John Adams Middle School Goes Interactive

10/22/2012 12:00:00 AM

Students and teachers at John Adams Middle School in Edison, New Jersey use interactive Promethean education technology to enhance learning. The challenge to change education involves a team effort. It also involves looking at the learning environment in a different way.

I traveled to Edison Township to find out what Edison Township School District leaders are doing to make that happen. I discovered that the excitement for using new technologies is being led from the top by Superintendent Richard O’Malley, and backed by a positive and well-informed Board of Education. The Foundation is firm, as well, from John Adam’s Principal, Joan Valentine, and a staff that knows how to teach—with or without interactive devices—or wiring.

Watch my onsite video walk-through and interviews to find out more:

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Ken Royal is a teacher/education and education technology blogger/reporter, video interviewer, podcaster, education event news commentator with 34 years of classroom/school and instructional technology experience. His teaching accomplishments include: 4-time district teacher of the year, Connecticut Middle School Teacher of the Year, and Bill and Melinda Gates award for Technology School of Excellence. Read more of Ken’s work at Royal Reports.

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