Support and implement technological advancement for students and educators.
Use educational technology to develop strategies for solving problems, enhance access to information, analyze data, communicate ideas, and improve learning,
Support shared development of technology-enhanced teaching and Learning
Current Status of Infrastructure:
Majority of school computers are connected to the Internet and networked.
Most classrooms have two computer stations for student
School has one computer lab with 25 computers.
Needs Assessment (SWOT ) Strengths a. All classrooms are equipped with a mini lab b. All teacher have access to Smart Boards, Promethean Boards, LCD projectors c. Mobile lab equipped with wireless internet d. instruction offered in a small setting Weaknesses a. Utilization of current technology b. Teachers lack the time and the motivation to learn technology skills c. Professional development toward integrating technology Opportunities a. Obtaining sustained funding b. Expand services to meet broader range of student needs c. Arrival of new technology d. District Training Threats a. Parents and community support does not exist for technology implementation b. Incomplete mandatory training c. Expanded access to web sites d. Other district mandates/initiative
1. Enhance educational experience:
2. Increase student Access
3. Integration of technology
4. Improve communication and collaboration
Hardware, Software, and Facility Resource Requirements
12 additional Multimedia computers to create mini labs in classrooms
2 additional Promethean Boards for student support in classrooms
2 additional Mobil laptop computer lab, equip with wireless internet
3 additional respond (student response systems)
Instructional Resource Requirements
Curricular documents that demonstrate integration of information literacy and technology
Example of multimedia lesson plans
Provide access for students and staff to a Learning Management system (LMS) and appropriate training to expand available curricular resources
Staff Development Plan Implementation Activities RESPONSIBLE PARTIES FUNDING SOURCES TIME LINES School technology support and collaboration Faculty 2010-2013 Provide opportunities for all teachers to enhance their educational technology skills District/School District staff development School Funds 2010-2013 Create a network of technology specialists with in the school District/School District staff development School Funds 2010-2013 Provide customized training for individual teachers in their own classrooms School School Funds 2010-2013
Itemize Budget and Rational Items Amount Purchase Date Mobile Computer lab 15000 July, 2010 Promethean Board 4000 July, 2010 Staff Development 2000 2010-2013 Instructional Software 1000 2010-1013
The process of evaluation will consist of online surveys, suggestions at staff meetings classroom observations, focus walks, annual and periodic reviews of our technology
Collect, review, and analyze feedback to evaluate the technology Plan and improve professional development opportunities.
Timeline Task Implementation Instructional Software Fall 2010 Promethean Boards Fall 2010 Mobile computer lab Fall 2010 Desk-top computers Fall 2010 Staff Development Fall 2010
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