The Big Brother comparisons are apt.
The application will allow administrators and technology specialists, presumably Technology Learning Coaches, to live monitor one-to-one technology implementation. This will put teachers into a position where their artistic teaching abilities are placed in jeopardy, as many teachers still do not use fully use technology to administrators standards. However, this app will force educators to make lessons plans which are technology driven.The cost of the application is $19,200.Other policies adopted include a $15,000 plan to put Wi-Fi on four school buses. The cost will be covered by the Joplin Schools Foundation. Huff explained why the Wi-Fi was necessary, “On the long conference trips, the students will be able to do homework. We’ll be wired up and on the road.”