Congrats to our very own Bill Van Loo!

April 20th, 2015 by Toni Jones
From the PTO site in Ann Arbor:

Congratulations to Mr Van Loo, on his Teacher Excellence Award!

The International Technology and Engineering Educators Association has honored our very own! Here is what it means:

Theresa Teacher Excellence Award is one of the highest honors given to Technology and Engineering Education classroom teachers and is presented in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the profession and their students. The Teacher Excellence Award provides public recognition at the local through international levels. The honoree is formally presented with an engraved plaque and other recognition at ITEEA’s Annual Conference.”…We are proud of Bill!

2015 Summer & Fall Registration

April 7th, 2015 by Nancy Copeland

for the Educational Technology & Online Teaching programs is underway –  Summer Semester begins 5/4/15!

Remember to register soon as classes fill quickly (refer to your program of study and/or your adviser).


EDMT Courses being offered:

Summer I 2015 (5/4/15)

EDMT 513 CRN 53783 Blended Instruction
EDMT 623 CRN 53784 Instr Design & Multimedia Dev (prereqs: EDMT 602 and EDMT 603)

Summer II 2015 (6/29/15)
EDMT 510 CRN 53782  Online Teaching: Introduction
EDMT 628 CRN 54084  Design & Use Online Resources for Education (prereqs: EDMT 623)
EDMT 653 CRN 53785 Issues & Emerging Educational Technology (prereqs: EDMT 627 and EDMT 628)

Fall 2015 (9/8/15)
EDMT 511 CRN 15981 Online Teaching: Advanced
EDMT 602 CRN 15980 Tech & Student-Centered Learning
EDMT 632 CRN 15979 Adv Productivity Tools in Teach & Learning
EDMT 695 CRN 15978 Graduate Seminar  (prereqs: EDMT 653)

Be sure to check the Online Schedule of classes for foundation and restrictive course offerings; remember we are also offering the Online Teaching Certificate …help us spread the word!

If you have not applied to our program, please refer to our EDMT website for more details.  Refer to the Graduate School website to apply.

Teach online better…

April 2nd, 2015 by Toni Jones
Get an MA or Graduate Certificate in EDMT or a Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching

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March 25th, 2015 by Toni Jones

EDMT faculty and students had fun at the EDMT Meet Up. Although we were small in number, the laughter and conversation was big. Below are pictures from the EDMT Meet Up, Bill Van Loo’s awesome presentation and the very information Coding in the Classroom that Dr Jones and Dr Copeland attended.

EDMT Alums and Students Presenting @ 2015 MACUL Conference

March 5th, 2015 by Toni Jones

While at MACUL, try to sit in on one of the sessions offered by EDMT Alums and Students. Then join the EDMT Faculty at the EDMT Meet Up in the Volt Restaurant located in the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center from 3:30p-5:30p on Thursday, 3/19/2015.

Mar 18-20, 2015, Cobo Conference Center – Detroit, MI

Wednesday, 3/18/2015

8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

SIGMM 3: Full STEAM Ahead: Projects to Build and Share
Bill VanLoo, Teacher, STEAM @Northside, Ann Arbor Public Schools
Come make and document hands-on projects from the STEAM content areas! A special focus will be learning tools and techniques for documenting your work; options for mobile devices (Android and iOS), Web tools, and cameras will be explored in detail. Finally, you’ll discover methods for efficiently sharing your work online. Bring your favorite tool for capturing photos and videos.

Thursday, 3/19/2015

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Hands On Workshops
Fee is $50; pre-registration is required.

Getting More Out of Google Forms With Scripts and Add-Ons
Anthony Buza, Technology Transformation Grant
Facilitator, Genesee ISD

1:00 – 2:00 PM

iSpaces: Leverage Learning With Digital Badges
Angela Elkordy, Assistant Professor, National Louis University

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Little Kids and Project Based Learning? Making It Work in Any Classroom
Brooke Stidham, Bill Van Loo, and Atoya Marton,
Teachers, Ann Arbor Public Schools

Friday, 3/20/2015

8:30 – 9:30 AM

Digital Learning With TechSmith Relay
Casey Schaub, Instructional Technologist, and Anthony Buza, Project Facilitator, Genesee ISD

Creating a Genius in Every Hour: 20 Time in Education
Nicholas Provenzano, Teacher, Grosse Pointe Public Schools

Getting Started With Google Classroom
Jessica P’Simer, Technology Specialist, Honey Creek Community School

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Bringing Affordable, Mobile 3D Printing to a K-8 School
Bill Van Loo, Teacher, Ann Arbor Public Schools