Going Digital
    Same Content - New Context
Justin Karkow, Director: Discovery Educator Network
    Dr. Scott S. Smith, C...
Who’s in the Room?
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Students and Media

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What Does the Research Say

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 investigating the effectiveness of
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What Does the Research Say


 Interactivity during learning has been
 noted by many to have a strong
 enhancing-influence ...
How do we measure sucess?
Why a Digital Conversion?

• Conversion: The act of changing from one use,
function, or purpose to another

  •    Close t...
What is a Digital Conversion?

•   500 Teacher MacBooks

•   4000 MacBooks for ALL 4th - 12th graders

•   120 Interactive...
Dr. Mark Edwards




Superintendent, Mooresville
  Graded School District
Vision & Professional Development


•   Front loading of vision & professional
    development prior to deployment
•   App...
Can we afford this?


•   Approximately $1.00 per child per day
•   Price of a soda

•   Includes the machine and software...
We can’t afford NOT
    to do this!
Discovery Education empowers
educators to engage students and
transform classrooms by providing
dynamic curricular resourc...
Same Content - New Context
Jessica Swearengin




       Social Studies Teacher,
MGSD Teacher of the Year 2009-2010, &
   Apple Distinguished Educator
Shawn Lautner




Senior, Mooresville High School
Digital Content


•   Apple Software Suites

•   Online Streaming content from Discovery
    Education

•   NetTrekker

• ...
So What? Is it making a difference?




          Mr. Larry Wilson,
Vice Chair MGSD Board of Education
So What? Is it making a difference?
MHS Suspensions went down 64% from
          07-08 to 08-09
MHS Suspensions went down 64% from
          07-08 to 08-09
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Academic Achievement
 •   MIS Attendance Rate increased from 96%
     to 97%

 •   MHS realized an 11% gain over last 2 ye...
Academic Achievement
From the Bound to the Boundless!
Going Digital
    Same Content - New Context
Justin Karkow, Director: Discovery Educator Network
    Dr. Scott S. Smith, C...
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  • Mooresville & Discovery AEP No Video

