As this article is being written, we are continuing to feel a great deal of concern about the state budget. Here is where the situation is at today:
Good news, hopefully:
Unfortunately, the news in some areas is not positive. The items that follow are going to have a negative effect and should be considered moving forward.
We have several new tools to help you in decision making that we will be notifying members of as they become available. Please don't hesitate to contact us if we can be of service.
The whole summer--yes, the ENTIRE summer--sounds like a lot of time for planning and reflection. But as we all know, before you can turn around it’s the night before you return to your pre-school professional development days.
Hard to believe it is already that wonderful time of the year again! But for many, this is also the time of looking ahead to next year: planning the calendar and ensuring what new ideas you implemented this year are in place as part of next year's normal routine.
Too often, schools adopt an all or nothing philosophy surrounding technology. Either we don't use it at all, or we adopt it and run full steam ahead. I think this is where most schools end up struggling with technology.
We’re back in business, everybody! It was such a pleasure spending the summer with so many of you. We had a great time hosting you at OPSRC and an even better time spending the day with you at your school sites learning about the great work you do on a daily basis.