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Planning for Technology
A Guide for School Administrators, Technology Coordinators, and Curriculum Leaders

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October 2002 | 256 pages | Corwin
Intended as a how-to book for school administrators, Planning for Technology: A Guide for School Administrators, Technology Coordinators, and Curriculum Leaders presents a comprehensive framework for integrating technology into schools.

Essential information and activities are provided that will help school administrators, technology coordinators, and curriculum developers as they consider establishing a school plan that supports in-class technology use for students and teachers.

Planning for Technology includes current research on the need for technology initiatives in schools, practical activities for administrators to determine the best ways of integrating the book's suggestions into their context, and the personal experience of school administrators who have successfully implemented technology networks into their classrooms.

Governor William J. Janklow
Foreword
 
Preface
 
About the Authors
 
1. Changing Strategies in Technology
 
2. Leadership and Planning
 
3. Technology and Staff Development
 
4. Teaching and Learning With Technology
 
5. Selling Your Technology Plan
 
6. Financial Management
 
7. Infrastructure
 
8. Program Evaluation
 
Resource A: Individual Teacher and Administrator Technology Profiles
 
Resource B: Cupertino Union School District: Technology Scope and Sequence
 
Resource C: ISTE National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) and Performance Indicators: Educational Technology Foundations for All Teachers
 
Resource D: ISTE National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) and Performance Indicators: Technology Foundation Standards for All Students
 
Resource E: Glossary
 
Notes
 
Name Index
 
Subject Index

"This book provides a good overview of the process for developing, implementing, and maintaining a technology plan for a school or school district. The references to current research are most useful and provide valuable sources for further exploration."

Ted McCain, Author
Windows on the Future

Met state requirements for standards.

Mr Kenneth Rovine
Education Dept, St Josephs University
September 11, 2012

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Bruce M. Whitehead

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... More About Author

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Floyd A. Boschee

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... More About Author

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