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School Administrators & Technology Use

  1. 1. School Administrators & Technology Use<br />Amy Caldwell<br />
  2. 2. What they need, don’t have, and must do<br />Principals need to have the same or more computer skills that their staff and students have<br />Many do not, unfortunately, have technology skills so they cannot integrate it successfully<br />Effective leaders must educate themselves to stay current and ready to support their teacher and student bodies<br />
  3. 3. Hear comments from the executive director of the International Society for Technology in Education<br />
  4. 4. Why don’t they know?<br />Grew up before technology revolution<br />Limited professional development<br />Geographic isolation<br />Lack of training in professional degree programs<br />
  5. 5. What can they do?<br />Stay up to date<br />Utilize programs currently available<br />Get familiar with technology<br />Lead by example<br />
  6. 6. Where do they start?<br />Self-assess<br />Use self-assessment rubrics available online:<br />http://www.doug-johnson.com/dougwri/rubric-for-administrative-technology-use.html<br />Be aware of state technology standards for administrators<br />Enlist or attend training from professionals<br />
  7. 7. What comes next?<br />Provide professional development in technology to staff<br />Model the new technologies<br />Support teachers<br />
  8. 8. Are they ready? <br />Technology is always changing<br />Administrators must progress with technological changes<br />Remain aware & prepared<br />
  9. 9. International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards <br />National Educational Technology Standards (NETS•A)<br /> and Performance Indicators for Administrators<br />http://www.iste.org/Content/NavigationMenu/NETS/ForAdministrators/2009Standards/NETS-A_2009.pdf<br />
  10. 10. References<br />Awalt, C., & Jolly, D. (1999). An inch deep and a mile wide: Electronic tools for savvy administrators. Educational Technology and Society, 2(3), 97-105.<br />Bishop, P. (2001). Information and communication technology and school leaders. Paper presented at the Seventh World Conference on Computers in Education, Copenhagen, Germany. Retrieved from http://www.acs.org.au/documents/public/crpit/CRPITV8Bishop.pdf<br />Johnson, D., & Bartelson, E. (1999). Rubrics for leadership. The School Administrator. Retrieved June 17, 2010 from http://www.doug-johnson.com/dougwri/rubrics-for-leadership.html<br />Johnson, D. (2007, June 16). Rubric for administrative technology use. Retrieved from http://www.doug-johnson.com/dougwri/rubric-for-administrative-technology-use.html <br />Kincaid, T., & Feldner, L. (2002). Leadership for technology integration: The role of principals and mentors. Educational Technology and Society 5(1), 1-8.<br />Morote, E., Inserra, A., Bolton, J., Manley, R. & Brucia, J. (2006). K-12 School business administrators and technology, what they use; what they want?. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (pp. 3517-3523). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Retrieved from http://74.125.155.132/scholar?q=cache:ra-2ZNCQsqIJ:scholar.google.com/&hl=en&as_sdt=10000000000000<br />

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