Category Archives: STANDARD 4 MANAGEMENT

Candidates demonstrate knowledge, skills, and dispositions to plan, organize, coordinate, and supervise instructional technology by applying principles of project, resource, delivery system, and information management.

Obstacles and Solutions for Technology Integration

There seems to be two main problems when it comes to technology integration in my classroom. Availability – Problems and Solutions We have a lot of technology in our school.  I would consider us to be very lucky. But, it … Continue reading

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Walled Gardens

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Learning to Excel

Excel is one product of the Microsoft Suite that I wanted to use but I couldn’t figure out an effective way of getting 5th/6th graders to use it.  We used to have a technology class that my coworker and I … Continue reading

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Reflection – After the PBL Event

This week we read about the importance of reflecting on the PBL project after it is completed.  This process allows the students and the teacher to identify the good, the bad and the ugly of the project.  This is a … Continue reading

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Positive Digital Footprint

We are always worried about our reputation.   But, have we ever thought about our digital reputation?  Everything that we do online is viewed, recorded and documented.  We have a digital footprint that begins at a very young age.  As … Continue reading

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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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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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