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Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2017
Strong leadership is essential to systemic, sustainable change in education. Superintendents and their leadership teams, with the support of state and local leaders, are key to leading the transition to digital learning in their districts. Superintendents throughout the country have expressed the desire for evidence-based approaches they can rely…
Descriptors: Leadership Qualities, Administrator Characteristics, Superintendents, Educational Technology
Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2017
The National Education Technology Plan (NETP) sets a national vision and plan for learning enabled by technology through building on the work of leading education researchers; district, school, and higher education leaders; classroom teachers; developers; entrepreneurs; and nonprofit organizations. The principles and examples provided in this…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education
Stokes-Beverley, Christine; Simoy, Ian – Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education believes it is important that all programs responsible for pre-service teacher training prepare all graduates to effectively select, evaluate, and use appropriate technologies and resources to create experiences that advance student engagement and learning. We call upon leaders of teacher preparation programs to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
Lee, Joan – Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2016
Recognizing the growth of technology use in early learning settings, the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services collaborated in the development of the "Early Learning and Educational Technology Policy Brief" to promote developmentally appropriate use of technology in homes and early learning…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Young Children
Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2016
Across the country, districts are choosing to #GoOpen and transitioning to the use of openly licensed educational resources to improve student learning in their schools. Openly licensed educational resources enable districts to reallocate significant funds currently spent on inflexible, static learning materials to resources and activities that…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Program Implementation, Faculty Development, Resource Allocation
Thomas, Susan – Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2016
The National Education Technology Plan is the flagship educational technology policy document for the United States. The 2016 Plan, "Future Ready Learning: Reimagining the Role of Technology in Education," articulates a vision of equity, active use, and collaborative leadership to make everywhere, all-the-time learning possible. While…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Education, Educational Policy, Futures (of Society)
Bienkowski, Marie; Gerard, Sarah Nixon; Rubin, Shawn; Sanford, Cathy; Borrelli-Murray, Dana; Driscoll, Tom; Arora, Jessie; Hruska, Mike; Beck, Katie; Murray, Thomas; Hoekstra, Jason; Gannes, Stuart; Metz, Edward; Midgley, Steve; Castilla, Stephanie; Tomassini, Jason; Madda, Mary Jo; Chase, Zac; Martin, Erik; Noel, Marcus; Styles, Kathleen – Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2015
Opportunities abound for software designers and developers to create impactful tools for teachers, school leaders, students, and their families. This guide for developers, startups, and entrepreneurs addresses key questions about the education ecosystem and highlights critical needs and opportunities to develop digital tools and apps for learning.…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Design, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2014
Technology can help transform learning when used with innovative instructional approaches such as those outlined in the National Education Technology Plan. Yet many schools, particularly high-need schools, lack the connectivity, resources, and support for teachers and leaders needed to implement digital learning strategies. The President's…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Access to Computers, Grants
Means, Barbara; Anderson, Kea – Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2013
This report describes how big data and an evidence framework can align across five contexts of educational improvement. It explains that before working with big data, there is an important prerequisite: the proposed innovation should align with deeper learning objectives and should incorporate sound learning sciences principles. New curriculum…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Resources, Individualized Instruction
Bakia, Marianne; Shear, Linda; Toyama, Yukie; Lasseter, Austin – Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2012
The purpose of this report is to support educational administrators and policymakers in becoming informed consumers of information about online learning and its potential impact on educational productivity. The report provides foundational knowledge needed to examine and understand the potential contributions of online learning to educational…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Secondary Education, Productivity, Cost Effectiveness
Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2004
The rigorous assessment and accountability provisions in the landmark No Child Left Behind Act are challenging educators to explore new ways to improve instruction in the nation's schools. One powerful tool in this transformation is technology. To generate and share ideas on how technology can assist educators, two technology summits are convened…
Descriptors: Expertise, Electronic Learning, Federal Legislation, Information Technology