Knowing Technology Resources2021-03-23T01:37:18-08:00

Engaging Students with Maria Canteli

Maria Canteli has been teaching Spanish at the Santa Catalina School for the past 12 years and currently teaches grades 7-8. Santa Catalina, a PreK-12 independent school in Monterey, CA, has a robust device program that provides Chromebooks for students in grades 4-8 and MacBooks and iPads for faculty, while inviting students to bring their own laptops at the high school level. Accordingly, the [...]

September 19, 2018|All, For Educators|

Instructional Collaboration with April Garcez

For the last 3 years, April Garcez has been teaching theology and social studies to sophomores at Mayfield Senior High, an independent, all-girls Catholic school in Pasadena, CA offering grades 9-12. The school enrolls about 330 girls and emphasizes good teaching with a progressive approach to learning blended into its rich tradition within the city of Pasadena. Their technology program is centered around a [...]

September 12, 2018|All|

Instructional Technology Coaching

Knowing Technologies was founded in 2008 to provide network technology services and infrastructure support for independent schools in California, including wifi, firewalls, information security, and backup and disaster recovery plans. As we helped clients build more robust and reliable network systems, we discovered that many of our schools also had a need for more meaningful instructional support. Traditional professional development for educators typically consists [...]

September 7, 2018|All, For Educators|

3 Critical Steps for Integrating Technology at Your School

[vc_row type="in_container" scene_position="center" text_color="dark" text_align="left" overlay_strength="0.3"][vc_column column_padding="no-extra-padding" column_padding_position="all" background_color_opacity="1" background_hover_color_opacity="1" width="1/1"][vc_column_text]The verdict is in: technology holds an important place in the classroom and can have transformative effects on schools, students, and teachers. However, without a thoughtful and intentional approach to implementation, schools can create problems that could otherwise be avoided. Recognizing the value of technology for student and institutional success, some schools have made [...]

October 1, 2017|For Administrators, For Tech Dept.|

3 Steps to Cultivate a Culture of Teacher Leaders

The successful implementation of any type of innovative program or initiative at a school relies largely on effective project planning, support from all invested stakeholders, and strong leadership. Though research shows that technology in education has endless benefits for students, teachers, and institutions alike, not all educators are convinced. Or rather, some educators have not yet experienced the added value technology can bring to [...]

September 1, 2017|Featured, For Administrators, For Educators, For Tech Dept.|
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