760,000 of the match must be cash, the district match of $50/student/year does not make up the whole 760,000In kind means contributions other than cash. For example, ISD personnel, district tech personnel time, use of school facilities.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxY8aHmCy4c&feature=player_detailpage video to checkout
CD9 code 9 or 9 means parents are around.CUWTA: catch up with the acronymsKPC: keeping parents cluelessLMIRL lets meet in real lifeF2F face to faceTAW teachers are watchingIHA I hate acronyms.TMA too many acronyms
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOUu1fldBbI&feature=player_embeddedKyle PaceKansas City, MO
Reporting to the school could help the staff be aware of the situation and support you or mediate with the other student/family.Reporting to the police if physically threatened, offline information is shared, or you are not sure. MSP CSI on next page: handouts, information, videos and more!ISP: internet service provider (could cancel their connection)
Agenda for Tonight’s Meeting<br />Take survey<br />Information about the BTOP Grant<br />Preparing students for their future – 21st Century Skills<br />Expectations of BTOP netbook users<br />Cyber safety tips<br />Information about the Lighthouse voucher program<br />
What is Broadband?<br />”Data transmission technology that provides two-way data transmission to and from the Internet with advertised speeds of at least 768 kilobits per second (kbps) downstream and at least 200 kbps upstream to end users.”<br />Source: Connect Michigan Website http://connectmi.org/mapping/Frequently_Asked_Questions.php<br />So basically it’s high speed internet.<br />
The BTOP People<br /><ul><li> Four new positions at the ISD:
Technicians will be available to assist with broadband connections in home.</li></li></ul><li>BTOP Website<br />Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP)<br />http://tinyurl.com/EUPBTOP<br />(also tinyurl.com/eupbtop)<br />
A Federal Grant Program<br /><ul><li>Our category is sustainable broadband adoption: Anywhere, anytime computing.
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds ($10 billion)
National Telecommunications and Information Administration ($4.8 billion of the $10 billion)</li></li></ul><li>EUPISD’s Grant Money<br />$<br />$<br /><ul><li>$3.165 million federal cash award
District match of $50.00/student/year (includes device, tech support, software, community awareness)
$ 515,000 in-kind (district tech personnel time and use of school facilities, for example)</li></ul>$<br />$<br />$<br />$<br />
Why Us?<br /><ul><li>We are an underserved area for broadband.
Previous educational technology initiatives in this region – WE ARE READY!!!
Visionary thinking at the EUPISD.</li></ul>“…young people thrive in a world of ever-changing images, constant updates, and immediate access to whatever information they may want.”<br />(Tony Wagner, The Global Achievement Gap, 2008, p. 177)<br />
Looking to the Future:To the CLOUD!<br /><ul><li>Access to tech tools and files from ANY internet connected device.
The EUPISD cloud will be for all students K–12 and staff.
Different for different groups of students.</li></li></ul><li>What are the objectives?<br /><ul><li>Increase broadband adoption throughout Chippewa, Mackinac, and Luce counties.
A3* learning for anybody!</li></ul>* A3 is NetLingo for anyplace, anytime, anywhere.<br />
Engagement is the key!<br /><ul><li>One-to-one computing is a great engager because it is in the hands of the student actively learning with technology.
“…students are increasingly impatient with the lecture style of learning and the reliance on textbooks for information and crave more class discussions.”</li></ul>(Wagner, 2008, p. 178)<br />12<br />
BTOP & ISD Strategy<br /><ul><li>Train parents, students, teachers, and community members.
Online programs and information offered by health insurances.
Search for the correct provider/specialist.</li></li></ul><li>EducationalPossibilities<br />“So, are today’s students – and tomorrow’s workers – less motivated or just motivated in ways that may be unique to their generation?” <br />(Wagner, 2008, p.38)<br /><ul><li>Raise expectations
Job training</li></li></ul><li>Skills for the 21st Century<br />2006 Workforce Readiness Report<br />Tony Wagner’s Survival Skills for 21st Century Workers<br />Center for Public Education “The 21st Century Education”<br />www.wordle.net<br />
Tony Wagner’s Survival Skills for 21st Century Workers:<br />1.) Critical Thinking and Problem Solving<br /><ul><li>Constantly changing and improving.</li></ul>18<br />www.premierespeakers.com<br />& www.the21stcenturyprincipal.blogspot.com<br /><ul><li>Teacher, principal, and professor
The first Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology & Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard</li></ul>2.) Collaboration<br /><ul><li> Understand global differences.
