$20.00

Presenter: Brian Housand, Ph.D., East Carolina University
Core Area: Creativity & Instruction
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

Technology is everywhere and for many teachers, understanding technology can be like trying to understand a new language. It can be difficult to learn, let alone know which tech tools are worth using in the classroom and how to use them. In “60 Tech Tools in 60 Minutes,” Dr. Housand gives us a crash course on tools that you can use in your classroom. It only takes an hour to figure out which tools you can use for your classroom. Just imagine being able to leverage one of these tech tools and what it can do for your classroom. Your students will get more out of their experience and your teaching career can be even more fulfilling!

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Travelling 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. Just imagine being able to leverage one of these tech tools and what it can do for your classroom. Your students will get more out of their experience and your teaching career can be even more fulfilling!

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

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.

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3118 reviews for 60 Tech Tools in 60 Minutes

  1. Chris – ORANGE CITY (verified owner)

    I learned about quite a few apps/websites that I will definitely try in my classroom to enhance student learning.

  2. Judy – Pilot (verified owner)

    Amazing tech. tools!

  3. Oralia – DALLAS ISD (verified owner)

    Straight forward no time lost.

  4. Tamara – PFLUGERVILLE ISD (verified owner)

    This was a great source to find tech resources. It is dated, and some things have changed. The presenter’s website it not there.

  5. Patricia – DALLAS ISD (verified owner)

    This video introduced me to alot of really cool educational apps that I was unaware of. Due to low technology amounts in my classroom , I will unfortunately not be able to introduce all of them, but will be able to use some of them in my lessons.

  6. Amanda – HUTTO ISD (verified owner)

    There are several sites/apps that I am excited to share and use.

  7. Patricia – HALLSVILLE ISD (verified owner)

    Love all of the tools and strategies for student learning!

  8. Eric – DALLAS ISD (verified owner)

    This is very informative and quite useful to enhance teaching.

  9. Randie – HUTTO ISD (verified owner)

    Lots of good tools. Most are well-known tech tools, but I learned new things about tools I use in the classroom often.

  10. Zelene – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Many interesting apps.

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