- Site of the Week
The post summarizes Adam S. Bellow’s presentation at this year’s 2011 ISTE conference. Bellow, author of The Tech Commandments and eduTecher, spoke to a roomful of educators about the potential of technology in the classroom and proposes some reasons why tech integration in today’s education system has been hindered.
One point that we think really resonates with pro-tech educators: 2) TECHNOLOGY IS WORTHLESS WITHOUT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. It’s not enough to send teachers to a guest speaker to hear about interactive whiteboard training for an hour. Teachers need to be constantly learning and experimenting with technology in their classrooms. This means schools need to devote money and time to these PD programs.
Read the full post here. And as always, MindShift readers have provided thoughtful comments on this one, so don’t forget to check those out, too, and add your own opinions and thoughts.
What would you add to The Seven Golden Rules?