    1. 1. Going Digital Same Content - New Context Justin Karkow, Director: Discovery Educator Network Dr. Scott S. Smith, Chief Technology Officer, Mooresville Graded School District
    2. 2. Who’s in the Room?
    3. 3. Who’s in the Room? • Remembers the classroom before interactive whiteboards?
    4. 4. Who’s in the Room? • Remembers the classroom before interactive whiteboards? • Remembers the classroom before the internet in school?
    5. 5. Who’s in the Room? • Remembers the classroom before interactive whiteboards? • Remembers the classroom before the internet in school? • Advanced the movie after the “beep”?
    6. 6. Who’s in the Room? • Remembers the classroom before interactive whiteboards? • Remembers the classroom before the internet in school? • Advanced the movie after the “beep”?
    7. 7. Who’s in the Room? • Remembers the classroom before interactive whiteboards? • Remembers the classroom before the internet in school? • Advanced the movie after the “beep”? • TIVO/DVR
    8. 8. Who’s in the Room? • Remembers the classroom before interactive whiteboards? • Remembers the classroom before the internet in school? • Advanced the movie after the “beep”? • TIVO/DVR • iPod or MP3 Player
    9. 9. Who’s in the Room? • Remembers the classroom before interactive whiteboards? • Remembers the classroom before the internet in school? • Advanced the movie after the “beep”? • TIVO/DVR • iPod or MP3 Player
    10. 10. Who’s in the Room? • Remembers the classroom before interactive whiteboards? • Remembers the classroom before the internet in school? • Advanced the movie after the “beep”? • TIVO/DVR • iPod or MP3 Player • Remain standing if you had those
    11. 11. Text Source: Timesunion.com. “Multitasking” image from “Media Multitasking - Too Much Focus.” http://blog.timesunion.com/tech/date/2009/page/8/. (June 6, 2010)
    12. 12. Students and Media Source: Kaiser Family Foundation, (January, 2010). Retrieved January 30, 2010, from Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year-olds Web site: http://www.kff.org/entmedia/upload/8010.pdf
    13. 13. Students and Media • Young people (8-18) today, spend an average of ___ hours a day with media Source: Kaiser Family Foundation, (January, 2010). Retrieved January 30, 2010, from Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year-olds Web site: http://www.kff.org/entmedia/upload/8010.pdf
    14. 14. Students and Media • Young people (8-18) today, spend an average of 7 ½ hours a day with media ___ Source: Kaiser Family Foundation, (January, 2010). Retrieved January 30, 2010, from Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year-olds Web site: http://www.kff.org/entmedia/upload/8010.pdf
    15. 15. Students and Media • Young people (8-18) today, spend an average of 7 ½ hours a day with media ___ – 4 ½ hours a day watching TV Source: Kaiser Family Foundation, (January, 2010). Retrieved January 30, 2010, from Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year-olds Web site: http://www.kff.org/entmedia/upload/8010.pdf
    16. 16. Students and Media • Young people (8-18) today, spend an average of 7 ½ hours a day with media ___ – 4 ½ hours a day watching TV – 2 ½ listening to music Source: Kaiser Family Foundation, (January, 2010). Retrieved January 30, 2010, from Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year-olds Web site: http://www.kff.org/entmedia/upload/8010.pdf
    17. 17. Students and Media • Young people (8-18) today, spend an average of 7 ½ hours a day with media ___ – 4 ½ hours a day watching TV – 2 ½ listening to music – 1 ½ hours on the computer Source: Kaiser Family Foundation, (January, 2010). Retrieved January 30, 2010, from Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year-olds Web site: http://www.kff.org/entmedia/upload/8010.pdf
    18. 18. Students and Media • Young people (8-18) today, spend an average of 7 ½ hours a day with media ___ – 4 ½ hours a day watching TV – 2 ½ listening to music – 1 ½ hours on the computer – over an hour playing video games Source: Kaiser Family Foundation, (January, 2010). Retrieved January 30, 2010, from Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year-olds Web site: http://www.kff.org/entmedia/upload/8010.pdf
    19. 19. Students and Media • Young people (8-18) today, spend an average of 7 ½ hours a day with media ___ – 4 ½ hours a day watching TV – 2 ½ listening to music – 1 ½ hours on the computer – over an hour playing video games • They are exposed to the equivalent of over ____ hours of media a day Source: Kaiser Family Foundation, (January, 2010). Retrieved January 30, 2010, from Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year-olds Web site: http://www.kff.org/entmedia/upload/8010.pdf
    20. 20. Students and Media • Young people (8-18) today, spend an average of 7 ½ hours a day with media ___ – 4 ½ hours a day watching TV – 2 ½ listening to music – 1 ½ hours on the computer – over an hour playing video games • They are exposed to the equivalent of over 10 ½ hours of media a day ____ Source: Kaiser Family Foundation, (January, 2010). Retrieved January 30, 2010, from Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year-olds Web site: http://www.kff.org/entmedia/upload/8010.pdf
