Online Technology Courses For Teachers

Total Courses : 24


Get Your Geek on With Technology!

Our courses are designed to give you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and application of technology tools and practices to effectively deliver relevant and innovative technology-blended learning situations to students.

Enroll in the brand new Technology Certificate Program.


Technology / Supporting Core Skills Series

EDUO 9116: Digital Publishing Tools for the Common Core

EDUO 9128: Tech & Improved Student Writing

EDUO 9138: Nourishing Responsible Digital Users

EDUO 9110: Pictello the Story Maker


Technology / Collaboration and Communication Series

EDUO 9100: Edmondo: It's Facebook for Education

EDUO 9101: Fundamentals of Google Docs and Drive

EDUO 9104: Teaching and Learning with IPad

EDUO 9109: Twitter for Educators

EDUO 9119: Google Forms

EDUO 9117: Google Sites

EDUO 9118: Teaching with Google Docs & Drives

EDUO 9131: Teaching with Chromebooks


Technology / Facilitating the Digital Classroom Series

EDUO 9105: Build Your Class Website

EDUO 9106: iPad in Your Classroom

EDUO 9107: Getting Up to Speed with Cool Tech Tools

EDUO 9108: Flipping your Classroom Teaching

EDUO 9121: Smartboard for Beginners

EDUO 9149: Google Classroom


Technology / Creativity and Innovation Series

EDUO 9129: Pinterest(ing) Communities Advancing Knowledge through Visual Interactions

EDUO 9130: What's YOUR Story? The Art of Digital Storytelling

EDUO 9125: Watch this! Creating Powerful Presentations

EDUO 9120: Gamification

EDUO 9126: More Powerful Presentations

EDUO 9143: Creating and Maintaining the Technology Infused Classroom

EDUO 9871: Implementing a Maker Space in Your School


Technology / Digital Citizenship Series

EDUO 9138: Nourishing Responsible Digital Owners


Technology / Technology Operations & Concepts

EDUO 9137: Getting Started With Computer Coding


All Technology Online Courses

(All classes are listed below by course number)

EDUO 9100: Edmodo: It’s Facebook for Education

Watch student engagement skyrocket by using Edmodo, a simple, secure social learning platform for classrooms. Learn how to create groups, assign classwork and homework, differentiate learning, facilitate online discussions, foster communication, and more with Edmodo. Connect with a global community of Edmodo educators to share resources across all grade levels and subject areas.

Instructor: Joelle Warsh jwarsh@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9101: Fundamentals of Google Docs and Drive

Make the most of Google Drive and its apps as a tool for both collaboration and instruction. Complete all assignments using only Google Drive’s online tools. Learn how to use the free cloud-based storage of Google Drive to store share files, and create and edit Google Docs, Drawing, Sheets, Slides and Form. Plan learning experiences that use the file-sharing capabilities of Google Drive to promote collaboration and discussion amongst students. An important feature of Drive’s design is the ability to easily collaborate on projects. To put this concept to practice each completed assignment is shared with the instructor for quick feedback and collaborative interaction. You will also have opportunity to share and collaborate with other enrolled students.

Instructor: Joe Herz, MA Educational Technology
jherz@dominicanCAonline.com

Price : $405

3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9104: Teaching and Learning with IPad

Mobile devices continue to make inroads into the modern day classroom, and iPad is in a class by itself! Go to work with your iPad. Explore best practices, promising apps, and implementation strategies. Access rich content to support your students and revolutionize your instructional practice.

Instructor: Paula Hundley phundley@dominicanCAonline.com

Price : $465

3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9105: Build Your Class Website

Design a class website that follows best practice principles. Utilize tools and online resources to create a multi-page website the supports instruction and communication between the home and school. Ensure that the website stays current and useful by developing an implementation and maintenance plan. 

Instructor: Paula Hundley phundley@dominicanCAonline.com

Price : $310

2 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9106: iPad in Your Classroom

Maximize the educational impact of mobile devices in your classroom. Explore key features of the iPad, reflect on best practices, examine promising educational apps, and plan for implementation. This self-paced course will assist you with going mobile in your classroom.

You have selected a course that is eligible for credits in a certificate program. If you want to enroll in the certificate program, you must select the following and pay a $65.00 administrative fee. If you do not wish to be part of the certificate program, you do not need to pay the administrative fee.

