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  1. 1. WELCOME Students Working To Advance Technology, Inc. www.swatweb.net Lucy Miller-Ganfield President .
  2. 2. I am honored to announce! <ul><li>January 25, 2010-Microsoft and the Corporation for National and Community Service Launch New Initiative to Promote Student Leadership in the Classroom - SWAT forms new Partnerships, read about it here. </li></ul>To Start your own SWAT program visit http://www.swatweb.net/materials.html
  3. 3. Karen Cator, Director for the Office of Education Technology, congratulates Lucy, Chuck and Jessica for their efforts with the SWAT program! Microsoft Office, Washington DC
  4. 4. The mission of the nationally recognized SWAT (Students Working to Advance Technology) concept is to promote student leadership training, address technology competencies, and provide outreach to the community through parental involvement, corporate support, and student community service. It is also a goal to encourage collaboration among student SWAT Teams nationally.
  5. 5. A SWAT Team is directed by a motivated teacher and is comprised of any number of students who wish to form a structured group to advance the technology program at their school. The students advance their level of technical skills while also assisting other students, teachers and the community with computer skills.
  6. 6. Thanks to Chuck Drake Forest Park's SWAT program becomes the 'best practice' model for the State of Virginia! Learn More about Forest Park High's SWAT program, refurbishing computers, Podcast, http://tiny.cc/SOUoy
  7. 7. Anna Pollard’s SWAT program is Featured in THE PRINCIPAL MAGAZINE! East Garner Magnet School in Garner NC To read the article visit http://www.naesp.org/resources/2/Principal/2008/N-Dp54.pdf To see more of this model SWAT program click http://computerskills.inspiring teachers.com/swatclub_site.html
  8. 8. Lucy Miller-Ganfield, Founder of the SWAT Team Program is available for consultation Contact Lucy at [email_address] Whoever said learning can't be fun has not seen the future of technology!
  9. 9. <ul><ul><li>How do I start a SWAT Team? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assess the school’s technology needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solicit school and community involvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design the SWAT program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Announce to students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students get permission, apply and interview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select the team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Train the students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluate the program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click Here for the Replication Materials </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Use your Stimulus Money to start a SWAT Team NOW! Do what Chip is doing! &quot;Hi...I'm Chip Hoover, Technology Coach at William Penn Senior High in York PA.  Your SWAT concept jumped out on my internet search and seems to be what I am looking for to involve our high school students. Now, with a large influx of stimulus money I've become much more interested in getting our students engaged to assist with our staff next school year as they utilize the equipment that was recently purchased.”
  11. 11. Content Available Replication Materials Grants SWAT Camp Manual SWAT Assessment Tool Kit UbD Podcasting Unit Parent Training Guide Technology TIP's E-Book For Children Order Here Coming soon ! Service Learning Grants and Modules and Online SWAT Moodle Training Resources for teachers, parents and students
  12. 12. Purchase SWAT Content and Resources and have a SWAT program in your school and community! To order the SWAT Resources visit http://www.swatweb.net/materials.html or contact Lucy at [email_address]
  13. 13. <ul><li>The SWAT Team may consist of specialized &quot;Task Force Teams&quot; formed to address the job force objectives and the technology goals at any school. Types of jobs may include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Master –Design and maintain school website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Researcher –Assist teachers with research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Buddy –Assist younger students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia Crew -Design Media Presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile Unit –Community Service (Learn and Serve and Service Learning) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Central Unit –Computer maintenance, and recycling </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>SWAT Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>SWAT Clubs can meet before & after school, on weekends, at home, and during the school day </li></ul><ul><li>Middle and High School </li></ul><ul><li>The SWAT program can be managed as an elective class </li></ul><ul><li>or after school activity </li></ul><ul><li>SWAT can replace computer basics or enrichment classes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SWAT can Partner with Community Service projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>such as Learn and Serve America </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home School Technology Initiatives as well </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Benefits of a SWAT Team Empower students to be leaders Tap into kids natural tech savvy Catalyst for change Save teachers time Engage the community
