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

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