Making tech decisions from a diverse space starts here! The Corwin Connected Educators series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. This book offers a reflective journey into diverse perspectives on technology as it is understood in our schools. Through step-by-step strategies and powerful vignettes, Davis explores the impact inclusive EdTech conversations can have for teachers, students, women, and people of color. Solutions-based reflections help educators: • Engage students and give them a voice • Gather student and teacher feedback • Encourage leadership for women and people of color Being a Connected Educator is more than a set of actions: it’s a belief in the potential of technology to fuel lifelong learning. To explore other books in this series, visit the ...
Chapter 5: The Unspoken Inequity People of Color in EdTech
The Unspoken Inequity People of Color in EdTech
Recognizing Expertise at the School Level
As a classroom teacher, I began training teachers on innovative uses of technology before I completed my first full year as a certified teacher. This was definitely not a result of my school district reaching out to me but a result of me being in the right place at the right time. That place happened to be on the convention floor of our state conference. I was leaving a session, and as I walked towards an exit, I ran into a group from my school, including my technology director. I was a classroom teacher attending a conference that our school had traditionally sent only our technology crew to. After ...