The Wayne District Technology Plan By Jaye Faccenda
AgendaO Introduce E-RateO Goals of the Wayne Public Schools Three- Year Technology Plan 2010-2013O Technology Plan BudgetO Wayne Public Schools LoTi ResultsO How can we as teachers effectively use technology in the classroom?
E-Rate ProgramO Administered by the Schools and Libraries Division of the Universal Service Administrative CompanyO Offers discounts to schools for telecommunication and information servicesO School must provide a technology plan along with application
Wayne Public School Technology PlanO Technology PlanO 2010-2013O 4 Goal Clusters O Teacher responsibilities O District responsibilities O Maintenance O Funding
Teacher ResponsibilitiesO Integrate technology across the curriculumO Take the Technology Survey/Assessment ProfileO Create an improvement planO Use technology to increase communication
District ResponsibilitiesO Offer professional developmentO Provide training for SISO Identify a technology resourceO Provide a system that promotes collaboration between parents, teachers, students, and the community
MaintenanceO Maintain hardwareO High-Speed access and InternetO Current software
FundingO Provided by district budget and grantsO Used for maintenance, utilities, staff development, new productsO Use available resources to provide maximum funding
Technology BudgetO Determined by Board of EducationO Approximately 1.9 million dollars per yearO E-Rate provides approximately $220,000 per year
Tools Teachers and Students Should Use More Often A Student’s Perspective• Computer and Internet• Smart Board• Graphing Calculators• Cell Phones• YouTube• Power Point• Geometer’s Sketchpad• Blogs• ELMO Projector• Wikipedia
In ConclusionIn conclusion, given theWayne Public SchoolsTechnology Plan, we canbegin to research andutilize new technologiesand integrate them intoour classroom to engageour students. The bestthing we can do is use thestudents themselves asresources in order to getfresh ideas. They canhelp us change their ownfuture.
ReferencesO Office of Innovation and Improvement. (2008). Retrieved from http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oii/no npublic/erate.htmlO Wayne Public Schools three-year technology plan 2010-2013. (2010). Retrieved from http://www.wayneschools.com