  16. 16. If you would like to promote the SWAT program though partner programs, donated services, financial support and/or banner advertising on www.swatweb.net please contact Lucy Miller-Ganfield at [email_address] Partnerships 2010-SWAT Partners with START 2009-SWAT and Virginia STAR form a Partnership
  17. 17. Register your SWAT Team at (Mandatory for all SWAT Concept users) www.swatweb.net SWAT CD, Available Be a part of a growing community who puts kids first! Stay connected with other SWAT Leaders Encourage student to student collaboration Enrich your school and community
  18. 18. TIP (Technology Information Provider) (Singapore copyright 2007) TIP is a gender-neutral character who gives computer advice to children in Singapore, is now featured in each issue of Reading Plus Magazine. TIP's mission is to empower others with technology information and to promote Learning Values, Reading Literacy and Cooperative Learning through the use of Technology. Order the TIP EBook at http://www.swatweb.net/materials.html
  19. 19. <ul><li>SWAT Leadership Development Tactics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduce New Teachers to School Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduce Seasoned Teachers to New Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve Sense of Self Worth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve Technology utilization in the community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage Business Partnerships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage Collaboration </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Plan a SWAT Summer Camp The mission of the SWAT Camp is to provide accelerated, technology-based learning programs based on current trends and student interest, in a relaxed learning atmosphere. To order the SWAT Camp Manual Visit http://www.swatweb.net/materials.html
  21. 21. SWAT National Leaders in the past……. Doreen Rose Magnet Technology Specialist Queens, NY Jim Havercamp NCSSM Middle School SWAT Camp Video Production Chuck Drake-Forest Park High School Virginia Jon Davis NC State SWAT Director, NCSSM Carmelita Santiago Atlanta, GA Gloria Cortez, Bogotá, Columbia
  22. 22. Robert R. Rojas Elementary  School SWAT Team Helen Marie Holt SWAT Leader Socorro, Texas
  23. 23. Mr. Thibault Iber Holmes Gove Middle School SWAT Team 2005
  24. 24. While thousands of Chicago youth played softball, went to the beach, or played in parks, 16 students found an alternative way to spend their summer. They learned to build, repair, diagnose, and analyze computer hardware. IIT SWAT
  25. 25. All states colored in BLACK illustrate where SWAT Team programs and/or SWAT participants have been located . The SWAT National Community
  26. 26. Susan Naysnerski Tech. Coordinator K-4 Narragansett Elementary School 55 Mumford Road Narragansett, RI 02882 http://www.ri.net/schools/Narragansett/NES/SWAT/swat.html
  27. 27. More SWAT Leaders St. James Catholic School on Wabash Avenue in the South Loop of Chicago, called &quot;Bronzeville&quot; Sr. Mary Therese Freymann, BVM Technology/Information Coordinator at St. James and Children of Peace Schools in Chicago Ms. Edwena Brunell and Robert Johnson, SWAT Student
  28. 28. Cindy Newton’s SWAT Team Eastview Elementary Connersville, IN 47331 [email_address] http://fayette.k12.in.us/eastview/class/newton.htm
  29. 29. SWAT Distance Learning Educational Future Now Center North Carolina School of Science and Math (NCSSM) The SWAT students provided on-site support at each one of the seven Distance Learning sites across the state of North Carolina
  30. 30. Operate cameras/control broadcasts Troubleshoot equipment problems Maintain equipment Assist Teachers, students and the community with the use of software Download/install software Web page design Technical Assistance General Computer Operations NCSSM Cyber Campus Assistants/SWAT Team Duties
  31. 31. NCSSM SWAT Summer Camp 2001-2002 On site & off site
  32. 32. SWAT Historical Highlights! SWAT Partnership with the START Project SWAT returns home to NC! SWAT is Published in Eschool News and The Principal Magazine SWAT moves to Singapore SWAT is Published in T.H.E. Journal, Triumph of the Nerds, “ How Geeks Became Chic” TIP (Technology Information Provider) is introduced in Singapore’s Reading Plus and SnapTrap magazines SWAT Gets Published in Teacher Magazine & the Chicago Tribune The SWAT Camp Manual is developed The SWAT Content CD is copyrighted SWAT Goes District-Wide SWAT Goes International
  33. 33. Please Share! Please send me periodic updates about your SWAT program so that I may showcase your efforts on www.swatweb.net
  34. 34. www..swatweb.net was proud to be hosted by The Illinois Institute of Technology Thanks to the efforts of Kevin Smith and Joy Robinson at the Digital Media Center at IIT, The SWAT website was supported by the Illinois Institute of Technology, (IIT) A technical university located in the heart of Chicago (http://www.iit.edu)
  35. 35. SWAT says goodbye to Singapore! <ul><ul><li>I am now directing SWAT from my home office in North Carolina, USA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SWAT is still growing! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I hope to hear from you soon! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>