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