The effective use of technology at Nashoba transforms learning. Learning is self-directed, personalized, differentiated, collaborative and creative. Students have opportunities to make global connections and deepen their understandings and perspectives.
District members will have consistent access to technology:
educate all learners through enhanced communication, collaboration, and organization.
develop in students the skills, knowledge, and independence necessary to become responsible digital citizens.
confidently, and with integrity encourage students to participate in our global society.
develop proficient and fluent users of technology.
Instructional Technology- involves the use of computers/devices and other technology in support of student learning, accommodating the full range of learning styles and fully integrating technology with the curriculum. Technology is used to organize data, promote collaborative problem solving, encourage learning and communication in a global context, develop models, conduct research, and support the creative process.
"The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn." --Alvin Toffler, American futurist
ISTE Technology Standards
Massachusetts –- Office of Digital Learning The Office of Digital Learning supports the expansion of digital learning capacity and literacy to advance learning for every student in the Commonwealth.
Technology and 21st Century Skills
According to the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21) listed below are Twenty-First Century Skill and Student Outcomes. 21st century student outcomes are the skills, knowledge and expertise students should master to succeed in work and life in the 21st century. Core Subjects (the 3 Rs) and 21st Century Themes
SAMR is a model designed to help educators infuse technology into teaching and learning. Developed by Dr. Ruben Puentedura, the model supports and enables teachers to design, develop, and infuse digital learning experiences that utilize technology.