Staff Development Proposal
Statement of Need
•All middle school
students must meet
•Teachers must be
familiar with these
Teacher Institute Day
Jigsaw teacher groups
Maximize exposure to different types of
Curriculum material will be created in
accordance with state standards.
ISTE and NETS teacher standards
ISTE and NETS student standards
Media Center Vision and Mission
Statements from Urbana Middle School
Teachers will understand and implement the standards
in a technology-based lesson plan.
Teachers will develop a technology-integrated lesson
plan for use in connection with their curriculum.
Teachers will be able to create presentations using
applications that they were previously unfamiliar with.
Teachers will be able to teach their students how to use
these new technologies to enhance their learning and to
use in class projects and presentations.
If our goals are achieved,
teachers will be able to:
Integrate their new
knowledge of computer
software and relevant
technologies to make
research projects more
enjoyable and educational
Present lessons and
information to their classes
in new ways that will
transition their learning
from just information
towards insight and new
inquiry for lifelong
Teach their students these
new skills so that they may
enhance their own work
and understanding of
information in order to
what they’ve learned to
their peers and future
Breakout groups-focus on technology tool
Google Presentation Software
Return to teams
One week prior:
Assign different technology tools to each group
On the day of:
School librarian presentation on 21st
Return to teams
Copy of 21st
LCD projector w/
School Media Center
Senteo response clickers
Prior to Institute Day
Meet w/ admin for approval.
Alert teachers of goals.
Order copies of 21st
Find 3 volunteers to lead other breakout
On the day of:
Introduce session and goals.
Lead Q & A
The teachers in the staff development will be assessed on
If the lesson or project they have planned appropriately
meets the Standards for the 21st
Whether or not they were able to finish planning a
Whether or not they use the technology tool effectively to
present information in a way that is easy for students to
Assessment of staff development training
Teachers will take a Senteo based evaluation at the end of the session
to give the librarian instant and easy to read feedback on the staff
Teachers will also be asked to fill out a reflection form about the staff
development including further questions and suggestions for
improving the activities.
The librarian and the other facilitators will fill out a reflection form
and discuss the session to determine if teachers are comfortable with
The facilitators will also evaluate the materials created during the
session and if they meet the Standards for the 21st
Amount Purpose Explanation
$54.00 4 sets of the Standards for the 21st
Learner (bundled in a group of 12) so each
teacher in the training can have a set of
Teachers are far more likely to
become familiar with the
standards and consciously use
them if they each have their
$8.00 Materials Promotional flyers and
Upon completion of the teacher institute day:
Every teacher on the team will be able to integrate
four new technologies in their classroom
The best learning incorporates skills, resources, and
tools in order to create a well-rounded student.
The lessons taught and hopefully learned in this
teacher institute day will enable teachers to prepare
students for success.
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