Tech Matters

Technology tips and teaching strategies aligned with PowerUp WHAT WORKS.
Jun
6
2018

Using Data to Drive Continuous Improvement

As we addressed in our previous blog post, conducting evaluations of your technology initiatives is critical to make sure that you’re on target to meet your goals. Evaluations also form the basis of a cycle of continuous improvement – allowing your... More...
May
30
2018

Is Your Technology Initiative Working?

The goal of any technology initiative is to improve student learning. Teachers and administrators at all levels (state, local, school) devote time and allocate funding for technology implementation in an effort to enhance teaching and learning for... More...
May
9
2018

Technology Implementation Roadmap: Four Steps to Successful Planning

Successful technology implementation does not happen overnight. The key to success starts with the planning process to identify where you are and where you want to go to accomplish your technology goals. This process is critical and requires a plan... More...
Oct
1
2014

Next Generation Student Assessment

How can assessment improve both teaching and learning? A critical goal of student assessment is to improve teaching and learning. Beyond offering ways to collect and analyze data, educational technology can play an important role in... More...
Nov
11
2013

Perspective from the Field: What can be learned from the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) iPad roll out?

Neil Schiavo is a Research Associate at Education Development Center, Inc. He has over 10 years experience developing materials to support the professional learning of teachers and administrators around the country. He has been involved in the... More...
Nov
5
2013

View PowerUp's CEM 2013 Webinars on Your Own Time

In case you didn't get a chance to watch our Webinars live for Connected Educator Month 2013, we've archived each of them, here, so that you can watch them on your own time. Acknowledgement: Special thanks to Michael McGarrah for helping to... More...
Oct
29
2013

Join us this afternoon for our fifth and final Connected Educator Month webinar!

Join us this afternoon at 3:30 pm ET for our fifth webinar for Connected Educator Month - Planning for Effective Schoolwide Technology Implementation to meet the Common Core State Standards!  Click here to join our webinar: https://plus.... More...