What is Project Inspire?
Project Inspire is a comprehensive online professional development credit program designed to assist teachers in the integration of technology to a standards-based curriculum.
Is Project Inspire For Me?
To ensure a successful online experience with Project Inspire, please complete the "Is Web-Based Distance Learning For Me?" self-assessment survey to help determine whether or not web-based distance learning is right for you at this time.
When Are The Project Inspire Sessions?
There are two Project Inspire sessions:
- Winter-Spring Session (runs from January through April)
- Summer-Fall Session (runs from July through October)
What Are The Project Inspire Course Objectives and Expectations?
The course objectives are outlined in the syllabus posted with each course in the PDE3 system (http://pde3.k12.hi.us).
Note: The course syllabus can be found by clicking on the course title and then clicking on "Additional Information" on the left-side window area. There is also a "Download PDF" option to get a copy of the syllabus.
In addition, view the Qualities of a Successful Online Learner video (Flash player required) for a basic overview of what is involved with taking a Project Inspire course and what the expectations are for Project Inspire participants. The following are some of the core expectations:
- Plan for the time commitment needed to complete and keep up with assignments.
- Make sure to submit assignments on time.
- Notify the instructor if there are extenuating situations that will affect course participation and/or ability to complete/submit assignments.
At the beginning of the session, the course instructor will address and clarify any additional course specific expectations.
How Do I Register For Project Inspire?
The Project Inspire Registrations are done through the PDE3 website (http://pde3.k12.hi.us). Refer to the right side-bar for the current registration period.
Due to the intensity of the course work, it is recommended for first time Project Inspire participants take one course first to get a feel for the online course format and workload.
Fof full-time classroom teachers, it is recommended to not take more than two (2) courses concurrently to balance with their regular classroom work commitments.