Calcasieu Decides Bring-Your-Own is the Way to Offer Students a Technology Option

September 2011
Electronic Education Report;9/5/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 17, p1
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The article reports on the provision of bring-your-own technology option to the students of every school in the Calcasieu Parish in Louisiana by the end of the 2011-2012 academic year. The approach aims to equip schools with technology-savvy leaders. It notes that the participating principals of the scheme are committed to undergo professional development under the program named as iLead. The principals are instructed to develop a form for teacher observation using their iPad. Calcasieu also gives teachers an opportunity to take part in its iTeach program for lesson development.


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