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Conflicted Views of Technology: A Survey of Faculty Attitudes

With more and more technical specialists working together to help teachers utilize edtech in the classroom a good system must be established in order to be successful. For Green and Moser, that means creating a “Create and Share” department with the goal to “help teachers and students create and share unique activities, projects and opportunities, and to extend instruction into new contexts.” It involves 4 key pieces:
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[Spanish] Learning to think

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