“Technology versus Education” and/or “Integration versus Transformation”

I am constantly struggling with this…..I am the Director of Technology of a small/medium sized school district. My life, at times, seems consumed with technology and technology that has little to nothing to do with education. I want to be in the classroom facilitating learning. I really want to be in teacher planning sessions helping to design lessons. I really really want to be involved in the curriculum creation process so that I can impact the design of content and instruction. I don’t want to simply integrate technology I want to help transform it (which means looking and rethinking every area to get the most/best opportunities for all students not integration which means we are accepting the existing policy, setup, bell schedule, calendar, etc and trying to squeeze tech into it.)

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