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Intel Essentials Course Overview9 09

  1. 1. Intel ® Teach Program Essentials Course Overview
  2. 2. Intel  Teach Program Essentials Course <ul><li>The Intel ® Teach Program is a worldwide initiative to provide teachers with the skills to effectively integrate technology into existing curriculum to improve student learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Since 1999, the Intel Teach Program has helped over 4 million educators in more than 35 countries. </li></ul><ul><li>The goal of the Intel ® Teach Essentials Course is to help classroom teachers develop student-centered learning through technology integration and project-based approaches. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Course Focus <ul><li>The themes of the Essentials Course include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using technology effectively in the classroom to promote 21st century skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying ways students and teachers can use technology to enhance learning through research, communication, collaboration, and productivity strategies and tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing hands-on learning and the creation of curricular units and assessments, which address state and national academic and technology standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitating student-centered classrooms that encourage student self-direction and higher-order thinking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborating with colleagues to improve instruction by problem solving and participating in peer reviews of units </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><ul><li>Unit Portfolio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers create all the products listed. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>These items together make up a complete Unit Portfolio. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peer reviews are conducted on the products teachers create. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Unit Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aligns to standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focuses through the use of Curriculum-Framing Questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes Assessment Timeline to note ongoing assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides accommodations to support all learners </li></ul></ul>Outcomes
  5. 5. Curriculum Modules <ul><li>Module 1: Teaching with Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Focus: Project-based learning and unit design </li></ul><ul><li>Module 2: Planning My Unit </li></ul><ul><li>Focus: Curriculum-Framing Questions and ongoing student-centered assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Module 3: Making Connections </li></ul><ul><li>Focus: The Internet to support teaching and learning </li></ul><ul><li>Module 4: Creating Samples of Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Focus: Project outcomes from a student perspective </li></ul>
  6. 6. Curriculum Modules <ul><li>Module 5: Assessing Student Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Focus: Formative and summative assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Module 6: Planning for Student Success </li></ul><ul><li>Focus: Student support and self-direction </li></ul><ul><li>Module 7: Facilitating with Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Focus: Teacher as facilitator </li></ul><ul><li>Module 8: Showcasing Unit Portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Focus: Sharing Learning </li></ul>
  7. 7. Typical Module Schedule <ul><li>Pair and Share </li></ul><ul><li>Pedagogical Practices Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Hands-On Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Modifying Unit Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Planning Ahead Activities </li></ul>
  8. 8. Prerequisite Skills <ul><ul><li>Participants should possess intermediate-level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>computer skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Format and edit text </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Copy, cut, and paste text and graphics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Save documents </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use e-mail </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Navigate and perform a search on the Internet </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use a word processing application </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Expectations <ul><ul><li>Attend all 32 hours of hands-on in-class training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be on time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participate in all activities and discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete Planning Ahead activities between sessions—up to 16 hours of out-of-class for planning activities and completion of unit materials </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Incentives <ul><li>Support from Four Corners Literacy Council, the Four Corners Writing Project and GMCS: </li></ul><ul><li>1 Infocus projector </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 interactive white board with wireless upgrade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital cameras </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flash drives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>External hard drive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graduate credit available for purchase from UNM IPT </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Programs of the Intel Education Initiative are funded by the Intel Foundation and Intel Corporation.  Copyright © 2007 Intel Corporation. All rights reserved. Intel and Intel  Education are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.  *Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.