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Misd tech plan

  1. 1. Quest for Excellence<br />MISD Technology Plan<br />Tamara Brown<br />Lamar University<br />
  2. 2. Our Goal<br />Infuse 21st century skills throughout the district, integrating technology as a tool for problem-solving and creativity<br />
  3. 3. From the National Education Technology Plan<br />“All learners will have engaging and empowering learning experiences both in and out of school that prepare them to be active, creative, knowledgeable, and ethical participants in our globally networked society.”<br />
  4. 4. Five Areas of National Focus<br />1<br />2<br />3<br />Learning<br />Assessment<br />Teaching<br />5<br />4<br />Productivity<br />Infrastructure<br />
  5. 5. Learning: Engage and Empower<br />From the National Educational Technology Plan<br />“States, districts, and others should develop and implement learning resources that exploit the flexibility and power of technology to reach all learners anytime and anywhere.”<br />1<br />WEB 2.0<br />Wikis<br />Moodle<br />Google Sites<br />Blogs<br />Glogster<br />Prezi<br />“States should continue to revise, create, and implement standards and learning objectives using technology for all content areas that reflect 21st-century expertise and the power of technology to improve learning. ”<br />
  6. 6. Assessment<br />Build the capacity of educators, education institutions, and developers to use technology to improve assessment materials and processes for both formative and summative uses.<br />2<br />Student Response Systems<br />Mobi Slates<br />Google Forms<br />Moodle<br />From the National Educational Technology Plan<br />Smartboards<br />
  7. 7. StudentCAD/CAM, Chancery SIS, Digital Learning tools,EMS, KEOM radio, Learning Labs, Mobile laptopcarts, PEIMS, Website/Intranet, eLearn, AtomicLearning, PC and Macintosh computers andoperating systems, iPad, iPod, iStation, SonyeBook Readers, YouTube channels, E-mailaccounts, SuccessMaker, Waterford EarlyReading Program, Digital Library Collection,Virtual Library, Voyager Reading and Math,Read 180, Apex Credit RecoveryStakeholder Chancery SIS, PBMAS, PEIMS, Website,<br />Available Technologies<br /> <br />Teacher/ Administrator <br />Chancery SIS, Digital Learning tools, Encore<br />Website/Intranet, Telephone systems,<br />Computers, PC and Macintosh computers and<br />operating systems, DocuShare, Eduphoria,<br />INOVA, eLearn, Atomic Learning, Power Teacher<br />Gradebook System, iPod Touch, Document<br />Cameras, Data Projectors, E-mail accounts,<br />Printers, Scanners<br />
  8. 8. 3<br />Teaching<br />From the National Educational Technology Plan<br />“Provide preservice and in-service educators with professional learning experiences powered by technology to increase their digital literacy and enable them to create compelling assignments for students that improve learning, assessment, and instructional practices.”<br />
  9. 9. MISD Technology Staff Development <br />Five Levels of competencies<br /><ul><li>Basic Technology Literacy (SBEC Tech Level 1)
  10. 10. Information Acquisition (SBEC Tech Level 2)
  11. 11. Productivity (SBEC Tech Level 3)
  12. 12. Communication (SBEC Tech Level 4)
  13. 13. Integration (SBEC Tech Level 5)
  14. 14. Aligned with SBEC Technology Application standards for Beginning Teachers</li></ul>Get Your Moodle On!<br />Promethean Tips and Tricks<br />Adventures in Web Literacy<br />Link to 2011 Summer Catalog<br />
  15. 15. 4<br />Infrastructure<br />From the National Educational Technology Plan<br />“Ensure that every student and educator has at least one Internet access device and appropriate software and resources for research, communication, multimedia content creation, and collaboration for use in and out of school.”<br />Mobile broadband access at home<br />FCC Pilot Program Using E-rate<br />(Watters, 2011)<br />1:1 Laptop Program<br />“Evidence from classroom observations suggested that laptop computers and digital resources allowed students in Technology Immersion schools to experience somewhat more intellectually<br />demanding work (Shapley, K. et al, 2009). ”<br />
  16. 16. 5<br />Productivity<br />From the National Educational Technology Plan<br />“Design, implement, and evaluate technology-powered programs and interventions to ensure that students progress seamlessly through our P–16 education system and emerge prepared for college and careers.”<br />
  17. 17. Chancery SMS<br />academic planner, student demographics, student search, scheduling, attendance alerts, program management, and online grading program.<br />
  18. 18. Information Technology Strategic Plan 2010-2011<br />Goal 1: Optimize academic achievement for each student<br /><ul><li>Increase technology rich content within the paced curriculum by developing content partnering with the curriculum team and teachers
  19. 19. Coordinate campus YouTube channels
  20. 20. Support use of Web 2.0 tools that encourage student created products
  21. 21. Move MISD teachers toward Target Tech on the Texas STaR chart</li></li></ul><li>Information Technology Strategic Plan 2010-2011<br />Goal 2: <br />Increase the awareness and involvement of families and community in the success of students<br />• Develop surveys appropriate to the age of the student<br />• Deploy during first six weeks using Aware<br />• Publish data to internal stakeholders for consideration during instructional planning.<br />
  22. 22. Information Technology Strategic Plan 2010-2011<br />Goal 3: Hire, retain, and develop exemplary employees<br /><ul><li>Provide internal training opportunities
  23. 23. Allow staff to attend conference and trainings outside the district (Region 10, other districts, vendors)
  24. 24. Identify key critical areas for cross training</li></li></ul><li>Information Technology Strategic Plan 2010-2011<br />Goal 4: Ensure effective and efficient quality systems<br />• Maintain a five-year replacement cycle for staff computers<br />• Repurpose staff computers to student use when appropriate<br />• Maintain accurate computer inventory<br />• Review grant opportunities<br />• Examine all options for purchasing technology<br />
  25. 25. Information Technology Strategic Plan 2010-2011<br />Goal 5: <br />Infuse 21st century skills throughout the District, integrating technology <br />as a tool for problem-solving and creativity.<br /><ul><li>Support secondary ELA textbook adopted with interactive slate
  26. 26. Provide training for teachers new to Promethean
  27. 27. Provide advanced promethean training
  28. 28. Provide training for eLearn (Moodle), Google Apps, Student email (Gaggle) and
  29. 29. Provide support middle school Smart Labs
  30. 30. Work with campus leaders to develop solutions that fosters creative student learning that supports the concept of “informate” level of learning
  31. 31. When appropriate, include students in technology training
  32. 32. Maintain training and support resources </li></li></ul><li>Bibliography<br />Duncan, A. (2010, November). National Education Technology Plan 2010 . Retrieved May 15, 2011, from U.S. Department of Education:<br />Mesquite ISD. (2011). Mesquite ISD. Retrieved May 15, 2011, from Summer Staff Development:<br />Shapley, K., Sheehan, D., Sturges, K., Caranikas-Walker, F., Huntsberger, B., & Maloney, C. (2009). Evaluation of the Texas Technology Immersion Pilot: Final outcomes for a four-year study (2004–05 to 2007–08). Austin: Texas Center for Educational Research.<br />Watters, A. (2011, March 9). $9 Million Program Gives Students Wireless Internet Access At Home, Not Just At School. Retrieved May 15, 2011, from ReadWriteWeb:<br />