Technology Integration Coach Report

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A report given by the Technology Integration Coach of a Pennsylvania School District to members and guests the local School Board.

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Technology Integration Coach Report

  1. 1. TechnologyIntegrationCoach ReportJanuary 2010<br />The State of<br />21st Century Teaching and Learning<br />at Whitehall<br />
  2. 2. An Old Job in a new EraThe Role of aTechnologyIntegration Coach<br />
  3. 3. The TechnologyIntegration Coach…<br />Assists classroom teachers to successfully integrate the use of effective 21st Century teaching strategies and multiple technologies<br />Provides “just in time,” embedded and ongoing professional development for teachers, staff, and administration<br />
  4. 4. The TechnologyIntegration Coach…<br />Facilitates school-based high quality professional development, working with teachers (in teams or individually)<br />Models the effective use of technology integration strategies and multiple technologies into curriculum<br />Co-teaches in order to help teachers using new strategies and technologies<br />
  5. 5. the TIC Helps Teachers keep One of these…<br />FROM BECOMINGA very Expensive…<br />… One of these!<br />
  6. 6. The Technology Integration Coach is a…<br />Learner<br />Assistant<br />Researcher<br />Confidant<br />Co-lesson planner<br />Co-teacher<br />Resource<br />Solution-finder<br /><ul><li>First responder
  7. 7. Presenter
  8. 8. Developer
  9. 9. Dreamer
  10. 10. Long-range Planner
  11. 11. Demonstrator
  12. 12. Facilitator
  13. 13. And more!</li></li></ul><li>Changing the way we Teach and learnintegrating21st Century Teachingand Learning Styles<br />
  14. 14. 21st Century Teaching and Learning promotes skills necessary for survival in a global technological economy…<br />Critical Thinking and Problem Solving<br />Collaboration across Networks and Leading by Influence <br />Intellectual Agility, Flexibility, andAdaptability<br />Initiative and Entrepreneurialism <br />
  15. 15. 21st Century Teaching and Learning promotes skills necessary for survival in a global technological economy…<br />Effective Oral and Written Communication Skills<br />Ability to Access and Analyze Information<br />Authenticity – working on real problems using real data to find real solutions<br />Curiosity and Imagination <br />
  16. 16. And more…<br />Hardware knowledge<br />Network navigation skills<br />Ability to synthesize ideas from huge amounts of raw information<br />Database skills<br />Vetting skills – is it or is it not valid information<br />Cultural awareness and interaction skills<br />
  17. 17. And more…<br /><ul><li>Excellent reading, math, and writing skills
  18. 18. Navigating through, participating in, and creating content for global social networks
  19. 19. Strong video, image, and audio production skills
  20. 20. Working for a world-wide audience instead of a teacher or a boss
  21. 21. The list goes on!</li></li></ul><li>21st Century Teaching and Learning Utilizes 21st Century Tools<br />Workstations<br />Laptops<br />Wireless networks<br />Public Wi-fi<br />Hand-held devices<br />Cloud computing<br />Global networks<br />Social networking<br />Online learning<br />Gaming devices<br /><ul><li>Global partnerships
  22. 22. Mash-ups
  23. 23. Blogs
  24. 24. Wikis
  25. 25. VoIP
  26. 26. A host ofWeb 2.0 + tools
  27. 27. Global resources
  28. 28. And more</li></li></ul><li>Planning For Tomorrowas we adapt to todayRevamping theK-12 TechnologyCurriculum<br />
  29. 29. Solid Curriculum<br />Flows From the Standards<br />PDE’s Standards Aligned System is making the curriculum creation and improvement cycle more efficient and effective every day!<br />
  30. 30. pdesas.org<br />
  31. 31. Building Curriculum<br />with 21st century tools<br />
  32. 32. Some things we are considering AS WE BUILD A Revamp the TECH CURRICULUM…<br /><ul><li> Addition of new skills and new knowledge into the curriculum
  33. 33. How important will traditional skills actually be inthe 21st Century… keyboarding for example!
  34. 34. How do we address an ever-increasing body of knowledge and incorporate numerous new skills in the time we have available?</li></li></ul><li>What’s happening now?The Change is under way<br />
  35. 35. Things Happening<br />www.wcsd.wikispaces.net<br />Purchase of Wikispaces Private Label account 9/09<br />Includes Administrative oversight of all wikis and users<br />56 Teacher Wikis as of 1/8/10<br />1, 356 users registered as of 1/8/10<br />Wikis are being used for everything fromclassroom wikis/web pages to Zephyr Radio and Club Wikis<br />
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  42. 42. Things Happening<br />Moodle.CLIU.org<br />Moodle = Modular Object Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment<br />Excellent platform for integrating 21st Century Teaching and Learning!<br />Currently have 99 course spaces for many grade levels at Moodle.CLIU.org<br />Moodle is being used for everything from providing links to Web 2.0 tools to preparing for and administering final exams!<br />
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  47. 47. Other Things Happening<br />Laptops, Smart Board, and two projectors utilized heavily in the High School Library<br />Computer carts based in TIC office used daily<br />Computer carts and other technology scheduled completely online<br />Numerous hardware and software trainings offered in groups and individually<br />
  48. 48. Other Things Happening<br />Classroom Performance Systems (the clickers) are being used more frequently<br />More teachers engaging in self-directed training such as webinars<br />Teachers throughout the district are working to incorporate 21st Century teaching techniques into their lesson plans<br />
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  50. 50. On the way…<br />
  51. 51. On the way…<br />
  52. 52. On the way…<br />Wow!<br />Do you see future discussions here?<br />
  53. 53. A walk throughThe high SchoolOne day Last Week<br />
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  69. 69. http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/JxD9b5DH_P8FQ6CeNV8BTw<br />

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