EDT 674: Learning with Technology - Effective Strategies

Class Agenda Day 1



Introductions, course overview, and expectations.

  • Textbook: Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works

  • Add new page to personal Wiki labeled: EDT 674





Activity 1: Learning Styles and 21st Century Learners



Activity 2: 21st Century Learners (Chapter 4: Cues, Questions, and Advanced Organizers)


  • Using the documents below, create a Brainstorming Web in Bubbl.us/Inspiration of how you would address the 21st Century Skills by grade level. (Elementary, Middle School, High School)
  • Taken from "Partnership for 21st Century Skills"- The first document (9 pages) is a list of the 21st Century Skills, their definitions and information about the Partnership for 21st Century Learning. The second document is a 2 page overview of the 21st Century skills

External Links for 21st Century



Activity 3 - Reflection on 21st Century External Links

  • See "Reflection" page of class wiki for a description and requirements of your reflection.

  • This reflection is due on the Saturday after our first weekend of class. 1 point will be deducted for each day this assignment is late.


Activity 4 - Chapter Summary (Chapter 6: Summarizing and Note-taking)


  • Choose chapter from textbook to read. The following link can be used to divide up students for which chapter they will read. FruitPicker
  • Use this document to to divide up chapters in textbook.

  • Read the assigned chapter from the textbook Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works.

  • Post your summary of the chapter on your WIKI page titled EDT 674.
  • Chapter summaries will be presented throughout the day on Saturday.

Rubric for Chapter Summary: