District CIO

How Can We Develop Tech-Savvy Teachers?

Many school administrators classify teacher technology users into two categories: those who use technology and those who don’t. While this school of thought is logical, after having worked with and trained hundreds of teachers and administrators on integrating technology into instruction, I have found that there are generally three categories of technology teachers. I refer to them as, Digital Rock Stars, Digital Groupies, and Digital Phobes.

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How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home and in Their Classrooms

A survey of teachers who instruct American middle and secondary school students finds that digital technologies have become central to their teaching and professionalization. At the same time, the internet, mobile phones, and social media have brought new challenges to teachers, and they report striking differences in access to the latest digital technologies between lower and higher income students and school districts.

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Why Standardized Tests Don't Measure Educational Quality

Educators are experiencing almost relentless pressure to show their effectiveness. Unfortunately, the chief indicator by which most communities judge a school staff's success is student performance on standardized achievement tests.

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Director of Educational Technology

Willoughby-Eastlake City School District
Willoughby, Ohio

Education Technology Specialist

Georgia Dept. of Education

Atlanta, Ga.

Technology Support Specialist

Perth Amboy Public Schools

Perth Amboy, N.J.

UNIX/Linux Specialist

The Julliard School

New York, N.Y.

UBTech Conference 2013

June 10-12, 2013

Orlando, Fla.

Information Communications Marketplace InfoComm13

June 8-14, 2013
Orlando, Fla.