The Center for Technology and School Change is committed to the creation of innovative learning environments for all students. Recognizing technology as a catalyst for transforming instruction, the Center engages in research and practice to reimagine approaches to equitable education in the digital age.
The Center for Technology and School Change:
The CTSC team is unique, bringing both classroom experience and disciplinary content expertise in using technology. Center staff come from a variety of different backgrounds, including teachers, engineers, and researchers studying the impact of technology in classrooms. CTSC staff are education professionals who share a vision and deep understanding of how technology can be used effectively in the classroom.
The Center explores the relationship between theory and practice through school-based research, contributing to our understanding of what it means to integrate technology into inquiry-driven educational environment.
CTSC collaborates with educational groups to develop and to research innovative learning environments for students. Our partners are diverse and include universities, research entities, schools, foundations, non-profit organizations, and small to large corporations. CTSC celebrates the different perspectives of our partners, and we bring a research-based approach to the collaborative process. Together, we work to address the need for equitable education in the digital age.
The Center also engages in partnerships with other institutions and programs to investigate ways that schools can more easily and productively integrate technology into their education practices. For example, CTSC works with schools and districts to assist with technology planning, conduct technology walk throughs, and devise needs assessments. The Center customizes workshops specific to school needs and supports teachers as they implement technology-based projects. When working with various institutions and organizations, the Center helps its partners to focus on their goals by defining evaluation questions, collecting data, and creating formative and summative evaluation reports.