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LEAP and Digital Learning at EanesISD


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My presentation on Sept. 19, 2012 to Bridgepoint elementary parents. Parts of this presentation will be shared at other similar events.

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LEAP and Digital Learning at EanesISD

  1. 1. LEAP Initiativeand Digital Learning at Eanes ISDand Digital Learning at Eanes ISD by Carl Hooker
  2. 2. L earning andEngaging throughEAccess andAPersonalizationP
  3. 3. District Goal #1All students achieving higher levels ofperformance in a safe, supportive,technologically rich environment througha guaranteed and well-roundedcurriculum, differentiated instruction, andstrategic assessment .
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  5. 5. How kidslearn
  6. 6. Exploration, engagement, curiosity, experiences, personal
  7. 7. Physical shift in the classroom Image Source:
  8. 8. Won’t the kids haveway too much screen time?
  9. 9. Is it Active or Passive?
  10. 10. Screen time Screen time Active•Interaction•Lean-in physically•Exploring cause and effect•Creating•Educational purpose
  11. 11. Screen time Screen time Passive •Sit-back physically •Absorb content •Less brain function •Can cause developmental issues at an early age
  12. 12. Screen time Screen time What Research Suggests•Balance the day•Set limits•Examine content being viewed•Watch & interact along-side your child•Is it active or passive?
  13. 13. Isn’t just an expensive toy?
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  21. 21. Communication• Body Language• Verbal• Letters• Phone• Email• Texting• Posting• Tweet
  22. 22. What can I do as aparent to help in this digital age?
  23. 23. Parent Support Internet Safety• Don’t share names, schools, ages, phone numbers, addresses• Never send pictures to strangers• Keep passwords private (except to parents)• Never open up email from strangers• Immediately tell an adult
  24. 24. Parent Support Responsible Use• Be a good digital citizen• Age-appropriate sites• Online cheating• Expectations and limits• Monitor your own habits• Be involved and have fun with them!
  25. 25. Parent Support 3 C’s•Content•Context•ChildSource:
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  28. 28. How will the teachersbe prepared for this?
  29. 29. “SAMR” Redefinition Model Modification Augmentation Substitution Source: SAMR Model -
  30. 30. Staff Training 2011-12iPad OrientationAppy HoursLunch n LearnsiPad Immersion
  31. 31. TEXT 27 COURSES OFFERED 1 ONLINE COURSE 775 ATTENDEES 182 AT IPADPALOOZA 4650 HOURSInstructional TechnologySummer 2012
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  33. 33. Thank you Carl HookerDirector of Instructional Technology Eanes ISD @mrhooker