All stakeholders (even those with disabilities) should have convenient, reliable access to comparable technologies.
ex. Roanoke City Public Schools, Roanoke, VA—Computing Seniors/Computing Parents program offers technology courses to senior citizens and parents by utilizing otherwise vacant computer labs. Everyone benefits from increased access and support of local schools.
Determining the effectiveness of the technology plan on teaching methods and on student learning of content knowledge.
ex. “As schools become better versed in the capabilities and practices supported by educational technologies, the technologies themselves can support school leaders as they evaluate the impact of technology, make better-informed decisions, and communicate this impact to stakeholders.”
Provide reliable equipment and a “safety net” to those who may be uncomfortable using technology for educational purposes.
ex. Deer Park Elementary School, Centreville, VA—Tech committee and tech resource teacher meet with grade level teams to set curricular goals and develop lesson plans that effectively integrate technology.