The Teaching with Technology (TwT) curriculum is designed to help educators understand how Information and Communication Technology (ICT) can enhance the teaching and learning experience and enable students to acquire 21st century skills. Among many benefits, Teaching with Technology is free, aligned with the UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers, and self-paced (log back on at any time to pick up where you left off).
|COURSE 1: Why does the UNESCO ICT-CFT promote technology literacy?||4 hrs 15 mins|
|COURSE 2: Selecting ICT resources to support curriculum outcomes||5 hrs 25 mins|
|COURSE 3: How do technology and pedagogy mix?||7 hrs|
|COURSE 4: Use basic ICT tools to support teaching and learning||10 hrs 40 mins|
|COURSE 5: Organize and manage the use of ICT in your classroom||6 hrs 30 mins|
|COURSE 6: Technology literacy and your professional development||3 hrs|
The self-assessment will help you create a personalized learning plan you can follow to master specific competencies. The results of the 40-question assessment can help you determine which courses you want to build into your plan and which are optional. Upon completing at least one of the six courses, you will receive a Teaching with Technology badge. Retake the self-assessment at any time to check progress on your learning plan and see the competencies you are developing.
After you have successfully completed this Teaching With Technology course, you are prepared to take the Microsoft Certified Educator Exam.
You can register for an exam through Certiport.
Once you have passed the MCE, you can take advantage of a partnership between Microsoft and Lamar University to earn 3 or 6 graduate level credits for a low cost.
Click here to find out how you can earn either:
If you retake the course assessment your previous status will be discarded. You will need to re-complete any topics which you have completed before.
If you retake the self-assessment your previous status will be discarded. You will need to re-complete any topics which you have completed before.