Putting Education Reform To The Test

How Florida Teachers Learned Technology Connects With Students

Last week Orlando hosted one of the oldest and largest education technology conferences in the country.

Technology is an important issue in Florida schools because lawmakers have required half of all classroom instruction is delivered digitally when classes begin in 2015. Lawmakers are working on a bill which would pay for new bandwidth and devices, but also require schools to write technology plans with measurable goals.

We spoke to a few teachers presenting at and attending FETC to ask them when they first made the connection about using technology in the classroom.

Here’s what they told us — with some sights and sounds from FETC.


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