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Schools' use of ed tech to be showcased

Schools' use of ed tech to be showcased

The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Technology Leadership Network (TLN) will visit school districts in New Jersey, Virginia, and Kentucky in spring 2011 to showcase outstanding use of educational technology.

Pascack Valley Regional High School District, Montvale, N.J. ( March 23-25, 2011)
Montvale’s two high schools provide each of their 2,000 students and teachers with laptops. The visit will focus on how the schools have integrated technology into the curriculum with an emphasis on web 2.0 collaborative tools.

Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, Va. (April 27-29, 2011)
This urban, 30,000-student school district employs innovative tools and techniques to ensure students are well prepared, including projects with mobile learning devices, gaming and simulation environments, video-conferencing and virtual courses, online credit recovery, and more.

Jefferson County Public Schools, Louisville, Ky. (May 11-13, 2011)
The 106,000-student school district offers teachers a variety of opportunities to participate in professional development to help integrate technology into a standards-based curriculum.