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Mobile 101: Know before you go
One district strengthened its staff capacity before a mobile deployment
In the Township High School District 214 in Illinois, mobile technology use is expanding each year through a series of pilots proposed and supported by classroom teachers.
The district is moving toward a full-scale mobile one-to-one deployment, and district leaders said that in advance of a complete deployment, they wanted to prepare teacher and staff capacity.
To do so, district leaders crafted a multi-step process that empowers educators and allows for flexibility. Important components of that process include planning, a unique implementation approach, using data, and supporting teachers.
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