Lead by influence.</li></li></ul><li>Wagner’s Survival Skills (cont.)<br /><ul><li>Agility and Adaptability
Initiative and Entrepreneurialism</li></ul>“at one's own discretion : independently of outside influence or control”<br />~Merriam-Webster.com<br />“energy or aptitude displayed in initiation of action : enterprise”<br />“readiness to engage in daring or difficult action : initiative”<br />~Merriam-Webster.com<br />
Wagner’s Survival Skills (cont.)<br /><ul><li>Oral and Written Communication
Voice!</li></ul>intelligent opinion<br />clear thoughts<br />analyze & reason<br /><ul><li>Accessing and Analyzing Information
New & effective ways to solve problems. </li></ul>“The use of the Internet and other digital technology has transformed both whatyoung people learn today and how they learn.”(Wagner, 2008, p.178)<br />
“…put students at the center of learning by individualizing learning, inspiring creativity and promoting collaboration within the classroom and around the world.”<br />Dell’s K-12 Education Website<br />
Expectations of BTOP Netbook Users<br /><ul><li>Treat the equipment, others, and yourself with respect.
Using this netbook is a privilege, not a right.</li></ul>How do you treat a netbook with respect?<br />
Expectations<br /><ul><li>Fully charge and fully discharge your battery to increase battery life.
Placing things on top of the netbooks can cause damage.
It’s a tool, not a toy.</li></li></ul><li>Expectations<br /><ul><li>Anticipate traffic tripping on cords.
Have separate area for food and liquids.</li></li></ul><li>Expectations<br /><ul><li>Report any problems to district tech staff immediately.
3 year warranty including accidental breakage.</li></li></ul><li>Expectations<br /><ul><li>Use the netbook educationally in and out of school.
Allow others in your home to use the netbook educationally.
Bring it to school every day with a fully charged battery.</li></li></ul><li>Expectations<br />Computrace<br />LoJack for Laptops<br /><ul><li>Return it to school or ISD personnel prior to graduation or leaving the district.
Failure to do so may result in the anti-theft software being engaged and a report to the police.
30% have considered meeting someone that they’ve only talked to online.
37% said they were not concerned about their private information being used online in ways they don’t want.</li></ul>“More teens who’ve talked to parents or guardians also ignore messages from unfamiliar people, refuse to reply or chat, block unknown senders, and report these occurrences to trusted adults.” Netsmartz.org<br />Teen Internet Safety Study by Cox Communications and NCMEC2, found at NetSmartz.org<br />
Safety Tips for Students<br /><ul><li>Protect yourself online!
Think about what you are posting. Nothing is completely private when you write it online.
Colleges/universities and employers are looking.
Phone numbers, addresses, videos, travel plans, real names, etc. should be kept private.</li></ul>When is it okay to post a picture of others online? <br />a.) any time you want<br />b.) after you show it to your parents.<br />c.) once you have the permission of everybody in it.<br />
More Safety Tips for Students<br /><ul><li>Keep account IDs and passwords safe.
Be aware of cyber bullying</li></ul>More Safety Tips for Parents<br />
Cyberbullying<br />One student using ANY technology to say rude, mean, nasty and otherwise inappropriate things about another student.<br />According to the National Crime Prevention Council, which method to stop cyber bullying did most teens use?<br />Report the cyber bully to an adult.<br />Refuse to pass on the cyber bullying message.<br />Tell the cyber bully to stop.<br />64%<br />44%<br />A great source of information:<br />http://www.stopcyberbullying.org <br />
Where are kids bullied?<br />What percentage of teens discuss Internet safety with parents?<br />36% <br />33% of 13 to 17 yr. olds and 48% of 16-17 yr. olds said parents do not know what they do online.<br />SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey, 2007.<br />
True or False?<br />Cyberbullying Statement<br />True or False<br /><ul><li>False. Unfortunately, bullying can happen anywhere.
True. Bullies are often the target of another bully. Also, if a target answers taunts in a rude, harmful way, they become the bully.
A bully can be a target and a target can become a bully.
False. Unfortunately, bullying can happen at any age, but you can learn appropriate techniques to prevent or stop it.
You will never get bullied when you grow up.</li></ul>See The Washington Post’s “5 Myths about bullying” for more information.<br />
What do you do about cyber bullying?<br />1. Prevent it.<br /><ul><li>Do NOT post in anger or frustration.
It is not entertainment. Teasing can take a terrible turn.
Report it to your trusted adult. Put a stop to it!
Think about what you are posting. It’s not private once it is sent.</li></ul>2. Action not audience.<br />Ignore or block it. Don’t respond.<br />Parents can Google their child. What shows up? Posts? Information?<br />Report bullying behavior to the school, police, ISP, cell phone service, or host site (MySpace, YouTube, etc.).<br />Don’t be a willing bystander or help spread it to others.<br />
Lighthouse.NetVoucher Program<br />$100 voucher to offset equipment costs to connect to broadband or upgrade to broadband at home using Lighthouse.Net as your internet service provider<br />We are asking other internet service providers if they would like to do the same type of offer. No takers yet. <br />