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Edtc6340 Connection with Administrators - Multimedia Presentation

  1. 1. EDTC 6340 Applications of Advanced Technology - Project 2 Summer 1 - 2009 Sylvia Reza
  2. 2. James Pace High School will respond to 21st century work-force demands by implementing  an educational program that shifts the emphasis from teacher-centered to student-centered authentic connected activities, whereby our students will construct knowledge.  Engaged leaders will be empowered through the creation of successful learning communities.  Through extensive professional development, Pace faculty will be trained in the art of technology integration into the curriculum in order to transform learners into a creative, collaborative, skilled, problem solving society. P rojecting A ccountable C urricular E ducation I ntegrating T echnology
  3. 3. Beliefs <ul><li>Belief 1 </li></ul><ul><li>We believe each student is a valued individual learner with unique intellectual, physical, social , and emotional needs. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Belief 2 </li></ul><ul><li>We believe all stakeholders – students, parents, teachers, campus and district administration, staff, and community- share in the responsibility for providing a supportive learning environment . </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Belief 3 </li></ul><ul><li>We believe clearly defined goals and high expectations for student achievement should guide the development of research-based curriculum, design and implementation of instructional strategies, and learning activities . </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Belief 4 </li></ul><ul><li>We believe the commitment to continuous improvement is imperative in enabling students to become competitive , self-directed, technologically literate, life-long learners and problem solvers, and leaders in a global society. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Belief 5 </li></ul><ul><li>We believe our school provides a safe environment where students can develop character, integrity and ethical behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Improvement Plan James Pace HS 2009-2011 – Page 7 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Staff Strengths: <ul><li>All Pace teachers are deemed “highly qualified” as mandated by state and federal laws. As indicated in the Needs Assessment and other Data Chart, more than half the teachers at Pace High School have over 11 years of experience. This veteran work force brings a wealth of expertise and skills to the Pace student. </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Improvement Plan James Pace HS 2009-2011 – Page 10 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Staff Weaknesses : <ul><li>With the large staff at Pace High School, space is a problem. Although new wings have been built and a new wing is currently under construction, portable classrooms are still necessary and teachers are still floating into other teacher’s classrooms. Additionally, capital outlay money is needed to provide teachers with document cameras and other items for computer assisted instruction . </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Improvement Plan James Pace HS 2009-2011 – Page 10 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Student Needs: <ul><li>…… All students must increase their class attendance on a daily basis in order for the attendance rate to increase. </li></ul><ul><li>… A comprehensive needs assessment of our current technology was conducted in the spring of 2009. The needs assessment was conducted through department chair meetings with administration. Input from the meetings was gathered to determine the current technology needs of our campus. Based on the comprehensive needs assessment, the following items are needed to address the students’ needs. Computers labs need to be created for online testing and Odyssey Math and Science labs. These labs help students address their weaknesses in Math, Science, ELA and Social Studies…. </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Improvement Plan James Pace HS 2009-2011 – Pages 9-10 </li></ul>
  7. 7. What Are Our Options????? <ul><li>O pportunities </li></ul><ul><li>P reparedness </li></ul><ul><li>T eaming </li></ul><ul><li>I nnovation </li></ul><ul><li>O pening </li></ul><ul><li>N etworking </li></ul><ul><li>S ocial </li></ul>
  8. 8. P ACE IT - P rojection <ul><li>The problem does not reside in others </li></ul><ul><li>THEY don’t need to change </li></ul><ul><li>Insight is the essence of accountability </li></ul><ul><li>Block, Peter. Community The Structure of Belonging . San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc, 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>http://trends.move.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/02/teamwork.jpg </li></ul>
  9. 9. P A CE IT - A ccountable <ul><li>Own it then create it – the good and the bad </li></ul><ul><li>FOCUS – what are YOU willing to do </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t project this on anyone else </li></ul><ul><li>Block, Peter. Community The Structure of Belonging . San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc, 2008. </li></ul>http://i.ehow.com/images/GlobalPhoto/Articles/4921369/fingerpointing-main_Full.jpg
  10. 10. PA C E IT - C urricular <ul><li>Multimedia Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Power Point Presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HyperStudio Stacks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Word Processing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spreadsheet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Desktop Publishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphic/Paint/Draw </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul><ul><li>English/Language Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Education </li></ul>Technology Curriculum Integration Ideas
