Enumclaw Teachers Dive into New Tech Equipment
Enumclaw Patch - almost 6 years
Following news Monday from the Enumclaw School Board meeting that implementation of the voter-approved technology levy has begun in earnest (read that story), Terry Parker, the district's director of curriculum, instruction and assessment, suggested we stop in Wednesday and check out the first wave of staff training at the district office, so that's what we did.
About 20 teachers and school administrators designated as Instructional Technology Facilitators (ITFs), each set up with a newly issued laptop computer for professional use, listened intently as District ITF Bob Kilmer along with an instructor from the company Advanced Classroom Technologies, walked the group through an overview of the technical aspects of the equipment and software.
Kilmer, a Career and Technical Education teacher at Enumclaw High School, said the learning curve isn't too steep, and the bulk of training will actually focus on how teachers can integrate the technology tools into everyday classroom lesson...
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