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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