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ERIC Number: ED537539
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Pages: 12
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Leveraging Title I & Title IID: Maximizing the Impact of Technology in Education--A Resource Guide Identifying Technology Tools for Schools
Fox, Christine; Jones, Rachel
State Educational Technology Directors Association
The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) and the National Association of State Title I Directors (NASTID) drafted this paper to spark local discussions on the coordinated uses of funds to implement technology in the classroom. State and local Title I and Title IID directors can work together to ensure that these ideas are systemically implemented and in line with the rules and requirements of each state and grant program. Careful planning and considerations are critical in determining each school's needs and best selection and uses of technology to improve student achievement. Schools should assess their technology needs and implement programs that make substantial progress in meeting state and local goals. School leaders who manage Title IA and Title IID funds need to collaborate and make important decisions about the use of the funds. They should consider what makes up a 21st century classroom, library and school. Providing students with the necessary advanced technologies, educational technology programs and practices, and well-trained teachers will enable schools to use innovative teaching strategies designed to engage students and promote critical thinking, problem solving, creativity and college and career readiness skills. [For "A Resource Guide Identifying Technology Tools for Schools. Appendix," see ED537540.]
State Educational Technology Directors Association. P.O. Box 10, Glen Burnie, MD 21060. Tel: 410-757-3342; e-mail: setda@setda.org; Web site: http://www.setda.org
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA)
Identifiers - Location: Alaska; Arkansas; Florida; Georgia; Kansas; Missouri; North Carolina; Ohio; Oregon; South Carolina; Texas; Utah
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title II