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Apple Institute 2012 PPT


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WRDSB Strategic IT Initiative to support student learning

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Apple Institute 2012 PPT

  1. 1. Apple Education Leadership Institute 2012
  2. 2.  Fractured landscape, pockets of innovation Learning and IT out of sync Too much focus on tech Lack of IT tools, too many manual processes A need to understand and repurpose “innovation”
  3. 3.  Based on manual processes Limited ability to leverage electronic identity management
  4. 4.  Long (7 year) replacement cycle High number of desktop and laptop models in the system Reduce the time needed to service computers (number of images in the system)
  5. 5.  Change the culture in the IT department Align priorities with learning Modeling of alignment and planning Define key technology building blocks Consider systemic change impact
  6. 6.  Senior Consultants Classroom support teachers The Integrated Project Team Leverage a common language
  7. 7.  Move all sites through the change process Keep project timelines as tight as possible Maintain the same standards at all sites Consider sustainability implications
  8. 8.  Hardware models (and images) Software Bandwidth Network drops/classroom Wireless for all instructional rooms New school equipping list Allocation processes
  9. 9.  Create an environment that is:  Easier to use  Easier to maintain  Empower the end user  Align with learning strategies and priorities  Factors in total cost of ownership & sustainability
  10. 10.  Improve and increase network performance and bandwidth in a sustainable way Set the stage for system wide wireless deployment Prepare system for a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) environment
  11. 11.  AD Sync Merge domains (group users, computers) Extend access to a system wide (online) learning community (SConnect & FirstClass)
  12. 12.  Cycle reduced from 7 to 5 years No extra costs Improved model control Established an internal IT store Set up all of our Apple computers (5000) to leverage the dual boot mode to promote choice and flexibility for teachers
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  15. 15.  Aligned technology tools with our 5 high yield teaching strategies  Anchor charts  Graphic Organizers  Non fiction writing  Critical questions  Student exemplars
  16. 16.  Computers Across the Curriculum  After school program  CATC Camp (annual summer event) Self directed Aligned with our framework
  17. 17.  Redefined “support” Writing and Collaboration  Blogs, Wikis, Google docs Social Media  Twitter, Facebook, YouTube Desire to Learn (eLearning) OSAPAC titles Focus on enabling
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  20. 20.  Align School Success Plans with site based CATC plans Phased out our Acceptable Use Procedure and replaced it with a new Responsible Use Procedure  Built a library learning commons website to better support learning 
  21. 21.  IT Expectations (ITX) Impact of mobile devices on learning (iPods) JK/SK iPad research Futures Forum Project
  22. 22.  Hot Spots (completed 2010/11) Every classroom (completed 2011/12)
  23. 23.  Purchased iPads and syncing carts for each school Established iPads as a standard for all JK/SK programs (FDK)
  24. 24.  Hold the course Maintain the alignment Continue to build capacity Continue network growth Shifting balance of desktop and mobile Full Google Apps Integration
  25. 25.  Comments Questions Discussion
  26. 26.  Phone: 519-570-0003 x4414 Email: Twitter: @markwcarbone Blog: Web: