Levels of Service

1. Partnership

Help school districts create a vision for implementing a mobile learning program. Develop and implement a teacher training program. Develop and implement a mentor training program. Develop and implement a leadership training program. Help school evaluate the effectiveness of the program. Offer ongoing support for teachers by participating in an online learning community of all participating schools.

2. On-site Training Options

Vision Workshop. One to two days with key stakeholders to create a shared vision of what the district wants to accomplish with a 21st century technology integration program and what that model will look like for students, teachers, and the community.

Introduction to 21st Century Classrooms. One to two day in-service for teachers to understand the need to integrating technology, developing 21st century skills, motivating today’s students, and how to enhance current lessons to develop higher-order thinking and to create lessons that are engaging and authentic to students.

21st Century Lessons. A one-week workshop for teachers to create lessons that develop twenty-first skills, integrate technology, are engaging and relative to students. This workshop starts with enhancing current lessons and moves teachers to developing project or challenge-based lessons.

3.  Off-site Training:  Digital Learning Institute

One-week training for teachers who want to learn to create project-based lessons integrating technology. The next session is scheduled for July 16-20, 2012 on the campus of Abilene Christian UniversityCost is $795 per person; registration required.

 

Watch the TEA’s POWER ON TEXAS & 2011 Digital Learning Institute Videos