" The Real Difference Begins with You !!" Web 2.0 New Tools, New Schools  Gwen Solomon and Lynne Schrum  p. 189 ...
Is your school adequately providing rich technology experiences for your students? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li><...
E-School News Report <ul><li>Two weeks ago they reported on a survey they did asking this question to schools in the mid-w...
The MTM Mission <ul><ul><li>Is to train workers in and expose them to technology in support of mission and ministry in Lut...
Our Working Mission <ul><li>Providing affordable, accessible, and practical technology to principals and teachers in Luthe...
MTM Vision <ul><li>MTM is a national clearinghouse for technology training through which church workers and lay people are...
What Does This Mean? <ul><li>It means we want to partner with you to help with your technology training. </li></ul><ul><li...
 
<ul><li>Video – 2020 </li></ul><ul><li>What implications does this video have for us? </li></ul><ul><li>Things are changin...
Living Our Vision <ul><li>450 Lutheran principals and teachers have, or are taking, one of our courses. </li></ul><ul><li>...
Affordable Technology Training <ul><li>School is a member of MTM </li></ul><ul><li>District is a member of MTM </li></ul><...
<ul><li>One WELS school in central Wisconsin (Emanuel, New London) had 13 faculty members taking a class at once. </li></u...
Emanuel, New London <ul><li>They paid $500 for an annual school membership </li></ul><ul><li>They received $8,450 in MTM s...
Some Words of Urgency <ul><li>“ The challenge for school leaders is to surround themselves with, and listen to technology ...
What are some challenges regarding professional development? <ul><li>Time </li></ul><ul><li>Money/Cost </li></ul><ul><li>C...
Do one on Is it okay to be
Some Real Challenges … <ul><li>Time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time to Learn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time to Do </li></ul></...
Money <ul><li>Technology costs money </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul></ul><ul...
What seems to be the most effective professional development process? <ul><li>Half-day  in-service </li></ul><ul><li>Teach...
We Need Change <ul><ul><li>In attitudes about professional development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In how we deliver lesson...
How Can MTM Help? <ul><li>We provide encouragement </li></ul><ul><li>We offer scholarships to help with tuition costs </li...
  MTM Technology Competencies  (Handout) <ul><li>Identify and articulate the relationship between basic computer hardware ...
What is your current level of technology competency? <ul><li>0-5 </li></ul><ul><li>6-10 </li></ul><ul><li>11-15 </li></ul>...
A Typical Lutheran Teacher … <ul><li>Comes to the EDG 970, “Integrating Technology in the Classroom,” class being competen...
We Thank God for the Growth … Percentage change in Mean competencies from Pre-Test to Post-Test: +69.9% Percentage change ...
Summer 2008 Courses <ul><li>EDG 670/970  Integrating Technology in the Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>EDG 639/939  School Lea...
Funding the Program <ul><ul><li>Title programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thrivent's Giving Plus program </li></ul></ul><u...
For Example Use Only Hank Raedeke
Masters in Educational Technology <ul><li>Dr. Bernard Bull is the advisor for this masters program. </li></ul><ul><li>Deve...
November Learning – It is Free! <ul><li>LCMS School Ministry/Lutheran School Portal and MTM have partnered to provide thre...
Classroom Examples <ul><li>Kris Reinke – PowerPoint on Adverbs – Third Grade </li></ul>
Debbie Court – Digital Storytelling Using Photo Story 3 and PhotoShop Elements, Students used between 4-6 slides to develo...
 
 
Debra Court – Dea Otte
<ul><li>Michael Schmidt – Technology games – Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and Jeopardy </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] ...
Mike Schmidt’s school  web site
Mike Schmidt’s school  web site
 
