Florida school boards collaborate on tech best practices

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Local school boards collaborated to discover best practices in technology and teaching Common Core during a special meeting Aug. 13.

Charlotte, Manatee and Sarasota school board members met at the Polo Grill and Bar to discuss successful methods both in the classroom, through the incorporation of tablets, iPads and laptops, and outside the classroom, such as health care plans and benefits for school employees.

The Manatee County School District spearheaded discussions on how recent purchases, such as Lenovo ThinkPad Twist, have helped align technology initiatives and better prepare students for assessments.

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