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  • Education at a Glance 2009 : OECD indicators, OECD, Paris, 2009.

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  • Technology at Woodlawn Elementary E-Rate and Our District Technology Plan. By Jason Mansfield
  • Agenda
    • Introduction otoThe Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund also called E-Rate
    • Introduction to Corpus Christi ISD’s Technology Plan
  • E-Rate
    • Provides schools and libraries with affordable Telecommunications and Internet Access
    • Must apply for eligibility
    • Discount amount varies depending on economic status of the community.
  • Why Technology is Important!
    • U.S. is falling behind internationally in High School Graduates
    • Comparison
      • Japan, United States, Germany, United Kingdom, Canada
    • U.S. is lowest at 77.5%
    • (Education at a Glance 2009 : OECD indicators, OECD, Paris, 2009.
  • Technology in the Classroom Experience
    • Technology can keep students interested in school.
    • Needed to succeed in 21 st Century.
    • Offers new innovative ways to personalize student learning.
    • Can bring the U.S. back to the top of worldwide education standards.
  • CCISD Technology Plan Overview
    • Broken down into 9 Goals
    • Each goal has several Objectives
    • All Objectives feature strategies to complete objectives
    • All but one Objective are funded
    • Covers all area needed to meet goals
  • Goal 1
    • All students will have equal opportunity to meat standards set for in Technology TEKS
      • Objective 1 addresses Grades K-8
      • Objective 2 addresses Grades 9-12
        • Each provides strategies for District Leadership, Administrators, and Teachers to ensure goals are met
  • Goal 2
    • The District will provide trained personnel for the effective implementation of instructional technology.
      • Broken down into 3 Objectives.
        • Each Objective more specific as to types of training and how to be used.
        • All teachers and staff will have training to master technology provided by CCISD.
      • Please note this section also states the district will provide evening and Saturday training for staff and parents to utilize eChalk and other district wide management systems.
  • Goal 3
    • The District will provide staff and students proper hardware and software to complete District Technology Plan.
      • 3 objectives with several strategies for fulfilling listed in each.
      • Note: Objective three is in relation to test pilot program and does not have funding yet.
  • Goal 4
    • The District will provide staff development opportunities that increases student achievement and allows teachers and staff to master hardware and software.
      • Broken down into 4 objectives. Provides staff development opportunities to all teachers, staff, and advanced training for Technology Department training staff.
  • Goal 5
    • Goal 5 states: “ The District will effectively utilize Distributed Learning Technologies to impact learning. ”
      • Broken into 3 objectives with several strategies to fulfill each.
      • Ensures the district makes use of distance education and 24/7 online access to parents, teachers, students, and staff
      • Supports virtual field trips.
  • Goal 6
    • Ensures all district personnel and parents will have access to proper hardware and software for financial and student management.
      • 1 Objective with 2 strategies listed.
  • Goal 7
    • The District will improve communication with parents, teachers, and support staff through updated technology.
      • District will continually update eChalk so parents can monitor student progress, view classroom lesson plans, and maintain good communication with teachers.
  • Goal 8
    • The District will increase efficiency and improve operating cost through use of technology.
      • 1 objective with several strategies listed.
        • Goal covers purchasing better surveillance systems for buses, schools, and offices.
        • Moving files to online archiving instead of paper filing.
        • Updated inventory tracking software.
  • Goal 9
    • The District will provide additional infrastructure and support to meat goals set forth in the District Technology Plan.
  • Technology Plan Summary
    • Ensures teachers increasingly use technology in the classroom and have financial and training support to do so.
    • Ensures parents are able to monitor students progress and communicate with teachers through the use of more advanced technologies
    • Ensures that the proper training is in place for teachers, staff, and parents to utilize technologies.
    • Provides summary of budgets to support Technology Plan.
  • CCISD Technology Plan Support
    • References:
      • Instructional Technology
      • The direct web link is :
    • Training
      • 361-886-9205
      • Available training seminars listed on website
      • 4 Technology Specialist to help.
        • All previously teachers
        • Will co-teach to help you incorporate into your class
        • Lead district trainings on Instructional Technology
  • References
    • * Education at a Glance 2009 : OECD indicators, OECD, Paris, 2009.