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Technology Use Plan Kevin DeForge EDTECH 501
21st. Century Learner Model for Alberta Education
Why Integrate Technology in Education
Provide Anytime/Anywhere Learning
Promote 21st Century Learning Skills
Address diverse learning needs and styles
Prepare students for Digital Citizenship
Prepare students for future careers
Why develop a Technology Use Plan?
It is a plan which is developed to:
Ensure the effective use of technology in education
Ensure 21st. Century Learning skill development
Guide Professional Development for staff
Focus on unified technology goals
Members of the Technology Use Plan
School-based Administration (ie. Principal &
Teaching Staff as a whole
Project leaders on staff
School Council Members (ie. Parents)
Steps in Developing a Technology Use Plan? 1. Assess school's level of technology readiness and usage. 2. Establish Technology Planning Committee 3. Establish a Vision for technology in the school 4. Dedicate a portion of school Budget to new technology purchases and project initiatives.
Steps in Developing a Technology Use Plan? 5. Communicate technology objectives to all stakeholders involved. 6. Provide Professional Development and support for staff 7. Have lead teachers role model effective use of technology in education.
Vision Statement In the 21st Century classroom, technology will be used in an effective manner to engage students and enhance curricular objectives.
Technology Plan Goals/Objectives
1. Introduce effective use of technology in the classroom.
2. Develop SmartBoard Lessons.
ie. For other French Immersion teachers in the District.
3. Digital Literacy Initiatives
4. Increase communication home with technology
5. Web 2.0 Utilized for Projects
6. 1:1 Mobile labs- Laptops on carts
Budget: Increased funding
Increased Wireless Access
PD for teachers
Variety of new technologies being freely explored
Collaborative opportunities for staff and students
Establish Planning Team
Professional Development for Staff
Provide knowledge and financial support
Celebrate and display Technology Projects
Technology Plan Evaluation
Surveys (often done online)
Anecdotal records from stakeholders
Presentation of student work in various forums for feedback
Examine frequency of technology use in the school by staff and students