Becoming a More Productive, Efficient and a Better Leader Through Technology  <ul><li>Dr. Richard Voltz </li></ul><ul><li>...
You can view slide show at http://www.slideshare.net/rvoltz/IPA http://www.slideshare.net/rvoltz/IPA
Guess what?
Education is changing...
 
What are the barriers?
Textbooks Online
 
Is this how your students learn?
 
 
Pearson Education Inc. launched what it claims is the nation’s first-ever complete social studies curriculum for the iPad,...
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Co. has also redesigned a classic textbook to take advantage of the iPad. Since early...
“ From what I’ve seen, the iPad is going to be a transformational platform for textbooks,’’ said Anthony Jackson, superint...
Pearson Education has already converted 3,000 of its textbooks to a proprietary e-book format, and has more than a hundred...
Has education really changed in last 100 years?
 
Education vs. Everyday <ul><li>Analog vs.  Digital </li></ul><ul><li>Tethered vs.  Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>Isolated vs.  ...
 
 
Dr. Michael Wesch From Knowledgeable to Knowledge Able From Knowledgeable to Knowledge Able
 
Education in Illinois needs to change due to state financial condition.
$15B deficit
2% Income Tax Increase does NOT solve all the problems
Public Reaction
 
 
Change is coming!
Every Special Education teacher and student in Illinois should have an iPad and a budget for apps.
Proloque2go
 
FirstWords
IWriteWords
Stories2Learn
 
 
 
 
RV’s Top Adm Apps
Use Twitter to Communicate to Parents, Students, Community
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Reasons to Use Twitter
Make Connections
 
 
Information Overload
 
 
 
 
Use Digital Technology For Teacher Professional Development
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Give each junior his/her own URL www.richvoltz.com www.richvoltz.com
 
Prezi
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Use Podcasting
Students
Morning announcements with iPod touch
 
 
 
audioboo.fm
The Principal
Start an audio Podcast and update regularly For students For parents
 
 
 
Screencasting
jingproject.com
Use your computer screen and microphone to teach others
 
 
Administrators Texting for Success
Use polleverywhere.com with texting to survey
 
 
Texting <ul><li>Between staff to administrators </li></ul><ul><li>Between staff members </li></ul><ul><li>From office to s...
Group Texting <ul><li>For emergency response and crisis situations </li></ul><ul><li>To staff for encouragement, informati...
Start your own daily technology newspaper for staff
 
http://paper.li /
paper.li organizes links shared on Twitter and Facebook into an easy to read newspaper-style format.
You need to be active in Twitter and Facebook
 
Getting started with the iPad
Marriage to one computer, one iTunes account
 
 
 
 
Mail
 
Calendar
Maps
RV’s Favorite Apps
USA Today
Amazon Kindle
 
Newsy
 
ReaddleDocs
 
Google
 
TED Mobile
 
Dropbox
 
Dragon Dictation
 
Apps for Students
Soundpaper
 
Star Walk
 
Kahn Academy
 
Speak It
 
momwithapps.com
 
3D Brain
 
WebReader
 
Pocket Heart
 
Disney Toy Story Toy Story
 
Frog Dissection
 
iBooks
 
 
 
 
Google Docs
 
Group Collaboration
Teacher grading and attendance
Share
 
Google Forms
 
 
 
