Planning for Technology: A Guide for School Administrators, Technology Coordinators, and Curriculum Leaders / Edition 1

Planning for Technology: A Guide for School Administrators, Technology Coordinators, and Curriculum Leaders / Edition 1

by Bruce M. Whitehead, Devon F. N. Jensen
     
 

Promoting a model of computer-classroom integration based on the incorporation of five to six networked computers in each classroom, Whitehead (education, U. of Montana), Jensen (education, U. of South Dakota), and Boschee (education, U. of South Dakota) describe for administrators how to establish a school plan that makes the best use of such a model. Among the… See more details below

Overview

Promoting a model of computer-classroom integration based on the incorporation of five to six networked computers in each classroom, Whitehead (education, U. of Montana), Jensen (education, U. of South Dakota), and Boschee (education, U. of South Dakota) describe for administrators how to establish a school plan that makes the best use of such a model. Among the topics discussed are the professional development of teachers, the public relations plan, financial options, and evaluation and assessment. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761945963
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.69(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Bruce M. Whitehead is a NAESP Nationally Distinguished Principal and has served for over thirty years as a principal for School District # 4 in Missoula, Montana. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor for the University of Montana. His career includes appointments to numerous national and international committees as well as becoming President of the Montana Association of Elementary School Principals and the Montana State Reading Association. He also served as Chairman of Montana’s first Governor’s Task Force on Technology as well as being an NCATE Advisor. As a co-author of 10 books and numerous articles in the field of education, Dr. Whitehead is a recipient of the University of Montana’s highest honor, The Montana Distinguished Alumni Award. Additional honors include: The International Reading Association’s Presidential Service Award, NASA Explorer Schools Leadership Award, National Milken Foundation’s Outstanding Educator Award, John F. Kennedy Center’s Award for Arts in Education, Outstanding Contributions to Saudi Arabian Education, and Japan’s International Soroban Institute Award.

Dr. Floyd Boschee has an extensive background in teaching and educational administration. He served as a teacher, coach, and school administrator in the public schools and as a professor and chairman of departments of education at the collegiate level. Dr. Boschee is professor emeritus in the Division of Educational Administration, School of Education, at the University of South Dakota and a former school board member of the Vermillion School District, Vermillion, South Dakota. During his tenure as a university professor, he consulted with school districts on reorganization; published numerous articles in major educational journals; and conducted workshops on curriculum development and implementation, the teaching and learning process, and school administrator evaluations. He is the author or coauthor of 13 books in the fields of school administration and curriculum and instruction.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
About the Authors
1Changing Strategies in Technology1
2Leadership and Planning21
3Technology and Staff Development67
4Teaching and Learning With Technology83
5Selling Your Technology Plan103
6Financial Management123
7Infrastructure151
8Program Evaluation173
Resource AIndividual Teacher and Administrator Technology Profiles185
Resource BCupertino Union School District: Technology Scope and Sequence205
Resource CISTE National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) and Performance Indicators: Educational Technology Foundations for All Teachers211
Resource DISTE National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) and Performance Indicators: Technology Foundation Standards for All Students215
Resource E: Glossary217
Notes221
Name Index229
Subject Index231

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