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  • Introduction Evidence will be presented that will give rationale for our school to make an increased commitment to investing in educational technology. Four areas of emphasis will be highlighted for the school board to help them determine the importance of educational technology to our school district.

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  • Education in the 21 st Century The Positive Effects of Educational Technology Presenter: Mark Moss February 5th, 2009
  • Commitment to Investing in Educational Technology Major Points of Emphasis Improves Student Achievement Improves School Environment Supports Teacher Professional Development Cost Effective
  • Improving Student Achievement
    • No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
    • Increased School Accountability
    • Making Adequate Yearly Progress
    • 100% Compliance by 2014
  • Current Research 5 Largest Studies of Educational Technology to Date Wenglinsky’s Study West Virginia BS/CE ACOT Sivin - Kachala Research Kulik’s Study Positive Findings
  • Teaching with Technology
    • Missouri’s eMINTS program
    • Innovative instructional practices
    • Student-centered technology-based learning
  • Improving Our School Environment
    • National School Board Association Statement (NSBA, 2000)
    Increased Attendance Better Student and Teacher Attitudes Communication Improves Technology-Enriched School
  • Creating a Positive School Environment
    • Kmitta and Davis study (2004)
    • Literature review of multiple studies related to impact of educational technology
    • Results show significant positive impact of educational technology on school environment
    Positive School Environment Evolving Teaching Strategies Students are Motivated and Behave Better Educational Technology
  • Supporting Professional Development
  • Teaching in the 21 st Century
    • Georgia program initiated to improve the use of technology in public schools.
  • Cost Effective Educational Technology
    • Hawkins study (1996)
    • Effective Technology Planning
    • Pursue Multiple Revenue Sources
  • Measuring Costs
    • Indiana University Department of Education Study (2006)
    • Review of Technology Expenditures of Public Schools
  • Education in the 21 st Century Incorporating Educational Technology
    • “ Whether you think you can or can’t, you are correct” Henry Ford