Don't train your teachers in instructional technology without reading this resource-packed book from Sarah T. Meltzer. Meltzer presents easy-to-follow guidelines for bringing about effective professional development in technology from start to finish. She takes you step-by-step through the process of planning, implementing, and managing professional development opportunities. The book is also filled with handy, practical tools and resources, such as
- pre-planning worksheets
- needs assessment surveys
- long- and short-term technology plans
- technology inventory forms
- training schedule templates
- and more
Meltzer provides filled-out examples of those forms, so you can see how to complete them. She also offers blank versions for your own use. In addition, each chapter concludes with a checklist to help you keep track of the steps you take as you make professional development in technology a reality—and a success—in your school or district.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Guidelines, Standards, and Recommendations
Chapter 3: The Big Picture: Preparing for Success
Chapter 4: Planning: Setting the Stage
Chapter 5: Implementation: The Action
Chapter 6: Follow-Up and Support: Now What?
Chapter 7: Conclusion: Growing the Process