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Advocating For Technology In Education
Advocating For Technology In Education
Advocating For Technology In Education
Advocating For Technology In Education
Advocating For Technology In Education
Advocating For Technology In Education
Advocating For Technology In Education
Advocating For Technology In Education
Advocating For Technology In Education
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Advocating For Technology In Education

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This is the presenation from the VSTE Advocacy team session at VSTE09. For more information contact advocacy@vste.org .

This is the presenation from the VSTE Advocacy team session at VSTE09. For more information contact advocacy@vste.org .

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  • 1. Advocating for Technology in Education<br />From Your Classroom to the Universe <br />
  • 2. Ally<br />Promoter <br />Organizer<br />Supporter<br />What is an Advocate?<br />Believer<br />Sponsor<br />Campaigner<br />Leader<br />Activist<br />
  • 3. Why Advocate?<br />We are not just helping teachers teach and students learn; we are shaping the very future of education, one classroom at a time. . . <br />
  • 4. For VSTE<br />Technology funding<br />???<br />What do we Advocate for?<br />Better tech standards<br />Jobs/Positions<br />Better Professional Development<br />
  • 5. Use technology!<br />Share your VSTE experience<br />???<br />How can we beAdvocates?<br />Contact your gov’t representatives<br />Post your story on the NING<br />Join the Ed Tech Action Network<br />
  • 6. State funding?<br />Federal funding?<br />???<br />What are the roadblocks?<br />Low priority?<br />Jobs/Positions?<br />Lack of Professional Development?<br />
  • 7. VSTE Advocacy Team<br />Objectives:<br />Promote the mission and initiatives of VSTE<br />Promote effective methods of professional development and practice<br />Advocate at the local, state, and federal levels for technology related issues that directly effect Virginia’s educators. <br />http://vsteonline.ning.com/group/vsteadvocacyteam<br />
  • 8. VSTE Advocacy Team<br />This is a committee of the VSTE Board of Directors.<br />The co chairs are the Vice Chair of the board and one other designated VSTE member.<br />This team would be responsible for promoting VSTE’s advocacy efforts in a variety of venues. <br />To serve on this committee, contact advocacy@vste.org<br />www.vste.org<br />
  • 9. Lao-tzu wrote:<br />“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”<br />
  • 10. The future is up to YOU!<br />

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