The ITD is committed to helping teachers and administrators use technology to create a more engaging and effective learning environment for all students.
In addition to the services listed above, the ITD also plays a role in developing and implementing the district’s technology plan. This plan outlines the district’s goals for using technology to improve student learning. The ITD works with teachers, administrators, and other stakeholders to develop and implement the plan.
The ITD is a valuable resource for teachers and administrators who are looking to use technology in the classroom. The department’s services and resources can help teachers to create engaging and effective lessons that meet the needs of all students.
Instructional Technology Department
The Instructional Technology Department (ITD) of Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) is responsible for providing teachers and administrators with the resources and support they need to effectively use technology in the classroom. The department offers a variety of services, including:
- Professional Development: ITD provides teachers with training on a variety of technology topics, such as using technology to differentiate instruction, create engaging lessons, and assess student learning.
- Technical Support: ITD provides technical support to teachers and administrators on a variety of technology issues, such as troubleshooting hardware and software problems, setting up and using technology in the classroom, and accessing online resources.
- Curriculum Development: ITD develops and provides curriculum resources that integrate technology into the classroom. These resources can be used by teachers to create lessons that are aligned to the district’s standards.
- Research and Evaluation: ITD conducts research and evaluation on the use of technology in the classroom. This research helps the department to identify effective ways to use technology to improve student learning.