Google in Education Summit – March 18 & 19, 2014

 

March 18–19, 2014 at Grand Canyon University

Join us for Arizona’s first Google in Education Summit! This high intensity two-day event focuses on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps for Education and other Google Tools to promote student learning in K–12 and higher education. You will get to hear from Google Global Education Evangelist, Jaime Casap, as he evangelizes the power and potential of the web, technology, and Google tools in education. You can also look forward to a demo slam competition, a closing capstone session—plus two full days of informative breakouts, cutting-edge demonstrations, and hands-on workshops led by experienced and knowledgeable professional developers.  Learn more and register at:  az.gafesummit.com.

 

 

 

 

 

Registration is now open for IDEAL Fall 2013 online courses!

Now that the new school year is underway, perhaps you are ready to continue your own professional learning. Registration is now open for the IDEAL online courses listed below.

  • Full Structured English Immersion Completion Course – 45 hrs (Multiple sections) $85
  • Intel Teach Elements: Project Based Approaches (Aligned to Arizona’s Common Core Standards) – 30 hrs $65
  • Intel Teach Elements: Assessment in the 21st Century Classroom (Aligned to Arizona’s Common Core Standards) – 30 hrs $65
  • Intel Teach Elements: Collaboration in the Digital Classroom (Aligned to Arizona’s Common Core Standards) – 30 hrs $65
  • Intel Teach Elements: Thinking Critically with Data (Aligned to Arizona’s Common Core Standards) – 30 hrs $65
  • Intel Teach Elements: Designing Blended Learning (Aligned to Arizona’s Common Core Standards) – 30 hrs $65
  • AZTeach 21 (Understanding the 2009 Ed Tech Standards with connections to Arizona’s Common Core Standards) – 30 hrs $65
  • Arizona’s Common Core Standards – Mathematical Practices – 30 hrs $65
  • Intel Teach: Educational Leadership in the 21st Century – 15 hrs $50
  • Arizona’s Common Core Standards Phase I – ELA 15 hrs $50
  • Arizona’s Common Core Standards Phase 1 – Math 15 hrs $50 – Coming soon

Classes will begin on October 9th. Click here for descriptions of each course.

Go to www.ideal.azed.gov to obtain your new account or to login and register for a course.

 Send any questions to Cathy Poplin, cathy.poplin@azed.gov.

IDEAL Alignment Criteria

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Intel Teach Elements and Face to Face Professional Development

Elements Courses Online (30 hrs each course)
A new series of high interest, visually compelling courses that deeply explore 21st century learning concepts offered online.

Educational Leadership in the 21st Century Online (15 hrs)
Online professional development focusing on the importance of leadership in promoting, supporting, and modeling the use of technology in instruction.

Essentials Course (face-to-face training – 32-40 hrs) (by LEA request)
Aims to help teachers use the power of computer technology to spark student imagination and ultimately move them to great learning.

Thinking with Technology (face-to-face training – 24-40 hrs) (by LEA request)
Teachers use free online tools to support the development and assessment of students’ higher-order thinking skills.

Throughout the Intel Teach portfolio of substantive courses, participants learn to:

  • Develop inquiry-based, technology-enriched projects and units to enhance student learning
  • Use the Internet, online tools, and Web 2.0 resources as tools for research, creativity, and communication
  • Align curriculum to standards while addressing and assessing 21st century skills.

Intel Teach promotes 21st century learning skills critical for student success in today’s knowledge economy. Courses are challenging, substantive, and have immediate practical impact on teachers’ work.

 Funding

Title II-D (Enhancing Education through Technology) and Title II-A (Highly Qualified/Professional Development) funds can pay for stipends or other expenses to implement the Intel Teach Program.

Professional Development Hours

Upon successful completion of any of the Intel Teach Programs, participants can receive Professional Development hours for recertification. Please consult your local Human Resources Department regarding Professional Growth hours.

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Contact Information

Educational Technology, Bin #5
1535 West Jefferson Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85007

edtech@azed.gov
Office: 602-364-1349
Fax: (602) 364-2334

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