KIDSPIRATION GRADES K-5

Topic: Department of Defense
Instructor: Carol Czerw
Method: Online (OWRK)
Sponsor: Department of Defense
Location: SWPD

Course Description:

This one graduate credit course focuses on strategies for the use of Kidspiration as a teaching and learning tool in your classroom. Kidspiration will be used to aide in the instruction in the classroom.  Participants will learn the Kidspiration software, create templates, choose templates, and design a lesson to integrate Kidspiration in their instruction. The following are objectives for the course.

  1. Become more familiar with DoDEA curricular Standards
  2. Become more familiar with NETS – Technology Standards for Students
  3. Learn the basics of Kidspiration Software using atomic learning, recipes4success, and Kidspiration tutorials.
  4. Select appropriate Kidspiration activities that correspond to the NETS Standards & the DoDEA curriculum.
  5. Produce one Kidspiration Template for use with your students.
  6. Design a lesson or unit using Kidspiration software as a tool.
  7. Use Kidspiration software with students in the classroom, the computer lab or the information center.
  8. Post examples of student work or class work using Kidspiration software.
  9. Share what you taught and what you learned with others on Blackboard.
Cost: $65
Timespan of Course:
February 12, 2014 to April 30, 2014
Contact E-mail: larry.bruce@eu.dodea.edu

Meeting Times

  • Day and Time of Meeting: 
    Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 1:15pm to Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 1:15pm
    Location of Meeting: 
    Online Format
Registration Information:
Course Number: 272
Course Section Name: EDU*6270*S5
Academic Term: 14/GW
Academic Level: GW
Credits: 1.00
Subject: EDU