The School Administrator

April 2000The Technology TornadoEducating the Net Generation and addressing staff qualms

Features

  • Educating the Net Generation

    by LEROY E. HAY

    The technoliterate students filling today’s classrooms will challenge educators to accommodate their learning needs in imaginative ways. Als Three generations of learners. LeRoy Hay is the assistant superintendent for instruction in the Wallingford, Conn., Public Schools and president of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

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  • A Systems Change in Technology Use

    by MARY C. MOFFITT

    One school district uses a facilitator model to promote "just enough, just in time" support to teachers in their applications of technology.read more | purchase issue
  • The Yellow Brick Road to Technology Integration

    by PI IRWIN AND RHONDA ROBINSON

    Merely creating computer labs in schools failed to meet expectations so one suburban district set out on a quest for a homegrown solution.read more | purchase issue
  • Better Learning with Technology?

    by STEVEN C. KOZLOWSKI

    If the goal is improved achievement, you need to tackle four challenges in the way your schools use computers.read more | purchase issue
  • High Tech, High Touch

    by WALTER S. POLKA, P. RUDY MATTAI AND ROBERT L. PERRY

    Can you balance the school district’s technology needs with the reality of human fears and frustrations? A district in Western New York is trying. Walter Polka is superintendent of Lewiston-Porter Central School District, Youngstown, N.Y. Robert Perry is chair of African American studies at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich. Rudy Mattai is professor of educational foundations and director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Applied Research in Urban Issues at the State University of New York College at Buffalo.read more | purchase issue
  • Technology as the Crayon Box

    by LILIA GARCIA

    Dade County, Fla., integrates learning technologies into arts education for real-world applications.read more | purchase issue

Profile

    Max Riley


    Superintendent, Plainville, Conn.
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    Departments

    Focuses

    A Board Divine or Divided: Sustaining a Positive Relationship by ANN B. FUQUA


    Superintendent, Williamsville Central Schools, Williamsville, N.Y.read more

    Working Smarter Through E-mail by HAROLD T. BARNETT


    Superintendent, Marietta City Schools, Marietta, Ga.
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    Selecting and Assigning Community Volunteers by DAVID J. WREN


     Reading specialist, South Scranton Intermediate School, Scranton, Pa.
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    Guest Column

    The Busy Administrator Syndrome by ERIC BARTLESON


     Professor of educational leadership, Minnesota State University-Mankato, Mankato, Minn.read more
    President’s Corner

    Technology’s Driver Seat: Are We There Yet? by JOSEPH J. CIRASUOLO


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    Executive Perspective

    Out of Africa and Into the Classroom by PAUL D. HOUSTON


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    Federal Dateline

    The Unpopular Issues of Poverty and Isolation by BRUCE HUNTER



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