Technology plan

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Technology plan

  1. 1. Granbury ISD TECHNOLOGY PLAN Presented By: Sheri Doucet
  2. 2. AGENDA  Introduction  E-Rate Services  Granbury’s Technology Plan  Budget  How technology is being used  Courses being provided
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION Granbury Independent School District has developed a Technology Plan that:  shares a common vision for technology in the district  identifies strategies that will help Granbury ISD make advancements in technology to improve student’s academic achievements
  4. 4. E-RATE SERVICES  E-Rate provides grants to schools and libraries to obtain affordable telecommunications and Internet access.  41% of Granbury’s student population is economically disadvantaged and as a result we qualify for a 60% discount.  GISD had to develop a technology plan to apply for the E-Rate grant.
  5. 5. Technology Goals:  Utilizing technology as a tool for improving academic achievement  Developing a strategy for educator preparation  Improving communication to facilitate data driven areas as in student records  Assessing the improvement of telecommunication services, software, hardware, and other services
  6. 6. Technology Expenditures GISD Technology Budget 5% 7% Teaching and Learning $66,500 11% Educator Preparation $86,500 Leadership and Support $137,000 Infrastructure $975,000 77%
  7. 7. Technology in the Classroom Science safety was taught through the use of creating multimedia presentations. Students filmed their Click to begin video and click own commercials. again to stop. Taking a technology hands on approached made learning more meaningful.
  8. 8. CAREER TECHNOLOGY COURSES
  9. 9. Granbury ISD’s Vision…  is moving forward and meeting the challenges of the 21st century learner. Although the current STaR chart shows Granbury is in the Developing Tech , evidence of technology usage within the district points that we are rapidly moving towards Advanced Tech level of progress.
  10. 10. REFERENCES Granbury Independent School District. (2009). Granbury ISD technology plan 2009 - 2010. Retrieved from http://www.granburyisd.org

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