April 17th Westlake High School Visit


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This was the presentation shared with districts by Carl Hooker, Director of Instructional Technology on April 17th when districts visited Westlake High School

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April 17th Westlake High School Visit

  1. 1. iPads, Eanes ISD, & the WIFI Project
  2. 2. "You cant teachpeople everything they needto know. The best you can dois position them where theycan find what they need toknow when they need to knowit." Seymour Papert
  3. 3. The Importance of Why WhyKeep the focus on the students
  4. 4. WhyHowWhat Source: How Great Leaders Inspire Change - Simon Sinek
  5. 5. Why Learning
  6. 6. Why Engagement
  7. 7. Why Access When and where?
  8. 8. Why Personalization
  9. 9. Why 1:1 Research Existing programs with established research: • Henrico County Virginia’s Teaching and Learning Initiatives (2001) • Maine’s Learning Technology Initiative (2002) • Texas Immersion Pilot (2003) • Michigan’s Freedom to Learn (2005) • Florida’s Leveraging Laptops (2006) • Pennsylvania’s Classrooms for the Future (2006) • North Carolina’s 1:1 Learning Technology Initiative (2008)
  10. 10. Why 1:1 Research4-year study of 5000 Texas Middle Schoolstudents found learners were more engaged,obtained better technology skills and discoveredseveral cost efficiencies as a result of 1:1 usage -(Shapley et al, 2009)
  11. 11. Why 1:1 ResearchStudent Survey - Top 3 Uses of the iPad• Interacting with websites, apps and reading novels• Communicating and organizing/ taking notes• Collaborating with others; FaceTime, social networks, teacher to student, student to student
  12. 12. Why 1:1 ResearchIncreasing the quality of workRelevance of workCommunicationGreatest effects on learning:• Motivation• Engagement
  13. 13. Why 1:1 Research A study of 997 schools across the United States revealed 9 key factors to successful implementations. The top three being: 1. Ensuring uniform integration of technology in every class - (Marzano & Waters, 2009) 2. Providing time for teacher learning and collaboration (at least monthly) - (Marzano 2003) 3. Using technology daily for meaningful student online collaboration and cooperative learning - (Marzano, Pickering & Pollock, 2001)
  14. 14. WhyHow “iCeption” QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJU0L3b8I5A
  15. 15. WhyHow Community Buy-in
  16. 16. WhyHow Changing Teaching & Learning
  17. 17. WhyHow Redefinition Modification Augmentation Substitution Source: SAMR Model -http://www.hippasus.com/rrpweblog/archives/2012/01/19/SAMR_GuidingDevelopment.pdf
  18. 18. Why Professional Learning How What Phase 1•Initial Orientation•Late start days•Lunch N Learns•Appy Hours
  19. 19. Why Professional LearningHowWhat Phase 2 •iPad Immersion •Apple Academy •iTunes U •iPadpalooza •PLC time
  20. 20. Why Professional LearningHowWhat QuickTimeª and a H.264 decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  21. 21. Why AppsHow What Source: HookedOnInnovation.com
  22. 22. WhyHow Student What Expectations QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TU0viO1A7o
  23. 23. Launch Day
  24. 24. Survey Data from Fall 2011How do you use your iPad for learning? Photo Source: http://www.core77.com/blog/education/apple_makes_a_textbook_move_with_ibooks_2_21584.asp
  25. 25. Survey Data from Fall 2011How do you use your iPad for learning? & Organize Sources: http://www.bestabletpc.com/tablet-pc-drivers/how-to-use-facetime-on-your-ipad-2-tablet-pc/
  26. 26. Survey Data from Fall 2011How do you use your iPad for learning? Sources: http://www.moxiemoshow.com/imovie-garageband/
  27. 27. Survey Data from Fall 2011Effect on your desire todig deeper into a subject Sources: http://www.moxiemoshow.com/imovie-garageband/
  28. 28. Survey Data from Fall 2011Likelihood of submitting assignements electronically instead of paper? Approx $30,000 in paper savings Sources: http://www.moxiemoshow.com/imovie-garageband/
  29. 29. Survey Data from Fall 2011Overall, the iPad has enhance my learning experience Sources: http://www.moxiemoshow.com/imovie-garageband/
  30. 30. Focus Groups December 2011
  31. 31. Students“I can’t even imagine how welearned before this.” -Student Body President “My stress levels have decreased now that I know where all my work is.”“As the year went on and thenovelty of it wore off, werealized what an important “I didn’t want to do anythingteaching tool this is.” inappropriate with it because it was vital to my learning.”
  32. 32. Teachers“Distraction was an issue the first month or so, but that’s reallytapered off now that my teaching has adapted and the kidsvalue the device as a tool.”“I’ve adapted my teaching now that I know what a powerful toolthis can be. I will completely change much of what I teach nextyear now that I realize this potential.”“I have some issues with my textbook and what they haveavailable online. It would be nice if there was a consistentsource of that information that was available on the iPad.”
  33. 33. Thank you Carl HookerDirector of Instructional Technology Eanes ISD chooker@eanesisd.net @mrhooker http://HookedOnInnovation.com eaneswifi.blogspot.com
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