St. Joseph’s – At Home100 90 80 70 60 50 yes 40 No 30 20 10 0 Have a PC Have Internet Word Parents E- Processing mail
At Home, children have access to: Access (%)100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 Access (%) 20 10 0
Parents’ use of E-mail Use of E-Mail Regular Reluctant Rare Willing to use Irregular
School I.T. Audit Multiple Site Licences /Software Programs 7 meg Broadband and Wi-Fi 12 Computers 14 Laptops Working Network
School I.T. Audit 7 IWB’s3 Surplus 3 TouchscreenComputers Monitors Networked Cam-corder & Photocopier 2 Digital Cameras Printer Scanner
Current I.T. Initiatives Website Development Spotlight Library System Internet Research Projects Mathletics ‘Green Schools’ P.R. Team Léargas – e-twinning
Current Experience/Training Completed By The Staff IWB Course ICT Facilitator Some Beginner Computer Courses Word Processing Some Powerpoint/Excel Some Publisher
The Plan - Ideas Staff Development Mobile Computer Room I.T. as a Teaching Tool I.T. As a subject Parental involvement I.T. For Admin./Communication Use of Multi-Media
Staff Development B.O.M. to continue to promote this Lynda.com or equivalent How to search and evaluate results (browsing) Use of scanner function on photocopier In-house ICT Courses
Mobile Computer Room Laptop trolley Entry Level Laptops USB Flash-drives Increase in Bandwidth
I.T. as a Teaching Tool Online Versions of Schoolbooks Visualiser Mathletics Projectwork Browsing and evaluating results Incidental Skills Development
I.T. As a subject Typing Project Work Continue ICT Initiatives
Parental involvement Computer Leasing System Classroom e-mail accounts – No notes Recorded Teaching exemplars Teacher/Parent/Student training sessions Computer courses for parents Browsing and evaluating Lynda.com or equivalent Security on the internet
I.T. For Administration And Communication Electronic Duty Book Intercom System Use of E-mail Website Aladdin - http://aladdinschools.com/video/principal
Use of Multi-Media Camera in every classroom Video editing studio http://www.leargas.ie/video.php?resourc e_code=4256 Video conferencing/web-casting Digital Library development
Our Vision Our vision is that of an orderly transition to a modern technology learning environment with the continued provision of the highest quality education. Technology will be used to enhance academic provision, not replace it. It should be seen as beneficial by staff and parents, and as a normal part of everyday life by the students.
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