PLANNING FOR A NCLTI IN A RURAL SETTING The Road to Technology Education
CURRENT LTI’S3 High Schools with FullOne to One LaptopEnvironment • GranvilleEarly College (140 students) • South Granville Campus (900 students) Discuss landscape of GCS Number of Schools • JF Webb Campus (1200 students)
OTHER INITIATIVES• Interactive Classrooms • TarRiver Elementary School- Model Technology• Computing Devices primary school • Laptops • iPads • iTouches
DEPLOYMENT PROCEDURE• Dates Set - Paperwork-Laptop • Station1 Deployment Ticket• Online Registration 2 - Insurance and • Station• Organized Around 4 Locker, Bag Check Stations • Station3- Parent/Student• Community Involvement training and signatures 4- Receive laptop • Station and log in
INFRASTRUCTURE• Build a robust system• Have a professional site map• Test, Test, Test• Filter• Proxies
PARTNERS• Golden LEAF Foundation• SAS• Cisco• NC SERVE• Friday Institute• Glaxo Smith Kline
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT• Teachersreceived devices before students• Surveys • LOFTI, Self-Made, STNA • MOODLE Pages • Professional Development
TEACHING AND LEARNING Talk about Tech Tuesday program. Teachers share best practices Element on Teacher• Deﬁne purpose of Evaluation Instrument • Should be used to increase technology in the classroom. engagement and add depth to the curriculum.• Common belief shared across the entire staff. • Ongoingprofessional development.• Should not be “bells and whistles”. Stress importance of visiting other schools • Identify and utilize teacher leaders in professional development.
CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT• LEARN NC “Teaching in a 1:1 Classroom”• LanSchool• Layout • Facilitative Arrangement • Engagement
POLICIES• Technology Management • Sole Source• Laptop Handbook • Care, Procedures, Day Users,• Internet Safety• Board Policies
COMMUNICATION• Community Support• Social Media• PTSO• Civic Organizations• Uniﬁed Message: • “Engaging Students
SUSTAINABILITY• Leadership, Leadership, Leadership• Four Year Purchase-Lease Agreement• Partnerships
LESSONS LEARNED• Plan for Monitoring and Supervision (LanSchool)• Damage Happens• Educate Students (digital citizenship)• PD must be content-based; not technology driven• Inventory Tracking System (Destiny)• Classroom Management (too harsh/too lenient)• Teachers as Facilitators (control)
NEXT STEPS• Archive Resources in One Location• PD Content Driven and Collaborative• Building Capacity in Teacher Leaders• Increasing 1:1 schools (feeder patterns)• Investigating Not Collecting Laptops
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