Innovate to Educate Entry
Hutchinson MS/Lubbock ISD
Toby Klameth, Teacher
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|Student created example of learning!|
What innovative technology initiative or project are you most proud of, and how has it improved teaching and learning in your school/district?I implemented a digital media and animation program at our school. I started with a program of 25 students and have grown the program to over 200 (maximum allowable). We have won national awards for video game design and video production. I have also begun a daily news broadcast.
What were some of the biggest challenges to your initiative, and how did you meet those challenges?Technology availability - we are a high performing school and we do not receive as much government funding as other schools, so I have had to use as much freeware as possible, borrow old equipment and purchase a little at a time.
What are the three biggest components that need to be in place for tech innovation to succeed are:
Drive for success
|Passion for the subject|
|Willingness to search for and use whatever you find to motivate and empower students.|