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Tech Notes

  1. 1. May 14th, 2010 Archdiocese of Philadelphia Schools Tech Notes
  2. 2. Tools for Learning <ul><li>Centralized Purchasing is available to assure maximum discounts to schools. Please contact me or Connie at [email_address] for vendor contact information and standard quotes. </li></ul><ul><li>Software purchase information for the upcoming year for several technology offerings such as Discovery Streaming, Smartboard Math Tools and Moodle is available here: </li></ul><ul><li>http://engagewithtech.wikispaces.com/TechOptions1011 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Internet Savvy Students and Parents <ul><li>View our resources for Internet Safety here: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.catholicschools-phl.org/images/stories/Internet_Safety_Links.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>View our activity pages for Internet Safety here gathered by our Elementary Technology Curriculum Committee: </li></ul><ul><li>http://internetsavvy.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>We are providing an Internet Safety tips for parents handout. Download the Keeping Kids Safer on the Internet: Tips for Parents and Guardians handout here or provide the link to parents. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.catholicschools-phl.org/about-oce/technology </li></ul>
  4. 4. Join our Digital Learning Cohort <ul><li>We are looking for 20 schools to form a cohort focused on Digital Citizenship and Digital Learning . Safe, ethical and responsible Internet use will be emphasized along with powerful learning strategies for technology in the classroom. Five people from each school participate. </li></ul><ul><li>Read more about it here. </li></ul><ul><li>http://engagewithtech.wikispaces.com/TechOptions1011 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Summer Learning <ul><li>Summer Tech Academy – For Elementary Teachers via the Connelly Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Tech Leadership Camp - Save the dates July 20, 21 and 22 – Hands on Technology Camp for School Leaders . Learn the best and most modern tech tools for school leaders and their practical applications for school leaders based on ISTE’s Nets – A Standards for Administrators. More information on this will follow. </li></ul><ul><li>Registration Information is posted here: http://engagewithtech.wikispaces.com/TechOptions1011 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Funding – Netbooks and More <ul><li>Funding for Technology enables us to reach our goals of innovative and effective anytime learning. Encourage business and community groups to Sponsor a Net Classroom. View the Funding links on the Technology page on the OCE website </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.catholicschools-phl.org/about-oce/technology </li></ul>
  7. 7. Thank You <ul><li>Provided by Nancy Caramanico </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Technology, K-12 </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Page Archdiocese http://www.catholicschools-phl.org/about-oce/technology </li></ul><ul><li>http:// ncara.edublogs.org / </li></ul>

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