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Teachers Matter More than Ever in the Digital Age


With so many educational technology offerings available, teacher leadership in today’s 21st century classrooms is more important than ever. As facilitators and motivators of learning, teachers must work with technology as their roles evolve from disseminating knowledge to helping students self-discover knowledge. Tech will not replace teachers but rather make their roles increasingly more critical. Join this conversation to discover and help find ways to help teachers and tech work together.

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  1. How to create a culture where teachers are at the center, and remain at the center of the instructional process.
  2. How to design professional development that helps teachers work effectively with technology.
  3. How to make sure your implementation plan is working well and teachers feel valued.



Jessica Slusser, Project Mgr, Getting Smart

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