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  1. 1. EDLD 5352 Instructional Leadership: The Technology LinkWeek 4 Assignment: Due at the end of Week 4.OverviewLast week, you engaged in an analysis and wrote a report describing the use of technology andinformation systems to enrich campus curriculum, enhance teaching and learning, and generallyintegrate technology into our campus improvement plans to effectively integrate technology andinstructional leadership. Your analysis and report should provide the necessary background forthe Week 4 major assignment – developing an action plan for gathering, analyzing, and usingdata from a variety of sources for informed campus decision making focusing on integratingtechnology, instructional leadership, professional development and organizational leadership.As a result of this week’s assignments, you will be able to: • Examine and assess procedures for gathering, analyzing, and using data from a variety of sources for informed decision making regarding the integration of technology, instructional and organizational leadership (SBEC Principal Competency 7 indicator); • Design and apply skills for monitoring and evaluating change and making needed adjustments to achieve the campus vision and goals, including the integration of technology as described above (SBEC Principal Competency 7 indicator).Both of these outcomes are elements of Domain II, Instructional Leadership.In writing your Week 4 action plan, use your interviews, your readings, including campus anddistrict improvement plans as well as any technology plans, and your Week 3 report to makesure the action plan: • Identifies data gathering sources; • Provides a description of an organizational chart describing decision making responsibilities regarding the integration of technology from central office personnel to campus leadership and staff; • Describes comprehensive professional development activities to achieve your action plan (this may utilize information from the previous three weeks of readings and activities); • Includes an evaluation plan to assess the progress and success of the action plan.Students will be asked to post their action plan on the Discussion Board and each student mustreview and comment on at least one other action plan focusing on organizational leadershipdesigned to maximize the use of technology in data gathering and decision making.Submit your assignment by 11:59 PM on the seventh day of Week 4.Page 1 – Revised October 2009
  2. 2. EDLD 5352 Instructional Leadership: The Technology Link Rubric Use the following Rubric to guide your work on the Week 4 Assignment. Tasks Not Meeting Accomplished Proficient Progressing  ExpectationsAction plan Student completes the Student completes Student provides a Student does notincludes an organizational flow the organizational partial organizational complete theorganizational chart identifying key chart with some chart that does not organizational chart orchart identifying personnel from the identification of include all key description of roles andkey stakeholders in district administration district and stakeholders, and responsibilities.integrating through campus campus does not describe the (0 points)technology and implementation personnel, but roles anddistrict and responsible for does not address responsibilities of keycampus integrating technology the roles and personnel.organizational and instructional and responsibilities of (16 point)eleadership organizational personnel in leadership. Chart must integrating and identify personnel titles implementing responsible for this technology, integration and instructional and implementation, and a organizational brief description of the leadership. role and responsibilities (18 points) of all personnel. (Maximum 20 points)Comprehensive Student describes a Student provides a Student provides a Student fails to developprofessional professional professional professional a professionaldevelopment development plan or development development plan(s) development plan(s).plan(s) designed to activities designed to plan(s) that that addresses only one of the three (0 points)achieve the action achieve the action plan address two of theplan of integrating of integrating three bulleted bulleted items from thetechnology with technology with items from the Accomplished column.instructional and instructional and Accomplishedorganizational organizational column. (16 points)leadership. leadership. To achieve (18 points) maximum credit, the professional development plan(s) must: • Reference analysis and lessons learned about the technology needs from the Week 3 report • Addresses professional Page 2 – Revised October 2009
  3. 3. EDLD 5352 Instructional Leadership: The Technology Link development designed to improve the gathering, analysis and use of data from a variety of sources • Includes professional development to improve decision making in the integration of technology with instructional and organizational leadership. (Maximum 20 points)Evaluation plan to The action plan must Student provides Student provides an Student fails to includeassess the also include an an evaluation plan evaluation plan that an evaluation plan inprogress and evaluation plan that that addresses addresses only one of the Week 4 actionsuccess of the provides measurable two of the bulleted the bulleted items from plan.action plan. outcomes designed to items from the the Accomplished (0 points) address the following: Accomplished column. column. • Uses data and (16 point) other analysis from (18 points) the Week 3 report, including using the campus and district improvement plans, and local or state technology plans; • Provides assessments and/or monitoring reports measuring professional development designed to use technology to improve the gathering, analysis and use of data from a variety of sources • Provides Page 3 – Revised October 2009
