School Administrators And Technology

Author: Bridget M. Connor
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 0761850724
Size: 24.97 MB
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This book prepares prospective school administrators to embrace opportunities and face challenges of promoting forward-thinking technology use in the educational setting. Standards-based, meaningful activities are included, mirroring real-world practice, with scoring tools that clarify and reinforce the evaluation of those established standards.

Leading Effective Meetings Teams And Work Groups In Districts And Schools

Author: Matthew Jennings
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 141660538X
Size: 79.62 MB
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Teachers share one vital characteristic with students: they function best in settings that are organized enough to provide structure and focus, yet flexible enough to respect developmental and personality differences. In Leading Effective Meetings, Teams, and Work Groups in Districts and Schools, author and veteran educator Matthew Jennings provides everything you need to help the teachers in your school or district achieve their full potential: *An overview of the research on collaboration and what it means for educators *Step-by-step guidelines for designing and facilitating meetings *Strategies for avoiding and resolving conflicts among educators *Checklists, questionnaires, and rubrics for designing, implementing, and assessing work groups and teaching teams *Whether you're setting up a complex district-level task force or a simple school faculty meeting, this comprehensive guide will ensure that you do so as efficiently and effectively as possible. Packed with field-proven activities, worksheets, and metrics, it is an indispensable resource for all educational leaders.

Making Technology Standards Work For You

Author: Susan Brooks-Young
Publisher: ISTE (Interntl Soc Tech Educ
ISBN: 9781564841902
Size: 26.69 MB
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This great resource offers a step-by-step approach to help administrators develop and implement a vision for using educational technology more effectively. Each chapter focuses on an element of educational leadership planning, curriculum and instruction, assessment, staff development, and legal and social issues showing how to assess what is already in place and determine what needs to be done next. An invaluable guide to meeting ESEA requirements for technology integration and school accountability. Detailed discussion of each of the NETS-A performance indicators Specific solutions and plans for all levels of educational administration Easy-to-follow charts and tables with detailed task assignments Reproducible materials to facilitate decision making, organization, and implementation Also available: RSS for Educators: Blogs, Newsfeeds, Podcasts, and Wikis in the Classroom - ISBN 1564842398 Digital-Age Literacy for Teachers: Applying Technology Standards to Everyday Practice - ISBN 1564842290

Teachers As Technology Leaders

Author: Cordelia R. Twomey
Publisher: ISTE (Interntl Soc Tech Educ
ISBN: 9781564842268
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To meet the growing need for highly qualified education technologists, ISTE has worked with the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) to develop a set of performance assessment standards for initial and advanced endorsements in the areas of Technology Facilitation and Technology Leadership. Programs looking to offer these endorsements must first seek accreditation by ISTE and NCATE, and this book is designed to walk faculty and administrators through that important process. Filled with practical advice on process planning, document preparation, candidate and program assessment, and final review, this book is an essential resource for colleges of education serious about training the next generation of education technology leaders. Comprehensive introduction to the ISTE/NCATE accreditation processDetailed definitions and applications of each of the Technology Facilitation and Technology Leadership performance assessment standards Sample report documents, data tables, and scoring rubrics Also available: Web 2.0: New Tools, New Schools - ISBN 1564842347 Interactive Videoconferencing: K-12 Lessons That Work - ISBN 1564842517