 
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  1. 1. Becoming a More Productive, Efficient and a Better Leader Through Technology <ul><li>Dr. Richard Voltz </li></ul><ul><li>Associate Director </li></ul><ul><li>Illinois Association of School Administrators </li></ul>
  2. 2. You can view slide show at http://www.slideshare.net/rvoltz/IPA http://www.slideshare.net/rvoltz/IPA
  3. 3. Guess what?
  4. 4. Education is changing...
  5. 6.
  6. 7. What are the barriers?
  7. 8. Textbooks Online
  8. 10. Is this how your students learn?
  9. 13. Pearson Education Inc. launched what it claims is the nation’s first-ever complete social studies curriculum for the iPad, in partnership with Virginia officials.
  10. 14. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Co. has also redesigned a classic textbook to take advantage of the iPad. Since early September, around 400 students in California have been learning algebra via a new iPad-only program.
  11. 15. “ From what I’ve seen, the iPad is going to be a transformational platform for textbooks,’’ said Anthony Jackson, superintendent of the Henry County Public Schools.
  12. 16. Pearson Education has already converted 3,000 of its textbooks to a proprietary e-book format, and has more than a hundred iPhone apps in the Apple Store, which it promotes as free, or inexpensive, supplements to its textbooks.
  13. 17. Has education really changed in last 100 years?
  14. 19. Education vs. Everyday <ul><li>Analog vs. Digital </li></ul><ul><li>Tethered vs. Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>Isolated vs. Connected </li></ul><ul><li>Generic vs. Personal </li></ul><ul><li>Consumption vs. Creator </li></ul><ul><li>Closed vs. Open </li></ul>Source: David Wiley, BYU
  15. 22. Dr. Michael Wesch From Knowledgeable to Knowledge Able From Knowledgeable to Knowledge Able
  16. 24. Education in Illinois needs to change due to state financial condition.
  17. 25. $15B deficit
  18. 26. 2% Income Tax Increase does NOT solve all the problems
  19. 27. Public Reaction
  20. 30. Change is coming!
  21. 31. Every Special Education teacher and student in Illinois should have an iPad and a budget for apps.
  22. 32. Proloque2go
  23. 34. FirstWords
  24. 35. IWriteWords
  25. 36. Stories2Learn
  26. 41. RV’s Top Adm Apps
  27. 42. Use Twitter to Communicate to Parents, Students, Community
  28. 53.
  29. 54.
  30. 56.
  31. 57.
  32. 58.
  33. 59. 5 Reasons to Use Twitter
  34. 60. Make Connections
  35. 63. Information Overload
  36. 68. Use Digital Technology For Teacher Professional Development
  37. 71.
  38. 77.
  39. 81. Give each junior his/her own URL www.richvoltz.com www.richvoltz.com
  40. 83. Prezi
  41. 92. Use Podcasting
  42. 93. Students
  43. 94. Morning announcements with iPod touch
  44. 98. audioboo.fm
  45. 99.
  46. 100. The Principal
  47. 101. Start an audio Podcast and update regularly For students For parents
  48. 105. Screencasting
  49. 106. jingproject.com
  50. 107. Use your computer screen and microphone to teach others
  51. 110. Administrators Texting for Success
  52. 111. Use polleverywhere.com with texting to survey
  53. 114. Texting <ul><li>Between staff to administrators </li></ul><ul><li>Between staff members </li></ul><ul><li>From office to staff member for messages </li></ul><ul><li>Some schools that allow student smart phones, text messages to students </li></ul>
  54. 115. Group Texting <ul><li>For emergency response and crisis situations </li></ul><ul><li>To staff for encouragement, information upcoming activities, scheduling updates, teaching tips, meeting announcements </li></ul>
  55. 116. Start your own daily technology newspaper for staff
  56. 118. http://paper.li /
  57. 119. paper.li organizes links shared on Twitter and Facebook into an easy to read newspaper-style format.
  58. 120. You need to be active in Twitter and Facebook
  59. 122. Getting started with the iPad
  60. 123. Marriage to one computer, one iTunes account
  61. 128. Mail
  62. 130. Calendar
  63. 131. Maps
  64. 132. RV’s Favorite Apps
  65. 133. USA Today
  66. 134. Amazon Kindle
  67. 136. Newsy
  68. 138. ReaddleDocs
  69. 140. Google
  70. 142. TED Mobile
  71. 144. Dropbox
  72. 146. Dragon Dictation
  73. 148. Apps for Students
  74. 149. Soundpaper
  75. 151. Star Walk
  76. 153. Kahn Academy
  77. 155. Speak It
  78. 157. momwithapps.com
  79. 159. 3D Brain
  80. 161. WebReader
  81. 163. Pocket Heart
  82. 165. Disney Toy Story Toy Story
  83. 167. Frog Dissection
  84. 169. iBooks
  85. 174. Google Docs
  86. 176. Group Collaboration
  87. 177. Teacher grading and attendance
  88. 178. Share
  89. 180. Google Forms
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