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How Does Staffing Affect Technology Integration & Support?

How does staffing affect technology integration and support? That was the question I sent out to districts across the state of Texas and twitter.  I asked those districts to fill out a survey and self-evaluate how well they support technology (Technology Services) and how well they integrate technology in the classroom and curriculum (Instructional Technology).   586 more words


10 Ways School Leaders Successfully Support Ed Tech [INFOGRAPHIC]

In this infographic, Teachers Plus explores a number of key factors school and district instructional leaders should deliberately implement in supporting technology implementation and the teacher professional development necessary to ensure its success.  23 more words

Practical Tips for Parents of Reluctant Readers

This week, we’re pleased to feature a guest blog from Young Adult Author Brenda St. John Brown, who recently published the popular novel Swimming to Tokyo… 1,224 more words

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Reviewing my 2014 "Bold" Predictions for Ed Tech

This is the second year in a row I’ve made some predictions about the upcoming calendar year. (Here are my 2013 prediction reviews) I do this for a couple of reasons.   894 more words


Drinking the Google Drive Kool-Aid

I started using Google Docs several years ago when it was just Google Docs.  Over the past two years, I really started to understand it and use it for my own work, with students and as a student myself taking courses in University.   1,203 more words


UClass 2014: A Year in Review

It’s been an incredibly eventful year for us here at UClass and we’re sad to see it come to an end. To sum up 2014, we’ve compiled a visual timeline of major events from this year. 109 more words


Curation: Making Sense of Information Overload

Most of my students don’t know how to curate information… even one of the brightest students I’ve ever had seemed amazed by Diigo and the Diigolet tool.   246 more words

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