshop in a computer lab or with participant laptops/tablets. Equipment provided on site. One presenter. Participant teachers leave the workshop with a product or strategy for use in their classroom.

Example topics that fit this model include: 
- Specific software or hardware (Inspiration, Microsoft Office, digital video)
- Technology applications (Web-based lesson planning, critical thinking and digital literacy, online tools for teachers)

Full-day district inservice. Two presenters with concurrent sessions as part of a larger professional development conference. Each presenter will lead up to four breakout sessions during the day, which may be repeats.

Two-day training with online follow-up. One presenter working hands-on with a small number of teachers with a specific goal. Online follow-up via e-mail, bulletin boards, instant message, or chat. 

Sample topics include:
- Implementing Project-Based Learning
- Technology Integration in the Science Classroom
- Critical Thinking Skills


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