By Carlos Garcia
Article from eSchool News
Use this checklist to help take stock of equipment and software
Summer might mean a long respite for students, but not for IT directors. When I was an ed-tech director for several California school districts, I was too busy responding to problems and meeting teachers’ instructional needs to do much IT planning and assessing during the school year. But summer brought a chance to take a deep breath, take stock of my ed-tech inventory, and prepare for the following year.
Here are some strategies for doing this effectively in your own schools.
Summer is a good time to re-evaluate your current software licenses to determine whether they’re still meeting your needs.
Do you have any pilot projects or free software trials that are ending? If so, how did these go—and is it worth subscribing to continue using the software?