Have you seen the 2024 National Educational Technology Plan?
Education in the United States is undergoing a transformative journey with the recent launch of the updated U.S. National Educational Technology Plan released by the Department of Education.
Developed in collaboration with educators, policymakers, and technology experts, this comprehensive plan sets the stage for a future where technology plays a central role in shaping the education landscape.
Key components of the new plan
Explore key aspects of the updated plan to closely examine the new guidance.
- Closing the Digital Use Divide: Outlining a commitment to fostering inclusive and equitable learning environments, the plan emphasizes the importance of technology as a tool to bridge gaps and create opportunities for all. The main focus is integrating cutting-edge technology to help educators leverage an array of tools to enhance teaching and learning.
- Addressing the Digital Design Divide: Recognizing the pivotal role of educators, the plan emphasizes the importance of continuous professional development. This way teachers are well-equipped to effectively integrate technology into their teaching practices and can inspire and engage their students in meaningful ways.
- Improving the Digital Access Divide: In an era where connectivity is paramount, a strong emphasis is placed on developing digital literacy skills to ensure students are equipped with the tools to help foster a sense of global citizenship. Understanding the ethical use of technology and cultivating digital responsibility are integral components of this forward-looking approach.
How NetSupport supports the plan
Our classroom instruction tools, NetSupport School and classroom.cloud, are designed to create more collaborative, engaging, and meaningful learning environments. With our classroom management tools, teachers can boost student engagement, improve learning outcomes, and support good digital citizens.
At NetSupport, we understand the impact of technology on the education sector. That’s why our solutions are co-produced with educators and experts to provide the right tools needed to support effective teaching and learning – while reducing edtech fatigue with ease-to-use solutions.
We also understand the importance of professional development and how vital it is to help foster a positive school culture. NetSupport is committed to providing ongoing training and support for our solutions – offering resources and workshops to ensure users are fully equipped to use our solutions effectively.
One of the barriers to effective technology adoption is a price point that makes it unaffordable or unsustainable, which is why pricing is never a barrier with our solutions. We provide cost-effective products with perpetual licenses and also offer subscription plans to provide flexible options.
Technology should be harnessed to empower teachers and students throughout their journey. To discover the full impact of our solutions, see what our users have to say.
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