Do you know who your tech leaders are? If the school librarian isn't on your list, s/he should be! Each year, School Library Journal conducts a School Technology Survey - this infographic of the 2013 results provides a glimpse into the role librarians play in technology adoption—and it is significant.
Teachers Are Enthusiastic About the Implementation of the Common Core State Standards,
Even as They Acknowledge Challenges Ahead
When I started a new position in a large urban school district, one of the phrases that people were fond of using was, "In the past." Almost every utterance that meant to forestall change began that way. As if "In the past" would actually have the power to stop impending change.
Continuing our Education Eavesdrop webinar series, join us as we visit with Sylvia Martinez, author of "Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom," often referred to as "the bible of the Maker Movement in schools."
A recent blog post on wired.com discusses from a parent perspective why iPads (or mobile devices in general) are positively impacting education.
In this inspirational video, Torrence Temple—Teacher, Professor and Technology Innovator—encourages educators to work for what they believe in when faced with the challenges that come with school or district mobile initiatives.
Does your superintendent demonstrate exemplary vision in using technology to improve all facets of education—and show outstanding leadership in working to make this vision a reality?
Most successful initiatives are fueled by strong planning and implementation, but rooted in inspiration. The Success Stories section of the Atomic Mobilize solution shares key reflections from successful mobile programs to inspire school leaders and teachers to embrace mobile learning as an important part of a contemporary education.
Complete with a custom training tool that allows for uploading and sharing of training specific to a district or school, as well as a comprehensive reporting system that tracks individual activity, Atomic Learning expands training opportunities and simplifies the delivery of professional development.
Atomic Learning’s PD resources can be used as basis for PD sessions and collaborative project work by PLC’s which give PD Directors flexibility and provide variety to participants. Sheri, a District Instructional Technology Specialist at Spring Branch ISD says:
By answering the “How do I...?” questions that can take up much of a Tech Teams’ day, Atomic Learning’s on-demand tutorials free up time, allowing staff to focus on larger initiatives, while still providing the support teachers need to successfully implement and integrate technology in the classroom.
Just ask our customers, like Tami, a Technology Coordinator at Summit School:
Atomic Learning has once again proved it has something for everyone! Take a look at this video to see a preview of what’s coming soon. And, if your school is considering moving to the cloud, you’ll really want to see this!