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  • Punya this summer
  • Remind them we sent the tool kit; these are the Level 1 and Level 2 tools. There are staples that faculty use w/o assistance
  • They don’t know all- and the philosophy is one of figure it out- when they come to help desk- they need to see “figure it out” –faculty need to see figure it out
  • Language lab Audio visual
  • Specific to tech supportIs Skype playing nice with filter-
  • Specific to tech supportIs Skype playing nice with filter-
  • Specific to tech supportIs Skype playing nice with filter-
  • Bullet 1- we’ll talk about portfolio, differentiation and formative assessment inititative, 3D worlds, DyKnow, Moodle - show how classroom impacted when it doesn’t work or students don’t have computers.. Audit – machines, portal--- We will audit webassign, portfolios, and learnosity next year School standard for spending x
  • Tech Report

    1. 1. Academic Technology Partnering for the Students As we Make Innovation Tradition
    2. 2. TPACK Model of Integration
    3. 7. 2010 CIT Ecosystem v Web 2.0 Tools Software
    4. 8. Loose Ends <ul><li>Support and Understanding of Language Lab </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider move to Mac Lab in future </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Options to turn tablet into lab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mango </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learnosity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wimba </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quia </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moodle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>AV Equipment </li></ul>
    5. 9. Academic Technology Strategic Plan <ul><li>An Update </li></ul><ul><li>Places to Partner </li></ul>
    6. 10. Key Points <ul><li>Develop forward-thinking curriculum that includes contemporary (21st century) literacies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be responsive and intentional in the inclusion of emerging technologies; change, grow, and innovate as   opportunities become available and relevant to K-12 education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Employ virtual worlds as venues for collaboration </li></ul></ul></ul>
    7. 11. <ul><li>Leverage technology to strengthen our commitment to Best Practice and diverse learning strategies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Implementing differentiation, UbD, formative assessment increasingly tied to technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(LAMS, DyKnow) </li></ul></ul>
    8. 12. <ul><li>Converge social networking, online collaboration, and global connections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Should see growth in Wimba </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased use of Skype </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Might need a Ning Replacement </li></ul></ul>
    9. 13. Places to Partner with Strategic Plan <ul><li>Increase understanding of the academic environment and its interface with technology by all members of the technology department </li></ul><ul><li>Create redundancy in roles to ensure timely, effective support is always available </li></ul><ul><li>Perform an annual audit of the efficiency and efficacy of applications and processes that support the academic program </li></ul>
    10. 14. Academic Initiatives and Software that Supports the Strategic Plan
    11. 15. Portfolios Brief Overview Browser Problems?
    12. 16. DyKnow <ul><li>Increased use with formative assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Increased use with group differentiation </li></ul><ul><li>Students will really need to have a laptop every day- considerations for loaner policy </li></ul><ul><li>Projection mode and wireless projection </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Session- Tech Attendance? </li></ul>
    13. 17. Moodle/LAMS <ul><li>Potential to pass portal </li></ul><ul><li>Need to get LAMS up and running </li></ul><ul><li>Need to figure out groupings </li></ul><ul><li>Needs MICDS branding </li></ul>
    14. 18. Google Apps <ul><li>Really want everything but mail activated </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Session - Need to get up by summer PD date July 21ish </li></ul>
    15. 19. WikiSpaces
    16. 20. OpenSimulator <ul><li>Create Gallery Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Need to work together on the config files </li></ul><ul><li>Need to figure out how to add users and classes as needed </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Session – Can tech attend </li></ul>
    17. 21. Computer Science
    18. 22. Growth Trends for Next Year <ul><li>Increased use of wikispaces, moodle, google apps as we move to more student-centered collaborative space- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Movement away from portal for anything but grades if its not faster and maybe even if it is </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increased use of tools for differentiations, formative and portfolio assessment, self reflection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tablet in every class will become more important </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increased use of tools that allow for connection globally </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wimba, Skype </li></ul></ul>
    19. 23. Emerging US/MS CIT Role 1 Part Tech Integration 1 Part Tech Support 1 Part Curriculum Revision 1 Part Faculty Professional Development (apart from summer) Consistent with the TPACK model Administrative Push-Charged with “winning the NAIS” tech award Admissions Push
    20. 24. Summer for CIT Summer Academy Curriculum Revision Meetings Creation of Faculty Handbook of TPCK + UbD, DI, Assessment strategies Development of 3D World Development of 9 th grade history portfolio, 9 th grade advisory/leadership portfolio,