Traveling at a rate of a tool per minute, this fast-paced and informative session will help bring your technology toolbox up to speed by categorizing and reviewing resources designed to promote creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and productivity in you and your gifted students.
In this course you will learn:
- Numerous ways to find online resources that promote creativity and creative thinking
- How to promote collaboration among students through the use of technology
- Ways in which critical thinking can be embedded in all content areas
Visit the TAGT website to learn more about the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented.
Brian Housand, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at East Carolina University in the department of Curriculum and Instruction. He completed his doctoral work at the University of Connecticut with an emphasis in both gifted education and instructional technology. Dr. Housand is the current chair of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Computers and Technology network, and he writes the “Untangling Technology” column for Teaching for High Potential. Currently, he is exploring ways in which technology can enhance the learning environment and striving to define what it means to be creatively productive in a digital age.
Callen – GEORGETOWN ISD (verified owner) –
A lot of great information compacted into a short amount of time. I loved the window shopping approach and exposure to lots of different digital options and tech tools.
Bethany – SEALY ISD (verified owner) –
Very informative. So many things I had never heard of.
Joshua – HALLSVILLE ISD (verified owner) –
It had a lot of helpful resources.
Carrie – MIDWAY ISD – WOODWAY (verified owner) –
Great rundown of resources. Some are a bit dated. 2013
Rhonda – HALLSVILLE ISD (verified owner) –
I loved learning about Tech Tools that are out there for me to use in my classroom!
Nicole – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner) –
Shawn – GEORGETOWN ISD (verified owner) –
Great options of tech, though a little outdated.
Sandra – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
The abundance of resources available.
Amanda – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
Very useful with different apps
Kimberly – Private Pay (verified owner) –
This was an awesome course with soooo many ideas and resources.