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Denton ISD Technology Plan Sara Lowry May 14, 2011 EDLD 5362 Lamar University
<ul><li>“ Effective use of educational technology is vital to solving many of our current educational challenges. … Effect...
District Profile <ul><li>Number of Campuses: 30 </li></ul><ul><li>Total Student Enrollment: 20,860 </li></ul><ul><li>Perce...
Technology Statistics <ul><ul><li>(Braswell, 2010, p.2) </li></ul></ul>Technology Expenditure per Pupil $  179.76 Percenta...
Denton ISD Technology Plan <ul><li>2010 – 2012  (Last updated Feb 9, 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>Plan Priorities: </li></ul><u...
Denton ISD Technology Plan <ul><li>Goals determined using: </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher & Campus STaR Chart surveys </li></ul...
Goal 1 <ul><li>Administration, teachers, and students will utilize technology as an integrated tool within the curriculum ...
Goal 2 <ul><li>Teachers and staff will attain and possess the necessary skill set, through quality professional developmen...
Goal 3 <ul><li>Denton ISD will provide appropriate access to information and resources for parents and other community mem...
Goal 4 <ul><li>Infrastructure Goal: </li></ul><ul><li>Denton ISD will provide adequate technology infrastructure to meet t...
Technology Expenditures <ul><ul><li>(Braswell, 2010, p.2) </li></ul></ul>Total Technology Expenditures $  3,749,718 Teachi...
Budget <ul><ul><li>(Braswell, 2010, p.20) </li></ul></ul>Budget Item Cost <ul><ul><li>Funding Sources </li></ul></ul>Staff...
Evaluation <ul><li>Will be ongoing & continuous </li></ul><ul><li>Budgets/Strategies updated annually based on </li></ul><...
National Education Technology Plan Transforming American Education: Learning Powered by Technology <ul><li>“ The plan, ‘ca...
National Education Technology Plan <ul><li>“ The plan is presented as ‘A Model of Learning Powered by Technology,’ which i...
NETP Key Points <ul><li>Learning: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ leverage the learning sciences and modern technology to create e...
NETP Key Points <ul><li>Teaching: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ teachers ‘create their own online learning communities consistin...
NETP Key Points <ul><li>Infrastructure: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ infrastructure includes people, processes, learning resour...
References <ul><li>Braswell, R. (2010).  Denton ISD technology plan: 2010-2012  [PDF document]. 1-22.  </li></ul><ul><li>E...
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  1. 1. Denton ISD Technology Plan Sara Lowry May 14, 2011 EDLD 5362 Lamar University
  2. 2. <ul><li>“ Effective use of educational technology is vital to solving many of our current educational challenges. … Effective learning must be the driving force behind technology integration. We must begin with an educational need and then look towards technology for potential solutions” (Educational Technology, n.d.). </li></ul>
  3. 3. District Profile <ul><li>Number of Campuses: 30 </li></ul><ul><li>Total Student Enrollment: 20,860 </li></ul><ul><li>Percent Economically Disadvantaged: 38% </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Braswell, 2010, p.2) </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Technology Statistics <ul><ul><li>(Braswell, 2010, p.2) </li></ul></ul>Technology Expenditure per Pupil $ 179.76 Percentage of Campuses with Direct Connection to the Internet 110 % Percentage of Classrooms with Direct Connection to the Internet 100 % Computer/Student Ratio 1 computer/3 students Computer/Teacher Ratio 1 computer/1 teacher
  5. 5. Denton ISD Technology Plan <ul><li>2010 – 2012 (Last updated Feb 9, 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>Plan Priorities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership, Administration, & Instructional Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Braswell, 2010, pp.3-4) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Denton ISD Technology Plan <ul><li>Goals determined using: </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher & Campus STaR Chart surveys </li></ul><ul><li>Review of NLCB, E-Rate, LRPT, and SBEC requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Campus TAKS data </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum TEKS & Tech App TEKS </li></ul><ul><li>Campus inventories </li></ul><ul><li>And many other resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Braswell, 2010, p.5) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Goal 1 <ul><li>Administration, teachers, and students will utilize technology as an integrated tool within the curriculum to create a technology rich environment that will increase student achievement, improve instructional accountability and be provided the necessary resources and support to adequately meet the needs of a fast-growing district population. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Braswell, 2010, p.7) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Goal 2 <ul><li>Teachers and staff will attain and possess the necessary skill set, through quality professional development to effectively integrate technology, help to motivate students to learn and be prepared to enter a competitive technology-entrenched society and/or higher education system. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Braswell, 2010, p.13) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Goal 3 <ul><li>Denton ISD will provide appropriate access to information and resources for parents and other community members to help foster an environment of open communication and involvement. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Braswell, 2010, p.15) </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Goal 4 <ul><li>Infrastructure Goal: </li></ul><ul><li>Denton ISD will provide adequate technology infrastructure to meet the instructional needs of students, teachers, and administrators that will allow them to succeed in an ever-changing environment. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Braswell, 2010, p.17) </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Technology Expenditures <ul><ul><li>(Braswell, 2010, p.2) </li></ul></ul>Total Technology Expenditures $ 3,749,718 Teaching & Learning Budget $ 422,294 Educator Preparation & Development Budget $ 201,000 Leadership, Administration & Support Budget $ 333,125 Infrastructure for Technology Budget $ 2,793,299
