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Chapter 4: School Leadership

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• 82% of respondents in 1:1 environments say that the principal enables scheduled monthly teacher collaboration time, and 67% say that the principal enables scheduled monthly professional learning activities (53% online).

Chart 4.9. In support of your tech program, how frequently does the typical teacher experience the following professional learning activities? (Q21)

Professional Learning Activities: Frequency for Teachers

• Significance of 1:1 technology: Leadership is critical to the success of any school reform effort. In this case, the principals’ behaviors highly influence those of teachers and students. More principals in 1:1 environments model and provide professional development for teachers than principals in environments with higher studentcomputer ratios.

N: 975

Co-planning Collaboration Coaching

De-briefing on mentoring

DistrictOnline In-class mentoring professional provided learning professional (shoulder learning courses to shoulder)

Faculty/dept training and meetings focused on integration of technology into the curriculum

41%

32%

23%

14%

12%

5%

7%

8%

Weekly

26%

27%

28%

29%

17%

10%

25%

31%

Monthly

15%

17%

20%

22%

22%

19%

37%

29%

Quarterly

9%

13%

16%

17%

23%

35%

24%

23%

Annually

9%

11%

13%

18%

27%

30%

6%

9%

Not at all

Percentage of Respondents

Read As • 41% of principals and technology leaders say that the average teacher is co-planning weekly with colleagues regarding technology integration, and 32% are collaborating weekly.

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