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Considerations for Purchasing Technology

As one of the Instructional Technology Coordinators for Adams 12 Five Star Schools, I am frequently called upon by principals to assist with technology purchasing decisions. Often it seems that people are hoping to hear of one tool that is the "magic bullet" for all tech integration purposes, but alas, no such device exists. My goal during these meetings is to help buildings determine not only what technology to purchase but also help focus their instructional purpose for the technology. As a result of these meetings, I've found that there are common themes and considerations that surface each time.

To help with the process and to highlight these themes, I recently wrote an article for the Adams12 Learning Services Newsletter, which you can read below: