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 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
T-TESS Domain: Planning 1.4, Instruction 2.2, Instruction 2.4
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. He lives in Greenville, N.C. with his wife Angela, who is also a professor in the field of gifted education. 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.