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Educational technology committee short


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This is a summary of our visit to the Smartech & HP headquarters.

This is a summary of our visit to the Smartech & HP headquarters.

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  • 1. EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE<br />KEY POINTS<br />SAMUEL W. SHAW SCHOOL, CALGARY<br /><ul><li>IWBsusedbystudentsmainly, notonlyforteacherstoprovideinstruction
  • 2. Ebooks & IWBs – teacherswriting notes in themarginswhensharingreading
  • 3. Online subscriptionsthatallowstudents’ accessfrom home (e.g.Discoveryeducation)
  • 4. Special cases (autism, Down syndrome, learning disabilities, second lang learners) learn better through technology. Curriculum adapted for these cases
  • 5. Teachers just being taught the IWB’s basic management, </li></ul>they researched and learned by themselves. School’s<br />policy states IWBs’ use as mandatory<br /><ul><li>One set of 30 ipods. Students use them for downloading </li></ul>Video<br /><ul><li>Portal (Alberta Board of Education) – accesstostudents,</li></ul>Parents and teachers<br />
  • 6. EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE<br />KEY POINTS<br />SMARTECH<br /><ul><li>One touch integrated products – SMART Board/ Table/ Response /Sync /Exchange /Administrator tools
  • 7. System: hardware, software, content, PD, learning community, faculties of education
  • 8. Training & Professional Development – SMART training certification (Notebook and Smartboards, classroom suites), lesson designer – Five levels of learning</li></li></ul><li>EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE<br />KEY POINTS<br />HP<br /><ul><li>Virtualization of technology - thin clients virtualized classroom
  • 9. Three projects: HP MultiSeat, HP TeachNow, HP SchoolCloud
  • 10. HP SchoolCloud– personalized anytime/anywhere learning. Students and teachers access all their applications and data through an Instructional Desktop that follows them … throughout their school day … from home … or any Internet device. IT manages a handful of servers instead of hundreds or thousands of PCs. Administrators get vital usage data that indicates how technology affects students’ outcome
  • 11. ClassLink: software for clouding, can be uploaded on Citrix to have more tools such as communication with students and applications such as Photoshop and Autocad simultaneously, also video</li></ul>SchoolCloud demo<br />
  • 12. EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE<br />KEY POINTS<br />LAPTOPS<br />CALGARY SCHOOL: One set of 30 laptops per grade (4 classes, 27 stds/class). Levels divide the set among the four classes and borrow them.<br />Children allowed to bring laptops, but not hook up to network, work on a separate network for students<br />MARKHAM COLLEGE (LIMA): A laptop assigned to each student from the 2nd year in Secondary school onwards (ab. 600 laptops), 2 PC labs for the last year of Primary sch. and the first year of Secondary sch.; a lab in Preschool and 3 labs in Primary, plus a computer per classroom. They had a laptop cart in Bach, but since students were not careful enough they decided to make a laptop classroom, mainly used for Maths. <br />