ICT in Education Teacher Academy
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ICT in Education Teacher Academy
80 Plus online technology integration professional development for teachers in Early Childhood Education and Primary Education. Plus numerous webinar replays from experts and teaching resources.
There are too many to list - The below courses are a sample of what you will find in the member's area of the Academy today to do with technology professional development for teachers.Become a member now
Unleashing the Power Professional Development for Technology Integration
In today's digital age, technology integration has become a necessity for organizations across all industries. As businesses strive to stay competitive and meet the ever-evolving needs of customers, the power of technology cannot be underestimated. However, the successful implementation of technology depends on the knowledge and skills of the workforce. This is where professional development plays a vital role.
Welcome to our comprehensive guide on unleashing the power of technology integration through effective professional development. Whether you are an employer looking to upskill your team or an individual seeking to enhance your own technological prowess, this guide has got you covered.
Throughout these pages, we will explore the various aspects of professional development in the context of technology integration. From identifying training needs to designing and implementing effective programs, we will provide you with practical insights and actionable strategies to make the most of your professional development journey.
Benefits of technology integration for teachers and students
Technology has revolutionized the education sector, opening up new opportunities for both teachers and students. The integration of technology in classrooms has proven to be a game-changer, as it enhances engagement, collaboration, and personalized learning experiences. With the right tools and resources, educators can create interactive lessons, provide instant feedback, and cater to individual student needs.
The benefits of technology integration in education are manifold. It promotes critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity among students. It also prepares them for the digital world they will inhabit as adults. By leveraging technology, educators can deliver content in innovative ways, making learning more enjoyable and effective. Additionally, technology integration allows for seamless access to vast educational resources, breaking down geographical barriers and providing equal opportunities for all students.
In order to fully harness the power of technology integration in education, professional development is essential. Educators need to be equipped with the knowledge and skills required to effectively integrate technology into their teaching practices. Let's explore the benefits of technology integration for teachers and students and delve into the importance of professional development in this context.
Professional Development for Technology Integration in the Classroom
Technology integration professional development offers numerous benefits for both teachers and students. For teachers, it provides a platform for creativity and innovation in lesson planning. With technology tools, teachers can create interactive multimedia presentations, design virtual field trips, and develop online assessments. This not only enhances classroom engagement but also saves valuable time and effort.
Furthermore, technology integration allows for personalized learning experiences. Teachers can use adaptive learning platforms and online resources to tailor instruction to individual student needs. This promotes self-paced learning and helps students grasp concepts at their own pace. Additionally, technology tools enable teachers to provide instant feedback, track student progress, and identify areas where additional support is needed.
Become a member of the ICT in Education Teacher Academy, and gain instant access to the following technology integration professional development for teachers:
How to support Play based learning in Early Childhood Education with Digital Technology
Price: $360 AUD
You will learn how to support play based learning in early childhood education with digital technology that will respond to a child's capabilities and learning needs. This course is NOT about understanding digital play research, but IS about providing you with the 'practical and immediately actionable" strategies and steps that you can APPLY today and which is derived from the current research on digital play in the early years.
10 hours of Elective PD about early childhood pedagogical approaches in technology integration in education.
- Understand the importance of learning through play.
- Teach digital literacy through facilitating storytelling with digital technology.
- Support children's creativity with digital technology with early childhood pedagogies that are evidence-based and practical.
- Promote learning without failure (role-play) with digital play.
- Practice multimedia teaching strategies in early learning activities.
- Facilitate play based learning pedagogy
- Observe and assess digital play
- Link high impact teaching strategies to play based learning.
- Develop ICT capability in early childhood learning.
Harness the Potential of Technology in Early Childhood Education Today (Full Course)
Price: $360 AUD
Academy Membership Fee: $46 per month (cancel anytime)
You will learn how to build a young child's technology literacy by establishing a starting point for learning that will set their learning path in early childhood education learning activities with technology. Gain further expertise observation that will enable you to apply research based teaching strategies in early childhood and optimise the use of technology for them through their schooling career.
11.5 hours of PD addressing 2.6.2, 3.4.2, 3.2.2, 4.5.2 and 5.1.2 of Australian Professional Standards for TeachersJoin this course now
Teaching Approaches in Early Childhood Education
You will learn how to build on the home technology experiences of young children in your care by making sound instructional decisions that will support children's ICT capability and ICT literacy along with providing opportunities to use ICT as a tool to support their learning.
Includes ICT teaching strategies in early childhood.
