Essentials for Building and Managing,Change in Educational ICT Programming
Charting the Course…Making the Plan… For building change.
Learning from others: Some lessons in ICT programs from other schoolsWhopen Questions: NOT necessarily in this order….) What? Are we doing? Why? Are we doing this? How? Will it change things/work? Who? Will do what? When? Are we planning to?
Learning from others: Some lessons in ICT programs from other schools COMMON CONSIDERATIONS• Scheduling• Budget• Professional Development• Communication• Community Context, needs, adaptability• Business & Education• And…?
Learning from others: Some lessons in ICT programs from other schools SOME ESSENTIALS FOR SUCESS:• NEEDS assessment is very important to determine program structure and development.• LEADERSHIP must lead; be involved and model all initiatives• PDP and related support models must be coordinated, facilitated to ensure buy-in, integration and adoption.• TIME for (true) planning and collaboration a factor in program success• ALL Learning Community stakeholders members; staff, students, families must be represented• PROGRESSIVE LEANRING environments must be fomented, and modeled to gain commitment from the risk-adverse -otherwise inertia rules...
Learning from others: Some ICT Instructional models in use at schoolsCONVENTIONAL PROGRESSIVE SHIFTED, 21ST ACCESSIBILITY -TRANSITIONAL CENTURY LEVELSICT a specialistfield ICT supports, and ICT embedded into ICT access is facilitated in all all fields no always available fields, including ICT formal "ICT" or classes "computer class""Experts" instruct All teachers teach All community ICT access inand facilitate use and facilitate use ofmembers, students, various campusof ICT ICT teachers, model hot spots: and facilitate instruct classrooms,stand alone ICT ICT instructed, used ICTand use of ICT ICT access in ion instructed,Instruction in in Labs and used ubiquitously Lab, librarycomputer Lab classroomstraditional Open or "flexi" ICT integrated into ICT access"specials" scheduling with lab & entire schedule, may limited toclass scheduling classroom facilitator include include resource sessions comp. sci or media availability classes in labs
Learning from others: Some lessons in ICT programs from other schools SOME SUCESSFUL WORKING FORMULAS:• Allow / assign ownership of roles in initiatives e.g., FT vs. PT tech facilitators, integrators, coaches• Approach supporting change via building relationships: mentorships, partnerships, teams• Build leadership capacity throughout the school community by grade levels, depts. “laptop reps”, student junior tech support• Assess formatively, and consistently, to determine changes, effectiveness• Create, develop multiple learning, support, PD modalities, opportunities, relief teacher periods, tutorial, lesson, bank, monthly tech tips,• Step by step transitions may be more effective for some schools
Resources for Building ChangeShifting to 21st Century Thinking in Schoolshttp://www.shiftingthinking.org/Partnership for 21st Century Skills; Includes the The MILE ICT school self-assessment tool http://www.p21.org/Educational Collaborators 1:1 Readiness Surveyhttp://is.gd/19RC21Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit:http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb977556.aspx21st Century Skillshttp://www.21stcenturyskillsbook.com/Route 21; Tools, Topics, Tipshttp://www.p21.org/route21/
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