A practical and visionary look at creative educational leadership in today’s digital environment FeaturesCritical questions at the beginning of each chapter help readers focus on key objectives. Case studies with discussion questions and activities provide opportunities for readers to analyze applied situations. End-of-chapter learning aids include Key Principles for Leaders to Know sections that summarize each chapter's content and Web Resources that provide links to additional information.
Chapter 6: Planning, Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating Technology
Planning, Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating Technology
The appropriate and powerful integration of technology—the application of hardware intended to be used with or through a personal computer (Windows or Mac OS) or an electronic device that can aid in accomplishing a specific task, such as learning a concept or researching a term—into the classroom must be done in a purposeful and supportive manner. The technologies and the way they are used must support the goals of the administration, the teachers, and the students. Because each school is unique in its needs and goals, it is paramount that each school begins to develop a plan for the most appropriate technologies and how they should be used. This chapter delves into ...