Objective today:1. Understand the use of technology in IISD’s middle schools2. Provide insight about E-Rate and what benefits it could provide to our campus and community
Long Range Technology Plan for Irving ISD 2010-2013 Committee Make-up2- students2- parents5- community members11- teachers/ techs/librarians7- Vice-Principals/ Principals25- coordinators, superintendants, and programdirectors/specialists Irving ISD Long Range Plan for Technology p. 2-3
IISD Technology 3-Year Budget Plan Technology Expenditures Teaching and Learning $16,733,929.00 Budget $23,086,876.00 Educator Preparation and Development Budget Leadership, Administration and Support Budget Infrastructure for$1,284,501.00 Technology Budget $4,329,468.00 Irving ISD Long Range Plan for Technology p. 1
District must Written provide a curriculum robust, reliabl must include e the integration infrastructure of technology District must Instruction mustprovide more develop students’PD to teachers Identified Technology creativity and and problem solvingadministrators Needs through technology District needs to provide District more online wireless learning infrastructure opportunities needs to be for students & upgraded teachers Irving ISD Long Range Plan for Technology p. 7
E-Rate Webinar informationDate: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 Time: 1:00 PM eastern time To Register: http://evanced.info/webjunction/evanced/eve ntsignup.asp?ID=1691 Click link to registerThis year’s application deadline is Thursday March 24th.
Overview:Technology integration in the classroom environment is vital toour 21st century learners. The Government, State, and District allwork together to provide a plan to incorporate technology andmedia tools for our students. Professional development foreducators on the use of student-centered technology use is a keyarea for improvement in our district and state. Thank you! Questions and Answers?!
CitationsDepartment of Education, (2000). Discounted Telecommunications Services for Schools and libraries E-Rate Fact Sheet. Retrieved March 1, 2011 from http://www2.ed.gov/Technology/comm-mit.htmlLong Range Technology Plan 2010-2013. (November 16, 2009). Retrieved February 28, 2011 from http://www.irvingisd.net/technology/documents/lrtp.pdfTexas State Library and Archives Commission, (September 2009). E-Rate in Texas: 1998-2008 Retrieved March 2, 2011 from: http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/ld/funding/eratereport.pdf
Library Media CenterThe library at de Zavala Middle School provides personal computers withinternet as well as an interactive white board and overhead. The libraryalso has several books on cassette, e-books, and a video section.
Smart BoardsEvery classroom is set up with interactive white boards that both theteachers and students utilize. This particular smart board is in Ms. AnikaPena’s 8th grade Science classroom.
ALEX programOur district and campus has an account with ALEX which is an interactiveMath program and GIZMOS.
LabsDe Zavala Middle School is set up with a Technology lab, a multi-mediaclassroom, and a Career and Tech classroom. Teachers like Mr. TonyGhaffarian (above) are able to facilitate students in the learning process asthe students use technology to enhance their knowledge.