Online Professional
Development for Virginia
Educators from Virginia’s
Public Broadcasting Stations

 

"I believe the exchange between teachers and administrators is a great untapped resource. PBS TeacherLine is a great medium for this type of collaboration to take place."
--
Wayne Rodolfich
Principal
Gautier High School
District Administrator of the Year, 2004

Instructional TechnologyINSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY

 

TECH145 Teaching with WebQuests 30 hr.

Discover Internet resources that promote inquiry-oriented activities among your students, helping them to understand how and why the Web can be useful in the classroom. Explore using WebQuests and learn how to incorporate the Internet into your curriculum effectively. This course enables you to design a WebQuest to enhance a classroom unit or a particular curriculum area to engage your students in meaningful research.

List Price $350
Audience: All educators, Grades PreK-12
Graduate Credit: 2 graduate credits available at an additional fee

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TECH150 Enhancing Multicultural Education with Technology 30 hr.

Meet the challenge of creating a learning environment where each child feels that his or her culture can be expressed and appreciated. Discover how to build a collection of educational resources and technologies that can effectively unlock new worlds and allow your students to immerse themselves in different cultural experiences. As your final assignment, design a creative teaching unit that incorporates both community resources and the Internet to advance multicultural studies in the classroom.

List Price $350
Audience: All educators, Grades K-8
Graduate Credit: 2 graduate credits available at an additional fee

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TECH155 Collaborating on the Internet: Keypal Projects that Promote Cultural Awareness 30 hr.

Explore how keypal projects help students gain cultural awareness, knowledge of geography, and language skills through online exchanges with students in other locations. Design a collaborative keypal project for your own classroom.

List Price $350 Special Price: $199 (currently subsidized by US DOE grant funding)
Audience: All educators, Grades 4-8
Graduate Credit: 2 graduate credits available at an additional fee

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