Instructional Technology Resource Teacher

(Virginia's version of the Technology Facilitator)

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ITRT Guidelines (2008 Virginia Department of Education)


Duties and responsibilities of an ITRT

(from VDOE Guidelines above)
  • Working collaboratively with individual teachers or groups of teachers to integrate technology into instruction
  • Assisting with curriculum and content development
  • Disseminating information regarding technology resources, emerging technologies, best practices using technology, and professional development opportunities
  • Facilitating or conducting technology-related professional development for school staff
  • Assessing levels of teacher and student technology use and skills
  • Modeling effective instructional strategies using technology
  • Serving as a member of the school technology committee
  • Supporting implementation of the division and state technology plan
  • Researching use of newer technologies in instruction
  • Using data to design technology-based instructional strategies
  • Recommending hardware, software, and related resources
  • Identifying trends in software, curriculum, teaching strategies, and other educational areas
  • Creating learning resources for teachers, staff, and students
  • Serving as a strong advocate for technology integration
  • Participating in software selection and use

Time Management for ITRTs

(VDOE Guidelines)

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