• Home News Nationally Recognized Educators Endorse T4c as Roadmap for Schools to begin Rapid Development and Deployment of Technology-enabled Curriculum

Nationally Recognized Educators Endorse T4c as Roadmap for Schools to begin Rapid Development and Deployment of Technology-enabled Curriculum

Posted 25 Jan-2020 10:04 AM by associate | 12

Murrieta, California, United States., January 25, 2020 -- Three Nationally Recognized K-12 Educators have now endorsed a new framework for K-12 curriculum development as a roadmap to guide schools in their efforts to deliver technology-enabled curriculum to their students. Darryl Vidal, Education Technology author and consultant has recently published a revolutionary new framework to help schools develop and deliver curriculum that offers enhanced learning through the use of the 6C curriculum development process - the 6C's are: Curriculum, Core (Common), Cognitive Factors, Context, Critical Thinking, Collaboration.

The Tier 4 concept is based on the educational topology commonly known as SAMR - a model to help define an ascending scale of technology enhancements in school curriculum. The basic premise of T4c is that schools must first establish standard infrastructure and processes in order to begin to define standards, technology infrastructure, and organizational structure, to develop curriculum that takes full advantage of technology systems available to each classroom and student. Typically, classrooms offer large screen projection, learning management software, WIFI and teacher / student devices, yet are still challenged with how teachers implement and utilize technology for their students.

Vidal states, “Many teachers and administrators are familiar with the SAMR model but have no means or methods to aid their teachers in implementing the model. Teachers are left to their own devices to achieve the potential capabilities of educational technology systems. This limited process rarely achieves the goal of providing new curriculum that maximizes technologies such as learning management systems, content development, and collaboration tools to a whole school district.

Tier 4 Curriculum leapfrogs the SAMR model and provides a step-by-step plan for schools to move directly to the top of the model - Tier 4 (Redefinition). Vidal says, "by disrupting the SAMR model, T4c enables schools to begin developing and delivering technology-enhanced lesson plans, using the 6C process, to their students in year one."

Not only is fundamental infrastructure required but schools must also have the staff, organizational structure and professional development to empower teachers to implement technology curriculum in their classrooms. "We're not talking about teaching technology - we're talking about teaching common core subject matter, but maximizing critical thinking skills, learning management tools and collaboration in each lesson by taking advantage of technology that is already in place," Vidal states is the key to Tier 4 Curriculum.

Vidal's latest book, to be released March 2020, called "From Dysfunction to Innovation in Technology - Overcoming Critical Infrastructure and Organizational Dynamics in Education," addresses this challenge in an executive planning guide format that any school can follow to begin to develop, implement and train their teachers in this new methodology.

Jaime Casap, Google’s Global Education Evangelist and nationally renown Education Technology advocate states, “For any school or district leader that really wants to transform their educational system, From Dysfunction to Innovation in Technology is a must read. It has the value proposition needed to create the momentum but more importantly, the book is full of step-by-step guides and implementation strategies that move transformation from theory to real practice!"

Former School Superintendent and Education Consultant, Jeffrey Felix stated, “Once again, Darryl uses his gift of “outsight” to view educational issues in a completely unique way. Darryl has the ability to be aware of outside forces that manipulate the time and energy of all educators and uses this awareness to help us understand with an openness that is simply refreshing. Innovation requires outsight and Darryl has piqued the interest of educators with a new instructional delivery method that simplifies the learning process for students who demand personalization.”

Superintendent of Cajon Valley Unified School District, Dr. David Miyashiro, a nationally recognized educator and TED talk personality says, “Darryl Vidal gives us a true roadmap inclusive of both the critical infrastructure and also the organizational dynamics of transitioning school districts to the digital age. Managing district change at this scale requires all departments and stakeholders to find common ground and common language for moving the work forward. Darryl also tackles the most important factors in Ed Tech Innovations as they relate to teaching and learning. Curriculum development and the end users involved get a front seat in this thoughtful work. This book is a must have for district leaders in any phase of technology integration.”

From Dysfunction to Innovation in Technology is Vidal's sixth book related to Education Technology - scheduled for release in March 2020 and available for pre-order on Amazon.

About Darryl Vidal:
Darryl Vidal has been consulting for schools implementing technology for over 20 years. His projects include district-wide implementations of VoIP, Wireless, Data Center Virtualization, and Video Security. His primary instructional focus for over 15 years has been the ever evolving technology classroom. Mr. Vidal has developed the formal strategic planning and project management methodology known as MapIT. Darryl Vidal also provides program and project management as well as technical writing, Design Guide and Guide Specification development.

