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Beyond Screens: Technology Tools to Solve Problems

Type
Course
Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
Price
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Overview

Technology is everywhere! How can we prepare preschool-age children for a future that hasn’t been invented yet? Explore research and trends in technology to make the teaching and learning process more engaging. Discover strategies to help children learn science, engineering, and mathematics using more than just computers.

Course Information

How do we prepare children for a future that hasn't been invented yet? Technology is everywhere and is so much more than computers and laptops.

Explore some of the research and trends related to technology with preschool-age children and find out how you can use technology to make your teaching more engaging and real-world.

You'll also explore how technology helps children learn other subjects like science, engineering, and mathematics.

Funding for this 2-hour training course was generously provided through a grant by The Boeing Company.

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