Education lacks a means to measure if and how the use of digital tools is impacting authentic learning.Learn how specific technology frameworks can provide these means by measuring if digitally supported learning is occurring beyond observable student engagement. Discover how these frameworks support authentic learning. Assess and create measurable technology supported lessons that utilize effective instructional strategies. Evaluate technology tools using the frameworks. Move beyond digital tools that simply engage students to effectively using specific tools within a planned scenario whose primary goal is supporting authentic learning.
Required Text: Learning First, Technology Second – The Educator’s Guide to Designing Authentic Lessons, by Liz Kolb https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77snhj5kszYRegister Now
K-8 General Ed; K-12 Technology 30+ years. Site and District Tech Coordinator; Technology Program Planner; Conference Presenter; Author. "My current educational goal is to aid in the development of effective and responsible technology use by all students and innovative technology implementation by teachers." Joe’s personal interests include: Music (guitar/drums), his classic VW bus and helping with local animal rescues.