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Getting It Right

Aligning Technology Initiatives for Measurable Student Results

The authors provide a model for addressing state and regional standards, improving test scores, meeting curricular requirements, and providing measurable accountability for technology expenditures.

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  • Grade Level: PreK-12, Elementary, Secondary
  • ISBN: 9781412982375
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Series: The 21st Century Fluency Series
  • Year: 2011
  • Page Count: 136
  • Publication date: September 28, 2011

Price: $33.95



A fresh look at technology planning for schools

This book is designed to help educational leaders, decision makers, and teachers wade through the complexities of aligning technology planning with learning goals. Organized around a problem-solving model based on solution fluency, the authors outline how to:

  • Address state, regional, or provincial standards
  • Improve test scores · Meet curricular requirements
  • Foster relevant staff development
  • Provide measurable accountability for technology expenditures

Included are sidebars with advice and comments from educators who have successfully integrated technology initiatives with learning goals. Their experiences help light the path through the journey toward "getting it right" for 21st century learners.



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Ian Jukes

Ian Jukes has been a teacher, an administrator, writer, consultant, university instructor, and keynote speaker. He is the director of the InfoSavvy Group, an international consulting group that provides leadership and program development in the areas of assessment and evaluation, strategic alignment, curriculum design and publication, professional development, planning, change management, hardware and software acquisition, information services, customized research, media services, and online training as well as conference keynotes and workshop presentations. Over the past 10 years, Jukes has worked with clients in more than 40 countries and made more than 7,000 presentations, typically speaking to between 300,000 and 350,000 people a year. His Committed Sardine Blog is read by more than 78,000 people in 75 countries.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents



1. Planning for the Future

2. Making Alignment Work

3. Planning for Success

4. Step 1: Focus on Learning, Not Technology

5. Step 2: Building a Broad Base of Understanding

6. Step 3: Commitment to High Levels of Staff Development

7. Step 4: Focus on Doing a Few Things Well

8. Step 5: Proceed Slowly

9. Step 6: Providing Adequate Resources

10. Step 7: Using Assessment to Steer Programs

11. Step 8: Use Research to Chart Your Path

12. Getting It Right: Summary

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