Strategic Action Committee  for Technology Professional Development  Sub-Committee November 2008 Jeff Swiatowicz, Ryan Car...
The district should create a general District Technology Website that would provide a centralized location for a variety o...
The district should create a “curriculum” for Technology PD that builds upon, or scaffolds, technology skills .   Kent Sch...
The district should consistently focus on integrating technology into  instruction  in order to most effectively and effic...
The district should provide consistent and sufficient support for teachers with all technology initiatives  Image from:  h...
The district should use technology to provide Professional Development  Image from:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/ocean_of...
The district could insert technology questions into the Professional Goal form for all teachers in order to provide a leve...
The district could provide compensation (salary credits?) to teachers who voluntarily participate in or provide internal P...
The district could provide an annual, multi-day Technology Institute that highlights, encourages and reinforces the use of...
Other Articles and Resources <ul><li>NCrtec: North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium </li></ul><ul><ul><...
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    1. 1. Strategic Action Committee for Technology Professional Development Sub-Committee November 2008 Jeff Swiatowicz, Ryan Carroll, Chris Brand, Nicki Callahan, Carolyn Marcato
    2. 2. The district should create a general District Technology Website that would provide a centralized location for a variety of technology information, support and PD. Image from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/yeabiz/418445757/ Example: Lexington County School District 1
    3. 3. The district should create a “curriculum” for Technology PD that builds upon, or scaffolds, technology skills . Kent School District: Technology Integration Page Images from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/45972699/ 2
    4. 4. The district should consistently focus on integrating technology into instruction in order to most effectively and efficiently impact student learning. Images from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/48011843/ Article: Using Technology to Improve Student Achievement Examples: Redding, CT Elementary School Lee’s Summit, NJ School District 3
    5. 5. The district should provide consistent and sufficient support for teachers with all technology initiatives Image from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/16033575@N05/1795796273/ Michigan Department of Education: Rubric for Technology Professional Development 4
    6. 6. The district should use technology to provide Professional Development Image from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ocean_of_stars/2619930823/ Examples: Kent County School District Technology Tutorials and Resources ISTE Webinars It doesn’t always have to be about technology: NMSA Webinars 5
    7. 7. The district could insert technology questions into the Professional Goal form for all teachers in order to provide a level of accountability to the administration. Image from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/catholicsun/443767232/ 6
    8. 8. The district could provide compensation (salary credits?) to teachers who voluntarily participate in or provide internal Professional Development on non-PD days as incentive to improve skills and instruction. Image from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/21502230@N02/2899616648/ 7
    9. 9. The district could provide an annual, multi-day Technology Institute that highlights, encourages and reinforces the use of technology in the classroom. Images from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mimiw/1878700854/ Example: Westport Summer ITL Institute 8
    10. 10. Other Articles and Resources <ul><li>NCrtec: North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.ncrtec.org/pd/llwt/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  Designing Professional Development for Integrating Technology. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(look at the list of articles and resources at the bottom of the page) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.ncrtec.org/pd/llwt/prof.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing Professional Development for Effective Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(great article) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/methods/technlgy/te1000.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teacher Tap: Professional Development Resources for Teachers and Librarians </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://eduscapes.com/tap/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Global Networked Readiness for Education (Harvard University): Professional Development and Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/gnre/index.pl?action=theme_resources&theme=15&theme_title=Professional%20Development%20%26%20Technology </li></ul></ul>

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