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    • EDLD 5352 EA1103 Lydia Valenzuela 12/13/09 Instructional Leadership: The Technology Link Week 4 Assignment: Due at the end of Week 4. Overview Last week, you engaged in an analysis and wrote a report describing the use of technology and information systems to enrich campus curriculum, enhance teaching and learning, and generally integrate technology into our campus improvement plans to effectively integrate technology and instructional leadership. Your analysis and report should provide the necessary background for the Week 4 major assignment – developing an action plan for gathering, analyzing, and using data from a variety of sources for informed campus decision making focusing on integrating technology, instructional leadership, professional development and organizational leadership. As a result of this week’s assignments, you will be able to: • Examine and assess procedures for gathering, analyzing, and using data from a variety of sources for informed decision making regarding the integration of technology, instructional and organizational leadership (SBEC Principal Competency 7 indicator); • Design and apply skills for monitoring and evaluating change and making needed adjustments to achieve the campus vision and goals, including the integration of technology as described above (SBEC Principal Competency 7 indicator). Both of these outcomes are elements of Domain II, Instructional Leadership. In writing your Week 4 action plan, use your interviews, your readings, including campus and district improvement plans as well as any technology plans, and your Week 3 report to make sure the action plan: • Identifies data gathering sources; • Provides a description of an organizational chart describing decision making responsibilities regarding the integration of technology from central office personnel to campus leadership and staff; • Describes comprehensive professional development activities to achieve your action plan (this may utilize information from the previous three weeks of readings and activities); • Includes an evaluation plan to assess the progress and success of the action plan. Students will be asked to post their action plan on the Discussion Board and each student must review and comment on at least one other action plan focusing on organizational leadership designed to maximize the use of technology in data gathering and decision making. Submit your assignment by 11:59 PM on the seventh day of Week 4. Page 1 – Revised October 2009
    • EDLD 5352 EA1103 Lydia Valenzuela 12/13/09 Instructional Leadership: The Technology Link Rubric Use the following Rubric to guide your work on the Week 4 Assignment. Tasks Not Meeting Accomplished Proficient Progressing  Expectations Action plan Student completes the Student completes Student provides a Student does not includes an organizational flow the organizational partial organizational complete the organizational chart identifying key chart with some chart that does not organizational chart or chart identifying personnel from the identification of include all key description of roles and key stakeholders in district administration district and stakeholders, and responsibilities. integrating through campus campus does not describe the (0 points) technology and implementation personnel, but roles and district and responsible for does not address responsibilities of key campus integrating technology the roles and personnel. organizational and instructional and responsibilities of (1 point)e leadership organizational personnel in leadership. Chart must integrating and identify personnel titles implementing responsible for this technology, integration and instructional and implementation, and a organizational brief description of the leadership. role and responsibilities (2 points) of all personnel. (Maximum 3 points) Comprehensive Student describes a Student provides a Student provides a Student fails to develop professional professional professional professional a professional development development plan or development development plan(s) development plan(s). plan(s) designed to activities designed to plan(s) that that addresses only one of the three (0 points) achieve the action achieve the action plan address two of the plan of integrating of integrating three bulleted bulleted items from the technology with technology with items from the Accomplished column. instructional and instructional and Accomplished organizational organizational column. (1 points) leadership. leadership. To achieve (2 points) maximum credit, the professional development plan(s) must: • Reference analysis and lessons learned about the technology needs from the Week 3 report • Addresses professional Page 2 – Revised October 2009
