Too often, educators work in silos when it comes to technology decisions. Instead of including all stakeholders, each department goes at it alone. This results in poor decisions, wasted money and technology that is not in alignment with curriculum goals. Next time you make a tech decision, be sure to include teachers, administrators and technology managers.
A few years ago, Rhonda Arlt made the decision to use more technology in her classroom. Today, her students are more engaged and ready to collaborate. Arlt shares her story of using technology to connect with students and inspire a love of learning.
These tools will help you manage your classroom and enhance your lessons. Students can learn to code, browse virtual art galleries, explore the human body, hear world languages and more.
Edwin Wargo, former K-12 teacher and district technology leader, now founder of 3rd Quote, discusses the current antiquated Ed-tech procurement process and it’s impact on K-12 education.
Today’s PD is often one dimensional and it doesn’t meet the needs of educators. Learn how you can make PD more engaging and help your teachers get the most out of each session.
At CoSN 2015, technology leaders discussed ways to integrate the worlds of education and technology so school administrators and tech managers can make smart technology decisions.
Check out these 10 tweets from CoSN 2015 and make sure to follow the action on Twitter using #CoSN15, the official conference hashtag.
Teachers and classroom level staff have more influence than ever in school technology purchasing decisions. Learn how industry trends are shaking up an age old buying process.
See how crowdfunding platforms like DonorsChoose, IncitED, Adopt-A-Classroom and CrowdFundEDU are helping educators get the supplies and the technologies they need into their classrooms.
Any public school about to embark on a costly technology initiative may need to enlist the help of an integrator or a consultant via an RFP. Learn what to include in your RFP and what mistakes to avoid in order to get the AV system you really need.