Teaching English and Language Arts with Technology
The Teaching English with Technology workshop is an intensive workshop that offers hands-on opportunities for English and Language Arts educators to explore practical ways to use technology to enrich the study of literature, poetry, grammar and writing. The workshop will explore innovative ideas, effective techniques, and thoughtful plans for incorporating Web-based resources, G Suite for Education, apps mobile devices, and new and emerging technologies into classroom instruction of English and Language Arts. Participants will examine examples of the best ELA-related web sites, work with innovative tools to help improve student reading and writing, and develop skills with emerging technologies such as Google Add-Ons, Chrome Extensions, social networks and more. Participants will learn strategies to build creative, collaborative, and community-minded classrooms.
Who Should Attend
This workshop is designed English and Language Arts classroom teachers, tech integrationists, and school administrators.
Device/ App Requirements:
Participants should bring a laptop with an up-to-date operating system and browsers. You are welcome to bring iPads, Chromebooks, or other devices, but some tools may not work on all devices. Participants also need a Google or Google Apps for Education account. iPad users should have an iPad2 or newer, be running latest iOS, and know their Apple ID and password.
As new apps and updates are continuously changing, a complete list will be published here and emailed to participants closer to the workshop.
Framingham State University offers 1 graduate credit for this course. You must attend all workshop hours and complete a final assignment. Cost is $75 per credit and registration forms will be emailed to participants upon registration and available on the first day of class.