Eight Ways Teachers Can Build Parents' Support For Education Technology

AVOIDING PARENTAL EDTECH WOES: Jennifer Carey, blogger and educator at Trinity Valley HS in Fort Worth, TX distills eight simple tips for building parental support around edtech in the classroom. Some you may have already heard: get administrator buy-in, push for transparency, keep open lines of communication. But Carey smartly points out that you should also create ample class time for any tech-related projects:

"Not only will this limit their out-of-class work, it will make you readily available to students who are struggling with the nuts and bolts of their assignments. Parents are more likely to feel okay with a project if they know their child has a lot of face time with their teacher."

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