605.04 - Technology and Instructional Materials

The board supports the use of innovative methods and the use of technology in the delivery of the education program.  The board encourages employees to investigate economical ways to utilize multi-media, computers, electronic devices, and other technologies as a part of the curriculum.

It shall be the responsibility of the superintendent to develop a plan for the use of technology in the curriculum and to evaluate it annually.  The superintendent will report the results of the evaluation and make a recommendation to the board annually regarding the use of technology in the curriculum.

Note: This is a mandatory policy and reflects the educational standards.



Legal Reference:           Iowa Code § 279.8 (2003).
                                    281 I.A.C. 12.5(10), .5(22).

Cross Reference:          217.4   Board of Directors and Area Education Agency
                                    602      Curriculum Development
                                    605      Instructional Materials

Approved:  11/01/2004

Reviewed:  04/21/2008, 06/15/2009, 01/21/2013, 04/16/2018, 02/20/2023

Revised:  06/15/2009, 02/20/2023