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Christine Dishinger Cynthia Hackenberg Kimberly Lamp James Stewart  RFP Presentation:  Classroom Performance System April ...
Contents: <ul><li>Rationale </li></ul><ul><li>Target Audience </li></ul><ul><li>CPS System </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li...
Target Audience <ul><li>School Board </li></ul>RFP: Classroom Performance System
No Child Left Behind Act <ul><ul><ul><li>“ With passage of  No Child Left Behind , Congress reauthorized the  Elementary a...
Data Driven <ul><li>There is greater emphasis on schools to refer to and collect data on student performance when making d...
Classroom Performance System <ul><li>Classroom Performance System (CPS) is a tool from eInstruction that allow school dist...
Student benefits: <ul><ul><ul><li>Able to answer test questions at their own pace while keeping track of answers and grade...
Teachers benefits: <ul><ul><ul><li>Have immediate feedback on student comprehension through the use of various charts  </l...
District benefits: <ul><ul><ul><li>Be able to use CPS to increase benchmark test scores. CPS Online gives you immediate re...
Recommendations: <ul><li>Equip each classroom for successful implementation of the CPS system </li></ul><ul><li>Provide co...
Hardware Requirements <ul><li>Purchase a CPS unit for each classroom teacher. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kit Contents:  </li></...
Additional Requirements <ul><li>Hardware: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Desktop CPU – Minimum 2.5 GHz processor, Pentium 4, 512 MB...
Training <ul><li>It is recommended that all teachers receive training on how to use the CPS before using it with students....
CPS Technical Notes Be sure to indicate numbering of the CPS voting devices (1-30, 31-61, etc). Each device must have a di...
Costs RFP: Classroom Performance System The following slides show bidder guidelines, submission information as well as a b...
Bidder Guidelines Due Date: June 1, 2005. Please send bids to: Justin Brown Administrative Offices 11 South Street Southvi...
Information for Submission <ul><li>Bids for the purpose of consideration will be accepted in written or electronic form </...
Why Act Now? <ul><li>EduTek Midwest eInstruction  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>c/o EduTek Midwest •  1421 Woodlawn Suite B •  Gra...
References <ul><li>ED.gov, (n.d.). Archived introduction: no child left behind. Retrieved Apr. 06, 2005, from No Child Lef...
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Assignment VIIIB: RFP Presentation (Group Work)

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Assignment VIIIB: RFP Presentation (Group Work)

