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Persuasive Presentation

This is a powerpoint on why we should continue our technology integration program in our school district.

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Persuasive Presentation

  1. 1. Continuing Our Technology Plan <ul><li>What Do Our Students Need </li></ul><ul><li>What Are We Doing In Our District </li></ul><ul><li>How is Technology Increasing Student Achievement? </li></ul><ul><li>Aligning Standards with Technology Integration </li></ul><ul><li>Creating “Thinkers” </li></ul><ul><li>What is our TCO? </li></ul><ul><li>How Are We Spending Our Money? </li></ul><ul><li>Our Cost Saving Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing Students for the Real World </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul>Krista Hansen
  2. 2. What Do Our Students Need?
  3. 3. What are we doing as a district to have constancy in our technology? <ul><li>Each grade level has access to computers consistently </li></ul><ul><li>throughout the day </li></ul><ul><li>Every grade level has document cameras, projectors, </li></ul><ul><li>Mobiboard and CPS systems </li></ul><ul><li>Grades 5-8 have i-Pads that have been integrated </li></ul><ul><li>into the Science curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Grades K-2 have i-Pods to use during Reading and Phonics </li></ul>
  4. 4. How is Technology Increasing Student Achievement in our district? Before we implemented our technology integration students were scoring in the 50% on Achievement test. Now, students are scoring 60% or higher.
  5. 5. Aligning Standards with Technology Integration What Does the research say? Our high school students have improved their achievement tests every year since we implemented out technology program.
  6. 6. We are creating “thinkers” <ul><li>By implementing our technology program students have: </li></ul><ul><li>increased their ability to solve complex problems </li></ul><ul><li>become independent critical thinkers </li></ul><ul><li>have had an overall improvement in higher-order thinking skills </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is our TCO? Each year the program is costing less to invest and yielding higher test scores
  8. 8. How are we spending our Money?
  9. 9. Our Cost Saving Strategies <ul><li>Planning and Managing- Providing Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Reducing Complexity- Aligning Standards to the technology integration </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing Reliability- Increasing Resources </li></ul><ul><li>a) Installed wireless </li></ul><ul><li>Providing User Support- Hired two Technicians </li></ul>
  10. 10. Our technology program prepares students for the real world Through our technology integration program we are giving them the tools to prepare for jobs that don’t even exist today.
  11. 11. Professional Development Technology alone cannot improve test scores. Teachers need to be prepared for using the technology to enhance and transform their instructions.
  12. 12. Thank you! Thank you for listening to our plan, supporting our district and investing in our future