David Black Shepherd of the Hills Centennial, CO
 
What might this “technology” look like in a writing assignment…?” <ul><li>Consider a topic like “Life Changing Experiences...
Paul Potts Video <ul><li>A shy guy who sells cell phones </li></ul><ul><li>He wants to be an opera singer </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Which introduction (“traditional” vs. “technological”) to an assignment like this do you think would be more motiv...
MTM Partners
Thank You for being  Lutheran School Administrators
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  1. 1. &quot; The Real Difference Begins with You !!&quot; Web 2.0 New Tools, New Schools Gwen Solomon and Lynne Schrum p. 189 Minnesota South District – May 8, 2008
  2. 2. Is your school adequately providing rich technology experiences for your students? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>
  3. 3. E-School News Report <ul><li>Two weeks ago they reported on a survey they did asking this question to schools in the mid-west </li></ul><ul><li>15% of the principals said YES </li></ul><ul><li>82% of the principals said NO </li></ul><ul><li>3% of the principals didn’t couldn’t give an answer </li></ul>
  4. 4. The MTM Mission <ul><ul><li>Is to train workers in and expose them to technology in support of mission and ministry in Lutheran congregations and schools </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Our Working Mission <ul><li>Providing affordable, accessible, and practical technology to principals and teachers in Lutheran schools. </li></ul>
  6. 6. MTM Vision <ul><li>MTM is a national clearinghouse for technology training through which church workers and lay people are able to connect others to life in Jesus. </li></ul>
  7. 7. What Does This Mean? <ul><li>It means we want to partner with you to help with your technology training. </li></ul><ul><li>It means that we care about Lutheran schools. </li></ul><ul><li>It means we care about you and those who you serve. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Video – 2020 </li></ul><ul><li>What implications does this video have for us? </li></ul><ul><li>Things are changing quickly – are we? </li></ul>
  9. 10. Living Our Vision <ul><li>450 Lutheran principals and teachers have, or are taking, one of our courses. </li></ul><ul><li>100 schools are members of the </li></ul><ul><li>MTM Project. </li></ul><ul><li>District Members: North and South Wisconsin, Central and Northern Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Florida/Georgia </li></ul>
  10. 11. Affordable Technology Training <ul><li>School is a member of MTM </li></ul><ul><li>District is a member of MTM </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Membership </li></ul><ul><li>CUW Lutheran Teacher Grant </li></ul><ul><li>Total Scholarship Possibility </li></ul>*$225.00 *$225.00 ($225 or $450) *$285.00 *$735.00
  11. 12. <ul><li>One WELS school in central Wisconsin (Emanuel, New London) had 13 faculty members taking a class at once. </li></ul><ul><li>The Technology Coordinator was involved </li></ul><ul><li>See Video at </li></ul><ul><li> www.lutheraneducation.net </li></ul>
  12. 13. Emanuel, New London <ul><li>They paid $500 for an annual school membership </li></ul><ul><li>They received $8,450 in MTM scholarships </li></ul>
  13. 14. Some Words of Urgency <ul><li>“ The challenge for school leaders is to surround themselves with, and listen to technology users and visionaries. Schools have a moral obligation to prepare students for their technology-infused, globally interconnected futures….” </li></ul><ul><li>Scott McLeod, Director of the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education, University of Minnesota. (CASTLE) </li></ul><ul><li>www.scottmcleod.net Neat blogging opportunity/invitation by him to each of you. </li></ul>
  14. 15. What are some challenges regarding professional development? <ul><li>Time </li></ul><ul><li>Money/Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Change </li></ul><ul><li>All of the above </li></ul>
  15. 16. Do one on Is it okay to be
  16. 17. Some Real Challenges … <ul><li>Time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time to Learn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time to Do </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time to Implement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time to Grow </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. Money <ul><li>Technology costs money </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personnel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TCO – Total cost of technology ownership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.classroomtco.org/gartner_intro.html </li></ul></ul>
  18. 19. What seems to be the most effective professional development process? <ul><li>Half-day in-service </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>LEA Convocations </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate-level, three-credit, online courses </li></ul>