  12. 12. Budget <ul><ul><li>(Braswell, 2010, p.20) </li></ul></ul>Budget Item Cost <ul><ul><li>Funding Sources </li></ul></ul>Staff Development $ 20,623.44 <ul><ul><li>30% Local; 70% Title II Part D </li></ul></ul>Telecommunications & Internet Access $ 31, 872.52 <ul><ul><li>8% 2007 Bond; 92% Local </li></ul></ul>Materials & Supplies $ 33, 747.45 <ul><ul><li>3% Title II Part D, 2% Local, 95% Tech Allotment </li></ul></ul>Equipment $ 1, 724, 870.05 <ul><ul><li>50% Tech Allotment, 50% 200 Bond </li></ul></ul>Maintenance $ 48,746.33 <ul><ul><li>100% Local </li></ul></ul>Miscellaneous Expenses $ 16, 124.72 <ul><ul><li>100% Local </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>TOTAL </li></ul></ul></ul>$ 1, 875,984.51
  13. 13. Evaluation <ul><li>Will be ongoing & continuous </li></ul><ul><li>Budgets/Strategies updated annually based on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Surveys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher appraisals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TAKS results </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Campus STaR Charts </li></ul><ul><li>NetDay Speak Up surveys </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher PRIDE documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Inventories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Braswell, 2010, p.21) </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. National Education Technology Plan Transforming American Education: Learning Powered by Technology <ul><li>“ The plan, ‘calls for applying the advanced technologies used in our daily personal and professional lives to our entire education system to improve student learning, accelerate and scale up the adoption of effective practices, and use data and information for continuous improvement’” (Nagel, 2010). </li></ul>
  15. 15. National Education Technology Plan <ul><li>“ The plan is presented as ‘A Model of Learning Powered by Technology,’ which is divided into five ‘essential areas’: </li></ul><ul><li>Learning: Engage and Empower, </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment: Measure What Matters, </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching: Prepare and Connect, </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure: Access and Enable, </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity: Redesign and Transform” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Shimabukuro, 2010). </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. NETP Key Points <ul><li>Learning: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ leverage the learning sciences and modern technology to create engaging, relevant, and personalized learning experiences for all learners that mirror students’ daily lives and the reality of their futures” (Shimabukuro, 2010) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Assessment: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ diagnose strengths and weaknesses in the course of learning” (Shimabukuro, 2010) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ student response devices … and multimedia to reinforce concepts and measure progress” (Nagel, 2010) </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. NETP Key Points <ul><li>Teaching: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ teachers ‘create their own online learning communities consisting of their students and their students’ peers; fellow educators in their schools, libraries, and after-school programs; professional experts in various disciplines around the world; members of community organizations that serve students in the hours they are not in school; and parents who desire greater participation in their children’s education’” (Nagel, 2010) </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. NETP Key Points <ul><li>Infrastructure: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ infrastructure includes people, processes, learning resources, policies, and sustainable models for continuous improvement” (Shimabukuro, 2010) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ learning when and where they need it” (Nagel, 2010) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Productivity: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>assumptions such as “seat-time” and age-determined grouping should be rethought (Shimabukuro, 2010) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ schools to adopt models from the business world to increase productivity” (Nagel, 2010) </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. References <ul><li>Braswell, R. (2010). Denton ISD technology plan: 2010-2012 [PDF document]. 1-22. </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Technology. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.wideopendoors.net/educational_technology/index.html . </li></ul><ul><li>Nagel, D. (2010, November 9). National ed tech plan puts technology at the heart of education reform. T.H.E. Journal , Retrieved from http://thejournal.com/articles/2010/11/09/national-ed-tech-plan-puts-technology-at-the-heart-of-education-reform.aspx . </li></ul><ul><li>Shimabukuro, J. (2010). A Glimpse at the 2010 National Education Technology Plan. ETC Journal. Retrieved from http://etcjournal.com/2010/11/10/glimpse-transforming-american-education-learning-powered-by-technology/ . </li></ul>

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