2 hours of Extended PD addressing 2.6.2 of Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
Observation in Early Childhood Education
You will learn an integrated system of assessment that will make it easier for you to make judgements about the conceptual and procedural technological knowledge of young children. Gain additional expertise in observation that will take you beyond just commenting on whether a child had completed technological work in transition statements.
Completing this online PD for Early Childhood Educators will contribute to 2 hours of Extended PD addressing 5.1.2 of Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
Planning in Early Childhood Education
You will learn how to effectively plan for digital play-based learning by applying sound instructional decisions in your early childhood learning environment that will ensure that digital technology is viewed as a tool to enhance and support teaching and learning. Thread the digital technologies into the early learning goals and early play experiences to improve the quality and effectiveness of learning today.
- Understand why planning is important in ECE
- Develop an understanding of ICT resources
- Apply early learning goals with digital resources
- Promote progression in capabilities
- Inform your planning by understanding relationships
- Plan to challenge children with digital resources
- Plan digital storytellling
- Consider appropriate uses of digital resources
- Match digital resources to intended learning.
Computers in Early Childhood Education
You will learn with ease how to maximise the use of computers in your early learning environment by making sound instructional decisions and employing structured learning activities in an environment that will promote equitable opportunities in key learning areas of the curriculum and foster the development of ICT capability today.
High Impact Teaching Strategies in ECE
I'm going to show you the top 10 instructional practices that you can rely on to achieve the best outcomes for children when integrating digital play experiences in your early learning environment today.
Digital Leadership course for Teachers
You will learn how to lead your digital school to ICT greatness by effectively facilitating and developing goals and policies that demonstrate principles and practices that will engage students in learning and increase attainment levels in student ICT capability.
10 hours of CPD
"This course increased my understanding of my new role as ICT Coordinator. I learned what my responsibilities are going to be, how to be effective at it, and what strategies to stay connected and empathetic towards the teachers I will be leading and how not to lose sight on our purpose of empowering students to become effective 21st century learners. Thanks to ICTE and Michael Hilkemeijer for their support and attention." - Michelle
The ICT in Education Teacher Academy is a highly supportive community of like-minded people, all on the same learning that wants to make an impact on children's learning with ICT in Education.Join this course now
Develop the school ICT policy today
You will learn how to lay the foundation for an effective policy by employing strategies that encompass a whole school approach to ICT in Education.
- Understand the benefits of having an ICT Policy for your school.
- Design an ICT policy with elements that will empower staff and students.
- Embed principles in practice that will change the culture of your school.
- Manage and monitor the ICT policy proficiently.
- Employ a strategic plan the integration of ICT at your school
40 Plus Online Technology Professional Development for Teachers
Year 5 Literacy with ICT Instructional Course
Price: $300 AUD
You will learn how to make sound instructional decisions with ease when planning to enhance literacy learning through the use of technology in the English Learning Area by applying evidence based teaching strategies and utlising key resources that will continue to support your current practices, knowledge and Year 5 curriculum.
Year 4 Literacy with ICT Instructional Course
Year 3 Literacy with ICT Instructional Course
You will learn how to make sound instructional decisions with ease when planning to enhance literacy learning through the use of technology in the English Learning Area by applying evidence based teaching strategies and utlising key resources that will continue to support your current practices, knowledge and Year 3 curriculum.
Year 2 Literacy with ICT Instructional Course
Year 1 Literacy with ICT Instructional Course
You will learn how to make sound instructional decisions with ease when planning to enhance literacy learning through the use of technology in the English Learning Area by applying evidence based teaching strategies and utlising key resources that will continue to support your current practices, knowledge and Year 1 curriculum.
Tools and resources for technology integration professional development
To effectively integrate technology into education, professional development plays a crucial role. Professional development provides educators with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to navigate the ever-changing landscape of technology. It equips them with the tools and strategies to integrate technology seamlessly into their teaching practices.
Effective professional development for technology integration starts with identifying the specific training needs of educators. This can be done through surveys, needs assessments, or by consulting with technology integration specialists. Once the needs are identified, a tailored professional development program can be designed to address these requirements.
Professional development programs for technology integration should focus on hands-on learning experiences. Educators should be provided with opportunities to explore and experiment with various technology tools, platforms, and resources. This allows them to gain practical experience and develop a deep understanding of how technology can enhance teaching and learning.
Collaboration and networking are also essential components of professional development for technology integration. Educators should be encouraged to share best practices, learn from each other's experiences, and collaborate on projects that integrate technology. This not only fosters a supportive learning community but also encourages the exchange of ideas and innovative approaches.
As an Academy member, you will receive free access to the following tools and resources in technology integration:
ICT integrated Lesson Plans
Professional Learning eBooks
Professional Development for Technology Integration in the Classroom