A critical component to the technology adoption process is to have a clear understanding of your WHY. This ThinkTank Session will encourage representatives of the educational community to explore the WHY behind technology. Feedback from this ThinkTank group will provide a clear roadmap for the district to drive sustained improvements and culture development experiences for student and educator achievement across the district.
Define the Why behind technology implementation
Identify the Return on Investment for students, educators, and administrators in the short and long term
Build key performance indicators to quantify progress and achieve success
Build a roadmap for How to achieve your vision
Teams will create two to six-month project proposals to improve culture with stakeholders
Teams will develop continuity for grade-level norms to support the implementation of devices
Identify What is needed to successfully implement
Choosing the ideal devices for each interest group
Teams will organize best practices, deployment culture-building workshops, and student-driven help desk models to support the distribution of devices
iSchool Initiative helped us create really great ideas about how we can reach various stakeholders and change the mindsets revolving around technology.
- Belvidere School District, NJ
I enjoyed the way the agenda was broken into smaller chunks with alternating speakers to help keep everyone on task. Great job managing the clock and moving the ball forward.
- Aledo Independent School District, TX
Of in-person facilitation
Mix of district and site leadership
Can vary based on location