The Office of Educational Technology
The essential objective of educational technology is to elevate the quality of education and enhance the learning process. Educational technology specialists support teachers in the effective use of classroom technology to provide the most technology-rich, positive learning environments possible.
Andalusia City Schools encourages learning, productivity, communication, and exploration through the responsible use of technology.
Effective technology integration:
Utilizes digital tools to help students achieve the highest academic standards.
Helps students and teachers communicate, collaborate, and think critically about the academic content standards.
Will allow teachers to create interactive and multimedia-rich learning environments to help address the individual needs of their students.
Supports creativity to enhance learning and teaching.
Gives students the knowledge to choose and apply the appropriate digital tools when completing projects that demonstrate mastery of content.
Requires access to the most current technology tools.
Requires shared beliefs when it comes to the practical, safe, and ethical use of technology.
Requires ongoing and embedded professional development.