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LMS Parent Night May 25 2011

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Parent information session introducing the 1:1 initiative.

Parent information session introducing the 1:1 initiative.

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  • Jenn will introduce the team members
  • Crystal will discuss this slide.
  • Jon will talk about this slide.
  • Jon will talk about this slide.
  • Crystal will review this.
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  • Andrew will review this.
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  • Jen will discuss the accountability for the $1.4 million dollar grant.
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    • 1. TALENT21 SUSTAINABILITY LOOKING TOWARDS THE FUTURE
    • 2. PROJECT BASED LEARNING TEAM
        • Co-Project Directors: Ms. Polakowski & Dr. Lovell
        • Administrators: Mr. Zuckerman, Ms. Milavsky & Mrs. Panasowich
        • Technology Coordinator: Mr. Dean
    • 3. EVOLUTION
    • 4. ABOUT TALENT21
      • $1.4 Million in ARRA funds
      • All 6 th & 7 th Grade students receive 1:1 mobile device
        • BOE agreed to fund 2011 8 th Grade Students
      • LIS & LMS Classrooms outfitted with new tech
      • Partnership with St. Ann School (6 th grade)
      • All 6 th -8 th grade teachers participate in PD
      • Coaches/Mentors work in classrooms w/staff
    • 5. FUNDING
      • The funding allows us to provide the following during the 2010-2011 school year
      • Grant Requirements:
        • 1:1 mobile device for every 6 th & 7 th grade student
        • Device must follow students to 7 th /8 th grades
        • Grant-funded technician for grant work only (19.5 months)
        • Grant-funded tech specialist for grant work only (19.5 months)
        • 25% budget MUST be professional development
        • Classrooms must be 21 st century learning centers
        • Projects must involve all content areas including related arts
        • Evaluation & accountability must be evidence-based
    • 6. WHAT CAN WE EXPECT: STAFF
      • From Staff
        • Use 1:1 mobile device to enhance teaching and learning, to provide opportunities for differentiation, to model real world problem solving skills, and to facilitate local and global collaboration and communication
    • 7. WHAT CAN WE EXPECT: STUDENTS
      • From Students
        • Use 1:1 mobile device to expand your learning opportunities, to produce authentic and creative work, to teach and reach others, and to contribute to the global society
        • Be respectful of and responsible for all school property issued to students
        • Follow rules and regulations regarding acceptable use of school property and access to internet in and out of school
    • 8. WHAT CAN WE EXPECT: PARENTS
      • From Parents/Guardians
        • Monitor your child’s learning environment at home ensuring that s/he is being respectful of and responsible for school property and following acceptable use of school property and access to the internet
        • Educate yourself: internet safety, 21 st century skills
        • Provide support and encouragement to help your child earn four C’s:
          • Creativity
          • Critical Thinking
          • Communication
          • Collaboration
    • 9. TRAINING: TEACHERS, STUDENTS & PARENTS
      • Summer & After School Institutes for Staff & Students
        • Web 2.0 tools, device training, content-specific training
      • Parent Training
        • Talent21 information session, policies & protocols, internet safety, 21 st century skills, troubleshooting & help sessions
      • Curriculum Integration
        • Supervisors will work with staff to substitute tech-rich/critical thinking lessons for existing lessons in the current curriculum
    • 10. EVALUATION & ACCOUNTABILITY
      • Ongoing data collection: June 2010 – May 2012
        • Surveys, observations, focus groups, feedback from PD, interviews, benchmark assessments, exemplars of student work, etc
      • Staff data collection: June 2010 - May 2012
        • Teacher level of technology integration using LoTI
        • Classroom observations – outside evaluator
    • 11. GET CONNECTED
      • Blogging: A blog is a form of a weblog
        • MS Blog
      • Twitter: social networking that includes instant messaging and micro blogging
        • lmsnation
      • Facebook:
        • Like us at: LMS Nation
    • 12. NEXT STEPS: PARENTS/GUARDIANS & STUDENTS
      • Parent/Guardian Information Night: May 2011
      • Talent21 Webpage for Parents/Guardians
      • Summer Institutes for Staff : Aug 2011
      • Parent/Guardian & Student Device Pick-up Night: Aug 2011
      • Professional Development for Staff & Students : June 2010 – Jun 2012
    • 13. QUESTIONS? WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

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