Online EdTech Courses

Educators, start earning relevant and rigorous micro-credential badges. Gain full access to 12 engaging online edtech courses comprised of bite-sized learning modules, individualized through videos, graphics, interactive websites, and inspiring articles.

Competency-Based Digital Badges

Earn open digital badges that certify your knowledge, skill, and experience. PD Learning Network’s credentialed teachers evaluate proof of learning and skill implementation using a comprehensive rubric. Once earned, badges can be posted and shared online to demonstrate proficiency.

Professional Development Units (PDUs)

You can also earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) from University of the Pacific for salary and career advancement. An additional $75 per unit fee is to be paid directly to University of the Pacific for each 15-hour course.

Access to Lesson Planet’s Educator Edition

Discover new resources and save time planning by exploring Lesson Planet’s library of educator reviews to over 350,000 open educational resources (OER).

Cost

$199 enrollment fee includes the PD Learning Network suite of courses, annual membership to Lesson Planet’s Educator Edition, and 2 competency-based digital badge certifications (additional badge certifications are available from PD Learning Network for $65 each).

For questions about eligible courses and pricing, please contact PD Learning Network.

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Join us as we take you step by step to expertise in Chromebooks and the tools that make them so phenomenal. You can choose to create lesson materials for your class with at least one of your Assessment of Knowledge (AOK) options: it's win-win! Your life, and your students' educations, are about to get better and easier!

Professional Development Units (PDUs): 1
Registration does not include the $75 per unit fee to earn university credit.
 

Outfit your students for life in the wild, wild Web where they need the savvy to shoot straight, watch their backs, and to be at home on the digital range. The choices today's learners make, and actions they take online, have enduring impact on their lives and the lives of others. Unique, unforeseeable, and evolving risks and challenges are part and parcel of the open Internet.

Professional Development Units (PDUs): 1 
Registration does not include the $75 per unit fee to earn university credit.

Flippin' instruction! You've heard the buzzword, "flipped classroom," but what is it and can real-world teachers actually do it? Second question first: absolutely yes!

Professional Development Units (PDUs): 1 
Registration does not include the $75 per unit fee to earn university credit.

Putting a device into the hands of every student sounds like a great solution to whatever ails ya. But without clear purpose, plans and procedures, a 1:1 program is just jumping on the bandwagon. And we all know when schools or districts fall off that wagon, the cost is high-in dollars and in lost learning opportunities.

Professional Development Units (PDUs): 1
Registration does not include the $75 per unit fee to earn university credit.

Ever think your students are way ahead of you? And you're not exactly sure where they are? Technologically, your kids might outpace you in speed and adaptation, and they probably have different expectations of their educations than we did as students. But K-12 learners still need guidance and someone to shape and facilitate their educational endeavors. This course is the place to start when preparing to do so.

Professional Development Units (PDUs): 1
Registration does not include the $75 per unit fee to earn university credit.

You've got a thorough understanding of the nature and necessity of building 21st century skills. Now get down to the business of making it happen in class. This course takes you deep into both the 'why' and the 'how' with an array of tools, application methods, and professional and pedagogical approaches that will enable you fulfill your role, confidently and effectively, as a facilitator of authentic 21st century learning.

Professional Development Units (PDUs): 1
Registration does not include the $75 per unit fee to earn university credit.

Back in the day, the central nervous system of a teacher's room was a big metal filing cabinet. Or two. Or more.But being stuck in a classroom on Sunday afternoon or long after dark is a thing of the past. With Google Apps, you can do it all, with complete access to your paperwork, anywhere you have Internet access. No more, "I'll look it up when I go back to class and let you know..."

Professional Development Units (PDUs): 1
Registration does not include the $75 per unit fee to earn university credit.

In the words of a favorite movie pirate at a moment of surprise: "Well, slap me thrice and hand me to me mummy!" It's not often teachers feel truly heard about what would really help us, especially amid the din of "What's needed in education?" (Every swab on deck seems to know the answer... how many times have you wanted to shout "aaaaaaargh!"?) But Google heard our plea for parley. And delivered the treasure chest called Google Classroom.

Professional Development Units (PDUs): 1 
Registration does not include the $75 per unit fee to earn university credit.

In Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, the double agent working with Tom Cruise remotely controls an impenetrable security structure with... you guessed it: an iPad. If she can do that, dear Teacher-in-the-Trenches, imagine what you can do in your classroom! Your mission, should you choose to accept it...

Professional Development Units (PDUs): 1 
Registration does not include the $75 per unit fee to earn university credit.

Always eat where you see the biggest crowd.This course gets you up to speed on several social platforms that your students, colleagues, and community are using to communicate, curate, and, learn: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

Professional Development Units (PDUs): 1 
Registration does not include the $75 per unit fee to earn university credit.

We're all learners! That means what teachers need to do and what students need to do are not that different, and they are inextricably connected. Microsoft OneNote gets the similarities and differences, and smooths out the places where hiccups traditionally occur. From paper clutter to learning differences, and from curriculum development to professional collaboration, the needs of everyone in the learning equation can be addressed with this free tool.

Professional Development Units (PDUs): 1 
Registration does not include the $75 per unit fee to earn university credit.

These courses are not applicable for a degree at Pacific but can be transferred at the discretion of your institution. An official transcript is available from Pacific upon successful completion of coursework. While it may be possible for the credits earned in these courses to be used for salary advancement and state licensing requirements, we do not provide assurance that any state licensing board or school district will accept these credits for those purposes. Individuals seeking credits for those purposes are advised to check with the appropriate agencies and gain approval prior to registering.

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