AMS/TEA Press Release on WOISD Filming

“The Texas
Education Agency is developing a video and
website that features best practices in the use of technology to enhance
teaching and learning in the classroom. The video will highlight
activities in
selected school districts, focusing on classrooms where teachers have
successfully integrated technology into the curriculum. White Oak ISD is
one of
the districts that will be featured in the video and website. 

TEA’s goal is to increase awareness of
the benefits of
technology integration, provide tips on how to plan and implement
programs, and inspire other educators to embrace technology integration.
video will feature not only classroom activities, but also the planning,
goal-setting, administrative support and professional development that
led to
the effective use of technology in each district. The role of the
Consortium and its role in technology integration in White Oak–and
East Texas–will also be explored. 

AMS Pictures, the creative media
company that is producing
the video and website for TEA, will be in White Oak, May 24-27, to cover
selected classroom activities and interview teachers and students.
Superintendent Michael Gilbert, Instructional Technology Coordinator
Floyd, and White Oak ISD Chief of Technology Michael Gras will provide
background information on the development, implementation and growth of
technology integration in the district and its impact on teachers,
students and
the entire White Oak community.”

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