The Education Technology team at Houston ISD became known for its contributions to the implementation of the district’s 1:1 implementation, PowerUp.
The Education Technology Team provides supports for HISD’s technology initiatives to transform teaching and learning by providing services and supports for a variety of resources including content interoperability, privacy, safety, and security, evaluating and researching digital applications and resources, and developing and conducting training. One goal of the Education Technology Team is to make student and staff interactions with technology seamless and responsive.
The Education Technology Team maintains a large collection of digital and technological resources for students, staff and administrators that enhance the work environment and educational experiences. The Team can make recommendations and conduct trainings on how to utilize technology to enhance the individual user’s skill level. Ed Tech team members meet with large or small groups and can showcase a variety of technologies to support campus needs. Examples of session topics include, but are not limited to: Microsoft Office 365, Google for Education, mobile Apps and online privacy, safety and security.