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Holt presentation to dm

  1. 1. 2004 Holt Adoption Materials <ul><li>Text books </li></ul><ul><li>Online text book </li></ul><ul><li>Supplemental bound teacher resources </li></ul><ul><li>Question banks for ExamView 5.x </li></ul>
  2. 2. 2007 Holt Applications/Materials <ul><li>1200 Online Student Licenses </li></ul><ul><li>Online Teacher’s Edition </li></ul><ul><li>Online resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tutorials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice Problems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice Quizzes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parent Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ExamView 6.x Functionality </li></ul><ul><li>LAN/Scan/Paper test ability (new scanners needed) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Comparison of ’04 vs ‘07 <ul><li>Holt 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Online text </li></ul><ul><li>Text for 2 middle schools </li></ul><ul><li>Some online help </li></ul><ul><li>Basic parent resources </li></ul><ul><li>Limited feedback for practice problems </li></ul><ul><li>Hardcopy & CD teacher resource books </li></ul><ul><li>Can print pages, not as user friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used to create tests, but not LAN or scanned versions. (paper only) </li></ul><ul><li>ESL capable </li></ul><ul><li>Licensed through September 2010 (Algebra 1 & Pre-Algebra) </li></ul><ul><li>NOTE: All existing Holt online licenses for the ’04 adoption expire by January 2011! </li></ul><ul><li>Holt 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Online text </li></ul><ul><li>No text </li></ul><ul><li>No loss/damage of text books </li></ul><ul><li>Full online tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive parent resources </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive practice & quiz problems for students with feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Full CD & online teacher resource </li></ul><ul><li>CD Teacher’s edition (can be printed) </li></ul><ul><li>Can team teach with online text authors </li></ul><ul><li>Page specific printing capable </li></ul><ul><li>Students not required to carry heavy book home </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced testing/report capabilities (LAN based or scanned or paper) </li></ul><ul><li>ESL capable </li></ul><ul><li>Full function vocabulary hyperlinks </li></ul><ul><li>Online testing/reporting only works with ’07 version </li></ul><ul><li>Licensed through March 2016 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Authors of each Book <ul><li>Algebra 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>’ 04 has 4 authors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>’ 07 had 8 author </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>’ 07 has 1 author from ’04, others are from Pre-Algebra, Course 3, Course 2, Course 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pre-Algebra </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All authors from’04 are in ’07. ’07 dropped one author. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Course 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All authors from’04 are in ‘07 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Course 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 of 6 authors from ’04 are in ‘07 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Course 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 of 6 authors from ’04 are in ‘07 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>THERE ARE SOME ADDITIONAL AUTHORS FOR THE HOLT SERIES, BUT OVERALL AUTHORSHIP REMAINS UNCHANGED </li></ul>
  5. 5. ExamView Applications with ’04/’07 Holt Material <ul><li>’ 04 Holt </li></ul><ul><li>ExamView 5.x capable only </li></ul><ul><li>Can generate paper-based tests </li></ul><ul><li>Can use current test banks </li></ul><ul><li>Must be hand scored </li></ul><ul><li>No reporting available </li></ul><ul><li>’ 07 Holt </li></ul><ul><li>ExamView 5.x and 6.x capable </li></ul><ul><li>Can generate LAN/scanner/paper-based tests </li></ul><ul><li>Can use current and past test banks </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson-objective specific identification of student strengths and weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>Summary of weak areas (by lesson objective) by students and/or class </li></ul><ul><li>Instant feedback for students and teachers of quiz/exam/practice results </li></ul><ul><li>Parent/teacher conference reporting capable (see examples) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Perceived Problems with Using ’07 Holt <ul><li>CONCERN: New text books are needed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FACT: SVSD has online, licensed access for 1200 students for Course 1 through Algebra 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CONCERN: There is an unfair advantage if one school/teacher uses the ’07 version over those using the ’04 version </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FACT: the same materials are covered in the ’04 and ’07 versions. The order may differ, but the core content remains unchanged. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CONCERN: Students using the ’04 version don’t have access to the online tutorials placing them at a disadvantage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FACT: a login and password can be provided for the ’07 online text for all middle school students </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Staff Development Opportunities <ul><li>Training available for Holt ’04 and ’07 online texts </li></ul><ul><li>Training available for ExamView 5.x and 6.x </li></ul><ul><li>Training on hardware/software applications for either ’04/’07 </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation overview of ’04/’07 resource capabilities to math department staff </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation overview of ’04/’07 online resource capabilities to math department staff (if needed or desired) </li></ul><ul><li>Building of common assessments which can be scored electronically – huge district time/money savings opportunity </li></ul>
  8. 8. Feedback from Students and Parents About ’07 Text <ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><li>Love the immediate feedback on quizzes/exams </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer taking exams online </li></ul><ul><li>Regularly use the online tutorial for help </li></ul><ul><li>Use online text for printing of assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Work on practice problems/quizzes </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility for students when absent or traveling </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorials lessens the impact of extended absences </li></ul><ul><li>Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Use the online tutorials & parent resources to help their student </li></ul><ul><li>Appreciate the report features that identify specific lesson objective areas for student improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Provides parents with objective-specific indicators of student performance </li></ul><ul><li>Made parent/teacher conferences beneficial </li></ul>