    • EDLD 5352 EA1103 Lydia Valenzuela 12/13/09 Instructional Leadership: The Technology Link development designed to improve the gathering, analysis and use of data from a variety of sources • Includes professional development to improve decision making in the integration of technology with instructional and organizational leadership. (Maximum 3 points) Evaluation plan to The action plan must Student provides Student provides an Student fails to include assess the also include an an evaluation plan evaluation plan that an evaluation plan in progress and evaluation plan that that addresses addresses only one of the Week 4 action success of the provides measurable two of the bulleted the bulleted items from plan. action plan. outcomes designed to items from the the Accomplished (0 points) address the following: Accomplished column. column. • Uses data and (1 point) other analysis from (2 points) the Week 3 report, including using the campus and district improvement plans, and local or state technology plans; • Provides assessments and/or monitoring reports measuring professional development designed to use technology to improve the gathering, analysis and use of data from a variety of sources • Provides Page 3 – Revised October 2009
    • EDLD 5352 EA1103 Lydia Valenzuela 12/13/09 Instructional Leadership: The Technology Link assessments and/or monitoring evaluating professional development to improve decision making in the integration of technology with instructional and organizational leadership. . (Maximum 3 points) Posting action plan Student posts their Student posts their Student posts their Student does not post on the Discussion action plan on the action plan on the action plan on the on the Discussion Board and on their Discussion Board and Discussion Board Discussion Board and Board or on their blog. blog, and provides on their blog and and on their blog on their blog but does evidence of provides evidence, and provides not provide any reviewing and through written evidence, through comments or (0 points) commenting on comments, of reviewing written comments, reflections on the action plans of and reflecting on at of reviewing and action plans of other other students. least two other reflecting on one students. student’s action plan. other student’s (Maximum 3 points) action plan. (1 point) (2 points) Assignment Responses are relevant Responses are Responses are Responses do not Mechanics to course content; relevant to course relevant to course reflect knowledge of student uses correct content; one or content; more than course content, lack APA writing mechanics; two errors in three errors in clarity and depth, no errors in grammar, grammar, spelling, grammar, spelling, or and/or include multiple spelling, or punctuation. or punctuation, punctuation including errors in grammar, including APA APA writing spelling, and (Maximum 3 points) mechanics Needs writing mechanics. punctuation, including (2 points) (1 APA errors. point)Improvement (0 points) Page 4 – Revised October 2009
    • EDLD 5352 EA1103 Lydia Valenzuela 12/13/09 Instructional Leadership: The Technology Link The following four parts to the Week 4 assignments should help you complete an action plan that incorporates all four elements of the assignment, including posting your action plan and commenting and reflecting on the action plans shared by fellow students. Page 5 – Revised October 2009
    • EDLD 5352 EA1103 Lydia Valenzuela 12/13/09 Instructional Leadership: The Technology Link Week 4 Assignment, Part 1: Development of an organization chart integrating technology Using the campus and district improvement plans, and any suggested technology improvements, develop an organization chart that includes the following: • Identify by title or job description all personnel/stakeholders responsible for integrating technology and instructional and organization leadership from the district office to the campus and classroom; • Provide a brief description of the role and responsibilities of all identified personnel in your organizational chart; • Discuss the role of the principal in making sure the organizational chart is implemented and monitored. Page 6 – Revised October 2009
    • EDLD 5352 EA1103 Lydia Valenzuela 12/13/09 Instructional Leadership: The Technology Link Page 7 – Revised October 2009
    • EDLD 5352 EA1103 Lydia Valenzuela 12/13/09 Instructional Leadership: The Technology Link Week 4 Assignment, Part 2: Professional Development Planning Using the campus and district improvement plans, and any suggested technology improvements, develop professional development activities that include the following: • Reference analysis and lessons learned about the technology needs from the Week 3 report; • Addresses professional development designed to improve the gathering, analysis and use of data from a variety of sources; • Includes professional development to improve decision making in the integration of technology with instructional and organizational leadership. Professional Development Person(s) Responsible Timeline Ensure teachers and staff Principal Beginning of the school year understand the importance of August 2010 technology and instruction. Assistant Principal Set goals and objectives for implementation of technology throughout the campus. Explain how this data will be collected (walkthroughs, PDAS, and surveys,). Review current technology Technology Facilitator Twice a year found on campus. Discuss the purpose of each software Campus Technology Assistant August 2010/January 2011 and hardware and how they can be implemented for instruction. Teachers from different grade levels (K-5) will collaborate and share how they use the technology available in their classroom. They will create a presentation for the entire staff using one of the digital sources available to them (powerpoint, ConVa system, video, etc.) Technology Mentor Program- Principal Begin program in August Teachers will complete a (beginning of the year) and survey and will be paired up Technology Facilitator evaluate the effectiveness according to their technology twice a year knowledge. Those with higher scores in technology Page 8 – Revised October 2009
