This course begins with a rationale for engaging the mind through digitally interactive tools. Educators will learn how to put the power of Discovery Education streaming directly into the hands of their students. Through the use of the Student Center and Builder Tools Discovery Education streaming is transformed from an instructional tool to an interactive world for students to be fully immersed in the process of their own learning. Professional Development Master Teachers will show participants how to create an environment for student access, as well as a variety of media infused lessons, such as writing prompts and quizzes, which can be assigned directly to each individual student. Some focus will be given on how these tools will increase the power of the differentiated classroom, allowing the educator to create materials for all learning styles. In addition to direct instruction and demonstration, this course provides time for educators to explore each tool, learn its functionality and begin to create their own media rich lessons.
By the completion of this session participants will be able to:
I would place the professional development that has been provided at the top of the list in terms of quality, in terms of relevancy as well as engagement of the teachers and helping them see the possibilities of their students.
Chief Academic Officer, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools