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  1. 1. E-Rate What is it, and how does it affect technology in Klein?
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Norms </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of E-Rate </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of Klein’s District Technology Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  3. 3. Norms <ul><li>Turn off or silence cell phones </li></ul><ul><li>Be respectful and active listeners </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions </li></ul><ul><li>Limit side conversations </li></ul><ul><li>Take care of your needs </li></ul>
  4. 4. E-Rate <ul><li>Federal Program </li></ul><ul><li>Supports connectivity in school </li></ul><ul><li>Schools must apply to be considered </li></ul><ul><li>Technology plans must be submitted </li></ul>
  5. 5. CIPA <ul><li>Children’s Internet Protection Act </li></ul><ul><li>Schools must comply to receive funding </li></ul><ul><li>Filters required </li></ul><ul><li>Online safety instruction required </li></ul><ul><li>Impacts use of personal cell phones, laptops, and other technological devices </li></ul><ul><li>Work cited: Information from National Educational Technology Plan: Learning Powered by Technology. Retrieved from http://www.ed.gov/sites/default/files/NETP-2010_final-report.pdf </li></ul>
  6. 6. Klein’s Technology Plan <ul><li>Goal-Enhanced teaching and learning </li></ul><ul><li>Determine skills needed </li></ul><ul><li>Abandon practices of lesser value </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on learning new skills necessary for student success </li></ul>
  7. 7. Texas STaR Charts <ul><li>State STaR chart </li></ul><ul><li>District STaR chart </li></ul><ul><li>Campus STaR chart </li></ul>
  8. 8. Needs Analysis <ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Technology classes available from district, campus, and online </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher to computer 1:1 </li></ul><ul><li>Student to computer 3:1 </li></ul><ul><li>District Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Help Desk </li></ul>
  9. 9. Goal 1 <ul><li>Implement teaching and learning strategies that incorporate 21 st century tools, context, and content </li></ul>
  10. 10. Objective 1 <ul><li>Increase all students’ academic performance </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use data to assess needs and develop learning plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasize communication skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Target areas of need </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benchmarks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher web pages </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Objective 2 <ul><li>District and campus planning will focus on use of technology </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of TATEKS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of technology best practices </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Objective 3 <ul><li>All students will use 21 st century tools by mastering the TATEKS </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Embed TATEKS into core curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embed TATEKS into other curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of benchmarks for grades 5 and 8 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of technolgy strategies </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Objective 4 <ul><li>All teachers will create a 21 st century context for learning and students will see the value and relevance of new skills and knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will use a variety of technology tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage distribution of laptop computers </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Objective 5 <ul><li>Students will appropriately use technology tools to master 21 st century content </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies Teachers and students will use 21 st century tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to collaborate globally </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to participate in government and the community </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Objective 6 <ul><li>Use distance learning </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Explore and implement distance learning options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Non traditional students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced placement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Credit recovery </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Objective 7 <ul><li>Function of libraries and librarians </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Librarians will provide instruction for Internet safety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Librarians will provide campus based instructional technology support </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Objective 8 <ul><li>Continue to deploy Technology Baseline Standard Initiative (TBSI) </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide technology tools to all classrooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide professional development to support the TBSI </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Goal 2 <ul><li>Provide high quality, on-going, systemic, job-embedded professional development for all staff </li></ul>
  19. 19. Objective 1 <ul><li>All employees will meet or exceed the SBEC technology application standards for beginning users </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose professional development based on results on teacher STaR Chart </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology professional development classes will be provided free of charge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Variety of classes available </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Other objectives based on budgets and infrastructure
  21. 21. Klenk’s Technology Plan <ul><li>Goal 1:All Klein ISD teachers, librarians and administrators will demonstrate competency and proficiency in all five standards of the SBEC standards </li></ul>
  22. 22. Strategies to meet Goal 1 <ul><li>Review STaR chart data with Technology team </li></ul><ul><li>Administrators will meet with teachers needing help to plan and assign workshops </li></ul><ul><li>TL2s will meet and plan specific lessons with teams </li></ul>
  23. 23. Goal 2 <ul><li>All teachers will utilize the technology tools provided for classroom learning on a regular basis. </li></ul><ul><li>Specific tools are those included in the TBSI, including Starboard, eInstruction, and document cameras </li></ul>
  24. 24. Summary <ul><li>We must prepare students for the 21 st century </li></ul><ul><li>Utilizing technology will be key in that preparation </li></ul>
  25. 25. Questions