PREPARED BY:  SARAH ARNOLD EDLD 5362 INFORMATION SYSTEMS Reflection of Highland Park ISD’s Technology Plan
Highland Park ISD <ul><li>Location:  Dallas, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Students enrolled:  6,300 </li></ul><ul><li>Campuses:...
HPISD’s Technology Goals <ul><li>Goal #1:  Ensure quality teaching and learning experiences for students, staff, and the c...
<ul><li>Goal #2: Ensure sustained educator preparation and development in the use of technology that is standard based, me...
<ul><li>Goal #3:  Build a strong foundation of leadership, administration, and services that support exception teaching an...
<ul><li>Goal #4:  Ensure a stable, progressive, robust infrastructure for technology that supports the educational vision ...
STaR Chart Results <ul><li>Developing Technology Level:  Teaching and Learning, Educator Preparation and Administration an...
<ul><li>In Highland Park ISD, there is a 2.5:1 ratio of students to computers (not including administrator computers) </li...
HPISD <ul><li>Internet access at all schools </li></ul><ul><li>Still needs to integrate  K-8 TEKS in all classrooms </li><...
National Educational Technology Plan <ul><li>Goal #1 Learning: Engage and Empower </li></ul><ul><li>Goal #2:  Assessment: ...
Mission of the Texas Public Education System <ul><li>The mission of the public education system of this state is “to ensur...
<ul><li>How do Students use Computers? </li></ul><ul><li>Outside of school Texas elementary students on average use techno...
How do we use this information? <ul><li>Here at our school we have access to the Internet and multiple computers at all ti...
<ul><li>Using Technology To: </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate and to Innovate </li></ul><ul><li>Use Web 2.0 tools </li></ul><...
Works Cited <ul><li>Office of Educational Technology. (2010). Transforming american education: Learning powered by technol...
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  1. 1. PREPARED BY: SARAH ARNOLD EDLD 5362 INFORMATION SYSTEMS Reflection of Highland Park ISD’s Technology Plan
  2. 2. Highland Park ISD <ul><li>Location: Dallas, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Students enrolled: 6,300 </li></ul><ul><li>Campuses: 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Region 10 </li></ul><ul><li>(“Highland park independent, school district”,2007) </li></ul>
  3. 3. HPISD’s Technology Goals <ul><li>Goal #1: Ensure quality teaching and learning experiences for students, staff, and the community </li></ul><ul><li>Budget: $60, 395 </li></ul><ul><li>(&quot;Highland park independent school district,&quot; 2007) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Goal #2: Ensure sustained educator preparation and development in the use of technology that is standard based, meaningful, and engaging </li></ul><ul><li>Budget: $44,000 </li></ul><ul><li>(&quot;Highland park independent school district,” 2007) </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Goal #3: Build a strong foundation of leadership, administration, and services that support exception teaching and learning through the integration of technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Budget: $24,100 </li></ul><ul><li>(&quot;Highland park independent school district,&quot; 2007) </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Goal #4: Ensure a stable, progressive, robust infrastructure for technology that supports the educational vision of HPISD. </li></ul><ul><li>Budget: $30,000 </li></ul><ul><li>(&quot;Highland park independent school district,&quot; 2007) </li></ul>
  7. 7. STaR Chart Results <ul><li>Developing Technology Level: Teaching and Learning, Educator Preparation and Administration and Support. </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Technology Level: Leadership, Administration and Support Services </li></ul><ul><li>Partial Advanced and Partial Developing Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Goal: Advanced Level in all categories </li></ul><ul><li>(&quot;Highland park independent school district,&quot; 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>The Texas Teacher STaR Chart is designed to help teachers, campuses, and districts determine their progress toward meeting the goals of the Long-Range Plan for Technology , as well as meeting the goals of their district. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>In Highland Park ISD, there is a 2.5:1 ratio of students to computers (not including administrator computers) </li></ul><ul><li>25% of local funds is used for professional development </li></ul><ul><li>There is Internet access at all 7 campuses that is available at all times to all students and teachers </li></ul><ul><li>(&quot;Highland park independent school district,&quot; 2007) </li></ul>
  9. 9. HPISD <ul><li>Internet access at all schools </li></ul><ul><li>Still needs to integrate K-8 TEKS in all classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Still needs to allow funds to replace old technology and hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Continuously seek ways to save on cost but not giving up quality of technology </li></ul>
  10. 10. National Educational Technology Plan <ul><li>Goal #1 Learning: Engage and Empower </li></ul><ul><li>Goal #2: Assessment: Measure What Matters </li></ul><ul><li>Goal #3: Teaching: Prepare and Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Goal #4 Infrastructure: Access and Enable </li></ul><ul><li>Goal #5 Productivity: Redesign and Transform </li></ul><ul><li>(U.S. Department of Office of Educational Technology, 2010) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Mission of the Texas Public Education System <ul><li>The mission of the public education system of this state is “to ensure that all Texas children have access to a quality education that enables them to achieve their potential and fully participate now and in the future in the social, economic, and educational opportunities of our state and nation”. </li></ul><ul><li>(Texas Education Agency, 2006) </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>How do Students use Computers? </li></ul><ul><li>Outside of school Texas elementary students on average use technology for playing games. </li></ul><ul><li>In school, Texas elementary students use computers for playing online educational games as well as using the computer to do Internet research. </li></ul><ul><li>(Texas Education Agency, 2006) </li></ul>
  13. 13. How do we use this information? <ul><li>Here at our school we have access to the Internet and multiple computers at all times. </li></ul><ul><li>Shift thinking from teacher-centered to learner- centered </li></ul><ul><li>How? Working as a team and professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Using “best practices” </li></ul><ul><li>Working in different types of grouping, not just by age level. </li></ul><ul><li>(Texas Education Agency, 2006) </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Using Technology To: </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate and to Innovate </li></ul><ul><li>Use Web 2.0 tools </li></ul><ul><li>Global Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Using Items such as Moodle for Distance Education </li></ul><ul><li>Taking time to plan, act, observe, and reflect on technology being used </li></ul><ul><li>(Wallace & Willis, 2008) </li></ul>What are Some of the Best Practices?
  15. 15. Works Cited <ul><li>Office of Educational Technology. (2010). Transforming american education: Learning powered by technology. U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Technology. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Education. </li></ul><ul><li>Texas Education Agency. (2006). Long-range plan for technology 2006-2020. Retrieved on 5/13/2011 from http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=5082&menu_id=2147483665 </li></ul><ul><li>Wallace, P., & Willis, E. (2008). Case 4: multi-campus teaching to large student cohorts: social research methods . Manuscript submitted for publication, Education, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Retrieved from http://www.latrobe.edu.au/teaching/teaching-resources/good-practice/case4.html </li></ul><ul><li>Highland park independent school district technology plan . (2007). Retrieved from http://www.hpisd.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=ozo2hqFRgFc%3d&tabid=572 </li></ul><ul><li>Retrieved on 5/14/2011 from http://www.latrobe.edu.au/teaching/teaching-resources/good-practice/case4.html </li></ul>

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