Resources

Resources created by the LTC that address essential and relevant K-12 education and technology topics.

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LTC Community Orientation Videos

Video tutorials on navigating the LTC Community, our free professional learning community at community.ltcillinois.org.

Checklist

District Website Checklist

The District Website Checklist is a component of the more extensive Legal Reference Guide published by the Learning Technology Center and is designed to assist school districts in navigating the landscape of legal obligations.

Guidance

CyberGuide

Strengthen your district’s cybersecurity posture with this free guide for technology leaders, which includes step-by-step instructions on how to implement auditing, professional development, incident response and disaster recovery planning, and much more.

Video

Monthly Tech Tips

The LTC team monthly features their top edtech apps and strategies in a concise video, ideal for sharing with colleagues and peers.

Report

Save Money with Cooperative Purchasing

What is cooperative purchasing? How can it help your district select trusted tech vendors while saving time, effort, and money? This white paper offers answers + an intro to Illinois’ cooperative purchasing program, ILTPP.

Resource Collections

3D Printing Resources

Technology Integration is fundamental for an effective digital learning experience, here’s an Infographic with 8 digital skills every teacher needs to know along side with the best programs to support them!

Report

Instructional Technology Coaching to Enhance Professional Practice

Instructional Technology Coaching to Enhance Professional Practice details the rationale and need for instructional technology coaches in school districts across Illinois. This report highlights the role of an instructional technology coach and the Learning Technology

Guidance

Technology Documentation Guide

Using Google Drive and Docs, this Technology Documentation Guide can help districts more effectively organize critical technology-related documents in a single digital repository.

Guidance

Drones in the Classroom – Q&A for Curricular Integration and Funding

Why should drones be part of your school’s curriculum? What classes can drones be used in? Find answers to these questions and more (including funding and safety recommendations) in this handy guide produced by the

Standards

Technology Integration Framework

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

Resource Collections

Resources for Careers in EdTech

This resource delivers concise information on specific certifications and endorsements, guiding individuals in their pursuit of professional development.

Guidance

Reasonable Security Practices

The Learning Technology Center recommends 43 security best practices, aligned with CIS Controls and vetted by Illinois school technology leaders, to comply with the Student Online Personal Protection Act.

Guidance

Legislative Brief: Student Online Personal Protection Act (SOPPA)