    • EDLD 5352 EA1103 Lydia Valenzuela 12/13/09 Instructional Leadership: The Technology Link awareness will be paired with teachers with lower technology awareness. Teachers will be in mentor groups to assist each other with campus technology concerns, questions, and ideas. Discuss and review last year Principal Beginning of the school year student data (TAKS, benchmarks, unit scores, Technology Facilitator August 2010 iStation, Tejas Lee) to set new goals. Each grade level Teachers collaborate to establish their grade level goals and make adjustments as needed for the upcoming school year. Teachers will complete an Principal Throughout the year after evaluation sheet after each professional developent professional development Assistant Principal sessions session. There will be an area at the end of the evaluation to make comments about the session that was attended. Staff is encouraged to complete this portion of the evaluation Page 9 – Revised October 2009
    • EDLD 5352 EA1103 Lydia Valenzuela 12/13/09 Instructional Leadership: The Technology Link Week 4 Assignment, Part 3: Evaluation Planning for Action Plan The technology action plan integrating instructional an organizational leadership must include evaluation components that provide measurable outcomes designed to address the following: • Uses data and other analysis from the Week 3 report, including using the campus and district improvement plans, and local or state technology plans; • Provides assessments and/or monitoring reports measuring professional development designed to use technology to improve the gathering, analysis and use of data from a variety of sources; • Provides assessments and/or monitoring evaluating professional development to improve decision making in the integration of technology with instructional and organizational leadership. Action/Evaluation of Person(s) Responsible Timeline Professional Development Collect and analyze STaR Principal Annually chart data to be charted to indicate campus and district Assistant Principal standing across the state. Evaluate standings to make changes to meet campus and district goals. Evaluate Technology Mentor Principal Twice a year Program by conducting staff interviews to determine if the Technology Facilitator December 2010/June 2011 program was successful and identify deficiencies in the program. Ensure evaluations sheets are Principal Throughout the school year collected and analyzed by Professional Development Assistant Principal Department to ensure presentations and content meet the indentified needs. Examine campus hardware Campus Technology Assistant Twice a year and software inventories to determine which hardware and software inventories need to be replaced to meet Campus and District IPs. Page 10 – Revised October 2009
    • EDLD 5352 EA1103 Lydia Valenzuela 12/13/09 Instructional Leadership: The Technology Link Collect student data (TAKS, Classroom teachers will Throughout the school year benchmarks, unit scores, electronically submit data to iStation, and Tejas Lee) and principal. Administrators will analyze trends to make gather TAKS, benchmarks, adjustments to goals and and iStation from source objectives. Data will be used to determine the impact of instructional software on student scores. Gather and analyze data on Principal Throughout the school year the integration of technology by conducting classroom Assistant Principal walkthroughs, PDAS, and teacher surveys for evaluation. Page 11 – Revised October 2009
    • EDLD 5352 EA1103 Lydia Valenzuela 12/13/09 Instructional Leadership: The Technology Link Week 4 Assignment, Part 4: Posting your Action Report and Responding to Other Students’ action plans Using the discussion board and the blog that you have developed, please write and post your action plan, and be sure to: • Read and review at least two other action plans • Respond to other action plans by posting your comments and reflections The purpose of the action report is to provide you with recommended procedures for gathering, analyzing, and using data from a variety of sources for informed campus decision making focusing on the effective integration of technology in curriculum, instruction, assessment and professional development. Students may wish to use this action plan as one of your school improvement projects for your Electronic Portfolio. You may also use the Week 3 and Week 4 assignments as campus supervised hours for your internship logs. As indicated these two weeks fall under Domain II, Instructional Leadership, and address elements of Competencies 4, 5 and 7. Page 12 – Revised October 2009