Supporting leadership in technology and digital learning through coaching, resources, events, and other capacity-building initiatives.
Principals, superintendents, and other educational leaders have a lot on their to-do lists. Through our coaching program and other capacity-building initiatives, we can share the load and help focus on what matters most – increasing student learning, improving engagement, and empowering teachers.
The LTC also has its fingers on the pulse of the latest developments from ISBE and the Illinois state government. Educational leaders can count on us for timely updates about new mandates and guidance affecting K-12 education and technology.
Free and low-cost services and trainings to help educational leaders expand their professional skillset and connect with peers around the state.
Reports, legal briefs, and other resources to help educational leaders build their leadership capacity and understand the latest educational mandates.
The design of websites and digital media should avoid creating barriers for people with physical and cognitive disabilities. Every student, staff member, and parent should be able to utilize digital content fully.
The American Society for Cybernetics was founded in 1964 in Washington, DC to encourage new developments in cybernetics as an inter-/trans-/meta-disciplinary field. Ever since, it has remained at the forefront of cybernetic thinking and doing. Society members have made cybernetics central to their work in biology and the life sciences, the arts, medicine, therapy (psychological and social), mathematics, the physical sciences and engineering, design, management, and business. They have reached out to other societies and groups interested in similar areas and approaches. Remarkable people have joined and been recognized by us.
From The Friday Institute, the “Coaching Digital Learning” MOOC (massive open online course) is offered several times a year. This free course will deepen your understanding of what it takes to coach educators to integrate technology effectively with relevant and rigorous opportunities to build upon your professional needs and understanding — whether beginning in your role as an instructional coach or seeking advanced strategies
This framework is versatile and easy to implement, with sections broken down by topic (such as assessment and digital citizenship) and difficulty level (ranging from basic to advanced). The core plan is device- and platform-agnostic as well, meaning that its content is not geared solely toward institutions utilizing certain devices or suites of educational apps and tools.
Eager to harness the full potential of Google’s educational tools and add a recognized credential to your CV? Register for this workshop, which will prepare you to take the Google […]
Districts that have success with technology integration have done so through planning and alignment to district goals. To ensure consistency and equity throughout classrooms it is important to implement a […]
Join the LTC in picturesque Galena for a two-day kick-off to the new school year. Designed for teachers, principals, instructional coaches, and technology integrationists, EdTech Next offers a one-of-a-kind professional learning experience to help attendees take technology integration to the next level.
Recent blog posts covering topics relevant to principals, superintendents, and other educational leaders.
Still have a little room left in your vacation-bound suitcase? Why not slip in an edtech book so that you can continue growing while you soak up some well-earned rest and relaxation. These 7 books are some of our team’s favorites, too, so you can bet that they’ll be a reliable resource for you heading into the next school year!
Feeling fed up with your classroom’s Chromebooks? Growing tired at the prospect of learning another new app or platform? You may be experiencing tech fatigue, a real condition that can put a serious strain on your mental health. Here are 3 ways you can work toward relieving your tech fatigue over summer break!
Proposal submission is now open for IETC 2022! This is your chance to share your unique perspectives on tech integration strategies, instructional practices, tech infrastructure, and more with 800+ attendees. Plus, there are great benefits in it for you – including free admission. Here’s a quick rundown on what you need to know to submit a proposal for this year’s illuminating conference.