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ERIC Number: ED407940
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jul
Pages: 150
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Connections: A Statewide Plan for Technology in Idaho Public Schools.
Watson, Robert; Ayer, Catriona, Ed.
This plan for the integration of technology into the curriculum of Idaho public schools presents eight goals for the state's public schools: (1) Integration--to improve the quality and effectiveness of classroom instruction and learning for all learners by integrating technology-based resources in conjunction with state curriculum guides; (2) Compatibility--to ensure the compatibility of technology-related equipment to facilitate a comprehensive statewide network system; (3) Collaboration with Colleges of Education--to facilitate collaboration in the preparation and training of inservice teachers for integration of technology into instructional practices; (4) Community Collaboration--to encourage the collaboration of schools, libraries, community members, state agencies, organizations, businesses, industries, and postsecondary institutions to meet the needs of all learners; (5) Technology Systems--to create secure technology systems that enhance the efficient operation of schools; (6) Evaluation--to plan, evaluate, and publicize the impact of technology on teaching, learning, resource utilization, and the efficient operation of schools; (7) Student Training--to train students in the installation, maintenance, and support of technology systems; and (8) Systems Support--to provide district- wide support structures for training and for the installation, maintenance, and support of technology systems. Each goal is followed by a vignette illustrating its application, a statement of the impetus for the goal, and objectives and methods to help achieve the goal. Appendices include: Legislative Charge (by Catriona Ayer); Info Tech '96 Recommendations; Idaho Council for Technology in Learning (ICTL) Guidelines; public meeting input graph; sample classroom configurations; legal issues in technology and acceptable use policy; information for creating and supporting networks; and a glossary of terms. (SWC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise.
Identifiers - Location: Idaho