Smarter Clicking: School Technology Policies That Work! (Paperback)Christopher W. Wells (author)
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"Wells carefully shares important information, examples, and resources helpful to any district that is continually developing policies and procedures in technology. He has developed a wonderful field guide for any administrator charged with developing such policies."
-Donnan Stoicovy, Principal
Park Forest Elementary School, State College, PA
Develop safe technology practices that support learning and protect your school, staff, and students!
Today's emerging technologies present educators with a wealth of teaching opportunities combined with challenges that include legal, safety, and privacy issues. This comprehensive guide is designed to support appropriate use of technology for teaching and learning and give school leaders a clear road map for creating, implementing, and maintaining effective instructional technology policies. In jargon-free terms, Christopher Wells explains legal considerations and offers case studies and concrete strategies help educators:Evaluate their schools' needsInvolve all school, district, and community stakeholders in a collaborative effort Manage technology access to protect student and staff privacyRespond to challenges presented by social networking and emerging technologiesAvoid inappropriate, costly use of technologyDevelop acceptable use policies
Smarter Clicking helps school and district administrators develop policies that support the informed use of cutting-edge technology within an environment that advances learning while protecting schools, students, and staff.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 152
Weight: 480 g
Dimensions: 254 x 177 x 13 mm
"Technological advances have changed teaching and learning in our schools. As key instructional leaders, principals must be prepared to regulate these advances. School leaders need up-to-date information about technology policies and how they affect teaching and learning. Smarter Clicking is an important resource in providing guidance for principals, administrators, and technology team members to develop technology policies and procedures that aid student learning." -- Gail Connelly, Executive Director
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