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Hays CISD TxDLA Presentation

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"Houston, We Have A Problem!"
Talking points from Hays CISD presentation at TxDLA 2010

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Hays CISD TxDLA Presentation

  1. 1. “ Houston, We Have A Problem!” Presented by: Amy Bradfield & Christie Rickert From Hays CISD
  2. 2. Christie Rickert Distance Learning Specialist rickertc@hayscisd.net http:// www.hayscisd.net /dl http:// delicious.com/haysdl Amy Bradfield Instructional Technology Specialist [email_address] haysdl http:// wordpress.hayscisd.net /it/
  3. 3. <ul><li>Distance Learning Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Technology Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Administrators </li></ul><ul><li>ESC </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers! </li></ul>Meet “Mission Control” Photo From:
  4. 4. The Tools <ul><li>Videoconferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Online Learning </li></ul>
  5. 5. Extended Learning Opportunities 21 st Century Skills
  6. 6. Interact! <ul><li>We will use Wiffiti to interact </li></ul><ul><li>In this presentation! </li></ul><ul><li>What problems have you solved? </li></ul><ul><li>What challenges have you faced? </li></ul><ul><li>Surprises? </li></ul><ul><li>New Ideas? </li></ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Videoconferencing Solving Problems with and in
  8. 8. Our First Virtual Field Trip
  9. 9. Our Vision Of Videoconferencing Today (Click here to watch our Teacher Tube Video)
  10. 10. Problems Solved With VC
  11. 11. Sharing Resources Within Hays CISD
  12. 12. Reducing Travel Time
  13. 13. Teacher Training www.123vc.org
  14. 14. Time & Money
  15. 15. Offering Classes Expand Course Offerings
  16. 16. Problems Solved In VC
  17. 17. Equipment <ul><li>Mobile Units </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower cost </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Webcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Web conferencing </li></ul>
  18. 18. Cost of Programs <ul><li>“ Do It Yourself” </li></ul><ul><li>VC Budget </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborations </li></ul>
  19. 19. Finding Quality Programs <ul><li>Emphasizing New ISTE Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exchanges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Master Lessons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Challenges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hybrids </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Scheduling <ul><li>Database </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher requests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing mobile units </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History of Statistics & Evaluations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specific schedule </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Teacher Support <ul><li>Planning meetings with ITS </li></ul><ul><li>“ Buy In” </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing for VC </li></ul><ul><li>Materials from content provider </li></ul>
  22. 22. Videoconferencing Spotlight: Tracey Mulligan, Kyle Elementary Emily Herrin, Hemphill Elementary
  23. 23. Let’s Talk! WIFFITI !
  24. 24. Online Learning Solving Problems in and with
  25. 25. Where We Are Where We’re Going
  26. 26. Teacher Professional Development <ul><li>Teacher Technology Proficiencies </li></ul><ul><li>LPAC Procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Blood borne Pathogens </li></ul>
  27. 27. Providing Courses <ul><li>Credit Acceleration </li></ul><ul><li>Courses Not Available </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule Flexibility </li></ul>
  28. 28. Community Communication
  29. 29. Online Collaboration For Students
  30. 30. Increase Access <ul><li>Mobile Minds http://mobileminds.wikispaces.com </li></ul>
  31. 31. Problems Solved In Online Learning
  32. 32. Quality Courses Teacher Self Reflection
  33. 33. Student Support
  34. 34. Money <ul><li>TxVSN Allotment </li></ul><ul><li>LMS </li></ul><ul><li>Tuition </li></ul>
  35. 35. Web 2.0 <ul><li>WordPress Server </li></ul><ul><li>Policies </li></ul><ul><li>EPALS – Monitored Email </li></ul><ul><li>Delicious Links </li></ul>
  36. 36. Virtual School Spotlight: Kris Peterson, Lehman High School
  37. 37. Let’s Talk! WIFFITI !
  38. 38. Best Practice Docs <ul><li>Epals </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>VC </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Schools </li></ul><ul><li>http://wordpress.hayscisd.net/it </li></ul>Mission: Possible
  39. 39. Christie Rickert Distance Learning Specialist rickertc@hayscisd.net http:// www.hayscisd.net /dl http:// delicious.com/haysdl Amy Bradfield Instructional Technology Specialist [email_address] haysdl http:// wordpress.hayscisd.net /it/

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