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Technology at woodlawn elementary ppt

  1. 1. Technology at Woodlawn Elementary E-Rate and Our District Technology Plan. By Jason Mansfield
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Introduction otoThe Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund also called E-Rate </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to Corpus Christi ISD’s Technology Plan </li></ul>
  3. 3. E-Rate <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Provides schools and libraries with affordable Telecommunications and Internet Access </li></ul><ul><li>Must apply for eligibility </li></ul><ul><li>Discount amount varies depending on economic status of the community. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why Technology is Important! <ul><li>U.S. is falling behind internationally in High School Graduates </li></ul><ul><li>Comparison </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Japan, United States, Germany, United Kingdom, Canada </li></ul></ul><ul><li>U.S. is lowest at 77.5% </li></ul><ul><li>(Education at a Glance 2009 : OECD indicators, OECD, Paris, 2009. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Technology in the Classroom Experience <ul><li>Technology can keep students interested in school. </li></ul><ul><li>Needed to succeed in 21 st Century. </li></ul><ul><li>Offers new innovative ways to personalize student learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Can bring the U.S. back to the top of worldwide education standards. </li></ul>
  6. 6. CCISD Technology Plan Overview <ul><li>Broken down into 9 Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Each goal has several Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>All Objectives feature strategies to complete objectives </li></ul><ul><li>All but one Objective are funded </li></ul><ul><li>Covers all area needed to meet goals </li></ul>
  7. 7. Goal 1 <ul><li>All students will have equal opportunity to meat standards set for in Technology TEKS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Objective 1 addresses Grades K-8 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Objective 2 addresses Grades 9-12 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Each provides strategies for District Leadership, Administrators, and Teachers to ensure goals are met </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Goal 2 <ul><li>The District will provide trained personnel for the effective implementation of instructional technology. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Broken down into 3 Objectives. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Each Objective more specific as to types of training and how to be used. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All teachers and staff will have training to master technology provided by CCISD. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Please note this section also states the district will provide evening and Saturday training for staff and parents to utilize eChalk and other district wide management systems. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Goal 3 <ul><li>The District will provide staff and students proper hardware and software to complete District Technology Plan. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 objectives with several strategies for fulfilling listed in each. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Note: Objective three is in relation to test pilot program and does not have funding yet. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Goal 4 <ul><li>The District will provide staff development opportunities that increases student achievement and allows teachers and staff to master hardware and software. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Broken down into 4 objectives. Provides staff development opportunities to all teachers, staff, and advanced training for Technology Department training staff. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Goal 5 <ul><li>Goal 5 states: “ The District will effectively utilize Distributed Learning Technologies to impact learning. ” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Broken into 3 objectives with several strategies to fulfill each. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensures the district makes use of distance education and 24/7 online access to parents, teachers, students, and staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supports virtual field trips. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Goal 6 <ul><li>Ensures all district personnel and parents will have access to proper hardware and software for financial and student management. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 Objective with 2 strategies listed. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Goal 7 <ul><li>The District will improve communication with parents, teachers, and support staff through updated technology. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>District will continually update eChalk so parents can monitor student progress, view classroom lesson plans, and maintain good communication with teachers. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Goal 8 <ul><li>The District will increase efficiency and improve operating cost through use of technology. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 objective with several strategies listed. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Goal covers purchasing better surveillance systems for buses, schools, and offices. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moving files to online archiving instead of paper filing. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Updated inventory tracking software. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Goal 9 <ul><li>The District will provide additional infrastructure and support to meat goals set forth in the District Technology Plan. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Technology Plan Summary <ul><li>Ensures teachers increasingly use technology in the classroom and have financial and training support to do so. </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures parents are able to monitor students progress and communicate with teachers through the use of more advanced technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures that the proper training is in place for teachers, staff, and parents to utilize technologies. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides summary of budgets to support Technology Plan. </li></ul>
  17. 17. CCISD Technology Plan Support <ul><li>References: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The direct web link is : </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>361-886-9205 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Available training seminars listed on website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 Technology Specialist to help. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All previously teachers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Will co-teach to help you incorporate into your class </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lead district trainings on Instructional Technology </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 18. References <ul><li>* Education at a Glance 2009 : OECD indicators, OECD, Paris, 2009. </li></ul>