DemographicsSuburban School in A+ School District:• 575 students in grades 5 through 8• 32 full-time teachers• Title I school with 45% of its students on free and reduced lunch programs• 80% of the students have English as their primary language, 14% are fluent in English as a second language, and 6% are English language learners
Rationale A technology use plan is more than just a
RationaleA technology use plan:• is a road map that guides us where we want to go• provides specific benchmarks to ensure success
RationaleThe 2010 National Educational Technology Plancan be a powerful resource in technology useplanning if used as a guide.
Process DescriptionFrom where we are to where we want tobe...- Initial Stakeholder Meeting- Initial Needs Assessment- Initial Needs Analysis- Technology Use Plan Design- Technology Use Plan Development- Technology Use Plan Implementation- Technology Use Plan Evaluation
Planning Team• Classroom teachers• Parent representatives• School administrators• District IT advisors
Vision StatementOur school will leverage allforms of technology toprepare students for life-long learning. Students andteachers will utilizetechnology as a powerfultool for collaborativelearning when used inethical and responsibleways.
Plan Goals/ObjectivesA+ School Districts Technology Plan for 2010-2013 is made up of 12 goals, including 3required goals for Washington State:• Technology literacy by 8th grade for all students.• Technology integration skills for all teachers.• Technology proficiency for all teachers, administrators, and media specialists.