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Back to School for the First Time: Tech Tips for Newbies

Back to School for the First Time: Tech Tips for Newbies

For first-time teachers, the past few weeks of the new school year have meant getting acclimated to their classrooms and beginning to establish relationships with students and parents. The environment in which they find themselves is not unlike how many employees feel when they first begin working at an association or even when they change departments.

Both new teachers and association employees often get on-the-job training that requires them to master a variety of processes and systems in a short period of time. Many of these are technology-based. As such both groups need personal plans for managing technology.

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Tech Training that Works: What Your Association Needs to Consider

Tech Training that Works: What Your Association Needs to Consider

“Most teachers are very busy. They are already juggling a great many things just to do their job. Try to make training as convenient and appropriate as possible, and provide teachers with time to learn the technology before expecting them to use it.”

—Robin Smith, educational technology specialist, Hollidaysburg Area School District, Pennsylvania

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