This course introduces and supports educators with effective strategies and best practices for navigating their classroom with technological safety and security. The course is designed and delivered for educators to support other educators and to engage their students to utilize technology in the classroom safely and securely.
Educators will learn about technology safety and security through research and reflection. Educators will learn about managing the day-to-day responsibilities of making sure that they and their students are utilizing technology safely and securely. Educators will gain a deep understanding of resources and tools to effectively use technology with safety and security. Educators will develop a comprehensive lesson plan to teach students technology safety and security.
This course has content equivalency to the following course, and cannot be taken again: EDU-X776R.
Number or Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for K-12 educators interested in learning new strategies to promote digital safety in the classroom, which includes: Elementary and Secondary School Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Curriculum Coordinators, Literacy Coaches, Response to Intervention Teams, New Teachers, School Administrative Teams, and other interested stakeholders.
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