Educational Leadership And Technology

Author: Virginia E. Garland
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136482490
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Providing models of exemplary use and the latest research, Educational Leadership and Technology reveals the transformational power of emerging technologies to improve student learning, and explores how leaders can bring about this technology integration. This book provides an overview of roles and strategies expected of effective school leaders, as well as some of the complex issues they face. Authors Garland and Tadeja offer a critical analysis of today’s emerging technology, while also addressing the need for collaborative efforts of parents, community, and students to implement technologies effectively. Special Features Include: Full integration of National Technology Standards for Administrators (NETS.A) and the National Education Technology Plan (NETP). Leader reflections from practicing school administrators that provide context of real-world scenarios. "Tips for School Leaders" and end-of-chapter questions that encourage student engagement with the text. "School Administrator’s Technology Leadership Self-Assessment," a unique and impartial survey in each chapter with self-scoring guide that helps readers determine their technology use and readiness for implementation. A robust companion website with PowerPoint Slides, strategies, and links to website and video resources which will reflect changes in technology, policy, and practice. Discussion of the newest and emerging technologies, including Cloudware, social media, virtual manipulatives, and e-games. Educational Leadership and Technology is an important resource for new and aspiring elementary, middle, and high school principals as well as superintendents and technology coordinators.

Personalized Learning

Author: Peggy Grant
Publisher: International Society for Technology in Education
ISBN: 1564845443
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Personalized Learning: A Guide for Engaging Students with Technology is designed to help educators make sense of the shifting landscape in modern education. While changes may pose significant challenges, they also offer countless opportunities to engage students in meaningful ways to improve their learning outcomes. Personalized learning is the key to engaging students, as teachers are leading the way toward making learning as relevant, rigorous, and meaningful inside school as outside and what kids do outside school: connecting and sharing online, and engaging in virtual communities of their own Renowned author of the Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go series, Dale Basye, and award winning educator Peggy Grant, provide a go-to tool available to every teacher today—technology as a way to ‘personalize’ the education experience for every student, enabling students to learn at their various paces and in the way most appropriate to their learning styles.

Revolutionizing Education Through Technology

Author: Thomas W. Greaves
Publisher: International Society for Technology in educ
ISBN: 9781564843227
Size: 61.43 MB
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Effective technology implementation in schools leads to significantly higher student achievement and positive financial impact. That is a bold statement, but one with the backing of Project RED, a team that conducted a survey of a thousand schools to find out what makes technology integration work. Project RED has concluded that properly implemented educational technology, especially 1-to-1 programs where technology is continuously accessible, substantially improves student achievement and can be revenue positive at the local, state, and federal levels. The key is successful integration that brings about transformational change.

Tesol Technology Standards

Author: Deborah Healey
Publisher: Teachers of English to
ISBN: 9781931185721
Size: 36.43 MB
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The TESOL Technology Standards are applicable in a wide range of contexts: foreign language, second language, child, teen, adult, higher education, vocational education, language for specific purposes, and fully online programs; and in settings with low, medium, or high resources and access to communication technologies. Students, teachers, teacher educators, administrators, and researchers will find this an easy guide through the technology standards and how they can be applied in the varied contexts in which language instruction occurs. The book is organized around two strands of standards: Technology Standards for Language Learners and Technology Standards for Language Teachers. Useful supplemental material included for the reader are a comparison of the TESOL Technology Standards with other technology-focused standards, extensive reference lists, a glossary, and an index. Even practitioners with little access to technology resources can apply the standards in their contexts, while those with a great deal of access to technology are encouraged to do as much as their resources will allow. Vignettes provide detail-specific resources, and attempt to offer free and open-source technology alternatives where possible, and in some instances they suggest technology for the physically disabled. Although the vignettes tend to focus on English language learning and teaching, the technology standards can be applied to languages other than English.

Information Technology And Educational Management In The Knowledge Society

Author: Arthur Tatnall
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387240446
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Information Technology and Educational Management in the Knowledge Society is an essential reference for both academic and professional researchers in the field of information technology and educational management. Since the mid-1980's, computer assisted educational information systems have been developing in various parts of the world and the knowledge surrounding the development and implementation of these systems has been growing. The papers presented in this volume are the result of an international call for papers addressing the challenges faced by the information technology and education management (ITEM) field in a society where knowledge management is becoming a major issue both in educational and business systems. This state-of-the-art volume presents the proceedings of the 6th International Working Conference on Information Technology in Educational Management, held July 2004 in Spain. The collection will be important not only for information technology and education management experts and researchers, but also for all teachers and administrators interested in this growing field.