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Leading technology

  1. 1. Media/Tech Team Meeting August 22, 2006 Park Forest/Chicago Heights District 163
  2. 2. Media/Tech Team Meeting Agenda <ul><li>8:30-8:40 Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>8:40-9:00 People Bingo – Media/Technology Group Activity </li></ul><ul><li>9:00-9:15 What is Technology/Information Literacy? </li></ul><ul><li>9:15-9:45 A Story </li></ul><ul><li>9:45-10:00 Break </li></ul><ul><li>10:00-11:00 Media Information </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Meet the Park Forest Librarian </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>General Library Information </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monthly Library Activity </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>11:00-11:30 Nutrition Break </li></ul><ul><li>11:30-12:00 Review of Last Year (What worked/What didn’t work) </li></ul><ul><li>12:00-12:15 Review the Media and Technology Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>12:15-12:45 Mission and Goal Setting Activity </li></ul><ul><li>12:45-1:00 Schedules </li></ul><ul><li>1:00-1:15 For the Good of the Group </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Technology Literacy?
  4. 4. What is Information Literacy?
  5. 5. <ul><li>American Association of School Librarians (ALA) </li></ul><ul><li>www.ala.org </li></ul>
  6. 7. SETDA on Technology Literacy <ul><li>Technology literacy is the ability to responsibly use appropriate technology to communicate, solve problems, and access, manage, integrate, evaluate, and create information to improve learning in all subject areas and to acquire lifelong knowledge and skills in the 21st century. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.setda.org/NLItoolkit/TLA/tla02.htm </li></ul>
  7. 8. NCLB on Technology Literacy <ul><li>To assist every student in crossing the digital divide by ensuring that every student is technologically literate by the time the student finishes the eighth grade, regardless of the student's race, ethnicity, gender, family income, geographic location, or disability. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/esea02/pg34.html </li></ul>
  8. 9. Planning the Curriculum <ul><li>How will the content areas be integrated? </li></ul><ul><li>What scope and sequence over how many school years would be necessary to achieve technology literacy by the end of eighth grade? </li></ul><ul><li>Who teaches a technology integrated curriculum? </li></ul><ul><li>What technology resources, staffing, and scheduling will be sufficient? </li></ul>
  9. 10. The Curriculum <ul><li>Align with NETS and Illinois State Learning Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate ELA and Math Content </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible for multiple Middle School configurations </li></ul>
  10. 11. NETS for Students <ul><li>Basic operations and concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Social, ethical, and human issues </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity tools </li></ul><ul><li>Communication tools </li></ul><ul><li>Research tools </li></ul><ul><li>Problem solving and decision making tools </li></ul><ul><li>Adopted, adapted, or aligned by 49 states </li></ul>
  11. 12. NETS Performance Profiles <ul><li>Performance profiles provide: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More holistic indicators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More descriptive indicators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development across grade ranges </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Designing a curriculum rubric: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More specific indicators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More measurable indicators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development within grade ranges </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. Research-Based Strategies <ul><li>Inductive to explore essential questions </li></ul><ul><li>Didactic to teach factual knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Modeling of procedural skills </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching to provide feedback and guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Individual work </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperative groups </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection and self-assessment </li></ul>Sample of Curriculum
  13. 14. 10 Tips for Integrating Technology into the Content Areas <ul><li>Administrative Support </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Literate Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Drives Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Technology as a Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Planning Time </li></ul><ul><li>Sustained Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing Technology Support </li></ul><ul><li>Stable Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Easy Access to Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility and Patience </li></ul>
  14. 15. The World is Different Information is Different Communication is Different Tools are Different Work is Different Kids are Different And Learning is Different
  15. 16. Technology Research <ul><li>Developing diverse and higher-order thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing Achievement </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging them in the learning process </li></ul><ul><li>Enhancing Attitudes and Self-Confidence </li></ul>Research suggests that technology impacts student learning by:
  16. 17. Engaged Learning <ul><li>Vision of Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Authentic, Challenging Tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Authentic Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Student Centered Instructional Model </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Learning Context </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible Grouping </li></ul><ul><li>Re-defined Teacher Roles </li></ul><ul><li>Re-defined Student Roles </li></ul>
  17. 18. Engaged Learning Recommendations <ul><li>Implement 2 units/class/year with technology applications </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance existing units </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web quest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hyper links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distance Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Embed processes of engaged learning within all curriculum content </li></ul>
  18. 19. National Technology Standards for Students <ul><li>Basic operations and concepts </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding systems/proficient application </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Social, ethical, and human issues </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Understands issues/responsible/lifelong learning tool </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology productivity tools </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tool for collaborative products </li></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 20. National Technology Standards for Students <ul><li>Technology communications tools </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Telecommunications/information/ideas </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology research tools </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Locate, evaluate information from multiple sources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Process and report data </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Decision making resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology problem-solving and decision making tools </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Solving problems/making decisions/real world applications </li></ul></ul></ul>