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  1. 1. Galena Park ISD Technology Plan Raquel Britton EDLD 5362 ET 8026
  2. 2. Challenges of technology in education <ul><li>“ The challenge for our education system is to leverage the learning sciences and modern technology to create engaging, relevant, and personalized learning experiences for all learners that mirror students’ daily lives and the reality of their futures ” (Shimabukuro, 2010, para 3). </li></ul>
  3. 3. National Technology Plan 2010
  4. 4. National Education Technology Plan 2010 http://www.ed.gov/technology/netp-2010 <ul><li>A MODEL OF LEARNING POWERED BY TECHNOLOGY </li></ul><ul><li>To apply the advanced technologies used in everyday life to our education system </li></ul><ul><li>The plan presents recommendations for states, districts, and the federal government. </li></ul><ul><li>There are five essential components: </li></ul>Engage and empower Measure what matters Prepare and connect Access and enable Redesign and transform 1. Learning 2. Assessment 3. Teaching 4. Infrastructure 5. Productivity
  5. 5. New for the National Education Technology Plan 2010 <ul><li>New recommendations of the 2010 plan include: </li></ul><ul><li>Adequate broadband and wireless access inside and outside of school </li></ul><ul><li>At least one Internet-enabled device for every student and educator -- at home and at school </li></ul><ul><li>Use of Creative Commons and open licenses in course content and support for OpenCourseWare endeavors </li></ul><ul><li>Research and development into the use of gaming, simulations, and virtual worlds for instruction and assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Encouragement of cloud computing for school districts, freeing local IT resources for other purposes </li></ul><ul><li>Development of computerized assessment tools that are both adaptive -- that is, respond to student's own input -- and accessible </li></ul><ul><li>Changes to FERPA ( Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act ) to open access to student data and enable better data portability for student and financial records </li></ul><ul><li>Changes to CIPA ( Children's Internet Protection Act ) to open access to the Internet and rethink how filtering works in schools </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.edutopia.org/blog/national-educational-technology-plan-netp-audrey-watters </li></ul>
  6. 6. Texas Long Range Plan 2006-2020 <ul><li>“ Addressing the needs of education in Texas and planting the seeds for a secure future” (Texas Education Agency, 2010). </li></ul><ul><li>Four recommendations to help realize the vision of the plan by 2020: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Teaching and learning </li></ul><ul><li>2. Educator preparation and development </li></ul><ul><li>3. Leadership, administration and instructional support </li></ul><ul><li>4. Infrastructure for technology </li></ul>http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=5082&menu_id=2147483665
  7. 7. Galena Park ISD Technology Plan 2010-2013 <ul><li>District Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Number of campuses 22 </li></ul><ul><li>Total student enrollment 21,150 </li></ul><ul><li>Percent Econ. Disadvantaged 81.00% </li></ul>
  8. 8. Galena Park ISD Technology Plan 2010-2013 $111.69 Technology Expenditure per pupil Teaching and Learning $426,430.29 Educator Preparation and Development Budget $382,364.82 Leadership, Administration and Support Budget $81,196.08 Infrastructure for Technology Budget $1,472,157.81 Technology budgets reported in plan by category $2,362,149.00 Technology Expenditures
  9. 9. Galena Park ISD Technology Plan 2010-2013 <ul><li>Executive Summary </li></ul><ul><li>Galena Park Independent School District’s Long Range Plan for Technology includes all aspects for the use of technology in GPISD for the next three years. The goals and objectives, as well as the mission and vision for technology, are aligned with those established by the Board of Trustees and reflect the Graduate Profile and the District Improvement Plan. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Galena Park ISD Technology Plan 2010-2013 <ul><li>Existing conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Telecommunications Services </li></ul><ul><li>All campuses, support and administrative offices are interconnected through gigabit fiber optic backbone using lines leased from Comcast. Classrooms and offices are connected to the Wide Area Network (WAN) and the internet . </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Every campus has file servers running on Novell 6.x or better and is backed up regularly and connected to UPS. District’s goal is to make available Windows XP, or better, workstations for each classroom, setup data projector for multimedia applications, internet display, modeling and software introduction and use. </li></ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul><ul><li>All campuses have multiple types of productivity software for both students and staff. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Galena Park ISD Technology Plan 2010-2013 <ul><li>Technology Recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Implement a planned renewal of technology so that every computer is no more than four years old. </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain current software licenses and to upgrade licenses as appropriate. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a data projector in every classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the number of interactive boards/tablets at each campus. </li></ul><ul><li>Meet the increasing demands of user for network, hardware and software resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Changing hardware standards – DVDs rather than VCRs, and data projectors and interactive boards rather than overhead projectors </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrading Circulation and Library computers should be replaced every three years. </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Windows workstations in elementary and secondary libraries. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Galena Park Technology Mission <ul><li>The technology mission of GPISD is to integrate technology in a way that the educational program for all children in the district will: </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage problem-solving, exploration and learning in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Provide student-centered learning </li></ul><ul><li>Provide access to technology for all students and staff </li></ul><ul><li>Provide for both current and future needs </li></ul><ul><li>Restructure the learning environment </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage communication </li></ul><ul><li>Complement current key teaching strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Implement a comprehensive information system </li></ul>
  13. 13. References <ul><li>Galena Park ISD. (2010). Galena Park ISD technology plan . Retrieved on May 10, 2011 from http://www.galenaparkisd.com/campuspages/insttechnology/documents/Galena%20Park%20ISD%20Technology%20Plan.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Ray, B. (2011, January 25). National Education Technology Plan: Your questions answered. Retrieved on May 14, 2011 from http://www.edutopia.org/blog/national-educational-technology-plan-netp-audrey-watters </li></ul><ul><li>Shimabukuro, J.B. (2010). A glimpse at the 2010 National Education Technology Plan. ETC Journal. Retrieved on May 12, 2011 from http://etcjournal.com/2010/11/10/glimpse-transforming-american-education-learning-powered-by-technology/ </li></ul><ul><li>Texas Education Agency. (2006). Long range plan for technology . Retrieved on May 12, 2011 from http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=5082&menu_id=2147483665 </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Department of Education. (2010). National Educational Technology Plan . Retrieved on May 12, 2011 from http://www.ed.gov/technology/netp-2010 </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Department of Education. (2010, March 4). Secretary Duncan announces education technology plan, invites comments. Retrieved on May 12, 2011 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TR_lBt4jjow </li></ul>