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Promoting Meaningful Uses of Technology in a Middle School


Abstract Federal education policies call for school district leaders to promote classroom technology integration to prepare students with 21st century skills. However, schools are struggling to integrate technology effectively, with students often reporting that they feel like they need to power down and step back in time technologically when they enter classrooms. The lack of meaningful technology use in classrooms indicates a need for increased teacher preparation. The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact a coaching model of professional development had on school administrators` abilities to increase middle school teachers` technology integration in their classrooms. This study attempted to coach administrators to develop and articu... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Robertson, Kristen (Author) / Moore, David (Advisor) / Cheatham, Greg (Committee member) / Catalano, Ruth (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education, Technology / Educational leadership / Teacher Education / 21st Century learning / education / leadership / peer coaching / professional development / technology
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 156 pages
Language English
Copyright
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Note Ed.D. Leadership and Innovation 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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