    21. 21. ...want information...now
    22. 22. What Does the Research Say A review of hundreds of studies investigating the effectiveness of multimedia in learning suggested that… Source: Macaulay, Michael (2003).The Effects of Multimedia on Learning in Third World Children. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia. 12, 185-198.
    23. 23. What Does the Research Say A review of hundreds of studies investigating the effectiveness of multimedia in learning suggested that… people who used computer-based multimedia instruction performed better in terms of test scores, compared to those who received instruction through traditional classroom lectures. Source: Macaulay, Michael (2003).The Effects of Multimedia on Learning in Third World Children. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia. 12, 185-198.
    24. 24. What Does the Research Say Interactivity during learning has been noted by many to have a strong enhancing-influence on learning by improving retention and the speed of learning. Source: Macaulay, Michael (2003).The Effects of Multimedia on Learning in Third World Children. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia. 12, 185-198.
    25. 25. How do we measure sucess?
    26. 26. Why a Digital Conversion? • Conversion: The act of changing from one use, function, or purpose to another • Close the Digital Divide • 21st Century Readiness • Real World Experience • Instructional Practice • Improve Academic Achievement
    27. 27. What is a Digital Conversion? • 500 Teacher MacBooks • 4000 MacBooks for ALL 4th - 12th graders • 120 Interactive Whiteboards in every classroom grades K - 3 • Online content in a context for today’s learners available virtually 24/7 • Ubiquitous Wireless • A meaningful instructional tool at the fingertips of every child • NOT a Technology Project
    28. 28. Dr. Mark Edwards Superintendent, Mooresville Graded School District
    29. 29. Vision & Professional Development • Front loading of vision & professional development prior to deployment • Application & Program Professional Development • Content Specific  • Focused on new pedagogical concepts • Capturing Kids Hearts
    30. 30. Can we afford this? • Approximately $1.00 per child per day • Price of a soda • Includes the machine and software over a four year lease • From Local, State and Federal funds • New Construction, Grants and Donations
    31. 31. We can’t afford NOT to do this!
    32. 32. Discovery Education empowers educators to engage students and transform classrooms by providing dynamic curricular resources, where learning comes alive!
    33. 33. Same Content - New Context
    34. 34. Jessica Swearengin Social Studies Teacher, MGSD Teacher of the Year 2009-2010, & Apple Distinguished Educator
    35. 35. Shawn Lautner Senior, Mooresville High School
    36. 36. Digital Content • Apple Software Suites • Online Streaming content from Discovery Education • NetTrekker • EVAAS and Curriculum Pathways from SAS • ScanTron Online Assessments • Angel Learning Management System (Blackboard) • Other supplemental resources (Graphing Calculator, Dictionary, Thesaurus, etc.) • Other Internet based resources
    37. 37. So What? Is it making a difference? Mr. Larry Wilson, Vice Chair MGSD Board of Education
    38. 38. So What? Is it making a difference?
    39. 39. MHS Suspensions went down 64% from 07-08 to 08-09
    40. 40. MHS Suspensions went down 64% from 07-08 to 08-09 98 97 96.69 96 95 94.73 94.38 94 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 MHS Average Daily Attendance
    41. 41. MOORESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL END OF COURSE DATA 100% 97% 97% 94% 92% 88% 87% 90% 88% 87% 83% 81% 81% 82% 82% 83% 81% 75% 77% 75% 76% 78% 80% 77% 80% 80% 78% 73% 71% 71% 68% 69% 68% 69% 64% 63% 60% 50% 25% 0% ALGEBRA 1 ALGEBRA 2 GEOMETRY BIOLOGY PHYSICAL SCI. CIVICS US HISTORY ENGLISH 1 OVERALL 06-07 % PROF. 07-08 % PROF. 19% Overall gain 08-09 % PROF. FALL O9 in 4 years
    42. 42. Mooresville Intermediate Overall Academic Achievement 90% 75% 82% 77% 73% 60% 45% 30% 15% 0% 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010
    43. 43. Academic Achievement • MIS Attendance Rate increased from 96% to 97% • MHS realized an 11% gain over last 2 years in EOC performance composite • MIS Suspensions dropped from 86 to 21 to 19 • Achieved 53 out of 54 District AYP Goals • District Wide 7% Composite gain on all EOC/EOG test scores • District Wide Suspensions reduced by 50%
    44. 44. Academic Achievement
    45. 45. From the Bound to the Boundless!
    46. 46. Going Digital Same Content - New Context Justin Karkow, Director: Discovery Educator Network Dr. Scott S. Smith, Chief Technology Officer, Mooresville Graded School District
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