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Teaching Algebra with Technology

Graduate-Level Credit / Non-Credit Hours
3 Semester Credits, 5 Quarter Credits, or 45 Clock Hours

Course Description
This course is designed for 6-12 educators who are interested in enhancing their repertoire of technology to create dynamic algebraic lessons. Participants will explore useful techniques to create more effective technology lessons, software packages, web resources, graphing calculators, and instructional materials used to integrate technology into algebra instruction. 

Global Goals of the Course
To deepen and/or apply the content and skills of the teacher’s existing professional knowledge base by meeting the following global goals of this course:

1. To develop a sound comprehension/understanding of technology tools to facilitate student learning in Algebra (NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4; ISTE 1, 3; InTASC 1-8)
2. To synthesize lesson plans, activities, and quizzes/tests that integrates technology and Algebra concepts (NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4; ISTE 1, 2, 3, 4; InTASC 1-8)
3. To synthesize an extensive project that covers several Algebra concepts and use technology to collect, analyze, and display data (NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4; ISTE 1, 2, 3, 4; InTASC 1-8)
4. To internalize and apply effective motivation strategies when using technology in the classroom (NBPTS 1, 3, 4; ISTE 1, 2, 3, 4; InTASC 1-8)
5. To understand and integrate dimensions of ISTE standards into the classroom instruction (NBPTS 1; ISTE 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; InTASC 1-8)
6. To examine techniques to explore, assess, and customize technology to fit classroom needs (NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4; ISTE 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; InTASC 1-9)


By Nicole Paluch
Reviewed 3 years ago
The instructor was very quick at getting me feedback and grading assignments. I appreciated the time he took to give thoughtful feedback and remarks. It was a great experience.

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