Great teachers use digital content—but what needs to be in place to encourage that use?
As digital content becomes more commonplace in districts across the nation, some school leaders and educators wonder: what’s involved in a digital content transition?
During the 2014 National School Boards Association conference in New Orleans, a panel of experienced educators sought to answer that very question.
“We’re undergoing a cultural change in our country, and it’s broader than just schools,” said moderator Joseph South, deputy director of the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) Office of Educational Technology. “Digital is part of every aspect of our lives. In some places, digital is embraced wholeheartedly, and in other places, it’s kept at bay.”
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