iCreate

Participants discover how to create their own technology-enriched lessons in iCreate. This professional development guides teachers through the process of incorporating the technology they know how to use, into the lessons they are creating and delivering to their students. This professional development was created by New York City instructional specialists and technology integration specialists. The class is aligned to the New York State National Educational Technology standards and the National Staff Development Council standards.



Standards Alignment


Evaluation Goals


Content Outline


Supporting Wiki

http://icreate.wikispaces.com

Class Components

1 – Best Practices in Technology-Enriched Instruction

Author: William Heller
  • Content Teaching Points: What are the components of good technology-enriched instruction?
  • Technology Teaching Points: Where can I find models for technology-enriched lessons?





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2 – Identifying Opportunities for Enriching Instruction with Technology

Author: William Heller
  • Content Teaching Points: How do I identify opportunities for enriching instruction in a technology-enriched environment?
  • Technology Teaching Points: How can I ensure that technology will be used to achieve the learning objectives I define for my students?




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3 – Creating Assessment Tools for the Technology-Rich Classroom

Author: William Heller
  • Content Teaching Points: How do I establish assessment criteria what will demonstrate that my students have met specific learning objectives?
  • Technology Teaching Points: How can I use online tools to create rubrics?




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4 – Using Technology to Differentiate Instruction

Author: William Heller
  • Content Teaching Points: How can I develop activities that provide me with reliable evidence that students have met the learning objectives?
  • Technology Teaching Points: How can I use technology to make sure I reach all of my students?




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5 – Creating a Technology-Enhanced Minilesson

Author: William Heller
  • Content Teaching Points: How can I determine what instruction will prepare my students to be successful in the activities I have planned for them?
  • Technology Teaching Points: How can I use digital technology to enhance my minilesson?




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6 – Conducting a Peer Review

Author: William Heller
  • Content Teaching Points: How can I improve my technology-enriched lesson?
  • Technology Teaching Points: What methods can I use to get feedback from my peers?




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7 – Revising a Technology-Enriched Lesson for Publication

Author: William Heller
  • Content Teaching Points: What changes do I want to make to my technology-enriched lesson?
  • Technology Teaching Points: How does knowing my audience affect my decisions in revising?




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8 – Sharing Our Work

Author: William Heller
  • Content Teaching Points: Where can I publish my best technology-enriched lessons?
  • Technology Teaching Points: What is the process for putting my work online?





Facilitator Notes:
You are encouraged to customize the materials to your teaching style.
Please add your own contact information in the last slide of your PowerPoints before presenting.