This book study course will focus on Debbie Tannenbaum’s book, TRANSFORM: Techy Notes to Make Learning Sticky. Throughout the 6-week study course, participants will read chapters of the book, participate in interactive asynchronous activities, as well as four synchronous class sessions. Debbie will provide hands-on support and feedback throughout the duration of the course. Debbie’s book focuses on ways that educators can use technology to transform learning for both themselves and their students. Included in the chapters, educators learn ways to amplify creativity, select “TRANSFORM” tech tools, in addition to ways to build their own professional learning networks.
From the publisher: As a veteran teacher, DEBBIE TANNENBAUM shares her journey from being a struggling teacher in the early 2000s to the educational technology coach she is today. Intertwined in her story, she shares how a passion for using technology in the classroom was ignited inside her through a myriad of experiences. These experiences have framed her vision of the TRANSFORM tech tools. Debbie emphasizes using technology tools to empower students and give them opportunities that are not possible without the use of the technology. But students are not the only ones who can be empowered using technology. Debbie also shares how educators can use these tools to not only grow and learn, but to TRANSFORM their professional practice.