Time is one of the most valuable things an Tech Trainer, Coach or Integrator can give to teachers at international schools. One way this can be done is by the Trainer, Coach or Integrator taking over a class for a lesson … Continue reading
A good Tech workshop is one that that gives people learning time by getting participants away from their normal workspace and into a specific place at a specific time to explore a specific aspect of technology. The job of the Tech Trainer … Continue reading
The person responsible for the tech training at an international school should use the enthusiasm, knowledge and skills of the innovators and early adopters when introducing new technology. The Tech Innovator trains the Early Adopters and acts as a mentor to all … Continue reading
Students and staff at an international school usually have a good basic knowledge of the technology tools they use every day. Some individuals have one or more “Tech Postholes” of varying depths where their knowledge and skills are much more sophisticated.
Those individuals in the school who – Actively look for new ways to use technology to enhance student learning. Act as a role model for tech “Best Practices”. Subscribe to newsfeeds or newsletters about technology in education. Get enthusiastic about new … Continue reading
Tech Trainers and teachers who are technology innovators must make a large investment of time and energy to get appropriate technology into regular use. This is the “80:20 cubed rule”. Professional reading about a wide variety of technology. Further research into … Continue reading
There appears to be some sort of mathematical relationship between the amount of time (and money) a person spends learning a particular technology and the likelihood of that technology being integrated into their daily routines. It would seem that one … Continue reading