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METAA Dinner

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METAA Dinner

  1. 1. <ul><li>Role Based </li></ul><ul><li>Learn </li></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><li>Content </li></ul><ul><li>Mass Communication and Notification </li></ul>Bb Mobile Curriculum and Learning Communities Keeping them informed and aware
  2. 2. + many others <ul><li>5 Ways a School District Can Do More With Less . How online tools save districts money. http://www.blackboard.com/resources/k12/Bb_K12_5_ways.pdf   </li></ul><ul><li>Baltimore CSD saves 6 million a year with online PD and digital content management </li></ul><ul><li>Hollis Upper Elementary in NH saved 75% of the cost to extend the school year. </li></ul><ul><li>Went online with Bb - made up 6 days as the result of a mold/school closure. </li></ul><ul><li>Wisconsin State: cost of an online class $6,400 compared to the </li></ul><ul><li>average which is over $10,000. Saving $3,600 </li></ul><ul><li>The Alliance for Excellent Education (all4ed) just released an Issue Brief written by former Governor of West Virginia, Bob Wise, called The Online Learning Imperative: A Solution to the Three Looming Crises in Education. http://www.all4ed.org/files/OnlineLearning.pdf       </li></ul>
  3. 3. Online Learning Trends “ The increase in online learning has created countless new educational opportunities for students to take courses that were not previously available to them...” Keeping Pace with K-12 Online Learning, 2007 “ Students who took all or part of their class online performed better, on average, than those taking the same course through traditional face-to-face instruction.” Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning :  A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies,  US Dept of Ed. 2009 The Alliance for Excellent Education (all4ed) just released an Issue Brief written by former Governor of West Virginia, Bob Wise, called The Online Learning Imperative: A Solution to the Three Looming Crises in Education. http://www.all4ed.org/files/OnlineLearning.pdf       “ 2019 - 50% of kids will be taking an online class.” Book Disrupting Class by Clayton Christensen
  4. 4. Blackboard k12 : Enterprise Management: Learning, Curriculum and Communication for a District’s Learning Community (24/7) – parents, staff and students!
  5. 5. District Goals: Nurture an educational community by encouraging community and parental involvement Ensure every educator has up-to-date access to a standards-based curriculum Improve teacher quality with effective and affordable professional development Expand learning opportunities without being limited by time, space, or scheduling conflicts Extend classroom learning online COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT CURRICULUM MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT VIRTUAL SCHOOL BLENDED LEARNING
  6. 6. <ul><li>Blended Learning </li></ul><ul><li>One Stop: Learning Portal </li></ul><ul><li>Web presence </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual school </li></ul><ul><li>Credit Recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Summer School </li></ul><ul><li>Online PD </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Content Management </li></ul><ul><li>Parent engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Student retention </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate Disparate Tech. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Bb Partnership: We help assess your needs and plan a successful adoption model! http://www.blackboard.com/resources/k12/Bb_K12_Planning_for_Online_Learning.pdf Bob Chappell [email_address] (315) 303-5861
  8. 8. Presentation 9.1 for k12 <ul><li>State Standards Alignment and Reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Mash ups </li></ul><ul><li>Drop and drag </li></ul><ul><li>Course File storage </li></ul><ul><li>Add more – more – more </li></ul><ul><li>Community System Integration ( role based portal) </li></ul><ul><li>Content System </li></ul>
  9. 9. Bb Mobile Learn – a new direction! What is your mobile strategy to enrich teaching and learning? <ul><li>The growth and popularity of mobile technology is indisputable. Project Tomorrow’s annual Speak Up survey provides us with these stats from a survey of over 350,000 students, parents and teachers: </li></ul><ul><li>Student access to mobile devices (smart phones, cell phones and MP3 players) has increased by over 98% since 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Over 25% of high school students and 18% of elementary school students have access to a smart phone (i.e. iphone, blackberry) </li></ul><ul><li>40% of students said that use of mobile devices would be incorporated into their design of the ultimate school </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Information about (Two) exciting mobile applications from Blackboard: http://blackboard.com/Mobile/Overview.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Learn soon to be released summer 2010, anywhere - anytime access to your LMS, learning and collaboration tools. Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZuMOdHad2Y </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Central , a unique way to provide access to information about your institution at the finger tips of parents, kids, staff, alumni, etc. with smart technology. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click here to see a video of the iStanford app, powered by Blackboard. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  10. 10. Online Learning Resources and Trends <ul><li>Speak Up reports on online learning: www.blackboard.com/education21c </li></ul><ul><li>The blended learning paper: www.k12perspectives.com/blendedlearning . </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Resources:  </li></ul><ul><li>iNACOL.org for reports and publications about online learning: http://www.inacol.org/research/reports.php </li></ul><ul><li>AASA Article: Start Up Advice for Online Education: http://www.aasa.org/SchoolAdministratorArticle.aspx?id=12846 </li></ul><ul><li>Op-Ed Washington Post: Traditional Schools aren’t working, let’s move learning online: (REFERENCES LOTS OF GOOD STUDIES): http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/26/AR2010032602224.html </li></ul><ul><li>District Administration: Logging on to Learn: http://www.districtadministration.com/viewarticlepf.aspx?articleid=2332 </li></ul><ul><li>Alliance for Excellent Education (all4ed) Issue Brief by former Governor of West Virginia, Bob Wise: The Online Learning Imperative: A Solution to the Three Looming Crises in Education. http://www.all4ed.org/files/OnlineLearning.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Shifting Ground: A Call to Action for School Leaders (written by a principal in Philadelphia supporting use of technology in schools): Printable PDF (color and layout nice): http://www.principals.org/s_nassp/bin.asp?CID=1882&DID=61067&DOC=FILE.PDF </li></ul><ul><li>NYTimes Bits Blog: Study Finds Online Education Beats the Classroom (references Department of Education Study): http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/08/19/study-finds-that-online-education-beats-the-classroom/?src=tptw// </li></ul>

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