The Educational Technology Department supports the academic mission of West Hartford Public Schools by helping our teachers find innovative ways to use technology to achieve their teaching goals. Drawing on expertise in both technology and pedagogy, LMET staff assist with projects through coaching and co-teaching, share information across the district about effective practices and examine the effect of technology on teaching and learning.
The Educational Technology Department supports instructional technologies that can contribute to West Hartford Public School student's academic excellence by:
- increasing student engagement
- supporting active learning strategies
- better matching teaching and learning styles
- fostering communication and collaboration and
- developing students’ skills for future learning and work.