"The critical question is not, “What technology should we buy?” The more important questions revolve around the design of the culture of teaching and learning." ~Alan November

What is the shared vision or philosophy of technology in your district?

Is it important for your district to include approaches and technology uses that empower students as citizens in a global society, encourage understanding of diverse opinions and cultures, or enable collaboration across networks?

Global Literacy: Understanding the world and our role in it.

College and Career Readiness. School Leaders: Why a Global Mindset?
Preparing our learners for the global society they will work in.

Relevant standards. In this presentation we use:
  • Common Core State Standards
  • ISTE Technology Standards
  • 21st Century Learning

What are your districts goals of technology? Global collaboration can include:
  • collaboration
  • choice
  • access
  • ingenuity
  • critical thinking
  • communication
  • problem solving
  • creativity

Some Illinois area district plans