  4. 4. EDLD 5352 Instructional Leadership: The Technology Link assessments and/or monitoring evaluating professional development to improve decision making in the integration of technology with instructional and organizational leadership. . (Maximum 20 points)Posting action plan Student posts their Student posts their Student posts their Student does not poston the Discussion action plan on the action plan on the action plan on the on the DiscussionBoard and on their Discussion Board and Discussion Board Discussion Board and Board or on their blog.blog, and provides on their blog and and on their blog on their blog but doesevidence of provides evidence, and provides not provide anyreviewing and through written evidence, through comments or (0 points)commenting on comments, of reviewing written comments, reflections on theaction plans of and reflecting on at of reviewing and action plans of otherother students. least two other reflecting on one students. student’s action plan. other student’s (Maximum 20 points) action plan. (16 point) (18 points)Assignment Responses are relevant Responses are Responses are Responses do notMechanics to course content; relevant to course relevant to course reflect knowledge of student uses correct content; one or content; more than course content, lack APA writing mechanics; two errors in three errors in clarity and depth, no errors in grammar, grammar, spelling, grammar, spelling, or and/or include multiple spelling, or punctuation. or punctuation, punctuation including errors in grammar, including APA APA writing spelling, and (Maximum 10 points) mechanics Needs writing mechanics. punctuation, including (8 points) (6 APA errors. point)Improvement (0 points) Page 4 – Revised October 2009
  5. 5. EDLD 5352 Instructional Leadership: The Technology LinkThe following four parts to the Week 4 assignments should help you complete anaction plan that incorporates all four elements of the assignment, includingposting your action plan and commenting and reflecting on the action plansshared by fellow students.Page 5 – Revised October 2009
  6. 6. EDLD 5352 Instructional Leadership: The Technology LinkWeek 4 Assignment, Part 1: Development of an organization chart integratingtechnologyUsing the campus and district improvement plans, and any suggested technologyimprovements, develop an organization chart that includes the following: • Identify by title or job description all personnel/stakeholders responsible for integrating technology and instructional and organization leadership from the district office to the campus and classroom; • Provide a brief description of the role and responsibilities of all identified personnel in your organizational chart; • Discuss the role of the principal in making sure the organizational chart is implemented and monitored.Organizational Chart:Superintendent: Approves the district’s Long-Range Technology Plan, District ImprovementPlan and individual Campus Improvement PlansAssistant Superintendent for Technology: Oversees planning and implementation of thedistrict’s Long-Range Technology Plan and STaR chartCoordinator of Instructional Technology: Provides staff development and classroom support forintegrating technology with instructionCampus Administrator: After participating in and approving the CIP , ensures allocatedresources and trainings as well as oversees implementation of technology within instructionSite Based Decision Making Committee: Participates in developing and aligning the CIP with thedistrict’s improvement and Long Range Technology planTechnology Committee: Assess campus needs in technology including materials, resources andtrainingsClassroom Teacher: Participates in trainings and implements technology within classroominstructional timePage 6 – Revised October 2009
  7. 7. EDLD 5352 Instructional Leadership: The Technology LinkWeek 4 Assignment, Part 2: Professional Development PlanningUsing the campus and district improvement plans, and any suggested technologyimprovements, develop professional development activities that include the following:• Reference analysis and lessons learned about the technology needs from the Week 3 report;• Addresses professional development designed to improve the gathering, analysis and use of data from a variety of sources;• Includes professional development to improve decision making in the integration of technology with instructional and organizational leadership.Professional Development Plan:More professional development is needed in the area of technology integration. Thisinformation was gleened from my interviews with campus adminsistrators, a technologycoordinator and after reviewing the districts long range technology plan. Also includingthe information from the campus STaR chart and the campus CIP discovered duringthis course.Page 7 – Revised October 2009
