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Week 10 group presentation computer

  1. 1. The Use of Computers Caynon Strickland, Desha Mills, Rubisela Lucatero Dr. Gayle J. Dodson EDAD 5335
  2. 2. Action Plan Caynon Strickland Principal ISLCC Standard 3 Principal Computer Use Desha Mills Student Technology in the Classroom Advantages of Computer use Skills Develop through computer use Benefits in the learning Environment Computer Use and Family Involvement Principal’s Responsibilities Rubisela Lucatero Teacher Technology Standards for teachers 5 Internet Technologies school teachers need to know Principles for integrating Technology in the Curriculum Technology planning Three keys to Technology Excellence
  3. 3. Computer Use ~ the Principal Caynon Strickland
  4. 4. ISLCC Standard 3 “A school administrator is an educational leader who promotes the success of all students by ensuring management of the organization, operations, and resources for a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment.”
  5. 5. “The most effective way school administrators can promote technology use is to themselves be knowledgeable and effective users of technology” Betty Kistler
  6. 6. Where to Begin? International Society for Technology in Education’s standards for administrators
  7. 7. Principal Computer use Communication Record Keeping Information Gathering Support
  8. 8. © dean rohrer/the ispot COMMUNICATION
  9. 9. E-Mail Facebook Twitter Blog Chatroom Wiki Surveys
  10. 10. Record Keeping Image:
  11. 11. Entering and Managing Information Student Discipline (TxEIS) Reports to Central Office (Word Processor) Teacher Walk-Throughs (Mobile Principal) Teacher Information Notes (Word Processor) Teacher Evaluations (School Stream – district forms) Work Orders and Other forms (School Stream) School Improvement Plan (word processor) Substitutes (AESOP)
  12. 12. Accessing Information Attendance Grades Contact Information Health Information Scheduling
  13. 13. Each institution has its own unique way of keeping track of and reporting school data. Here are a couple of useful sites: List of software: Process for evaluating software:
  14. 14. Information Gathering Image:
  15. 15. Useful Informational sites for Texas Principals: Texas Education Agency Texas Association of School Principals Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association University Interscholastic League$ext.TacPage?sl=R&app=9&p_d ir=&p_rloc=&p_tloc=&p_ploc=&pg=1&p_tac=&ti=19&pt=7&ch=247&rl=2 Texas Administrative Code – Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators
  16. 16. Support Image:
  17. 17. As school leaders, we must realize we are in this together with one common goal: what is best for students. Some useful computer sites where principals can share with and learn from one another: (collective thoughts of school administrators that want to share best practices in education) (principals share effective strategies that positively impact their school) (time management for school leaders) (provides interesting commentary and useful suggestions for leading your school) (information and tips for school principals)
  18. 18. Other computer use implications for the principal Picture: 38342239
  19. 19. The Digital Divide (providing equity and access to students) Online Safety (Internet use policies in place) Copyright (Ensuring teachers and students follow copyright laws)
  20. 20. Computer Use by Students Desha Mills
  21. 21. Technology in the Classroom Technology can be used as tools to create instructional materials or as presentation devices to provide information in a variety of ways; • Ebooks • Smartboards • Powerpoint • Global communication
  22. 22. Advantages of Computer Use The potential to reach students with various ability learning styles An increase in student’s interest and motivation throughout the school day Teachers prepare students for future use through different stages of their life
  23. 23. Advantages for “At Risk” Population The use of technology can lead to improvements in math, science, social studies, and language arts. At Risk population can demonstrate: Improved attitude Improved Confidence Improved writing skills
  24. 24. Advantage Over Traditional Methods of Assessment • Active participation through increase motivation which leads to purposeful learning, self-confidence, and self-esteem • Application of knowledge through higher order thinking projects • Students’ portfolios in various subject areas will allow teachers to demonstrate and assess growth
  25. 25. Skills Develop through Computer Use Usage can enhance information processing skills Ability to locate information Work in groups Develop presentation skills
  26. 26. Skills Develop through Computer Use Tutoring for basic reading and math skills Students control their own pace Instant feedback
  27. 27. Benefits in the Learning Environment Improve whole group lessons Enhance the curriculum Provide visualization Flexibility of how students are assess on content Share resources Able to demonstrate difficult concept in various content.
