Hhh Boe Tech Preso Nov 2007


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Presentation given to the Half Hollow Hills Board of Education
November 19, 2007
Status of the Instructional Computing program

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    1. 1. 21st Century Learning: an HHH Technology Perspective Half Hollow Hills Board of Education Meeting November 19, 2007
    2. 2. Learning for the 21st Century <ul><li>Emphasis on learning skills, 21st century tools, global awareness, and other elements of 21st century curriculum can — and should — coexist with core content. &quot;Both [basic and 21st century skills] are essential, … and, when taught concurrently, one reinforces the other.&quot; </li></ul>
    3. 3. Partnership for 21 st Century Skills <ul><li>Public-private organization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business and community leaders, educators, administrators, and parents </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Formed in 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Mandated to create “model of learning that incorporates 21st century skills into our system of education” </li></ul>
    4. 4. Elements of 21 st Century Learning <ul><li>Core Subjects Expand focus beyond &quot;basic competency&quot; to understanding academic content at much higher levels </li></ul>
    5. 5. Elements of 21 st Century Learning <ul><li>2. Learning Skills: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thinking critically </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applying knowledge to new situations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehending new ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analyzing information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solving problems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Making decisions </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Elements of 21 st Century Learning <ul><li>3. 21st Century Tools Incorporating information and communication technologies into education at all levels </li></ul>
    7. 7. Elements of 21 st Century Learning <ul><li>21st Century Context </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Experiences relevant to students' lives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experiences connected with the world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experiences based on authentic projects </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Elements of 21 st Century Learning <ul><li>5. 21st Century Content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Awareness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial, Business and Economic Literacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Civic Literacy </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Elements of 21 st Century Learning <ul><li>6. Assessments that Measure 21st Century Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Balancing traditional tests with classroom assessments to measure range of students' skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using technology-based assessments to deliver immediate feedback </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. The New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce <ul><li>Profile of Successful Workers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top academic performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative and innovative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Able to learn quickly </li></ul></ul>National Center on Education and the Economy
    11. 11. So, what are we doing??
    12. 12. Technology Initiatives 07-08 <ul><li>eBoards </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher laptop pilot </li></ul><ul><li>Projectors </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Literacy Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Keyboarding grades 3 and 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Gradebook </li></ul><ul><li>LIU Partnership </li></ul>
    13. 13. eBoards <ul><li>Communication tool between home and school </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Photos of classwork </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources for parents </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Student work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Geography webquest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where in the world? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Motivation and notes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Question of the week, Calc AB </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Art <ul><li>Videos - </li></ul><ul><li>Art History podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>McDonald’s Honorable Mention </li></ul><ul><li>Texture Portraits - Computer Graphics </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Graphics </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Graphics </li></ul><ul><li>i-Charts - </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Montages - </li></ul>
    15. 15. Science Curriculum <ul><li>Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Bio Textbook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animal adaptations </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Foreign Language <ul><li>Video conference with France </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts and Vodcasts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vocabulary and Skits </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Language Arts <ul><li>Authentic writing experiences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs in the writing process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Harry Potter </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Middle East </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contributing to a global community </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Social Studies <ul><li>Online resources to support curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Civil Rights podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Public Service announcement </li></ul>
    19. 19. Keyboarding <ul><li>Grades 4 and 3 </li></ul>
    20. 20. Teacher Laptop Pilot <ul><li>51 teachers K-12 received a laptop </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers also get a projector for their classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers participate in 17.5 hours of additional professional development </li></ul>
    21. 21. Professional Development <ul><li>Tech course content models integration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Classes connected to curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Going Green </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How-to videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of Web 2 tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bubbleshare </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Atomic Learning </li></ul></ul>
    22. 22. Effect on Students and Parents <ul><li>Continued integration of tech into curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Creation of content by students and teachers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students have wide audience for their work </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increased communication between school and home </li></ul><ul><ul><li>eBoards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parent Portal and Electronic gradebook </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students learning 21 st Century skills </li></ul>
    23. 23. Thank you, Gracias , Merci, Danke, 谢谢 , ありがとう , Hanktay ouyay for all you have done to get us to this point, and for your continued support!!!!
    24. 24. Global awareness <ul><li>Using 21st century skills to understand and address global issues </li></ul><ul><li>Learning from and working collaboratively with individuals representing diverse cultures, religions, and lifestyles in a spirit of mutual respect and open dialogue in personal, work, and community contexts </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting the study of languages other than English as a tool for understanding other nations and cultures </li></ul>
    25. 25. Financial, economic, and business literacy <ul><li>Knowing how to make appropriate personal economic choices </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding the role of the economy and the role of business in the economy </li></ul><ul><li>Applying appropriate 21st century skills to function as a productive contributor within an organizational setting </li></ul><ul><li>Integrating oneself within and adapting continually to our nation's evolving economic and business environment </li></ul>
    26. 26. Civic Literacy <ul><li>Being an informed citizen to participate effectively in government </li></ul><ul><li>Exercising the rights and obligations of citizenship at local, state, national, and global levels </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding the local and global implications of civic decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Applying 21 st century skills to make intelligent choices as a citizen </li></ul>
    27. 27. Partnership for 21 st Century Skills <ul><li>Key Partners </li></ul><ul><ul><li>US Department of Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Appalachian Technology in Education Consortium </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strategic Partners </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Amer. Assoc. of School Librarians </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consortium for School Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Society for Technology in Education </li></ul></ul>