  1. 1. Christine Dishinger Cynthia Hackenberg Kimberly Lamp James Stewart RFP Presentation: Classroom Performance System April 12, 2005
  2. 2. Contents: <ul><li>Rationale </li></ul><ul><li>Target Audience </li></ul><ul><li>CPS System </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Costs </li></ul>
  3. 3. Target Audience <ul><li>School Board </li></ul>RFP: Classroom Performance System
  4. 4. No Child Left Behind Act <ul><ul><ul><li>“ With passage of No Child Left Behind , Congress reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) --the principal federal law affecting education from kindergarten through high school. In amending ESEA , the new law represents a sweeping overhaul of federal efforts to support elementary and secondary education in the United States. It is built on four common-sense pillars: accountability for results ; an emphasis on doing what works based on scientific research; expanded parental options; and expanded local control and flexibility.” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- (Archived Introduction: No Child Left Behind) </li></ul></ul></ul>RFP: Classroom Performance System
  5. 5. Data Driven <ul><li>There is greater emphasis on schools to refer to and collect data on student performance when making decisions on curriculum instruction. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NCREL provides tools and resources to assist in gathering data http:// www.ncrel.org/datause / </li></ul></ul>RFP: Classroom Performance System
  6. 6. Classroom Performance System <ul><li>Classroom Performance System (CPS) is a tool from eInstruction that allow school districts to collect data on student academic performance. </li></ul>RFP: Classroom Performance System
  7. 7. Student benefits: <ul><ul><ul><li>Able to answer test questions at their own pace while keeping track of answers and grades behind the scenes. Pass out a paper test and allow students to answer at their own pace. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Have the freedom of class participation as the use of the voting device enables student privacy. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Participate in class as CPS provides a non-threatening environment. </li></ul></ul></ul>RFP: Classroom Performance System
  8. 8. Teachers benefits: <ul><ul><ul><li>Have immediate feedback on student comprehension through the use of various charts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Be able to streamline grading. CPS results can be easily exported to Excel, Word, PDF, or the CPS Gradebook. </li></ul></ul></ul>RFP: Classroom Performance System
  9. 9. District benefits: <ul><ul><ul><li>Be able to use CPS to increase benchmark test scores. CPS Online gives you immediate results school- and district-wide - making CPS an ideal tool for benchmark testing. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Be able to collect data from teachers in professional development. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Be able to collect data from the community on school-related issues. </li></ul></ul></ul>RFP: Classroom Performance System
  10. 10. Recommendations: <ul><li>Equip each classroom for successful implementation of the CPS system </li></ul><ul><li>Provide comprehensive staff training </li></ul>RFP: Classroom Performance System
  11. 11. Hardware Requirements <ul><li>Purchase a CPS unit for each classroom teacher. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kit Contents: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Response pads (up to 1000 pads) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Receiver unit </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Software site license </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Software upgrades </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interface with ExamView test banks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technical support </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Carrying case </li></ul></ul></ul>RFP: Classroom Performance System
  12. 12. Additional Requirements <ul><li>Hardware: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Desktop CPU – Minimum 2.5 GHz processor, Pentium 4, 512 MBRAM, 80 GHD, CD/DVD/RW, 17” LCD monitor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smartboard Interactive Whiteboard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Laser Printer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Software: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Windows XP Operating System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kid Pix 3 Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office XP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inspiration 7.6 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Furniture/Wiring: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CPU Cart with built in surge protection and power </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network wiring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adult Task Chair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Printer stand </li></ul></ul>RFP: Classroom Performance System
  13. 13. Training <ul><li>It is recommended that all teachers receive training on how to use the CPS before using it with students. Training will consist of: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Installation/Troubleshooting of IR device to computer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creating/Importing/Editing class lists </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Importing State Standards & Benchmarks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creating/Importing/Editing quiz questions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Importing graphics </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Setting up questions for quiz taking </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Utilizing various charts </li></ul></ul></ul>RFP: Classroom Performance System
  14. 14. CPS Technical Notes Be sure to indicate numbering of the CPS voting devices (1-30, 31-61, etc). Each device must have a different number to register with the IR receiver. If you are planning to use CPS with larger groups, than it is recommended using the following numbering scheme: Class 1: 1-30 Class 2: 31-61 Class 3: 62-92 Class 4: 93-123 It is recommended that no more than 100 IR devices be used at once. There is a reduction in performance as each device has to register on one IR receiver. If you are planning to use CPS with numbers greater than 100, than it is advised to purchase the RF CPS kit version. RFP: Classroom Performance System
  15. 15. Costs RFP: Classroom Performance System The following slides show bidder guidelines, submission information as well as a buy one get one free incentive.
  16. 16. Bidder Guidelines Due Date: June 1, 2005. Please send bids to: Justin Brown Administrative Offices 11 South Street Southville, ST 00001 [email_address] RFP: Classroom Performance System
  17. 17. Information for Submission <ul><li>Bids for the purpose of consideration will be accepted in written or electronic form </li></ul><ul><li>Each item must be clearly stated and a complete cost analysis for each item must be included. </li></ul><ul><li>Each item must include a justification as to its selection over other models or manufacturers. </li></ul><ul><li>After initial review by the assistant superintendent, a bidder’s conference for the purpose of answering questions and explanation of the bid will be offered to participating vendors. At this time bidders will be offered an opportunity to tour the facilities. </li></ul><ul><li>The final decision on the bids will be made by the board no later than the first Board meeting in September, 2005. </li></ul><ul><li>Vendors will be given an opportunity to meet and have questions answered. They will also be given a tour of the facilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Written notice of acceptance or denial will be provided to all vendors submitting bids no later than two weeks after the first Board meeting in September, 2005. </li></ul><ul><li>NO BIDS WILL ACCEPTED AFTER MIDNIGHT ON JUNE 1, 2005 </li></ul>RFP: Classroom Performance System
  18. 18. Why Act Now? <ul><li>EduTek Midwest eInstruction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>c/o EduTek Midwest • 1421 Woodlawn Suite B • Grand Rapids, MI 49506 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>edutekmidwest.com • Phone (616) 942-1323 • Fax (877) 242-9266 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Instruction & Assessment • Limited Offer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Purchase one or more 32 pad systems @ $3,995 each and get an equivalent number of systems absolutely free ! An exceptional value on the best interactive response pad for today’s classrooms. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(Link to eInstruction special BOGO offer) </li></ul>RFP: Classroom Performance System
  19. 19. References <ul><li>ED.gov, (n.d.). Archived introduction: no child left behind. Retrieved Apr. 06, 2005, from No Child Left Behind - ED.gov Web site: http://www.ed.gov/nclb/overview/intro/index.html . </li></ul><ul><li>eInstruction, (n.d.). Retrieved Apr. 06, 2005, from eInstruction - The Global Leader in Interactive Response Systems Web site: http://www.einstruction.com/ . </li></ul><ul><li>EduTekMidwest, (n.d.). Edutek midwest. Retrieved Apr. 06, 2005, from EduTek Web site: http:// www.edutekmidwest.com / . </li></ul><ul><li>NCREL - Learning Point Associates, (n.d.). Data use home. Retrieved Apr. 06, 2005, from North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL) Web site: http:// www.ncrel.org/datause / . </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Technologies, (n.d.). Retrieved Apr. 9, 2005, from Smart Technologies Web site: http:// www.smarttech.com / . </li></ul>

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