- Well-versed in use of MBL and CBL probes and related software Experienced
in use of platform (Mac or Wintel) available on site.
- Knowledgeable about reforms in science teaching.
- Demonstrates willingness to continually upgrade knowledge base.
- Advocates use of technology in pedagogically appropriate ways.
- Demonstrates willingness to work with colleagues to increase their use
- Communicates effectively with colleagues so as not to intimidate/frustrate
Job Description (What this person SHOULD be doing)
- Mentoring/coaching other teachers in teaching science with technology
- Making teachers aware of equipment and resources that are available
- Showing teachers how to set up and operate various MBL probes and related
- Showing teachers how to set up and operate CBL's and graphing calculators
- Helping teachers to learn how to troubleshoot their systems
- Advising teachers about activities which make best use of technology
- Conducting mini workshops on-site for teachers in building, in district,
- Observing/critiquing teachers in their early attempts to implement use of
technology in their classrooms
- Working with district science coordinator to set up training programs
- Collaborating with colleagues to integrate science and math courses with
respect to content, pedagogy and technology.
Not-the-Job Description (What this person SHOULD NOT be doing)
- General maintenance of computer systems (installing memory, replacing batteries,
- Installing general productivity software
- Showing "newbies" how to operate their computer
- Maintaining "stockroom" of probes, calculators, CBL's, etc.
by Larry Dukerich
last updated 9/29/99
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