News and Trends
Blog Bits, June 2011
We are a country that is supposed
to be a leader in this world, and
we are spending more time, and
money, pointing fingers than trying
to fix our problems.
Saying technology is “just a tool”
can be dangerous. The problem with
this thinking is that often it gets us
used to seeing technology only as a
means of automating or making current
practice more efficient.
I think the key to [an effective
AUP] is a strong legal document
followed by yearly communication
of the expectations in clear language
and a practice of following
the policies and documenting any
variances from them—especially
variances that disrupt learning.
If I were an administrator, I
would work WITH the faculty,
parents, and students to make the
school the best it could be.