1/2 Day Prerequisite Course

Overview & Instructions for Secondary (6-12) Teachers
Each participant in the Digital Teaching & Learning Academy (DTLA) is required to complete a 1/2 day online prerequisite course.  The goal of the prerequisite course is to establish a baseline understanding of the concepts that will be uncovered during the face-to-face sessions making the face-to-face sessions more productive and meaningful.

Overall, the DTLA foci include:
  • The Five Pillars of Technology
  • The NC Information & Technology Essential Standards (ITES)
  • Understanding by Design (UbD)
  • Project Based Learning (PBL) 
  • The NC Home Base Instructional Improvement System (Schoolnet) 
1/2 Day Online Prerequisite Instructions:
  1. Click each module's link below or on the side menu.
    1. The Five Pillars of Future-Ready Teaching & Learning
    2. NC ITES
    3. Understanding by Design (UbD)
    4. Project-Based Learning (PBL)
    5. Schoolnet
  2. Read and complete the instructions on each module's page.  
  3. Each module has a Check for Understanding form at the bottom of its page.  Please complete and click "Submit" on each form to receive credit for completion.