Technology Plan
         Presented by Teri Call




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Agenda
 Granbury ISD Technology Plan
 E-Rate Services
 GISD Technology Budget
 Actual use of technology in GISD
 Stud...
Today and Tomorrow
Granbury ISD is dedicated to
 providing our students with a 21st
 century education where modern
 tech...
Our Plan
 The use of technology has become an indispensable
 component in the classroom.

 Our original plan developed i...
E-Rate
 Providing all of this technology is very expensive.

 The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service...
The plan includes:
 Goals for using telecommunications and information
    technology
   A strategy for professional dev...
Technology Expenditures
           GISD Budget


                         Teaching and Learning
                         $...
Community involvement




During Family Night, parents participate in activities using
the classroom’s SMART Board
Technology in the classroom
 In GISD students’ interaction
with technology begins in
Pre-K or Kindergarten               ...
High School Courses
                                                          10th Grade                          11th Gra...
Granbury ISD is
dedicated to providing our
 students with a 2st century
 education through the use of ever
 changing mode...
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Our Technology Plan

  1. 1. Technology Plan Presented by Teri Call Click to continue
  2. 2. Agenda  Granbury ISD Technology Plan  E-Rate Services  GISD Technology Budget  Actual use of technology in GISD  Student Technology Courses
  3. 3. Today and Tomorrow Granbury ISD is dedicated to providing our students with a 21st century education where modern technology is an intricate part of the curriculum
  4. 4. Our Plan  The use of technology has become an indispensable component in the classroom.  Our original plan developed in 1998 provided the network infrastructure and instructional computers  Our current plan will enhance the role of technology in curriculum design and delivery, provide a higher level of staff development
  5. 5. E-Rate  Providing all of this technology is very expensive.  The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, E-Rate, provides discounts to schools and libraries to obtain affordable telecommunications and Internet access.  41% of Granbury’s students are economically disadvantaged, therefore we qualify for an E-Rate discount of 60%.  To qualify for E-Rate, GISD developed a technology plan GISD Technology Plan
  6. 6. The plan includes:  Goals for using telecommunications and information technology  A strategy for professional development  An assessment of telecommunication services, hardware, software, and other needed services  Budget resources  Ongoing evaluation process which includes the STaR Chart
  7. 7. Technology Expenditures GISD Budget Teaching and Learning $66,500 Educator Preporation $86,500 Leadership and Support $137,000 Infrastructure $975,000
  8. 8. Community involvement During Family Night, parents participate in activities using the classroom’s SMART Board
  9. 9. Technology in the classroom  In GISD students’ interaction with technology begins in Pre-K or Kindergarten Kindergarten class at Emma Roberson  The activities increase their depth through elementary school Click picture to view abridged video Weekly news show produced by Maxwell and Abbey, 3rd grade students at Oakwoods
  10. 10. High School Courses 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade Computer Pre-AP AP Computer Topics in Science Computer Science Science (1) Computer Science Track (1) (1) 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade BIM (1) Computer Computer Computer Career Prep (3) (was BCIS) Maintenance Maintenance (1) Technician (2) Track 12th Grade Computer 10th Grade 11th Grade Technician (2011) Web OR Mastering Web Technologies Telecommunications (1/2) & Networking (1) Animation* (1) Track OR Virtual Business (1/2) Graphic Design* (1) OR Pre-AP Computer Science *Prerequisite This is a visual representation of how a student could proceed through this coherent sequence. Please refer to the course catalog for all options, prerequisites, and class offerings within this cluster for all grade levels. Please see your counselor if you have questions.
  11. 11. Granbury ISD is dedicated to providing our students with a 2st century education through the use of ever changing modern technology.

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