How can you, the building principal, foster effective use of technology in your building?

  • Don't overload our teachers with too many new strategies
  • Be supportive, be a role model
  • Talk with Tech Coordinators
  • Professional Development and Professional Learning Community to share the new information and "tools"
  • Get some face time with Superintendent and Tech Coordinator as to where we go next
  • Work with IU to do Professional Development and use Keystones available to us to share w/the staff (colleagues share)
  • Before roll out something, make sure your infrastructure to make it work
  • Encourage teachers to get out of the kids way..be the guide on the side; let the kids run with it
  • Create a support network with staff and students
  • Create a Tech Squad
  • What Works Clearinghouse --research that tells what really works for kids for informed decisions
  • Get the community involved
  • Highlight the Keystone at the Faculty Meeting
  • Have Keystone do a presentation to the School Board
  • Donorschoose.org -- will fund projects for schools
  • Adoptaclassroom.org- Office Max
  • Create time in the Keystone's schedule to assist staff in technology integration tools and their effectiveness.