  8. 8. EDLD 5352 Instructional Leadership: The Technology LinkWeek 4 Assignment, Part 3: Evaluation Planning for Action PlanThe technology action plan integrating instructional an organizational leadership must includeevaluation components that provide measurable outcomes designed to address the following:• Uses data and other analysis from the Week 3 report, including using the campus and district improvement plans, and local or state technology plans;• Provides assessments and/or monitoring reports measuring professional development designed to use technology to improve the gathering, analysis and use of data from a variety of sources;• Provides assessments and/or monitoring evaluating professional development to improve decision making in the integration of technology with instructional and organizational leadership.Action Plan:Activity Person Participants Time Line Evaluation Responsible for ImplementationSBDMC reviews Administrator SBDMC June 6, 2011 Minimum of oneCIP identifying members main objectiveareas of focus that directlyfor technology relates toinstruction technology is noted as well as two other content related objectives in which technology can be integratedSBDMC reviews SBDMC SBDMC July 25, 2011 Check that keycampus STaR members members area TL2 andchart to ensure TL3 of campusareas for STaR chart areimprovement addressed andalign with CIP correlate in thetechnology outline of the CIPcomponent anddistrict LongRangeTechnology PlanDevelop campus Administrator Campus staff August 11, 2011 Committee isbased and Lead created with atTechnology Campus least oneCommittee Technology member from Representative each grade levelPage 8 – Revised October 2009
  9. 9. EDLD 5352 Instructional Leadership: The Technology Link and content area as well as an administratorDevelop goals Lead Technology Technology August 16, 2011 At least threeand objectives Committee Committee main goals withfor Technology member Members measurableCommittee objectives are developed and shared with entire staffSurvey campus Technology All staff August 23, 2011 Surveystaff for current Committee members distributed touse of Members campus andtechnology returnedReview surveys Technology Technology September 13, Alignand develop a Committee Committee 2011 professionalprofessional Members Members developmentdevelopment plan withplan for technology goalsintegrating and objectives astechnology within well as the CIPinstructional noted itemsactivitiesContact Administrator Administrator September 20, Trainings areCoordinator of and 2011 scheduled for theInstructional Coordinator of next threeTechnology to Instructional monthsschedule Technologytrainings onvarious topicsreflected fromthe staff surveysParticipate in Administrator, All staff Fall 2011 high attendancecampus Coordinator of members at all threetechnology Instructional monthly staffbased staff Technology and trainingsdevelopments Technology Committee MembersCreate Google administrator will Classroom October 3, 2011 Documentdocument for monitor teachers created andteachers to sign utilized withinup for computer two weeks oflab and WOW creationcartsAssign mentors Technology Technology October 25, All classroomfor each grade Committee Committee 2011 based teacherslevel that have Members Members Reps are either aintegrated and Classroom mentor orinstructional teachers menteePage 9 – Revised October 2009
  10. 10. EDLD 5352 Instructional Leadership: The Technology Linktechnologyexperience orwill have beentrained ininstructionaltechnologySchedule mentor Administrator Technology October 25, Meetingsmeetings mentors and 2011 and scheduled and mentees continue on the placed on third Thursday of campus master each month calendar of eventsReassess Technology Campus staff January 4, 2011 Surveystraining needs of Committee redistributed withindividual Members 95% responsesteachersDocument use of Administrator Classroom January 11, Administratortechnology teachers 2012 technologyfrequency within lesson planlesson plans checklistConduct a series Administrator Classroom March 8, 2012 Checklist createdof walk through Teachers and utilizedobservations to uniform to allsee the content areas,integration of gradestechnologyduringinstructionalactivitiesReview Technology Technology April 12, 2012 Assess if STaRTechnology Committee Committee Chart TL2 andgoals and Members Members TL3 wereobjectives, make improved upon, ifrevisions CIP objectives were met that were notedProvide progress Technology SBDMC and May 5, 2012 Draft proposedand revisions Committee Technology changesneeded to Members CommitteeSBDMC MembersPage 10 – Revised October 2009
  11. 11. EDLD 5352 Instructional Leadership: The Technology LinkWeek 4 Assignment, Part 4: Posting your Action Report and Responding to OtherStudents’ action plans Using the discussion board and the blog that you have developed, please write and post your action plan, and be sure to: • Read and review at least two other action plans • Respond to other action plans by posting your comments and reflections The purpose of the action report is to provide you with recommended procedures for gathering, analyzing, and using data from a variety of sources for informed campus decision making focusing on the effective integration of technology in curriculum, instruction, assessment and professional development. Students may wish to use this action plan as one of your school improvement projects for your Electronic Portfolio. You may also use the Week 3 and Week 4 assignments as campus supervised hours for your internship logs. As indicated these two weeks fall under Domain II, Instructional Leadership, and address elements of Competencies 4, 5 and 7.Page 11 – Revised October 2009

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