A recent survey of American college students and faculty finds that the overwhelming majority feel that technology is critical to their ability to study -- from 100% of the engineering majors, down to 73% of the liberal arts majors report they simply can't succeed without it. And yet fewer than one-third report that these technologies are sufficiently integrated into their academic work. Why?
In my travels around the country and the world, I have learned what the successful schools do technically that make them good places in which to teach and to learn. I call these the seven habits of highly successful schools.
This article provides some ideas and tips that will help you take full advantage of digital video capture, storage, and analysis technologies to improve the preparation and continued professional development of teachers. It describes a process to plan, capture, edit, analyze, and store video clips of teachers at work.
What should every teacher be able to do with the newest computer technologies? Here are some ideas drawn from organizations such as ISTE and state certification offices, as well as from the reports of more than a thousand practicing teachers who participated in the Teacher Technology Profile during the past year.