Over the last few years my school, Eagle Hill-Southport, has approached tech adoption at a slower pace than many. There was caution to ensure it fit the mission of our program, a skills based approach for students with learning disabilities, and did not provide compensation while we were working on remediation. Additionally, there were not administrators who could adopt the vision to lead technology integration further. Understandably, our school has addressed students needs for more than 25 years without the need for technology.
Teachers need to integrate technology seamlessly into the curriculum instead of viewing it as an add-on, an afterthought, or an event. – Heidi-Hayes Jacobs @heidihayesjacob
As various components have changed, and the need to accept tech integration in the building as pedagogical practice is evident, the doorways are opening. Previously students utilizing their own devices was on a case by case decision, and limited to…
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