Monthly Archives: July 2012

Technology Evaluation Summary

In this assignment we were asked to evaluate our school’s technology.  We completed a survey based on maturity benchmarks and placed our school on a matrix based on certain criteria. There are four levels of maturity. Emergent Systems Stage Islands … Continue reading

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Technology Use Planning Overview

What is technology use planning? Technology use planning is an action plan that guides a school in making decisions in regards to technology.  It outlines what the goals of the organization are, who is responsible, what the expectations are and … Continue reading

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Digital Divide/Digital Inequality

Having access to technology and everything that goes with it really is a privilege.  I’ve never really thought about it before.  Going “home” this summer to a rural area made me realize that is not as easy for my family.  … Continue reading

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Horizon Report Tech Trends

This was my first time reading the Horizon Report.  I found it to be interesting and reassuring. I am on track with my technology integration goals in my classroom.  I shared the report with my administrator in hopes of it … Continue reading

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