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LMS Parent Night May 25 2011
LMS Parent Night May 25 2011
LMS Parent Night May 25 2011
LMS Parent Night May 25 2011
LMS Parent Night May 25 2011
LMS Parent Night May 25 2011
LMS Parent Night May 25 2011
LMS Parent Night May 25 2011
LMS Parent Night May 25 2011
LMS Parent Night May 25 2011
LMS Parent Night May 25 2011
LMS Parent Night May 25 2011
LMS Parent Night May 25 2011
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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
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  • 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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