Technology Planning

Mission Implausible: Why Tech Plans Shouldn’t Have Mission and Vision Statements

May 25, 2016
Six key steps for schools to consider before bringing new technology on board.
EdTech, Educational Technology, Technology Planning, Tech Integration

The Model, Not the Method, Comes First

December 26, 2013
As you may have heard, Luria Academy of Brooklyn was recently named one of the 50 most innovative Jewish organizations by the Slingshot Fund. What you may not have heard is that Luria Academy is a member of the DigitalJLearning Network (DJLN).
Slingshot Fund, Blended Learning, Fail Forward, Luria Academy, Montessori, Technology Planning, Educational Technology, Project-Based Learning

It’s All About Asking the Right Questions

November 05, 2013
It’s not often that something I hear in a presentation or panel discussion makes me want to stand on my chair applauding and shouting “Bravo!”
Blended Learning, Student Directed Learning, Student Engagement, iNacol, Educational Technology, Technology Planning, Assessment

There’s No “I” in “Expert”

October 07, 2013
I remember my early days as a newly “minted” classroom teacher. As I planned the first lessons for my elementary students, I was a bit overwhelmed. 30 students, six subjects (including PE) and a year’s worth of knowledge I was charged with...
Student Directed Learning, lesson planning, Blended Learning, Technology Planning

First Thing We Do, Let’s Rethink All the iPad Initiatives

August 28, 2013
A new school year is upon us and with it the excitement of new ways to learn new things. And, a new school year often brings new initiatives and programs -- some are school-wide, while others are subject or grade level-specific. Sometimes they’re new thin
iPad, Technology Planning, Blended Learning, Educational Technology, tablets