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

blogs

Leading ed-tech voices

Bob Moore | August 25, 2015

Privacy is a topic of critical concern for school administrators and IT leaders. Read as Bob Moore explores the role of another essential group - teachers. 

Michael Gorman | August 21, 2015

It was a normal first day back to school. The building was still quiet and still.

Elliott Levine | August 18, 2015

Device decisions are important ones. However, the learning taking place must be the most important focus. Read insights by Elliott Levine. 

Donna Teuber | August 10, 2015

Encouraging student voice is a strategy for Personalized learning makes for meaningful learning. View examples and ideas from Donna Teuber.

news

Bringing Learning into the 21st Century at MDCPS

A new video showcasing educators bringing blended learning and engaging content to fundamentally transform education at Miami Dade County Public Schools. See how their new technology is changing they way they teach. 

Innovation and Smart Planning Make for a Successful 1:1 in New Caney, TX

New Caney ISD managed to deploy nearly 11,000 Intel-based Dell Chromebooks, in grades 3-12, within a few months, thanks to careful planning, early and ongoing professional development, student input, and effective allocation of resources.

NJDOE Report on Budgeting for Digital Learning

The New Jersey Department of Education released a report called Transformative Budgeting for Digital Learning which aims to help schools and districts through the budget process for transitioning to digital curriculum.

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.