Common core among top 3 priorities, IT professionals say

06/24/2013 | Education Week

A panel of educators at the International Society for Technology in Education conference, taking place in San Antonio this week, discussed the findings of a recent report in which a majority of school information technology professionals said the Common Core State Standards are among the top three priorities. Panelists noted that making sure educators are prepared to teach the standards should go hand-in-hand with rolling out new technology. "Getting our curriculum people to model [common-core instructional techniques] is a huge first step," said Doug Renfro, an instructional designer for Metro Nashville Public Schools.

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