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Lea Admin Conf 2009

  1. 1. LEA Administrators Conference Atlanta, Georgia March 12, 2009 Plan Change (Listening, Learning, Leading – Session Two) A “Living” Technology Plan
  2. 2. Technology Training <ul><li>MTM Video – Dr. Michael Uden, Gail Potratz, Joan Klaas, Dr. Albert Amling, and Gerald Schmidt </li></ul><ul><li>Reaction to video – small groups </li></ul>
  3. 3. A Technology Plan
  4. 4. The Real Difference Begins with You
  5. 8. Disrupting Class … <ul><li>He is predicting that 50% of the curriculum in high schools (possibly middle schools)will be taught online in 6-10 years, maybe sooner. </li></ul>
  6. 9. Disruptive innovation <ul><li>A term of art coined by Clayton Christensen, describes a process by which a product or service takes root initially in simple applications at the bottom of a market and then relentlessly moves ‘up market’, eventually displacing established competitors.  </li></ul>
  7. 10. Karen - High School English Teacher <ul><li>“ I have already begun some long-term planning of course alterations I plan to make as a result of my new knowledge gained in this course. I was speaking with one of our library-media specialists about my hope to make the senior composition course a half live/half online course.” </li></ul><ul><li>This is called a hybrid course. </li></ul><ul><li>Jeff – Technology and Engineering used Google Groups …. </li></ul>
  8. 11. ISTE – Learning and Leading <ul><li>February, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Their opinion question for this issue: Should Public Schools be Required to Offer Online k-12 Education? </li></ul>
  9. 12. Virtual Education Programs
  10. 14. Teachers and Administrators Need to be Trained <ul><li>“… Before class started, I was nervous to take this course. Not because of the technology part, but because many people kept telling me how awful on-line courses are. Over half of our cohort opted out of this class and enrolled in a reading course instead. I had never taken an online course before, so I had no idea what to expect, but I wanted to try it.” </li></ul>
  11. 15. <ul><li>“ Let me tell you, I am so happy I stayed in this class! It has not been awful, it's been fantastic. I find the assignments easy to follow ... I enjoy being able to work from my home and school and yet communicate with my classmates on a regular basis… So to answer the question &quot;How are things going so far?&quot; I would say fabulous...and I feel sorry for the others who are missing out on a great opportunity. Stefanie” </li></ul>Let me tell you, I am so happy I stayed in this class! It has not been awful, it's been fantastic. I find the assignments easy to follow ... I enjoy being able to work from my home and school and yet communicate with my classmates on a regular basis… So to answer the question &quot;How are things going so far?&quot; I would say fabulous...and I feel sorry for the others in my cohort
  12. 16. <ul><li>11 Questions to ask yourself on new technologies: </li></ul><ul><li>Is it focused on student learning? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there observable results? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it meet the standards? </li></ul><ul><li>Can it show results? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it increase research skills? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it improve communication skills? </li></ul>
  13. 17. <ul><li>What about accountability? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it improve student collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Does it help students communicate globally? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it help students deal with massive amounts of information? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it teach our students to be self-directed and understand how to organize more of their own learning? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it sustainable? </li></ul>
  14. 18. “ Fail to plan … plan to fail!” Mind Manager
  15. 19. You Tube Video <ul><li>Incident Action Plan – Epic Fail </li></ul>
  16. 21. Important Parts of a “Living” Tech Plan <ul><li>1. </li></ul><ul><li>2. </li></ul><ul><li>3. </li></ul>
  17. 22. A “Living” Technology Plan Title <ul><li>St. Paul Lutheran School’s Vision for Educational Ministry in the Digital Age </li></ul>
  18. 23. Small Group Activity <ul><li>What are the important parts of a comprehensive technology plan? </li></ul>
  19. 25. Small Group Activity <ul><li>Mission and Vision Statements </li></ul><ul><li>(Core Values) </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Committee </li></ul>
  20. 27. Directions <ul><li>Groups </li></ul><ul><li>1A and 1B work on Standard 1 </li></ul><ul><li>2A and 2B work on Standard 2 </li></ul><ul><li>3A and 3B work on Standard 3 </li></ul><ul><li>4A and 4B work on Standard 4 </li></ul><ul><li>5A and 5B work on Standard 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Each group is to fill in suggestions in the NEXT STEPS column </li></ul>
  21. 28. <ul><li>Performance Indicator(s) I.A. inspire, articulate, and facilitate among all stakeholders a contemporary, shared vision of purposeful change that maximizes use of digital-age resources to meet and exceed learning goals, support effective instructional practice, and maximize performance of district and school leaders. </li></ul>Standard I: Inspire Excellence Through Transformational Leadership . Inspire and lead development and implementation of a shared vision for comprehensive integration of technology to transform the educational enterprise and promote excellence throughout the organization. Educational Administrators: Next Steps Share a Vision Statement with the Technology Coordinator – or pastor, or trusted faculty member/s . Share the revised Vision Statement with the Technology Committee and/or Faculty.
  22. 29. <ul><li>Questions – Feedback – Recommendations </li></ul>
  23. 30. AUP’s <ul><li>Acceptable Use Policies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For staff </li></ul></ul>
  24. 31. Professional Development for Faculty and Staff <ul><li>Part of the total cost budget </li></ul><ul><li>In-service </li></ul><ul><li>College courses </li></ul><ul><li>Title money </li></ul>
  25. 32. <ul><li>Plans for Assessment – What tool/s do you use to check … </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How you use technology? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How the teachers use technology? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How technology is integrated into the classroom curriculum? </li></ul></ul>
  26. 33. Total Cost Budget <ul><li>Routine maintenance of hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Making repairs on nonfunctioning equipment – do you repair it? </li></ul><ul><li>Technical support </li></ul><ul><li>Disposal of outdated hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum and instructional support for classroom technology integration </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrading hardware and software </li></ul>
  27. 34. Organizations You Use to Stay Abreast on Technology Use in Schools <ul><li>ISTE www.iste.org </li></ul><ul><li>eSchool News </li></ul>
  28. 35. Documentation <ul><li>Current Hardware Inventory </li></ul><ul><li>Current Software Inventory </li></ul><ul><li>Plan to replace both </li></ul>
  29. 36. Strategic Outcomes <ul><li>These should come from your Action Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Maybe use MTM as an example </li></ul>
  30. 38. Integrating Technology … <ul><li>Involves choosing the correct technology tool </li></ul><ul><li>To help meet your curriculum or classroom objectives/outcomes. </li></ul>
  31. 39. The Kris Reinke Story
  32. 40. How <ul><li>Thomas eats his treat slowly. </li></ul>
  33. 41. How <ul><li>Jesus died for us willingly . </li></ul>
  34. 42. The Mike Schmidt Story <ul><li>Educational Games </li></ul>
  35. 43. NETS – Teachers (ISTE) <ul><li>NETS for Teachers Standards and Performance Indicators describes what teachers should know about and be able to do with technology for teaching, learning, and administrative productivity. </li></ul>

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