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  • 1. Teaching with Technology
    • Ben Craighead, Robin Garza, T. J. Schiel
  • 2. Executive Summary
    • Technology needed to create an interactive learning environment
    • 3. Open source software means ”Teaching with Technology” will be self-sustaining.
    • 4. Benefits for teachers and students
  • Springfield Middle School
    • Serves 612 6th through 8th graders
    • 5. Located in Austin, Texas
    • 6. Deemed academically unacceptable by State Accountability Ratings
  • TAKS Net 2008
  • 7. Goals
    • At the end of the training session, teachers will be able to incorporate a variety of new technologies into their classrooms.
    • 8. Students will improve their performance on a variety of academic goals.
  • Objectives for Teachers
    • Teachers will create and display a lesson at the end of the training session, using that day’s selected format, to be reviewed and critiqued by the expert.
    • 9. Teachers will incorporate at least on type of the new technology into at least 50% of their lessons and assignments for the year
  • Objectives for Teachers
    • Teachers will create a unit project for groups of students which require the use of at least 2 types of new technology to complete.
    • 10. Each subject area will create and update on a weekly basis a blog about their current assignments and the types of technology being used.
  • Objectives for Students
    • Students will participate more in class, as evidenced by lower absence rates and increased discussion during class as measured by administrative observation.
    • 11. Student’s academic achievement will imporve as evidenced by fewer failures on unit exams and an increased percentage of students passing grade level benchmarks.
  • Objectives for Students
    • The school’s overall standardized test scores will improve to the level of ”met Standard” on at least 2 of the measured subjects.
  • Workshop
    • 38 Springfield Middle School teachers.
    • 12. 1 technology coordinator SMS
    • 13. A computer for each teacher
    • 14. 24 computers in computer lab for students
    • 15. Expert instruction for 5 software applications over 5 days.
  • OpenSource Software
  • Each day’s schedule
    • 8:00 am Sign-in & continental breakfast
    • 19. 8:30 – 10:15am. Introduction to software
    • 20. 10:15 – 10:30 Break
    • 21. 10:30 – 11:50 software lessons continues...
    • 22. 12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch
    • 23. 1:00 – 2:15 Software applications
    • 24. 2:15 – 2:30 Break
    • 25. 2:30 – 4:00 Software presentations
  • Moodle
  • 26.
  • 27. PBWiki
  • 28.
  • 29. EduBlog
  • 30. Moviemaker
  • 31.
  • 32. Softchalk
  • 33.
  • 34.
  • 35. Softchalk
    Social Sciences
    Science
    Math
    ESL
    Languages
  • 36. Budget
    • 5 Experts @ $2,500 each ..............................$12,500
    • 37. Equipment......................................................$57,900
    • 38. 38 Computers for teachers .$34,200
    • 39. 24 Computers for lab...........$21,600
    • 40. 5 Digital camcorders..............$2,000
    • 41. Media........................................$100
    • 42. Softchalk licenses...........................................$17,550
    • 43. Food..................................................................$8,600
    • 44. Total................................................................$96,550
  • Evaluation