State leaders can leverage their positions to support teachers
In an effort to support administrators during Connected Educator Month, two state education leaders shared their tips for creating and sustaining online collaboration tools for classroom teachers.
Sponsored by the State Educational Technology Directors Association, the webinar aimed to demonstrate how strong state leaders can lead to the emergence of robust teaching and learning resources, along with professional learning opportunities.
In Texas, educators use Project Share, a collection of Web 2.0 tools and applications that provides high quality professional development in an interactive and engaging learning environment, said Karen Kahan, the director of educational technology at the Texas Education Agency.
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