NYS Ed Tech Innovators - May 2018
Student Technology Support Edition
The May edition of NYS Ed Tech Innovators features articles focused on Student Technology Support programs. Read Help Me If You Can, I’m Feeling Down: We Want a Middle School Help Desk to learn the steps taken and challenges faced by an enrichment teacher, librarian, and computer technician when assembling the FCAST (Farnsworth Cares About Student Technology) team. Learn about the ambassador duties, Tech Tasting presentation, development of Internet Safety programs, and future expectations of the Techsperts of Lancaster High School in Students as Technology Experts. Lastly, read how Student “Tech Squads” in Marlboro Central School District provide workshops to teachers, become buddies with younger students, and are instrumental in the implementation of a 1:1 initiative.
The program has been released for the May 24th Personalizing Learning: Technology-Enhanced Instruction and Practices to Meet the Needs of All NYS Students conference, hosted by NYSCATE, with participation from NYSED. The conference centers on exploring the ways that schools and districts can utilize technology to facilitate personalized learning to meet the needs of all New York State students. Educators in all roles are invited to join the conversation and share expertise as we work together to scale successful programs and practices. Please register to attend, if you have not done so already. We look forward to seeing you there.