BABY STEPS:GUIDING A
TRADITIONAL STAFF TO
S T A R T T H E M O F F S L O W , B U T
S T A R T T H E M O N T H E I R W A Y .
Short Term Goals
(Be slow but firm with resolve)
• Staff email usage daily. Use planning period to
at least read and reply. It must be viewed as
part of the job.
• Staff should be given a model, instructions,
training, and the expectation to have a profes-
sional looking profile and class webpage com-
pleted, updated and maintained.
• Introduce Educational Blogs
• Create Google accounts and learn to use
iGoogle and “Google Tools for Educators”
Introduce teachers to the 21st Century means to bring other pro-
NCTIES 2010 fessionals right into their classrooms:
Ning - http://www.ning.com
Twitter – http://www.twitter.com
NCTIES 2010 SKYPE – http://www.skype.com
Teachers can create social bookmarking accounts that allow
them to follow or be followed and share resources and links.