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  • Background of me and the tech department.
  • What are our beliefs in Massachusetts
  • Laying down the foundation
  • Not done in isolation Time for collaboration Adequate funding for all components Support from Admin and Community Change agent Support instructional and technical I have held on but very quickly all that has been built can be lost. Reality McCall 180 computers seven years old Lincoln computer 120 computer High School variety Ambrose Lincoln VO
  • What do we offer in Winchester Design at each school.
  • HANDOUT —TOP OF SHEET ONLY--Reflections Question 1-10 minutes
  • HANDOUT —UTP from schools—Do not write on them please give them to the appropriate admin Stories from teachers UTP—Close to 30 participants Web pages—11 participant Personal Teams Classes
  • Team building
  • REMINDER Skills survey HANDOUT National Technology Standards for Administrators Read introduction information for about 15 minutes Break into groups one for each standard of 2-3 count off 1-6 take 15 minutes to answer the following questions. WHAT DO YOU ALREADY DO? Come together discuss summarize standard and reflect on your role HANDOUT —Bottom of sheet--Reflections How might your role change?

    1. 1. IT IS NOT JUST ABOUT THE WIRES! Presented by Annamaria Schrimpf Director of Educational Technology Winchester Public Schools MassCUE Fall 2006
    2. 2. Painting the Picture Self Directed IT Fluent Critical Thinker Lifelong Learner Self Initiator Team Player STUDENTS ARE active participants not passive recipients of their education.
    3. 3. Role of Technology <ul><li>Administrative </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional (Teaching) </li></ul><ul><li>Integration (Learning) </li></ul>
    4. 4. Welcome to the Educational Technology Department
    5. 5. Active Directory Databases and Data Analysis Project Management Network Infrastructure Software Licensing Policies and Procedures Laws and Guidelines Asset Management Software Installation and Function Peripherals Network Security Email Management Remote Administration Technology Planning Teaching Methodology Change Agent DOE Reporting Website Management Evaluation of both Technical and Educational Staff
    6. 6. Elements for Success Professional Development Time Funding Connectivity Shared Vision/Mission Replacement Technical Support Hardware Software Educational Support
    7. 7. Technology Instructional Models <ul><li>Elementary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grades 3 & 4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Skills saturated within the curriculum </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Directly connected with the curriculum </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Co-teaching between ITS and Teacher </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Middle School </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grade 6,7 and 8th </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Keyboarding </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ISafe </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cybersociety </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Predator ID </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cybercitizenship </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Identity Theft </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Safety Grade 8 Students </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Media Literacy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>High School </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Animation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Webdesign </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CAD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adobe Photoshop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Co-teaching between ITS and Teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Administrative Uses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online attendance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Report Cards </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gradebooks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reporting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Class Websites </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Professional Development Offerings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Snippets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ongoing support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unlocking the Possibilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publish It! </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Winchester’s Educational Technology Supporting Documents <ul><li>District Technology Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Student Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Technology Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Policy and Procedures Manual </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Purchasing procedures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web publishing guidelines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acceptable Use Policy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Laptop procedures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technicians and ITS Schedules </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Organizational Chart
    10. 10. Job Descriptions <ul><li>EDUCATIONAL </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Technology Specialists </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Ed Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>TECHNICAL </li></ul><ul><li>Network Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Network/Repair Technician </li></ul><ul><li>ADMINISTRATIVE </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Educational Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Information Management Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Secretary </li></ul>
    11. 11. Administrators’ Roles What role do you currently play within your school/district regarding technology?? <ul><li>Superintendent </li></ul><ul><li>District Personnel </li></ul><ul><li>Principals and Vice Principals </li></ul>
    12. 12. Snippets from our teachers…. <ul><li>“ I look forward to learning more technologies for use in my classroom.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ A wealth of information at my fingertips. It’s exciting for me to realize that just a few days ago this would not have been a viable option for me. I am learning!! I am really learning!” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I am so excited about all that is available to me and I appreciate this course offering from the district and to have a full week to get started. This has been a very valuable experience.” </li></ul>
    13. 13. Resources Available <ul><li> </li></ul>
    14. 14. Credits <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    15. 15. IT Fluency <ul><li>Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Proficiency with contemporary computer applications such as email, word processing web searching. Skills give students practical experience upon which to base other learning. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Concepts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fundamental knowledge such as how a computer works, digital representation of information, assessing information authenticity. Concepts provide the principles on which students will build new understanding as IT evolves. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Capabilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher-level thinking processes such as problem-solving, reasoning, complexity management etc. Capabilities embody modes of thinking that are essential to exploiting IT but students apply broadly. * </li></ul></ul><ul><li>* Taken from Fluency with Information Technology, Lawrence Snyder, Pearson Education, 2005. </li></ul>
    16. 16. Learning (Integration) Putting technology in the hands of our students and in doing so they become self-directed learners. <ul><li>Website evaluations </li></ul><ul><li>IT Fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Web Quests </li></ul><ul><li>Treasure Hunts </li></ul><ul><li>Research on the web, specific databases, etc… </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>On line courses </li></ul><ul><li>Student created PowerPoints </li></ul><ul><li>Creating and interpreting graphs </li></ul><ul><li>Email foreign students, experts in the field </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual field trips, etc… </li></ul>
    17. 17. Instructional <ul><li>Curriculum slide shows for the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Website listing homework, information, handouts, etc… </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional sheets </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive whiteboards </li></ul><ul><li>LCD projectors </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum slide shows for the classroom </li></ul>
    18. 18. Administrative <ul><li>Student and Staff Management Information Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Online Attendance </li></ul><ul><li>Cafeteria, Library Automation </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Reporting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grades, Attendance, Miscellaneous Reports </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Class Websites </li></ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Grades, Attendance, Schedules </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Student handbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Budget for schools </li></ul><ul><li>Websites </li></ul><ul><li>Data analysis </li></ul>
    19. 19. NETS* Standards for Administrators <ul><li>Leadership and Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Learning and Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity and Professional Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Support, Management, and Operations </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment and Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Social, Legal and Ethical Issues </li></ul>What do you already do? *National Educational Technology Standards --NETS