Preparing in advance for technology integration is important, not just in terms of hardware/software and other toys. It starts with the selections we make, why we make them, and what their advantages will be. This short list has good suggestions. “In schools, districts, and departments of education alike, a trend toward integrating technology into the education process is on the rise. One could argue that it always has been. But with the proliferation of Internet access in school buildings and the ubiquity of mobile computing devices, educators are taking note and beginning to consider new ways they can include these tools into their classroom instruction.”
via The 5 Steps of Effective Technology Integration – Getting Smart by Dave Guymon | Getting Smart.