Based on Desert View Elementary Needs
By Dana Hill
Previous Years’ Schedule
• 3 half day subs for seven months
(excluding Aug, Dec, March, and June)
• Teachers got 1 hour of Tech Coach time every
• Teachers out of classroom for 4 hours a year
Technology Integration Soared!
• Topics varied by curriculum and classroom projects:
Microsoft Calendars, Word, and Excel Fittness Gram
Transfering of music and video Promethean flipcharts /how to’s
Grade Programs Storing data
Video Streaming Collecting grade level websites
Web 2.0 integration tools/projects Digital Camera Use
Document Camera use gps projects
Projector use integrating curriculum Photo cropping and printing
Instant Messaging Mastery in Motion
Power School Web Site Updating How To’s
Classroom Yearbooks Laptop use
Kidspiration, Writer’s Companion, Art and Music
Sure, it might be easier to just lecture
some days . . . .
But we want to be part of our students’ world and
teach them to collaborate, research, create,
present and network!
exponentially all around
us each day!
We need time to learn how things
work, experience using it, and time
to plan and prepare for integration.
Improving teaching is the most
effective way to improve student
Rodriguez, G. (2000). Providing Professional Development for Effective Technology Use.
Retrieved November 9, 2008, from
“Teachers cited independent” driven
“learning most frequently as
preparing them for technology use,
followed by professional development
activities with their colleagues.”
Teachers’ Tools for the 21st Century: A Report on Teachers’ Use of Technology (2000,
September). Retrieved November 9, 2008, from
Team with us!
Allow us 4 hours a year per teacher to
meet with Joe during school to learn new
concepts and engage students.