Contact:
Darryl Vidal
24644 Lincoln Ave.
Murrieta, CA 92562
6193009218
[email protected]
https://www.linkedin.com/in/darryl-vidal-b31bb86/


Company Information

Company Name Contact Person Contact Number Email Id Website
Darryl Vidal associate associate 6193009218 [email protected] https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Darryl_Vidal

Latest News

Stylist Anthony Edward Launches New Skin Care Line GenderLogica for all Genders and Skin Types Excluive

GenderLogica is affordable line of cruelty-free and fragrance free skin care products made with premium grade ingredients for all genders and skin typ...Read More


Giner Lab Goes Freestyle With Lab Flooring Installation Excluive

Newton, MA and Avon, MA, February 20, 2020 -- SelecTech, Inc., a leader in the manufacture of innovative flooring products with long-term value and im...Read More


Edinburgh Letting Agent Celebrates Strongest Year to Date Excluive

Clan Gordon, founded by brothers Andrew and Jonathan Gordon in 2008, has seen its properties under management grow by three per week on average, with ...Read More


EVERYONE MUST KNOW ABOUT THE TYPES OF HEART ATTACKS Excluive

Heart diseases are extremely common all over the world; but, the rising of disease statistics is a cause for anxiety. Each and every heart condition i...Read More


JC Howell Teams with WWII Soldier James Dorris to Examine the Purpose of Life Excluive

A Dachau liberator’s tale told by an expert storyteller will reignite readers’ search for personal meaning in today’s world.DALLAS, Tex. — Wor...Read More


Cleaning Supplies For Businesses: What You Need to Know Excluive

Looking for cleaning supplies for your business online, it can be hard to determine what provider to use. There are some characteristics of companies ...Read More


Discovery Map's Sam and Ann Douglass celebrate 25 years of Making Maps, Friends and Memories Excluive

Laconia, NH, Camden, ME, Rockland, ME, Hampton Beach, NH, Kennebunkport, ME, Wells, ME, York, ME, Ogunquit, ME, and Waitsfield, VT, Feb 15, 2020 -- In...Read More


Boost your sales by Choosing the Best ecommerce seller support service Excluive

When all is said in done, online business is characterized as the offer of items and services utilizing system associations gave by the web, including...Read More


Choose Rhino Pressure Cleaning for your High Pressure Cleaning Roof Tiles Excluive

If you are looking for services which would help you in maintaining your home and your commercial space without doing anything, then going for Rhino...Read More


Warm, Wet Winter Means More Bugs. Go-Forth Pest Control Anticipates Heavier Insect Pressure this Spring Excluive

Go-Forth Pest Control anticipates heavier insect pressure this Spring. This winter has been especially warm and wet. This means homeowners should be p...Read More


Altius Technologies Ready to Network at Digital 1to1 Barcelona Excluive

What would be a better opportunity to connect with industry experts than getting a chance to interact with them on a personalized one-on-one level? Th...Read More


Gong Cha Announces A New Store In Brooklyn With 15% Off On All Purchases Excluive

New York, USA - The long wait is finally over. Gong Cha, manufacturer of the best bubble tea in the world, is opening a new franchise in Brooklyn, New...Read More


StoneFly Announced Disruption-Free Live VMware VM Migration DTDs Excluive

StoneFly, Inc. the original innovator of the iSCSI protocol and a recognized leader in the data storage, hyperconverged, and backup and disaster rec...Read More


Agadir, An Integrated Economic Hub and Locomotive for the Entire Region Excluive

In the framework of the Industrial Acceleration Plan launched in 2018, the King of Morocco inaugurated the City of Innovation and launched the Agadir ...Read More


US Capital Global Business Credit Income Fund Launches Capital Raise in Fourth Year of Performance Excluive

Private investment fund providing direct loans to highly promising businesses publishes performance figures over the past three years and initiates ca...Read More


Gong Cha Grand Opening Of Lotte Plaza Market Store Excluive

New York, USA - Gong Cha, the best bubble tea manufacturer in the United States and all over the world has now opened a new franchise in the Lotte pla...Read More


Buy Branded Food From Online Grocery Shopping Site Basketor in Faridabad Excluive

Faridabad,Haryana,India – February 11, 2020 Basketor have collection of three thousand imported products from US, UK, Thailand, Taiwan and West ...Read More


How to Combat Dead Skin Issues During Winter Excluive

Winter is a time when the health of our skin is tested. We often find ourselves itching and battling against dry and dead skin that causes irritation....Read More


Angelo Sferrazza Talks About Why In the Year 2020 is a Good Time to Start a Business Excluive

With the corona-virus affecting a lot of the stocks in the stock market this makes a good opportunity to get good deals on buying businesses.Cincinnat...Read More


Altius Technologies Ready to Attend the Big Show Muscat 2020 Excluive

The Big Show Muscat 2020 is a large platform specially organized for networking of global leaders from the building and real estate industry. This is ...Read More


Cannabis Therapy South Africa Launches in Europe and America Excluive

Cannabis Therapy South Africa an established medical cannabis supplier  recently announced that their products are now available in Europe and Am...Read More


Recent Releases