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  • 1. Woodside Wolverines By Brandon Emerson Fierce About Technology
  • 2. Media Magnet
    • Woodside is a Magnet School for the arts and communication
      • four year program
      • Requires application
  • 3. Hardware & Software Available
  • 4. Magnet Technology
    • Hardware
      • Digital Video Camera
      • Digital Camera
    • Software
      • Video editing software
      • Dreamweaver
  • 5. Technology in the Classroom
    • TV
    • Overheads
    • Teachers have laptops
      • Ethernet ports in classrooms
      • Wireless
  • 6. Library Technology
    • Open Computer Lab
    • Power Mac Used for Cataloging
    • Printers
    • Scanner
    • Side Classrooms with various hardware to check out
  • 7. How Do I Get More?
    • Sign-out procedure
      • Generally sign-out hardware a week in advance
      • Sign-ups for Labs up to two weeks in advance
    • Cooperation Among teachers makes sign-out procedures easier
  • 8. Hardware To Check Out
    • Frequently Checked Out:
      • VCR and DVD Players
      • Projectors
    • Rarely Checked out:
      • Smart Boards
      • Analog Video Recorders
  • 9. Labs
    • Math Lab in the library
      • Used very infrequently
      • PLATO, MATLAB
    • Three other labs around the school
      • Used on a daily basis
      • Reserved up to two weeks in advance
  • 10. Standard Computer Package
    • Microsoft Office
      • Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
      • Access, Outlook, FrontPage
    • Media Editing Software
      • Windows Movie Maker
    • Internet Explorer
      • Firewalled with SurfControl
      • Administration v. Student Subnets
  • 11. Teacher Software
    • Grading/Attendance
      • eSIS
    • Teacher Laptops
      • Standard software package
      • Cannot install new software
        • Need software CD and serial/key
  • 12. Funding for Technology
  • 13. Budgeting for Newport News
    • Budget for Newport News School District
      • Not specific to one school
      • Schools take as they need
    • Tech Department exists outside of Woodside
      • Oversees technology in schools
      • Approves transactions based around technology
  • 14. Getting New Tech
    • Teachers talk to the lead teacher of their given department
    • Lead teacher sends proposal to the Tech Department
      • Tests suggested software/hardware to see if it is compatible or appropriate
      • Once tested, the Tech Department sends the software/hardware to the school
  • 15. Using Technology During Instruction
  • 16. Teacher Training
    • Everyone required to meet TSIP standards
    • Teachers required to take technology courses every few years
  • 17. Tech in the Classroom
    • All three computer labs used on a daily basis
    • One of the most popular uses are based around research and exploration
      • Mostly internet-based
    • Math-specific technology used:
      • PLATO, MATLAB, calculators
  • 18. Examples of MATLAB Uses
  • 19. IT Department
  • 20. Woodside IT Responsibilities
    • Install new software or hardware
    • Keep network updated and working properly
    • Minor maintenance
    • Contacted via e-mail or work-order request
  • 21. Organization
  • 22. Overall Impressions
  • 23. Making Technology Work
    • Need two components to make tech work efficiently
      • Proper implementation
      • Proper support
    • Woodside cannot find the balance as well as they should
      • Mostly due to lack of support
      • Lack of Communication
  • 24. Tech Success
    • Student interests maximized when tech is used properly
    • Online SOL Testing
      • Quick feedback
      • Higher test scores
  • 25. Barriers
    • Bureaucracy
    • Teachers do not have the power to make decisions
      • Committees very slow
    • People making decisions are removed
      • Do not know what is going on or what is best for certain programs
  • 26. You thought you knew… You might think you know a lot about Woodside, but take the quiz to find out! Click the answer you think is correct! Click Here
  • 27. Question 1:
    • What is the magnet program for at Woodside High School?
    a) Math & Technology b) Biological Sciences c) Arts & Communication
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  • 29. Correct!
    • Click the link below to go to the next question
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  • 30. Question 2:
    • What is the major math software used at Woodside?
    a) PLATO b) MATLAB c) Both
  • 31. Correct!
    • You know as much about Woodside as you thought!
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  • 32. Special Thanks to Interviewee
    • Tech Support Specialist for Woodside
      • Hardware, software & network support