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Topics in Technology for all Teachers

 

Appropriate for all educators

Course Description:

There are many new technologies that teachers can leverage and integrate in their classrooms. At the end of the day, technology is always a tool, not a silver bullet solution. In this series of workshops, we will explore several topics and how they can be incorporated into classrooms and educational pedagogy. Some topics that we will explore include coding, robotics, artificial intelligence, the maker movement, virtual learning, and other topics. Each session will include hands on learning and real application of the topics, as well as time to work on a individually relevant project for each participant. You will leave each session with resources and an action plan for further exploration.

 

About the Instructor:
Greg Young is an educator with 10+ years of experience in both traditional and non-traditional high schools. He has worked as a high school science teacher, and also as an advisor at the Met School. He taught a pre-engineering and STE(A)M classes at the Green Mountain Technology and Career Center. He has served as the VT State Liaison for the New England Secondary Schools Consortium, as well as an instructional coach in Big Picture Learning schools in VT and around the country. Greg holds a masters degree in Ecological Teaching
and Learning from Lesley University, and is a ‘small’ paper away from a PhD in Education from the University of Rhode Island.