  11. 11. PAC E IT - E ducation <ul><li>According to the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, the skills we need to be teaching include the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>• Information, media literacy, and communication skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>• Thinking and problem-solving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>• Interpersonal, collaborative, and self-direction skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>• Global awareness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>• Economic and business literacy, including entrepreneurial skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>• Civic literacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why We Need to Teach 21st Century Skills—And How to Do It </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Right Click and Select Open Hyperlink) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.amphi.com/teachers/crolewski/21stcentury/images/01022291248E4D659DD3D31E4CE1F161.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. PACE I T - I ntegrating <ul><li>Authentically Anchored Project Units </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business – The Stock Market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Arts – The Nutcracker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology – Create Web Sites and/or Utilize Channel 1 for Daily Announcements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All Core and Electives – Virtual Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rubrics </li></ul></ul>http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_KQGiIgFxNXo/ScbhtLD9gVI/AAAAAAAAAzE/ZKdgqW2OQ28/s320/Tpack-contexts.jpg
  13. 13. PACE I T - T echnology <ul><li>Path to Transformation – 1 Example </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Inside the classroom, Twitter can be used to review lessons and remind students what is going to be covered in class that day or the next.  Teachers say tweeting a few quick review questions and some good Web sites add depth to their lessons. In turn, students can tweet their own questions and observations. “ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Twitter,&quot; Bergeron says, &quot;is like the ticker at the bottom of CNN -- only a ticker populated with information about those people or things you care about, want to learn from, or want to know about.&quot; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>National Education Association </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(Right Click and Select Open Hyperlink) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/ </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Professional Development Region One Education Service Center Professional Development Workshops
  15. 15. WORKSHOP:20321 <ul><li>Title: Teaching English Language Learners with Project Based Learning Description: Utilizing project based learning in science, technology , engineering and mathematics engages all students in rigorous and relevant lessons that promote success for all students. In this workshop, participants will experience project based learning (pbl) that will extend the learning of English language learners (ELL). Participants will utilize research-based materials and pre-existing pbl models to develop and implement pbl in their classrooms for ELL success. </li></ul><ul><li>Region One Service Center </li></ul><ul><li>(Right Click and Select Open Hyperlink) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.columbia.k12.mo.us/depts/images/kids.jpg </li></ul>
  16. 16. Workshop ID: 20856 <ul><li>Title: Instructional Technologists' Academy </li></ul><ul><li>Description: This three-day academy is especially designed for instructional technologists who are interested in sharing best practices , learning new professional development strategies, and developing a better understanding of their roles in the educational technology field . As part of this session, participants will receive a Flip Ultra Camcorder and a flash drive. </li></ul><ul><li>Region One Service Center </li></ul><ul><li>(Right Click and Select Open Hyperlink) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www1.istockphoto.com/file_thumbview_approve/3877634/2/istockphoto_3877634_computer_frustration.jpg </li></ul>
  17. 17. Workshop ID: 21037 <ul><li>Title: Texas Instruments Teacher Leader Cadre - High School Description: Hands-on institute led by a world-class certified T³ National Instructor Consists of training on technology , content , building a learning community Successful TLC participants can mentor and support colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>Region One Service Center </li></ul><ul><li>(Right Click and Select Open Hyperlink) </li></ul><ul><li>http://img.directindustry.com/pdf/repository_di/33647/ti-training-brochure-2005-60285_1b.jpg </li></ul>
  18. 18. WORKSHOP: 20848 <ul><li>Title: Using Digital Microscopes to &quot;Capture&quot; Science Description: Learn the possibilities of using a digital microscope for teaching problem solving and innovative thinking while using the cool technology features of this science tool. </li></ul><ul><li>Region One Service Center </li></ul><ul><li>(Right Click and Select Open Hyperlink) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.howardelectronics.com/HEIScope/microscopes/images/HEIScope1-011.jpg </li></ul>
  19. 19. Campus Strengths: <ul><li>Administrative – Innovative - Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>74.2% student population enrolled in Career & Technology Education Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Strong Parental Involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Students Participating in College Level Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Upward Bound </li></ul><ul><li>Talent Search </li></ul><ul><li>Gear Up </li></ul><ul><li>Avid </li></ul><ul><li>Dual Enrollment </li></ul><ul><li>Technological equipment in place </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Labs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smartboards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LCD Projectors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chanel One </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LAN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>COWS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Black & White Laser Printers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Color Laser Printers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Switches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Routers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drops (30 per classroom) </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Grandest Strengths YOU http://www.lakewoodconferences.com/direct/dbimage/50155652/Cheval_Mirror.jpg DIGITAL NATIVE http://www.prometheanplanet.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/native.jpg
  21. 21. 21 st Century Faculty & Students <ul><li>L iterate </li></ul><ul><li>E mpowered </li></ul><ul><li>A uthentic </li></ul><ul><li>D istinguished </li></ul><ul><li>E ngaged </li></ul><ul><li>R eflective </li></ul><ul><li>S killed </li></ul>http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/digitalnatives/files/2008/08/earth-and-hands1.jpg

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