Technology is a tool that aids us in our work. Before you even decide you need new technology it is best to ask yourself the following questions.
What do I want myself or the students to be able do?
Do any of the tools I or the student already have access to do what needs to be done?
What software or applications have I tried or researched? What was effective, what was not?
Is this a need or a want?
Will it improve student and teacher work flow?
What alternatives have been investigated?
Please take take some time to look over the following pages for information on other things to keep in mind when requesting technology.