Teacher Blog

~45 minutes

You are a principal in a school district committed to expanding the use of technology. You must deal with issues that arise between increasing communication and protecting privacy. You have received a district mandate, and your staff has received training. Now, is time to promote use of technology among many reticent teachers, while reigning in one renegade without squashing enthusiasm.

Key characters include a 3rd Grade Teacher and trailblazing blogger, pleased parent, inquiring parent, displeased and insistent parent

Trade-offs to consider:

  • How do you stay alert to and curb recklessness when also encouraging the adaptation of new, quickly advancing technologies, especially when some parents have voiced interest and support?

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