Duolingo

Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Chris Lee

Duolingo is a personal coach that is designed to help you learn a new language by making the whole process feel just like a game! Users read, listen, and speak their way to earning points and meeting their set goals. Duolingo is designed so that you can learn “anytime, anywhere” - as long as there is a connection to the internet. Teachers can also set up classrooms and track the progress of their students. This program can be played on all computer and mobile devices/tablets of any platform, and is completely free.

Objective: By the end of the course, you will be familiar with the interactivity of Duolingo, and why it may appeal to a wide range of students. You will also be able to set up your own on-line classroom and track the progress of your students.

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Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge:

This course provides information to help formulate pedagogical knowledge as well as a foundational content knowledge provided through and delivered by technology.

For the perfect lesson align this course information with your current standards and curriculum pacing. Although this course provides much of the information needed to implement technology effectively in the classroom, much of the knowledge gained can be applied to other courses of instruction.

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Augmentation:

The technology used in this course when implemented in a classroom lesson will provide a functional change or improvement to the classroom. This technology augments the current practices and leverages the technology to enhance specific functions of the work.

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Technology:

This course utilizes technology or teaches components of technological programs across a variety of systems, people organizations, and knowledge. Every technology tool requires a base level of understanding that can be considered part of this course. Technology as part of STEAM can be used as a tool for science, engineering and arts.