KCI Offers Mini MERIT Program

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.


The hands-on program is 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