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(PDE3 course #CT167540)
The purpose of this course is to train educators who are new to blended learning to embark on a new model of teaching. A blended learning model will help provide students with the 21st century skills that they will need to succeed, such as critical thinking, collaboration, communication, media literacy and technology skills. This course will provide teachers with the knowledge and strategies to become an effective blended learning instructor.
(PDE3 course #CT150771)
Introduce participants to the different types of computers, the multiple components and how they work together to support technology use in education and society. Provide participants with the practical skills to use technology and maximize their performance and productivity to help students meet the Hawaii Content and Performance Standards, Common Core State Standards and GLOs. Provide participants with the opportunity to assess their current level of understanding and implementation of HCPS/CCSS and ISTE Standards(National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers).
(PDE3 course #CT178661)
To train educators to teach online in preparation for the Hawaii Virtual Learning Network (HVLN), Project Inspire or for blended learning programs. The purpose of this course is to introduce teachers to online learning and teaching. Participants will learn how to create engaging and motivating online learning communities, best practices for online teaching, online learning tools and using them effectively, teaching an online class, writing lessons and creating meaningful individual and collaborative performance assessments.
(PDE3 course #CT181789)
An introduction to the Common Sense Media (CSM) Digital Citizenship curriculum and resources. Prepares participants for the CSM certification options.
Educational Mobile Apps in the Classroom
(PDE3 course #CT153344)
The purpose of the course is to explore the use of educational mobile applications (apps) in the classroom and learn how to integrate mobile apps/devices into a standards-based curriculum.
Effective Presentations Using Microsoft Powerpoint
(PDE3 course #CT150776)
The purpose of the course is to further extend the participants' skills in the use of Microsoft PowerPoint as a tool for student productivity and learn how to integrate the use of Microsoft Powerpoint with standards-based curriculum.
Effectively Using Productivity Tools in the Teaching Profession
(PDE3 course #CT150748)
This purpose of this course is to explore the skills and strategies needed for using basic productivity tools to support teaching, learning, and productivity and learn how to integrate them with standards-based curriculum.
Google for Educators
(PDE3 course #CT152508)
The purpose of the course is to further extend the participants' skills in the basic use of Google Apps in teaching and professional productivity. Learning the basic features of Google Apps will enable the participant to be more productive and efficient in day-to-day classroom productivity tasks.
Internet & Online Learning
(PDE3 course #CT150770)
The purpose of the course is to provide a foundation for how to be a successful online learner and how to use the Internet in an effective and ethical manner. Participants will have an opportunity to assess their ISTE Standards for Teachers (ISTE Standards) knowledge and create a Professional Development Plan that will prepare them with skills needed to teach and support digital learners.
Organizing Information and Data Using Microsoft Excel
(PDE3 course #CT150774)
The purpose of the course is to further extend the participants' skills in the use of Microsoft Excel in teaching and professional productivity. Learning the basic features of Excel will enable the participant to be more productive and efficient in collecting data and reporting student achievement.
Supporting Universal Design for Learning (UDL) with Google Apps for Education
(PDE3 course #CT150774)
An introduction to the framework of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and intermediate level applications of Google Apps for Education (GAFE) to support all learners.
Word Processing and Collaboration using Microsoft Word
(PDE3 course #CT150768)
The purpose of the course is to further extend skills in the use of Microsoft Word for teacher and student productivity and learn how to integrate the use of Microsoft Word with standards-based curriculum.