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  1. 1. “E-Rate” and Teague Elementary’s Technology Plan<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br /><ul><li> What is “E-Rate”
  3. 3. Who’s Eligible
  4. 4. What Services are Available
  5. 5. Teague’s Technology Plan
  6. 6. Action Steps</li></li></ul><li>What is “E-Rate”<br /><ul><li> “E-Rate is the short name for The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund.
  7. 7. “E-Rate” is a discount that schools and libraries can apply for to receive a discount on telecommunication services.
  8. 8. “E-Rate” cannot be used for hardware or software.</li></ul>Archived Information The U.S. Department of Education. (1997, June 27). Retrieved March 8, 2011, from The U.S. Department of Education: www2.ed.gov/Technology/overview.html<br />
  9. 9. Who is Eligible?<br /><ul><li> All elementary and secondary schools based on percentage of free and reduced lunch. (Teague does not qualify)
  10. 10. Private schools meeting certain criteria
  11. 11. Libraries</li></ul>Archived Information The U.S. Department of Education. (1997, June 27). Retrieved March 8, 2011, from The U.S. Department of Education: www2.ed.gov/Technology/overview.html<br />
  12. 12. What Services are Available?<br /><ul><li> Telecommunication Services
  13. 13. Internet Access
  14. 14. Internal Connections</li></ul>Archived Information The U.S. Department of Education. (1997, June 27). Retrieved March 8, 2011, from The U.S. Department of Education: www2.ed.gov/Technology/overview.html<br />
  15. 15. For More Information on “E-Rate”<br /><ul><li>http://www2.ed.gov/Technology/eratemenu.html
  16. 16. http://www.usac.org/default.aspx</li></ul>Archived Information The U.S. Department of Education. (1997, June 27). Retrieved March 8, 2011, from The U.S. Department of Education: www2.ed.gov/Technology/overview.html<br />
  17. 17. Teague Elementary’s Technology Plan<br />
  18. 18. Teague’s Technology Plan<br /><ul><li> Consists of 1 main goal and 3 strategies.</li></li></ul><li>Goal<br />The use of technology by students will enhance all aspects of the curriculum. Teachers will continue to become familiar and comfortable with software programs in order to enrich classroom lessons and raise student achievement.<br />
  19. 19. Strategy 1- Technology Skills<br /><ul><li> Research
  20. 20. Software application programs
  21. 21. Rigor and Relevance</li></li></ul><li>Strategy 2- Software/Hardware<br /><ul><li> Purchase various software programs
  22. 22. Use Gradespeed for grading
  23. 23. Accelerated Reading
  24. 24. Study Island</li></li></ul><li>Strategy 3- Teacher Computer Competencies<br /><ul><li> 100% of staff to complete awareness classes.
  25. 25. 100% of staff to complete PTC orientation.
  26. 26. Provide training to staff for basic computer programs.
  27. 27. Provide training to staff for integrating technology into the classroom.</li></li></ul><li>In Conclusion:These action steps need to be taken<br /><ul><li> Students should complete at least one research project this year.
  28. 28. Students should be accessing the computer programs at least 3 times per week.
  29. 29. All teachers must complete computer competencies by the end of the school year.</li>

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