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Technology in Education Staff Development School Board Presentation By: Debra Masden
Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler. -Albert Einstein
Staff Development <ul><li>Current Conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Value of Staff Development </li></ul><ul><li>Adult Learning...
Introduction <ul><li>What is needed? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear Plan with Clear Expectations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How c...
Introduction <ul><li>What is needed? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear Plan with Clear Expectations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How c...
We are no longer at this stage… Image Old Classroom
Prepared Teachers
Evolving Reality Image iPhone Image Time Magazine
Our District’s Current Conditions <ul><li>Technology Plan 2.1.1 – 2.1.3  Preparing teachers to integrate technology, commu...
Our District’s Current Conditions <ul><li>Technology Plan (1.2.1) Provide technology integration lessons (TPC, 2006)  </li...
Value of Staff Development <ul><li>Utilize new research </li></ul><ul><li>Effectiveness in integrating technology in Educa...
Teacher Needs <ul><li>Survey teachers for current needs </li></ul><ul><li>Make training applicable for teachers </li></ul>...
Androgogy Principles <ul><li>Demands of learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adult learners have to balance their responsibiliti...
Androgogy Principles <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adult learners are goal orientated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>N...
Work Smarter  Not  Harder Greater Teacher Knowledge   =  G reater Student Knowledge Image Four Tiered Approach
ISTE National Education Standards <ul><li>Design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Apply technology-enhanced instructional strategies ...
ISTE National Education Standards <ul><li>Facilitate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collect ...
Infusing  Change  in our Schools <ul><li>Create and Implement  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>District Technology Training Program ...
District Technology Training Program <ul><li>Interactive Whiteboard  </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase priority for elementary cl...
Our District’s Technology Plan <ul><li>Technology Plan (2.2) 100% of Instructional Staff will meet standards for technolog...
Our District’s Technology Plan How?
Our District’s Technology Plan <ul><li>Incentives –  increase funding </li></ul><ul><li>PDA’s </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Ca...
Impact of Technology on Student Achievement <ul><li>Mastering Fundamental Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student motivation ...
Impact of Technology on Student Achievement <ul><li>Prepare 21 st  Century skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology use inc...
Awareness of Resources <ul><li>Training and networking provide teachers with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New resources </li></ul...
Awareness of Resources <ul><li>Training and networking provide teachers with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New resources </li></ul...
Integration Ideas <ul><li>Classroom Websites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More in-depth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilized by st...
Classroom Websites Teachers creating websites that go beyond simple introductions
Classroom Blog <ul><li>Forum for discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Improve writing skills </li></ul><ul><li>Publish student wo...
Digital Instruction <ul><li>Voki  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Speaking characters  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance lesson...
Conclusion <ul><li>We can… </li></ul><ul><li>Establish priority  funding   </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare  teachers with effect...
What will you choose?
References <ul><li>Apple Computer, (2002)  The impact of technology on Student Achievement . Retrieved from  http://images...
Images <ul><li>Image Old Classroom retrieved from:  http:// www.nbbd.com/godo/history/NBCBook/FirstGrade.gif </li></ul><ul...
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  1. 1. Technology in Education Staff Development School Board Presentation By: Debra Masden
  2. 2. Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler. -Albert Einstein
  3. 3. Staff Development <ul><li>Current Conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Value of Staff Development </li></ul><ul><li>Adult Learning Principles </li></ul><ul><li>ISTE National Education Standards </li></ul><ul><li>District Technology Training Program </li></ul><ul><li>Impact of Technology on Student Achievement </li></ul><ul><li>Integration Ideas </li></ul>
  4. 4. Introduction <ul><li>What is needed? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear Plan with Clear Expectations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How can we do this? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase funding for Teacher Training </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Introduction <ul><li>What is needed? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear Plan with Clear Expectations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How can we do this? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase funding for Teacher Training </li></ul></ul>Why?
  6. 6. We are no longer at this stage… Image Old Classroom
  7. 7. Prepared Teachers
  8. 8. Evolving Reality Image iPhone Image Time Magazine
  9. 9. Our District’s Current Conditions <ul><li>Technology Plan 2.1.1 – 2.1.3 Preparing teachers to integrate technology, communities of learning, and just-in-time training (TPC, 2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Budget is only $18,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Increase funding needed </li></ul>
  10. 10. Our District’s Current Conditions <ul><li>Technology Plan (1.2.1) Provide technology integration lessons (TPC, 2006) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Needs to be changed from planned to in-progress </li></ul></ul>Expand beyond the Classroom
  11. 11. Value of Staff Development <ul><li>Utilize new research </li></ul><ul><li>Effectiveness in integrating technology in Education </li></ul><ul><li>Infusing change </li></ul>Image Tech Classroom
  12. 12. Teacher Needs <ul><li>Survey teachers for current needs </li></ul><ul><li>Make training applicable for teachers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct connections for classroom integration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consider Adult Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Androgogy Principles </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Androgogy Principles <ul><li>Demands of learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adult learners have to balance their responsibilities with the demands of learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Role of Instructor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To guide the learners to create their own knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Life Experiences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning is connected to knowledge base </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Must recognize the value of learning </li></ul></ul>(Green, 1998)
  14. 14. Androgogy Principles <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adult learners are goal orientated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need purpose for learning information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adult learning that is self-initiated has longevity </li></ul></ul>(Green, 1998)
  15. 15. Work Smarter Not Harder Greater Teacher Knowledge = G reater Student Knowledge Image Four Tiered Approach
  16. 16. ISTE National Education Standards <ul><li>Design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Apply technology-enhanced instructional strategies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Locate and evaluate resources for accuracy and suitability </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Implement technology-enhanced experiences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Content standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Standards </li></ul></ul>(ISTE NETS Project, 2002)
  17. 17. ISTE National Education Standards <ul><li>Facilitate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collect and analyze data </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enhance productivity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Understand issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legal, Ethical, and Safety Issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Equitable access </li></ul></ul>(ISTE NETS Project, 2002)
  18. 18. Infusing Change in our Schools <ul><li>Create and Implement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>District Technology Training Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Focus purchasing to specific technology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Focus training to implement the technology effectively </li></ul></ul></ul>DTTP
  19. 19. District Technology Training Program <ul><li>Interactive Whiteboard </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase priority for elementary classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Create training program with focus on classroom integration project </li></ul>Image Whiteboard
  20. 20. Our District’s Technology Plan <ul><li>Technology Plan (2.2) 100% of Instructional Staff will meet standards for technology literacy (TPC, 2006) </li></ul>Image Whiteboard 2
  21. 21. Our District’s Technology Plan How?
