Technology Learning Support Specialists (TLSS): Early Childhood


These new specialized learning units or modules (TLSS) are perfect for parents, caregivers, teachers, or community members who want to improve their ability to affectively use technology in the classroom, the workplace or the home. The course is ideal for those that want to help themselves and their families succeed in a technology driven world.

Estas nuevas unidades o módulos de aprendizaje especializado (TLSS) son perfectos para padres, cuidadores, maestros o miembros de la comunidad que desean mejorar su capacidad para usar la tecnología realmente en el salón de clase, el lugar de trabajo o el hogar. El curso es ideal para aquellos que quieren ayudarse a sí mismos y a su familia a triunfar en un mundo impulsado por la tecnología.

Course Description

These five TLSS modules are perfect for parents, caregivers, teachers and community members who have limited free time and need to acquire technology skills right away. The modules teach practical application of digital tasks which have become very valuable and real. These modules make it feasible to gain job skill credentials on a computer or smartphone. Each module takes around 60 minutes to complete. Each module results in a badge. Five badges result in a complete course certificate. The badges and certificates are recognized by New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU) and schools throughout New Mexico. These credentials can be used for resume building, skills development, and online learning opportunities. The modules are mostly in English, but contain many Spanish resources and options. Module assignments can be completed in English or Spanish.

Early Childhood is great for parents and teachers of younger learners. Modules are tailored for this age group and how they use technology both in the classroom and at home.

Descripción del Curso

Especialista de Aprendizaje Tecnología o (TLSS): El curso de La primera infancia

Estos cinco módulos (TLSS) son perfectos para padres, cuidadores, maestros y miembros de la comunidad que tienen tiempo limitado y necesitan adquirir habilidades tecnológicas de inmediato. Los módulos enseñan la aplicación práctica de tareas digitales que se han vuelto muy valiosas y reales. Estos módulos hacen posible obtener credenciales de habilidades laborales en una computadorar o smartphone. Cada módulo tarda unos 60 minutos en completarse. Cada módulo da como resultado una insignia. Cinco insignias dan como resultado un certificado de curso completo. Las insignias y certificados son reconocidos por La Universidad de Highlands Nuevo Mexico (NMHU) y escuelas por todo Nuevo México. Estos credenciales se pueden usar para crear un resumé, el desarrollo de habilidades y las oportunidades de aprendizaje en línea. Los módulos están mayor mente en inglés, pero contienen muchos recursos y opciones en español. Las asignaciones del los módulos se pueden completar en inglés o español.

El curso de La primera infancia, es excelente para padres y maestros de alumnos más jóvenes. Los módulos están diseñados para este grupo de edad y cómo utilizan la tecnología tanto en el salón como en el hogar.


Course Outline – Early Childhood

Module 101 – The Digital Learning Landscape: Meeting Challenges and Finding Opportunities in Providing Effective Distance Education
Module 102 – Technology Resources that Support Effective Distance Education
Module 103 – Teaching and Learning Strategies that Support Effective Distance Education
Module 104 – Teaching with Technology for Early Childhood: Building Foundations for Online Learner Success
Module 105- Teaching with Technology for Early Childhood: Putting Our Virtual Journey in Context

Course Details

Course Developed by:
Northern New Mexico Consortium Partners and New Mexico Highlands University


  Real world applications of learning
  Interaction Opportunities
  100% Self-paced
Receive a badge in 60-90 minutes (full certificate in 5-7 hours)
Badges/certificate recognized in New Mexico for jobs and training
  Cost per student: FREE


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 Start Date: June 25, 2021
 End Date: June 30, 2022
 Duration: 5 hours (60 minutes per module). 100% self-directed, complete at your own pace
 Cost: FREE

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