The purpose of this professional development on technology at the Bay City Junior high is to review, evaluate and improve the use of technology on the campus. The week 3 assignment indicated the need for more and better use of the available technology by students. The campus is lacking in infrastructure and student use of technology to enable the student learning process.
The Acceptable use Policy for teachers and students
The teachers will be divided into content areas to develop a action research plan to be done during the school year.
The areas will be broken down into
1. The use of student cell and smart phone for 24/7 learning opportunities.
2. The use of laptop computers issued to each student to use on campus and at home.
Assessment of Technology on the campus as it relates to instruction, organizational and data gathering
The technology progress will be monitored through the STaR chart results for this campus. The campus administrators will use walk throughs and the PDAS process to ensure the technology is being used in the classrooms. The teachers and administrators will use grades, benchmarks, attendance and discipline to see how technology affects these areas.
The staff will use student and teacher surveys for patterns of improvement in the knowledge of technology use. The staff will ensure continual growth through grade level and content area meetings to report to the SBDM.
The campus will use data from PEIMS, AEIS,DMAC and AYP to assess the progress of student learning progress.