Technology Belongs in the Learning Process

Educators must be employ technology to its best advantage to enhance, extend and expand learning for students; to develop students’ curiosity, creativity and critical thinking skills. Otherwise the education is preparing students for 1986.

Breaking Through the Digital Divide… A Little Bit At A Time

Recently Forsyth County Schools convened a task force to consider issues of equity in our Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) program.  The task force has examined a variety of data including information on what types of devices are being brought…

Strategies for Taking Flight with BYOT

(cross posted at BYOT Network and Bold Visions and cowritten by Dr. Tim Clark, Instructional Technology Coordinator of Forsyth County Schools) The Partnership for 21st Century Skills identified 4 critical areas of learning for students that include creativity, critical thinking, communication and…

Boldly Going Where No One Has Gone Before (or Have They)?

I love this time of year.  There is an excitedment about starting again, starting fresh.  There is an opportunity to learn from prior experience and  yet forging a new path while letting go of things that didn’t go quite as…

Growing In New Directions

Forsyth County Schools is entering a new era in the use of classroom technologies.  For many, many years we weeded out all the extras and focused our efforts on growing a standard set of hardware and software.  Through this effort,…

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