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Instructional Technology

Jason Sloan - Oakland High School Technology Coach
Phone: (615) 904-3780 Ext. 23982
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Upcoming Professional Development Events
Using Technology to Differentiate Learning in Your Student-Centered Stations
Would you like more time to meet with small groups? Create a deeper relationship with students? This session will provide teachers with practical ideas for easy management of station rotation. Learn to integrate a variety of free technology tools that actively engage students and place accountability on students for their own learning. These strategies differentiate instruction, allow students to learn at their own pace, and help teachers gain vital instructional time for application of learning.

03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Location: Oakland High School A1 Computer Lab

Office Lens
Office Lens app for mobile devices from Microsoft adds Immersive Reader. It allows users to take a picture of a document and scan the content. The app will then read aloud the contents. Immersive reader will also allow users to change font size, space, and speaking rate.
Download the app for Android or iOS

Office Learning Tools Add-In for OneNote and Word

Instructional Technology Coach Job Description
´╗┐Under the direction of the Instructional Technology Coordinator, the essential function of the technology coach is to facilitate the implementation and integration of technology in Pre-K-12 classrooms. The technology coach also provides ongoing job-embedded professional development for teachers, staff, and administration on infusing technology into the core curriculum areas, models effective instructional strategies using technology, and leads discussions with teachers on the latest research on technology integration. Technology coaches assist teachers in using technology for assessing student learning, differentiating instruction, and providing rigorous, relevant, and engaging learning experiences for all students. 
´╗┐Blended Learning - Station Rotation Model Example
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