IE-01 Project-Based Approaches
Using specific classroom scenarios, teachers explore characteristics and benefits of Project-Based Learning (PBL). Throughout the course, teachers consider their own teaching practice as they follow a teacher new to project-based learning who discusses strategies with a mentor teacher. They also consider the ways that technology supports project-based approaches. Planning and project design module s guide teachers through organizing the curriculum, the classroom, technology, and students for successful 21st century projects. The assessment module demonstrates strategies for assessing students’ 21st century skills throughout an open-ended project. The course offers opportunities to apply the PBL concepts with action planning exercises.
IE-02 Collaboration in the Digital Classroom
Collaboration in the Digital Classroom is an interactive e-learning experience that offers an in-depth look at collaboration with a focus on online collaborative tools. In this course, teachers see how collaboration helps students develop 21st century thinking skills, deepen content understanding, and prepare them for the global world. Teachers learn how to plan and manage collaboration activities that integrate online collaborative tools increasingly part of our globally connected workplaces. They follow two teachers as they implement collaborative experiences in their classrooms. The course offers opportunities to apply the collaboration concepts with action planning exercises.
IE-03 Thinking Critically with Data
Thinking Critically with Data is an interactive e-learning course that examines critical thinking with a focus on data analysis in our information-rich world. In this course, teachers explore practical skills and strategies to draw on when teaching students to think critically about the information around them. Teachers will understand how to design student projects and assessment s that address critical thinking skills when collecting and analyzing data. Additionally, they will see how technology can support students’ collection, organization, and presentation of data. The course also offers practical tips for implementing projects that ask students to think critically with data.
IE-04 Assessment in 21st Century Classrooms
Assessment in 21st Century Classrooms is an interactive e-learning experience that offers an in-depth look at assessment that meets the needs of 21st century teaching and learning. In this course, teachers see how assessment strategies can benefit their teaching practices and their students’ learning. They learn how to plan, develop, and manage student-centered assessment. They follow three teachers and see how the three teachers are implementing embedded and ongoing assessment methods in their classrooms. The course offers opportunities to apply the assessment concepts with action planning exercises.
IE-05 Inquiry in the Science Classroom
Inquiry in the Science Classroom is an e-learning course for teachers of students in 3rd to 8th grades (ages 9 to 13) that will explain and demonstrate the inquiry process in depth with interactive activities and locally relevant classroom examples. The course will build a foundation for inquiry and provide the rationale and research basis, common misconceptions, and specific strategies for inquiry as part of any science learning, regardless of the science discipline. It will promote best practices for improving scientific inquiry and will help both the teacher with weak science inquiry background but it will also reinforce teachers more experienced with inquiry.
IE-06 Designing Blended Learning
Designing Blended Learning is an e-learning course for teachers that explains and demonstrates blended learning with interactive activities and locally relevant classroom examples. The course helps teachers transition to blended learning experiences and provides the background rationale, planning strategies, and suggested technology tools. It offers suggestions for assessing student learning in a blended course and managing the day-to-day blended environment.
IE-07 Educational Leadership in the 21st Century
Educational Leadership in the 21st Century provides an interactive e-learning experience to support exploration and discussion of school leadership in our students’ technological 21st century world. School leaders review best practices, examine leadership behaviors, and develop strategies to better support their teachers. They follow two administrators who work together to better use technology to support teachers and improve student achievement. Participants discuss ideas and strategies with other leaders in the course and apply them to their own practice. Extension activities provide opportunities to explore more in depth topics of interest.
IE-08 Moving into Mobile Learning
This Intel® Teach Elements course is an interactive e-learning experience that will help you develop an understanding of mobile learning, including what it is and how it benefits students. In the first half of the course, you will review many examples and consider how to create mobile learning experiences for your students and what to address when designing these experiences. You will see how technology tools can foster collaboration while delivering engaging instructional content. In the second half of the course, you will consider how to develop creative thinking skills within your students and what instructional environments promote creativity. You will explore future mobile technology trends and see how mobile apps can foster creativity while delivering engaging, personalized instructional content. You will also learn strategies for assessing students for learning and creativity and for managing a mobile learning classroom.
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Last updated May 16, 2016