Resources to support effective technology initiatives

  • RFP

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    RFP

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    Learn the terms, formats, common requirements and expectations necessary to create an effective Request for Proposal.

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  • Privacy

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    Privacy

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    Data-driven decision making provides an opportunity to improve student-achievement, program monitoring, and academic accountability in today’s schools. But protecting student privacy is as vital to the process as the latest tools and technology.

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  • Active Learning Spaces

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    Active Learning Spaces

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    See how smartly designed learning spaces create a more engaging experience for instructors and students.

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  • BYOD

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    BYOD

    Explore resources for planning and implementing a BYOD program at the school or district level.

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  • Common Core

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    Common Core

    Learn how to adapt your curriculum and assessment methods to address Common Core State Standards.

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  • Digital Curriculum

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    Digital Curriculum

    Investigate research-based practices behind the decision to go digital.

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  • Funding

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    Funding

    View funding models for e-learning and consider options for financing technology initiatives.

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  • Pilots & Proof of Concept

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    Pilots & Proof of Concept

    Learn the crucial steps involved with planning and implementing a proof of concept of your education technology initiatives.

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  • Policy and Leadership

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    Policy and Leadership

    Explore how policies in education can keep pace with the development of new technologies.

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  • Professional Learning

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    Professional Learning

    Learn about PLCs and other powerful approaches to the teacher support and professional learning essential to success.

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  • Program Evaluation

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    Program Evaluation

    Evaluate the impact of your e-learning program using a variety of assessment measures.

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Resources to support effective technology initiatives

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Leading ed-tech voices

Marianthe Williams | July 31, 2015

There are times when a certain resource is a true game changer for teaching and learning. Marianthe Williams describes collaboration, digital learning and more found with the use of OneNote. 

Leslie Wilson | July 25, 2015

The Horizon Report for K-12 reveals some wicked challenges. Read as Leslie Wilson explores school approaches to meeting these challenges. 

Bob Moore | July 18, 2015

Education technology and those of us who work in it have kind of taken it on the chin over the years.

Elliott Levine | July 20, 2015

At what cost do school leaders trivialize technology expenditures? Read Elliott Levine's post on the true costs of random and uncharted spending. 

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Webinar: Get Active!

Join the authors of the new book on active learning spaces! Whether you're considering redesigning your classroom, a library, or the whole school, we'll offer suggestions and discuss how learning spaces can influence student success.

Meet Some of Our Bloggers

Nancy Caramanico, K-12 Blueprint contributing editor, caught up with seven of the K-12 Blueprint bloggers at Intel’s social media party at ISTE 2015.  See what they had to say.

Going One-to-One in Manteca (CA) with Windows 2-in-1 Devices

It doesn't take a lot of money or an upscale community to implement a successful digital initiative. Administrators and teachers from Manteca USD, in California's Central Valley, share what's working for them.

Introducing the New Get Active Guidebook

The adoption of active learning techniques means discarding the traditional notion of what a “classroom” is and developing a new type of contemporary learning space: one that is more flexible, agile adaptive and equipped with technology to both personalize and expand conditions for learning.

The comprehensive research, real-world examples, insights and exercises contained within the pages of Get Active: Reimagining Learning Spaces for Student Success provide that crucial first step for any educator or administrator looking to support today’s learners with active learning concepts that will best prepare them for tomorrow’s world.