The District's partnership with Welligent, Inc. continues to yield benefits for its students, their families, and employees responsible for their care. The company has worked closely with LAUSD to develop a new Disease Management Module to support nurses, caregivers, and others with direct access to data on students' chronic conditions and treatment plans.
As District leaders continue to make decisions about efforts to modernize our classrooms, it is essential to separate the myths from the facts. Following are some common misconceptions about the Common Core Technology Project accomponied by some key points about the project's implementaiton.
Dr. Deasy recently joined Bernadette Lucas, Director of the Common Core Technology Project, Lt. Jose Santome of the Los Angeles School Police Department, head of safety for the project, and our own Shahryar Khazei, Deputy Chief Information Officer on KLCS to discuss the importance of collaborating to bring students the technology they need to achieve in the 21st century.
To the casual observer, it is just another day at school for these students…except that there is something very special in the air: in any classroom you walk into, one hundred percent of students are on task, engaged, excited, laughing, and generally enthusiastic about learning.
As tablets are deployed to the 47 Phase 1 schools; teachers, parents and students are looking forward to the changes they will bring. Excitement is high as stakeholders are considering the new possibilities in the classroom. Amid the excitement, however, many are concerned about whether we're getting the right return on our investment. Specifically, they wondering how we know if we are getting the most out of these high-tech tools?