Intel® Teach Essentials Course in Arizona

The Intel® Teach Essentials Course aims to help teachers use the power of computer technology to spark student imagination and ultimately move them to greater learning. This course provides teachers with a foundation of skills to fully integrate technology, ongoing assessment, and student centered learning.

This hands-on course gives teachers a solid foundation of skills to fully integrate technology, ongoing assessment, and student-centered learning. Teachers learn to use backwards curriculum design, ask questions that promote higher-order thinking and use technology to create standards-aligned Unit Plans for authentic, engaged learning of 21st century skills.


  • Create a project-based unit of instruction based upon material they are teaching, aligned to standards with multiple forms of student assessment.
  • Develop a foundation of skills to fully integrate and implement technology into existing classroom curricula and promote student-centered learning.
  • Engaged in standards-aligned, technology supported projects that promote the use of 21st century skills.

Download an overview of the Intel Teach Essentials Course Curriculum (PDF)

Statement of Alignment for Curriculum

The International Society for Technology in Education ( completed its review of the Intel Teach Essentials Course on March 6, 2009. ISTE determined that the program clearly supports implementation of the ISTE National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS·T 2008) and prepares participants to substantially meet the following standards:

Meets: 1a, 1d, 2a, 2d, 3a, 5a
Supports significant growth for: 1b, 1c 2b, 2c, 3b, 3c, 3d, 4a, 4c, 5c

LEA Eligibility Any public school, district, regional education agency, regional occupational program, or nonprofit, nondiscriminatory, private, parochial school in the United States can apply to participateas a Local Education Agency (LEA).

Funding Title II-A (Highly Qualified/Professional Development) funds can pay for stipends or other expenses to implement the Intel Teach Program.
PD 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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Intel® Teach is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Please contact the Ed Tech Department at ADE to schedule this face-to-face training.

Educational Technology, Bin #8
1535 West Jefferson Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Office: 602-364-1349
Fax: (602) 364-2334