While technology ushers in opportunity, best practice integration remains challenging. Learn to implement digital pedagogies by promoting collaboration, bolstering purposeful inquiry, and anchoring student learning for optimized outcomes.
Part III: Implementation Plan
Full-scale execution of the Digital Age Best Practices at a high level of fidelity does not occur overnight. As with any change effort, the process may appear somewhat slow and fragmented. Change is an ongoing process as well as a common thread that runs through all school systems regardless of size, grade level, or setting. Section III focuses on the key processes and strategies for achieving sustainability with the Digital Age Best Practices. As a highly personal process, change requires constant vigilance to an individual's or group's perceptions, feelings, and actions. Figure E provides a useful depiction of the change process applied to a new campus initiative (i.e., new teacher evaluation program). The reactions often mirror stages of emotions that one ...