  19. 20. We Need Change <ul><ul><li>In attitudes about professional development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In how we deliver lessons in our classrooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In how we interact with others outside our buildings – communications – sharing - supporting </li></ul></ul>
  20. 21. How Can MTM Help? <ul><li>We provide encouragement </li></ul><ul><li>We offer scholarships to help with tuition costs </li></ul><ul><li>We offer classes online to help with time issues </li></ul><ul><li>We help you practice communicating/collaborating with other Lutheran professionals </li></ul>
  21. 22. MTM Technology Competencies (Handout) <ul><li>Identify and articulate the relationship between basic computer hardware elements. </li></ul><ul><li>Connect and disconnect the computer and its components. </li></ul><ul><li>Configure computer system and install necessary drivers when connecting peripheral devices. </li></ul>
  22. 23. What is your current level of technology competency? <ul><li>0-5 </li></ul><ul><li>6-10 </li></ul><ul><li>11-15 </li></ul><ul><li>16-20 </li></ul><ul><li>21-25 </li></ul>
  23. 24. A Typical Lutheran Teacher … <ul><li>Comes to the EDG 970, “Integrating Technology in the Classroom,” class being competent in four to six of these competencies. </li></ul><ul><li>They leave the class being competent in 18 to 20 of the competencies. </li></ul>
  24. 25. We Thank God for the Growth … Percentage change in Mean competencies from Pre-Test to Post-Test: +69.9% Percentage change in Median competencies from Pre-Test to Post-Test: +100%
  25. 26. Summer 2008 Courses <ul><li>EDG 670/970 Integrating Technology in the Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>EDG 639/939 School Leadership in Technology </li></ul><ul><li>EDG 589/889 Applying Technology in the Content Areas </li></ul><ul><li>EDG 608/908 Critical Issues in Educational Technology </li></ul><ul><li>EDG 657/957 Building Online Learning Communities </li></ul><ul><li>EDG 640/940 Networking and Support of Delivery Systems for Schools. </li></ul><ul><li>EDG 514/814 Ministry in the Digital Age (Sept. of 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>EDG 671/971 Grants and Funding for Educational Technology Initiatives. (January of 2009) </li></ul>
  26. 27. Funding the Program <ul><ul><li>Title programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thrivent's Giving Plus program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Businesses within the congregation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individuals within the congregation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School budget for professional development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fundraisers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advertizing????? </li></ul></ul>
  27. 28. For Example Use Only Hank Raedeke
  28. 29. Masters in Educational Technology <ul><li>Dr. Bernard Bull is the advisor for this masters program. </li></ul><ul><li>Developed specifically for Lutheran educators </li></ul><ul><li>A principal or a teacher in a Lutheran school could get this Master's program for about 1/3 the normal cost. </li></ul>
  29. 30. November Learning – It is Free! <ul><li>LCMS School Ministry/Lutheran School Portal and MTM have partnered to provide three mini courses through November Learning. The courses deal with understanding and using the Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>These are online interactive courses that you can stop and start anytime. </li></ul><ul><li>Send an email to courses@muth.us and request the needed information to enroll in these courses. </li></ul><ul><li>Perry Bresemann will send you an email with directions to enroll. </li></ul>
  30. 31. Classroom Examples <ul><li>Kris Reinke – PowerPoint on Adverbs – Third Grade </li></ul>
  31. 32. Debbie Court – Digital Storytelling Using Photo Story 3 and PhotoShop Elements, Students used between 4-6 slides to develop their stories.
  32. 35. Debra Court – Dea Otte
  33. 36. <ul><li>Michael Schmidt – Technology games – Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and Jeopardy </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Video using Skype done at LEA Convocation </li></ul>
  34. 37. Mike Schmidt’s school web site
  35. 38. Mike Schmidt’s school web site
  36. 40. David Black Shepherd of the Hills Centennial, CO
  37. 42. What might this “technology” look like in a writing assignment…?” <ul><li>Consider a topic like “Life Changing Experiences” </li></ul><ul><li>Could cite examples like: Saul/Paul, Peter’s denial, Moses’ burning bush experience </li></ul><ul><li>OR, one might show a video like… </li></ul>
  38. 43. Paul Potts Video <ul><li>A shy guy who sells cell phones </li></ul><ul><li>He wants to be an opera singer </li></ul><ul><li>I encourage you to watch the body language and facial expressions of Paul, the judges, and the audience. </li></ul>
  39. 44. <ul><li>Which introduction (“traditional” vs. “technological”) to an assignment like this do you think would be more motivating to your students? </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul>
  40. 45. MTM Partners
  41. 46. Thank You for being Lutheran School Administrators

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