Instructor: Paula Hundley phundley@dominicanCAonline.com

Price : $310

2 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9107: Getting Up to Speed with Cool Tech Tools

Embrace 21st-Century Learning by exploring a variety of tech tools and online resources for teachers and students. Enhance your technology integration – whether you are just getting started or wish to stay current on the most cutting-edge tools. Explore current tech tools and resources as well as examples of their application to curriculum. You will learn about webquests, podcasts, glogs, Pinterest, utilize wikis and blogs, collaborate on cloud documents and more! 

Instructor: Joe Herz, MA Educational Technology jherz@dominicanCAonline.com

Price : $405

3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9108: Flipping your Classroom Teaching

Capitalize on your students’ natural curiosity and strengths with technology. Learn how to create a Flipped Classroom in which students learn small chunks of content at home as within a homework assignment and come to class prepared to interact with their peers and practice what they have learned. The teacher becomes the “coach” rather than the “talking head” in the front of the class.

Instructor: Lisa Johnson Bowers ljb@dominicanCAonline.com

Price : $270

2 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9109: Twitter For Educators

Collaborate with other educators on Twitter. Use Twitter technology in your instruction. Build a Twitter page, join the online professional learning community, learn how to use Twitter in the classroom, and encourage fellow educators to use Twitter as an educational and collaborative tool.

Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $270

2 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9110: Pictello the Story Maker

Perfect for special needs students! Creating talking stories will brighten the lives of every student! Pictello is a wonderful, inexpensive and easy app used to create talking photo albums and books on an iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. Students and teachers can create text-driven speaking photo or image-rich stories using text-to-speech technology in a variety of voices.  Learn more at Pictello.

Instructor: Joe Herz, MA Educational Technology
jherz@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9116: Digital Publishing Tools for the Common Core

One of the major components of the Common Core standards is the use of technology. Anchor Standard 6 for Writing asks teachers to incorporate technology into writing lessons.

Incorporate useful technology into the writing process. Learn how to use digital publishing tools such as Glogster, Animoto, Word Cloud, and Popplet. By incorporating varied methods of publishing into your instruction, you can promote digital literacy in your classroom of 21st-Century Learners.

Instructor: Joe Herz,  MA Educational Technology
jherz@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $270

2 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9117: Google Sites

Learn the basics of a Google Site setup by designing a welcome page, inserting an interactive calendar, updating announcements, and more. Make information, resources, and assignments accessible with Google Sites. Utilize your Google Site for student interaction or educator collaboration.

* This course goes beyond learning the skill of building a site and teaches the participant how to use the site to effectively engage learning.

Google Certified Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $270

2 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9118: Teaching with Google Docs & Drives

Create a Paperless Classroom!  Learn the best way to share documents, utilize shared folders, create dropboxes, and use comments to provide feedback to help students revise their work. Use Doctopus to distribute student folders and assignments. Design assessments and analyze student growth using Google Forms. Create documents and presentations using Google Docs and Google Slides.

Google Certified Instructor:  Lisa Johnson-Bowers ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $270

2 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9119: Google Forms

Utilize Google Forms, a free Google App, to create rubrics, assignments, assessments, and more. Learn more than 50 creative uses of the application!  Use Google Forms to differentiate learning and automatically assess student progress. 

Google Certified Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $270

2 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9120: Gamification

Explore how teachers are leveraging the principles of gamification to create an instructional model that provides differentiation, student independence, collaboration, and inquiry learning. A gamified classroom engages learners with achievable, incremental challenges, designed to build the skills and knowledge necessary to meet more difficult challenges as the learner progresses through the levels within a unit. Learn the principles of video gaming to create a learning environment in which differentiation is effortless and the students are inspired to continually challenge themselves.

Instructor: Lisa Johnson Bowers ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $270

2 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9121: Smartboard for Beginners

Gain proficiency with fundamental Smart Board Skills. Begin creating highly interactive lessons!   This course offers a step-by-step learning experience to help take new users through the basics of the SMART Notebook 11 software. Learn how to use all of the basic tools in order to create activities, insert images and videos, record presentations, and more!

Google Certified Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $270

2 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9125: Watch This! Creating Powerful Presentations

Rethink the way you and your students prepare classroom presentations!  Infuse College and Career Readiness standards into your instruction by learning how to make strategic use of digital media and visual displays to express information. Promote digital literacy in your classroom to meet the needs of your 21st-Century Learners. Engage students in creative and collaborative project-based assignments which include use of cutting-edge presentation tools

Instructor: Joe Herz, MA Instructional Technology
jherz@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $270

2 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9126: More Powerful Presentations

This course is only available to students who have completed EDUO 9125: Watch This! Creating Powerful Presentations.

