Support for classrooms and districts focused on making the most of their edtech tools, including hardware, software, and emerging solutions.
Having the right apps or devices alone isn’t enough to enhance student learning outcomes. A clear, intentional integration strategy is essential too, and the LTC offers the resources and trainings needed to ensure every teacher feels empowered with the latest edtech in hand.
Our team is made up of former educators with decades of experience in the classroom. We know what it’s like to stand in your shoes, which is why we strive to offer constructive integration support that’s both empathetic and centered on keeping educators at the top of their game.
Free and low-cost services to support teachers and districts as they integrate educational technology into their curriculum.
Strategies, tools, and best practices for facilitating robust classroom integration at all grade levels and in all content areas.
The goal of this course is to help educators learn about computational thinking (CT), how it differs from computer science, and how it can be integrated into a variety of subject areas. As a course participant, you will increase your awareness of CT, explore examples of CT integrated into your subject areas, experiment with examples of CT-integrated activities for your subject areas, and create a plan to integrate CT into your own curricula.
The 4 Shifts Protocol (formerly known as trudacot), a discussion protocol intended to help facilitate educator conversations about deeper learning, greater student agency, more authentic work, and rich technology infusion! The 4 Shifts Protocol is being used by teachers, principals, instructional coaches, and technology integrationists all over the world to make lessons, units, and instructional activities richer, more robust, and more relevant for the global innovation society in which we now live.
From The Friday Institute, the “Coaching Digital Learning” MOOC (massive open online course) is offered several times a year. This free course will deepen your understanding of what it takes to coach educators to integrate technology effectively with relevant and rigorous opportunities to build upon your professional needs and understanding — whether beginning in your role as an instructional coach or seeking advanced strategies
Dr. Catlin Tucker provides a number of ideas to help engage students in synchronous remote video lessons.
With the influx of technology in our classrooms, we have the ability to help our students continue to learn when they leave our classrooms
Join the LTC in picturesque Galena for a two-day kick-off to the new school year. Designed for teachers, principals, instructional coaches, and technology integrationists, EdTech Next offers a one-of-a-kind professional learning experience to help attendees take technology integration to the next level.
Are you an instructional coach looking to deepen your expertise and grow professionally? Do you want to strengthen your coaching cycles and show your teachers how technology can support learning? If so, the Google Certified Coach Mentor program is for you!
Recent blog posts highlighting best practices and strategies for integrating technology into classrooms and curricula.
Still have a little room left in your vacation-bound suitcase? Why not slip in an edtech book so that you can continue growing while you soak up some well-earned rest and relaxation. These 7 books are some of our team’s favorites, too, so you can bet that they’ll be a reliable resource for you heading into the next school year!
Summer break is nearly here! But before you close your laptop and hit the beach, take some time to review these timely tech tips from our team geared toward helping you get your digital devices and resources in order. #4 is such a great idea!
Proposal submission is now open for IETC 2022! This is your chance to share your unique perspectives on tech integration strategies, instructional practices, tech infrastructure, and more with 800+ attendees. Plus, there are great benefits in it for you – including free admission. Here’s a quick rundown on what you need to know to submit a proposal for this year’s illuminating conference.