iREAD ISTE 2013 Presentation (Uploaded 1 July 2013)

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Presentation about Flagstaff Unified School District's reading-based K-4 rollout of iPad carts to support reading engagement, achievement and development. Delivered at ISTE 2013 in San Antonio and online via Access ISTE.

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iREAD ISTE 2013 Presentation (Uploaded 1 July 2013)

  1. 1. iREAD! Integrating iPads for Reading Engagement, Achievement, & Development Mary Knight, Flagstaff USD Technology Director Brad Kamradt, Flagstaff USD Tech Integration Coordinator Heather Zeigler, Flagstaff USD Digital Literacy Specialist 1Wednesday, June 26, 13
  2. 2. Session Overview • Developing the initiative and framework • iREAD instructional and technical implementation • Assessing the impact of iREAD and next steps 2Wednesday, June 26, 13
  3. 3. Resources fusd1.org/iread • Reflection guide • Presentation (post session) 3Wednesday, June 26, 13
  4. 4. Flagstaff Unified School District • Located in Flagstaff, AZ • 15 schools: • 10 elementary • 7 Title I (low-income) • 2 middle • 2 high • 1 alternative middle and high school • 9,650 Students • Multicultural district with significant numbers of language minority students 4Wednesday, June 26, 13
  5. 5. Developing the Initiative & Framework 5Wednesday, June 26, 13
  6. 6. Reflection Think about your own: • Foundational projects • Curricular initiatives • Key players & relationships • Stakeholder buy-in 6Wednesday, June 26, 13
  7. 7. Establishing Value & Conditions for Success • Content focus • Support (instructional & technical) • Assess impact • Existing state and district priorities • Application process = buy-in 7Wednesday, June 26, 13
  8. 8. Targeted Projects & AZ Ready Reading requirement • One targeted project => 10 targeted projects • Community bond = Opportunity to expand implementation to K-12 • Move On When Reading • AZ Ready which requires 3rd grade students to pass statewide reading assessment to proceed to 4th grade (Spring 2014) 8Wednesday, June 26, 13
  9. 9. Assembling the Implementation Team • Key stakeholder representatives • Teachers, Administrators, Intervention Specialists, Reading Specialists, Instructional Technology • Series of meetings to develop project 9Wednesday, June 26, 13
  10. 10. Implementation Resources • App selection • App evaluation form • Recommended App Matrix • Implementation guide 10Wednesday, June 26, 13
  11. 11. Recommended Apps to Support Reading Achievement • K-3 grade level lists available at: www.fusd1.org/iread • Two high-impact apps • Sight Words 1-300 • Fluency 11Wednesday, June 26, 13
  12. 12. What curricular and/or instructional initiatives could you use to focus your next mobile device rollout? 12Wednesday, June 26, 13
  13. 13. iREAD Instructional & Technical Implementation 13Wednesday, June 26, 13
  14. 14. Reflection Think about your own assets and needs in terms of ... • professional development • instructional support • technical support 14Wednesday, June 26, 13
  15. 15. iREAD by the Numbers • 168 teacher and RTI specialist iPads • 10 elementary schools • 38 K-3 teacher teams • one iPad cart each • one tech peer coach or cart manager each • 1,140 student iPads 15Wednesday, June 26, 13
  16. 16. Professional Development • Teacher iPad distribution • iREAD kickoff workshops • iREAD tech peer coaching • Cart manager trainings • Monthly CT visits • June iREAD workshop 16Wednesday, June 26, 13
  17. 17. Deployment & Management • Cart setup and configuration • Ongoing support and maintenance • “MDM” with iTunes and Configurator • Volume Purchasing Program (VPP) 17Wednesday, June 26, 13
  18. 18. Emerging Promising Practices • Flexible but disciplined cart, device, and classroom management • Careful modeling and scaffolding of iPad and app-based activity • “Teacher toolkit” and app workflows to enable creative assessment and high-level activity 18Wednesday, June 26, 13
  19. 19. What other best practices can you recommend? 19Wednesday, June 26, 13
  20. 20. Assessing the Impact of iREAD ~ FUSD Mobile Device Progression 20Wednesday, June 26, 13
  21. 21. Reflection Think about your own: • Desired outcomes • Data sources to assess outcomes • Methods for data collection and analysis • Audience and method for data sharing 21Wednesday, June 26, 13
  22. 22. Assessing Impact • Standardized assessment reports • Monthly teacher survey • A/V interviews 22Wednesday, June 26, 13
  23. 23. iREAD Results FUSD AIMSweb Assessment 2012-2013 23Wednesday, June 26, 13
  24. 24. iREAD Results FUSD AIMSweb Assessment 2011-12 Gain 43.25 wpm 2012-13 Gain 48.7 wpm 24Wednesday, June 26, 13
  25. 25. iREAD Results FUSD AIMSweb Assessment 25Wednesday, June 26, 13
  26. 26. iREAD Results FUSD Teacher Survey • Student Engagement 4.5/5 • Student Motivation 4.6/5 • Value in Reading Instruction 4/5 26Wednesday, June 26, 13
  27. 27. iREAD Results & Teacher Survey Comments • Growth in sight word vocabulary by 90% of students • The iPads get the students excited about reading. • Every one of my students have apps at their level • Reading progress monitoring growth greater this year than any previously assessed years 27Wednesday, June 26, 13
  28. 28. “Student engagement has long been recognized as the core of effective schooling.” -Robert Marzano 28Wednesday, June 26, 13
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  30. 30. FUSD Mobile Device Progression • Fall 2013 - Kindergarten, 4th and 5th • Spring 2014 - Secondary core content • Fall 2014 - Secondary supporting content 30Wednesday, June 26, 13
  31. 31. Questions Mary Knight mknight@fusd1.org Brad Kamradt bkamradt@fusd1.org Heather Zeigler hzeigler@fusd1.org fusd1.org/iread 31Wednesday, June 26, 13
  32. 32. We want your feedback! There are 3 ways to provide feedback on this session. Mobile App Mobile Website Conference Website 32Wednesday, June 26, 13

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