TRANSFORMING TRADITIONAL CLASSROOM LESSONS TO ONLINE LEARNING

(14 Hours) This course will teach you how to shift your traditional classroom teaching strategies into an online learning environment, whether you need to do so only for a lesson or two as part of an ongoing blended model, or even with moving to full virtual instruction. We will explore the SAMR (substitution, augmentation, modification, redefinition) continuum of technology integration, encouraging you to work towards the highest level of “redefinition” as you begin to implement technology more authentically into your teaching. The course will work through each level of the SAMR model, offering practical solutions, materials, and resources to help you plan and implement effective online learning.

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COURSE DETAILS:
  • Price: $45
  • Credit Type: Professional Development

  • Credits: 14 PD Hours

  • 27 High-Quality Resources Provided With The Course

CONTENT AREAS:

  • Technology in the Classroom
  • Lesson & Curriculum Planning
  • Teaching Strategies
  • 21st Century Learning
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Course Objectives:

What You Will Learn
  • Learn How to Intentionally Integrate Technology Into Your Instruction, Whether it be One Lesson at a Time, or Shifting All of Your Instruction to a Virtual Model

  • Learn How to Use the SAMR (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, & Redefinition) Continuum of Technology Integration to Effectively Transition Your Classroom Lessons to Online Instruction

  • Receive a Variety of Tools and Resources to Help You Plan and Implement Effective Online Learning

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What You Will Learn:

Course Sections

This course will teach you how to shift your traditional classroom teaching strategies into an online learning environment, whether you need to do so only for a lesson or two as part of an ongoing blended model, or even with moving to full virtual instruction. We will explore the SAMR (substitution, augmentation, modification, redefinition) continuum of technology integration, encouraging you to work towards the highest level of “redefinition” as you begin to implement technology more authentically into your teaching. The course will work through each level of the SAMR model, offering practical solutions, materials, and resources to help you plan and implement effective online learning.

While technology has become an integral support tool for many teachers, learning how to utilize technology to take advantage of its efficiency and global reach, can offer many benefits to students. Throughout this training series, you will learn not only how to transition your current curriculum into an online format but you will also learn how to embrace many of the advantages of technology-based learning and will learn how to offer a transformative learning experience for your students. Whether being used to differentiate more effectively, build 21st-century skills, or as a way to reinforce effective in-classroom instruction, this course will teach you how to redefine your use of technology in ways that truly impact student learning.

What You Will Learn:

  • The SAMR (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, & Redefinition) continuum model of technology integration.
  • How to intentionally integrate technology into your instruction, whether it be one lesson at a time, or shifting all of your instruction to a virtual model.
  • How to embrace and utilize technology to expand the quality of your instruction and build 21st-century skills.
  • Receive a wide variety of tools and resources to use for online learning.

Course Guiding Question:

Course Guiding Questions

How can you take your current teaching practices and transition them to an online learning environment, while still maintaining a sense of classroom community and ensuring that your students master the appropriate grade-level content?

Our school is making the transition to online learning this fall so this course was perfectly timed for what we needed. The resources were so helpful and provide so many recommendations saving us a ton of time!

-Elementary Teacher

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Professional Development Credits:

Credits

At the conclusion of the course, you will receive a certificate for 14 Professional Development Hours (Clock Hours, CPEs).

Model Teaching Professional Development Courses are pre-approved in many states and we provide easy approval forms to submit to your license granting authority if required.

If you are a teacher seeking license renewal and wish to verify acceptance of our Professional Development Courses, please view our PD STATE REQUIREMENTS PAGE to learn more about your state’s requirements.

Also, consider taking our UNIVERSITY-PARTNERED, ACADEMIC CREDIT COURSES to earn regionally-accredited units or credits, accepted by most states for teacher re-licensing and salary advancement.

Model Teaching has helped thousands of teachers across the country meet their relicensing requirements.

This course is Pre-Approved in the following states for License Renewal and Continuing education:

  • Texas – CPE’s, TEA-Approved
  • New York CTLE’s – NYSED-Approved
  • Pennsylvania DOE – ACT 48-Approved
  • Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) – Approved
  • Other States As Well

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Please confirm your specific district or state requirements for license renewal prior to registering and feel free to reach out to us with any questions you may have about our courses.

Course Sections

Topics Covered and General Course Outline

Section 1 – Introducing the SAMR Model

  • About the movement from traditional to online teaching
  • About the SAMR model of technology integration
  • How to reflect on what you want to change in your instructional methods

Section 2 – Substitution (S)

  • About the substitution level of the SAMR model
  • A wide variety of online tools available to use as substitutes for traditional teaching methods

Section 3 – Augmentation (A)

  • About the augmentation level of the SAMR model
  • A wide variety of online tools available to use at the augmentation level of the SAMR model

Section 4 – Modification (M)

  • About the modification level of the SAMR model
  • A variety of online tools available to use at the modification level of the SAMR model

Section 5 – Redefinition (R)

  • About the redefinition level of the SAMR model
  • A wide variety of online tools available to use at the redefinition level of the SAMR model

Section 6 – Differentiation & Scaffolding

  • How to differentiate online instruction
  • A variety of techniques to scaffold your students’ online learning

Section 7 – Administrative Tasks

  • How to handle professional tasks online such as planning lessons, keeping records, and holding conferences and meetings
  • How to use online tools to communicate effectively with parents
  • How to manage student behavior and build a sense of classroom community with online tools

Section 8 – Choosing Resources

  • How to determine what you need to change in your traditional instruction
  • How to choose appropriate resources for your online instruction

Putting It All Together

How to Apply What You Have Learned

Professional Development Course Resources

Helpful Resources & Templates Included With the Course
The course comes with 27 templates, tools, and graphic organizers ready to be used in your classroom!
These Include:

  • Traditional to Online Teaching Continuum
  • Teacher Reflection on Online Practices with Sample
  • Guide to Tools for Substitution in Technology
  • Substitution Technology Implementation Plan with Sample
  • Guide to Tools for Augmentation In Technology
  • Augmentation Technology Implementation Plan with Sample
  • Guide to Tools for Modification in Technology
  • Modification Technology Implementation Plan with Sample
  • Guide to Tools for Redefinition in Technology
  • Redefinition Technology Implementation Plan with Sample
  • Differentiation and Scaffolding Implementation Plan with Sample
  • Guide to Online Tools for Classroom Management and Administrative Tasks
  • Technology Implementation Plan for Classroom Management and Administrative Tasks with Sample
  • Transforming Traditional Instruction with Technology Checklist
  • Resource Guide for Transitioning to an Online Classroom
  • Online Educational Goals Template with Sample
  • Effectiveness Rubric
  • Implementation Observation Checklist with Sample
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  • Instructor Feedback for Implementation
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