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MacGregor-Mendoza, Patricia – Technology & Learning, 2009
Many educators are interested in using technology to enhance their teaching, but feel they are behind the curve or are overwhelmed by the number of choices and do not know where to begin. This article presents tips for getting personal technology professional development in shape.
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Resources, Professional Development
Weil, Marty – Technology & Learning, 2009
While virtual schools, which currently serve only a tiny fraction of the nation's 48 million K-12 students, get all the buzz, a much bigger, largely untold story of online learning is unfolding in America's brick-and-mortar classrooms: a simple yet profound merger of virtual-school technology and the traditional classroom is taking place. This…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Online Courses, Computers, Educational Technology
Orech, Jon – Technology & Learning, 2009
The goal of installing laptop programs is to increase student learning in the classroom. In this article, the author offers eleven tips to get the most learning out of one's investment: (1) make students responsible and accountable; (2) make the activities authentic; (3) embrace one's surroundings; (4) make sure the technology extends the…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Laptop Computers, Educational Technology, Technology Integration
Derringer, Pam – Technology & Learning, 2009
Despite the last few years' growth in awareness of open-source software in schools and the potential savings it represents, its widespread adoption is still hampered. Randy Orwin, technology director of the Bainbridge Island School District in Washington State and a strong open-source advocate, cautions that installing an open-source…
Descriptors: School Districts, Barriers, Costs, Educational Trends
Technology & Learning, 2009
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan last month announced that $44 billion for states and schools is now available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. The Feds hope these monies will, "lay the foundation for a generation of education reform and help save hundreds of thousands of teaching jobs at risk of state and…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
McLeod, Scott – Technology & Learning, 2008
The complexity of an academic dean's job means that time is at a premium. Yet most campus leaders also realize that they need to lead their institutions into the technology-suffused 21st century. In this article, the author offers some technology-related activities that deans can integrate into their busy schedules quickly and fairly easily.
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Deans, Learning Strategies, Technology Integration
Tuttle, Harry Grover – Technology & Learning, 2008
Technology can support the study of math in a variety of ways. Through class Web sites, blogs or wikis, teachers can communicate the math standards, the goals needed to achieve the standards, homework assignments, projects, tests, and helpful Web sites for parents and students. The online site becomes an extension of the class. There are plenty of…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Elementary School Mathematics, Secondary School Mathematics, Computer Uses in Education
Brown, Ken – Technology & Learning, 2008
For technology to really work in the classroom, professional development is key. One has to craft a technology professional development plan. This sort of plan requires special aspects--assessing the technology literacy, usage, and attitudes of the faculty; designing individual educational technology plans for each faculty member; developing and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Professional Development, Faculty, Technology Integration
Salpeter, Judy – Technology & Learning, 2008
Many students cannot discriminate between posts that are accurate and attributable and those that are undocumented and misleading. This fact leads teachers to limit online research to subscription services like netTrekker or Web directories like Awesome Library. While sites like these certainly play an important role in the classroom, there…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Literacy, Educational Technology, Evaluative Thinking
Weil, Marty – Technology & Learning, 2008
This article provides CIOs suggested training, development, and administrative tasks to prepare for the technology infrastructure challenges that lie ahead in the upcoming school year. These suggestions cover a range of subject matter from personal/professional development to data audits, social networking, acceptable risk policies, and data…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Rewards, Professional Development, Administrators
Mills, Lane – Technology & Learning, 2008
School systems face many decisions in developing and maintaining learning environments that create success for all students. From district operations to the classroom, district leaders implement solutions and take action based on the information they have at hand. While there is no shortage of data, turning that data into useful information is as…
Descriptors: Data, Decision Making, Data Analysis, School Districts
Mills, Lane B. – Technology & Learning, 2008
These days, "data-driven decision making" is on every school district's buzzword bingo game board. Accountability pressures and lean budgets make translating data into information a major focus of school systems that are trying to improve district outcomes in all areas. As such, data warehousing has become an essential district tool. Historically…
Descriptors: Accountability, Data, Decision Making, Information Storage
Tuttle, Harry Grover – Technology & Learning, 2008
Effective observation and diagnosis of student learning can be greatly assisted by 21st century technologies. This article lists five practical tools to help educators measure student progress: (1) Clickers; (2) Online quizzes; (3) Web-based surveys; (4) Digital logs; and (5) Spreadsheets.
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Tests, Student Evaluation, Educational Technology
Sprankle, Bob – Technology & Learning, 2008
When cheaper video cameras with built-in USB connectors were first introduced, the author relates that he pined for one so he introduced the technology into the classroom. The author believes that it would not only be a great tool for students to capture their own learning, but also make his job of collecting authentic assessment more streamlined…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Technology Uses in Education, Audiovisual Aids, Video Equipment
Technology & Learning, 2008
Planning comes first, but once a district determines what technologies and programs to implement, the most important task is finding the funds to pay for everything. In an era when funds for education in general are limited, technology-related purchases and related expenditures must be cost-effective. In addition, when budgets are tight, there is…
Descriptors: Technology Planning, Educational Technology, Change Strategies, Strategic Planning
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