Instructor: Joe Herz, MA Instructional Technology
jherz@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9128: Tech & Improved Student Writing

Develop a deep understanding of highleverage strategies for writing instruction that supports all students, but especially struggling students. Gain proficiency with using technology tools to support writing instruction. Collaborate with other educators to develop rubrics and engage in scoring calibration exercises. Learn strategies for at-risk students based upon insights gained from research in “90/90/90 schools” – 90% poverty, 90% minority, and 90% proficient.

Note: This course requires several collaborative activities. Therefore, you needed to register with at least one other person from your district, school, grade level, or subject area. You will work on these activities together,  but at your own pace

Instructor: Paula Hundley phundley@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $270

2 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9130: What’s YOUR Story? The Art of Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling is the practice of using technology tools to help tell a meaningful and often heartfelt story. Digital stories are planned. They have a beginning, a middle and an end. The story itself is the most important ingredient. Technology tools add visual and auditory enhancements but the story itself is the key ingredient. Without a good story what you see and hear is fleeting. Merging a good story with even simple tech enhancements creates a memorable product. Let your students start telling their stories about what they have learned in school and in life.

Instructor:
Joe Herz, MA Educational Technology
jherz@dominicanCAonline.com

Price : $270

2 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9131: Teaching with Chromebooks

This course has been designed to help teachers transition to the 1:1 world of Chromebooks. Learn the best way to use Chromebooks in the classroom. Master the Chrome OS. Create lesson plans that maximize the use of the technology AND minimize the you preparation time.

In Part I, you will learn the basics of the Chromebook and the Chrome Operating System. Extensions & Apps will be explored with both the teacher & student in mind. The second part will help you to use the Chromebook as an innovative teaching tool, with the help of Google Drive and other online tools.

You have selected a course that is eligible for credits in a certificate program. If you want to enroll in the certificate program, you must select the following and pay a $65.00 administrative fee. If you do not wish to be part of the certificate program, you do not need to pay the administrative fee.

Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers ljb@dominicanCAonline.com

Price : $260

2 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9137: Getting Started With Computer Coding

Learn to code and transfer your knowledge to students. Coding emphasizes problem solving, supports advanced thinking and reasoning skills, and can help a child’s developing brain see the relationship between an action and an outcome. Coding is empowering. Coding is rewarding. Coding is fun! Gain coding skills and evaluate coding programs and resources available for students. Confidently introduce coding to your students in order to stimulate and nourish creativity, impart knowledge of how all-things-digital work, and, perhaps, open a door to your students’ futures.

Instructor: Joe Herz,  MA Educational Technology
jherz@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9738: Developing Your Common Core Teaching Skills through Video

Gain new understanding and reflect on your current practice through the use of Teaching Channel videos. Deepen your understanding of Common Core lesson components and effective Instruction. The Teaching Channel features real teachers of all subjects and grade levels in real classrooms, creating an online environment where teachers can watch, share, and learn new techniques for increasing student achievement. Expand your repertoire of teaching strategies and approaches and foster your own self-reflection.

Instructor: Joe Herz,  MA Educational Technology
jherz@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9149: Google Classroom

Effectively manage single or multiple class curriculum and assignments using Google Classroom. Provide opportunity for all students to access, collaborate and post completed work online. Designate assignments and resources for individuals and groups. Post individual and group grades. Set up communication with students, parents and with other teachers. Integrate 3rd party apps to boost the flexibility of Classroom.
Course participants will need a free Gmail account to successfully complete the course. You do NOT have to be a current Google Classroom user or have a GAFE account through your school. ALL class participants, experienced or new, will meet course objectives by creating a new personal Google Classroom site.
Instructor: Joe Herz, MA Educational Technology
jherz@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9871: Implementing a Maker Space in Your School

Maker Spaces promote learning through tinkering and creating and are as unique and diverse as the learners themselves. A mixture of arts and crafts, science, and technology with creativity, innovation and play, they are fast becoming a critical part of every school, especially school libraries. Participants in this course will evaluate and analyze the rationale for integrating creativity and innovation in education and then work through a systematic process to design and implement a Maker Space in their school.

Instructor: Kathy Smith ksmith@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $405

3 Semester Credit/Unit