  28. 28. Computer Use and Family Involvement Increase communication with parents at home Parents develop their own computer skills Spending more time with their families Less time watching TV
  29. 29. Principal’s Responsibilities Staff and student training on Internet Safety Proper documentation of parental permission for student use Proper documentation of parental permission for photography or video of student Staff development throughout the year on integration of technology in the curriculum Teacher and student access to the proper technology. Principal is responsible for obtaining and securing grants for the appropriate technology, if district is unable to provide to schools
  30. 30. Computer Use by Teachers Rubisela Lucatero
  31. 31. Technology Standards for teachers
  32. 32. Technology Standards for teachers I. Technology Operations and Concepts II. Planning and Designing Learning Environments III. Teaching, Learning, and the Curriculum IV. Assessment and Evaluation V. Productivity and Professional Practice VI. Social, Ethical, Legal, and Humans Issues
  33. 33. 5 Internet Technologies teachers need to know
  34. 34. 5 Internet Technologies teachers need to know 1. Classroom Management applications 2. Lecture Capture 3. Parent Portals 4. SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) 5. Skype
  35. 35. Principles for integrating Technology in the Curriculum
  36. 36. Principles for integrating Technology in the Curriculum 1. Develop a plan for the assistive technology implementation 2. Time to plan instruction using the assistive technology in the classroom 3. Materials age-appropriate and motivating to the individual student 4. Learn to use the assistive technology before it is introduced into the daily classroom routine
  37. 37. Principles for integrating Technology in the Curriculum 5. Easily accessible within the classroom 6. Create materials that are specific too the curriculum 7. Training and technical 8. Support from classmates 9. Others who are using the assistive technology successfully
  38. 38. Principles for integrating Technology in the Curriculum 10. The value of support 11. Special education support for student expectations 12. Administrative support 13. An Assistive technology team coordinators 14. Procedures 15. Using settings other than the classroom
  39. 39. Technology Planning
  40. 40. Technology Planning Teachers can: Ask to be involve in the planning process Utilize technology to involve students in an engaging curriculum Help other teachers integrate technology Communicate concern and propose changes Display enthusiasm and try something new
  41. 41. Technology Planning Three keys to Technology Excellence Community involvement Staff development Planning
  42. 42. Works Cited (Principal)  Brockmeier, L., Pate, J., & Leech, D. (2010). Principals' Use of Computer Technology. Journal of Technology Integration in the Classroom, 2(3), 85-90.  Connected Principals. (n.d.). Connected Principals. Retrieved January 24, 2014, from  Demski, J. (2012, June 1). The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Tech-Leading Principals: Unwrapping the Key Attributes That Transform Principals into Effective Technology Leaders in Their Schools and in Their Districts. T H E Journal, July 2012, 1-7.  Forman, K. & Soloff J. (2010). Preparing for educational leadership. Boston, MA: Pearson Learning Solutions.  Garland, V. (2010). Emerging Technology Trends and Ethical Practices for the School Principal. J. EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS, 38(1), 39-49.  Larkin, P. (2013). Tweeting the Good News and Other Ways to use Social Media. Educational Leadership, 70(7), 70-72.  Starr, L. (2009, September 23). The Administrator's Role in Technology Integration. Education World:. Retrieved January 22, 2014, from  Welcome to the Texas Education Agency. (n.d.). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved January 22, 2014, from  Williamson, R. (n.d.). Great new Resources for Principals. Education Partnerships, Inc. Retrieved January 24, 2013, from
  43. 43. Works Cited (Student) login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=85833634&site=edslive">Making Best Practices Better.</a> <a href="">Mobile Devices Drive Creative Instruction.</a> <a href="">Using Technology to make a Difference.</a> <a href="">Our Digital Conversion.</a>
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