The Krause Center for Innovation's five-day "mini-MERIT" Educational Technology training is based upon our long-running, successful MERIT (Making Education Relevant and Interactive through Technology) Program.

Mini MERIT Key Facts

A one-week intensive program tailored to a district's educational technology goals, starting with a Needs Assessment to understand teacher skills and needs. Up to five instructors conduct the program, each bringing their own perspective of proven, successful classroom educational technology integration.



Structured to bring educators up to speed on topics that include:

  • Integrating online and tablet apps into curriculum
  • Student and educator collaboration tools
  • Digital media and empowering student voice
  • Flipped classroom techniques
  • Blended learning techniques
  • Student-centered learning activities
  • Online resources
  • Social media - for students and educators
  • Digital citizenship and digital literacy


  • Hands-on, minds-on learning I cognitive knowledge and technical skill development
  • Student (teacher-participant) centered environment
  • Hands-on, constructivist approach providing many opportunities for teachers to create and develop classroom projects
  • Taught by experienced classroom instructors bringing real-world applications to the training environment
  • Peer coaching opportunities
  • Integration of Common Core State Standards
  • "Cohort" approach - bringing 15 to 30 (or more) like-minded people together to learn how to effectively integrate ed tech into their curriculum

To learn more about KCI Mini MERIT program

Contact Liane Freeman: 650-949-7180 or ude.adhfnull@enailnameerf