  22. 22. Our District’s Technology Plan <ul><li>Incentives – increase funding </li></ul><ul><li>PDA’s </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Cameras </li></ul><ul><li>Personal laptops rewards for District Technology Training Program completion </li></ul>Incentives = Motivation
  23. 23. Impact of Technology on Student Achievement <ul><li>Mastering Fundamental Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student motivation increases with technology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Proficient users of technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easier writing = more writing = better writing </li></ul></ul>(Apple Computer, 2002)
  24. 24. Impact of Technology on Student Achievement <ul><li>Prepare 21 st Century skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology use increases student preparation for later achievement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Motivation for higher levels of achievement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Decreases absenteeism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower dropout rates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Motivate students to continue education </li></ul></ul>(Apple Computer, 2002)
  25. 25. Awareness of Resources <ul><li>Training and networking provide teachers with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New ideas for integration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New research </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Awareness of Resources <ul><li>Training and networking provide teachers with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New ideas for integration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New research </li></ul></ul>Such as…
  27. 27. Integration Ideas <ul><li>Classroom Websites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More in-depth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilized by students, teachers, and parents </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Classroom Blog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative projects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Animations for lesson supplements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Voki – supplemental lessons </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Classroom Websites Teachers creating websites that go beyond simple introductions
  29. 29. Classroom Blog <ul><li>Forum for discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Improve writing skills </li></ul><ul><li>Publish student work </li></ul><ul><li>Communication tool </li></ul>
  30. 30. Digital Instruction <ul><li>Voki </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Speaking characters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance lessons </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Re-teach Lessons </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Researched based integration </li></ul></ul>Image Voki
  31. 31. Conclusion <ul><li>We can… </li></ul><ul><li>Establish priority funding </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare teachers with effective training </li></ul><ul><li>Create clear plan with clear expectations </li></ul>
  32. 32. What will you choose?
  33. 33. References <ul><li>Apple Computer, (2002) The impact of technology on Student Achievement . Retrieved from http://images.apple.com/education/research/pdf/EduResearchFSv2.pdf on March 28 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Green, J. (1998) Androgogy: teaching adults. In B. Hoffman (Ed.), I Encyclopedia of Educational Teachnology. Retrieved from http://coe.sdsu.edu/eet/Articles/andragogy/start.htm March 6, 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>ISTE NETS Project (2002). Educational technology standards and performance indicators for all teachers. Retrieved from http://cnets.iste.org/teachers/t_stands.html March 31, 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Planning Community TPC (2006). Comal isd technology plan 2006-2009. Retrieved February 3, 2008 from http://www.comalisd.org/Departments/Technology/PDF/Revised%20tech%20plan%205_1_07.pdf . </li></ul><ul><li>Voki Retrieved from http://www.voki.com/create.php </li></ul>
  34. 34. Images <ul><li>Image Old Classroom retrieved from: http:// www.nbbd.com/godo/history/NBCBook/FirstGrade.gif </li></ul><ul><li>Image LADDERS retrieved from: http://laddersprogram.org/images/DSC02855_000.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Image iPhone retrieved from: http://www.smh.com.au/ffximage/2007/10/31/iphone_narrowweb__300x367,0.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>IImage Time Magazine retrieved from: http://img.timeinc.net/time/magazine/archive/covers/1999/1101990510_400.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Image Virtual Field Trip retrieved from: http://www.uky.edu/KGS/geoky/fieldtrip/fieldtripimages/virtual_field_header.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Image Tech Classroom retrieved from: http://www.mtlsd.org/foster_elementary/images/first%20grade%20laptos1.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Image Four Tiered Approach retrieved from: http://www.lindencafe.info/yb29/ed685_files/image002.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Image Whiteboard retrieved from: http://www.polyvision.com/media/products/environmental/TS-Lightning-Classroom.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Image whiteboard 2 retrieved from: http://www.uk.knowledgebox.com/user/70/8936.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Image laptop retrieved from: http://blogs.totalpda.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2007/10/laptop.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Image Mrs. Schlib’s First Grade Website retrieved from: http://aschilb.emsd37.org/index.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Image Eblogger retrieved from: https://www.blogger.com/start </li></ul><ul><li>Image Voki retrieved from: http://www.voki.com/create.php </li></ul><ul><li>Image Protest retrieved from: http://www.inkcinct.com.au/Web/CARTOONS/2007/2007-346-new-technology-protesting.jpg </li></ul>
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