Course DescriptionK-12 education has entered a new technological era. In increasingly dynamic educational settings, web resources can be integrated into the curriculum to promote student engagement and achievement. In this course, teachers will learn to use the web to create engaging learning experiences for their students. Participants will gain experience using web resources effectively in the K-12 classroom, and instructional methods for collaboration and student assessment will be explored. The utilization and evaluation of various web resources and their appropriateness will also be emphasized.
Lesson 1: Choosing and Using Instructional Web Resources
In this lesson, students will explore the use of various instructional web resources.
Lesson 2: Applications to Promote Engagement in the K-12 Classroom
This lesson will examine new and innovative web applications to create engaging learning experiences for students.
Lesson 3: Using Technology to Facilitate Teaching and Learning
In this lesson students will explore technology to facilitate the teaching and learning process.
Lesson 4: Web Resources for Student Assessment
This lesson will explore a variety of web resources for collaboration and student assessment.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
- Understand instructional web resources for the classroom.
- Utilize applications to promote engagement in a K-12 classroom.
- Explore instructional methods utilizing web resources.
- Understand web technologies and resources.
- Explore web resource tools to create an engaging learning experience for students.
- Develop knowledge, skills and confidence in using web resources in K-12 classrooms.
- Integrate web resources effectively into teaching and assessment situations.
Participants will have 180 days to complete this online, self-paced course.
Internet Connectivity Requirements:
Cable/DSL internet connection recommended for best experience
CPU: 1 GHz or higher
RAM: 2 GB or higher
Resolution: 1280x720 or higher
Microphone (webinar/live online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
Mac OSX 10 or higher
Latest Chrome OS
Latest Linux distributions
NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses.
Web Browser Requirements:
Latest Google Chrome recommended for best experience
Latest Mozilla Firefox
Latest Microsoft Edge
Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements:
Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice or LibreOffice)
PDF reader program (Adobe Reader or FoxIt)
Courses may require other software (denoted in course outline above)