Welcome
 Visitors!
  Mooresville Graded
School District’s Digital
     Conversion
Why a Digital
        Conversion?
• Close the Digital Divide
• Relevant Instruction
• 21st Century Readiness (Halfbethe jo...
What is a Digital
           Conversion?
•   500 Teacher MacBooks

•   4000 MacBooks for ALL 4th - 12th graders

•   120 I...
New Views of Learning
. . . from traditional student learning
rote memory of predetermined facts
disseminated by teachers
...
Timeline                                      •  April 2010- Refresh
                                                 of a...
Mooresville Graded School
   District - Demographics
Schools 	

                      8
Students 	

                  5450...
Implementation Team
•   Communication

•   Deployment

•   Curriculum/Pedagogy

•   Professional Development

•   Discipli...
Technology/
              Infrastructure
•   Network Infrastructure

•   Wireless Access Points

•   Internet Access @ hom...
How Much?


• Approximately $1.00 per child per day
• Price of a soda
• Includes the machine and software over a
  four ye...
Building Public Support
 • Stakeholder Buy-In
  • Public Symposium, Chamber of
     Commerce, Economic Development,
     P...
Making IT Happen
•   iWork Suite (Pages, Numbers, Keynote)

•   iLife (iWeb, iMovie, iPhoto, Garage Band)

•   Online Stre...
Academic Achievement
                 District
                      District           Percent Proficient using EOG
     ...
Academic Achievement
          Mooresville High School
     High Growth & School of Distinction
                2008-2009
...
Academic Achievement
                    Mooresville Intermediate
                  Expected Growth 2008-2009
100.0%
90.0%...
Academic Achievement
•   MHS attendance rate increased from 94% to 96.7%

•   MIS Attendance Rate increased from 96% to 97...
Partners
•   Apple

•   SAS

•   Cisco

•   Coleman Technologies

•   Angel Learning

•   Discovery Education

•   Nettrek...
Every Child Every Day




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Mooresville Graded School District Digital Conversion

  1. 1. Welcome Visitors! Mooresville Graded School District’s Digital Conversion
  2. 2. Why a Digital Conversion? • Close the Digital Divide • Relevant Instruction • 21st Century Readiness (Halfbethe jobs the next require technology skills, expected to 77% in today decade - Bureau of Labor Statistics) • Real World Experience • Instructional Practice • Improving Academic Achievement
  3. 3. What is a Digital Conversion? • 500 Teacher MacBooks • 4000 MacBooks for ALL 4th - 12th graders • 120 Interactive Whiteboards in every classroom grades K - 3 • Online content available virtually 24/7 • Ubiquitous Wireless • A meaningful instructional tool at the fingertips of every child • NOT a Technology Project • Cultural Shift
  4. 4. New Views of Learning . . . from traditional student learning rote memory of predetermined facts disseminated by teachers . . . to cognitive science students construct meaning by making connections with prior knowledge through language
  5. 5. Timeline • April 2010- Refresh of all 4500 MacBooks • August 2009 - 4000 MacBooks to all 4 - 12 grade students • August 2008 - 1650 student MacBooks at MHS, 850 student MacBooks at MIS • January 2008 - 400 MacBooks on carts for the English Department at MHS • December 2007 - 500 Teacher MacBooks distributed
  6. 6. Mooresville Graded School District - Demographics Schools 8 Students 5450 Certified Staff approx 400 Non-Certified Staff approx 300 Free and Reduced 39% Asian 2% Multi-Racial 3% Hispanic 6% African American 15% White 73%
  7. 7. Implementation Team • Communication • Deployment • Curriculum/Pedagogy • Professional Development • Discipline/AUP • Data Collection • Finance • Visitation • District Level teams & School Level teams
  8. 8. Technology/ Infrastructure • Network Infrastructure • Wireless Access Points • Internet Access @ home • Adequate IT staff? • Updates • Why Mac?
  9. 9. How Much? • Approximately $1.00 per child per day • Price of a soda • Includes the machine and software over a four year lease • From Local, State and Federal funds • New Construction, Grants and Donations
  10. 10. Building Public Support • Stakeholder Buy-In • Public Symposium, Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development, Parents • Organization and Planning • Building Leadership Capacity • Staff Development • Summer Institute, Early Release Days
  11. 11. Making IT Happen • iWork Suite (Pages, Numbers, Keynote) • iLife (iWeb, iMovie, iPhoto, Garage Band) • Online Streaming content from Discovery Education • EVAAS and Curriculum Pathways from SAS • NetTrekker • ScanTron Online Assessments • Angel Learning Management System • Other supplemental resources (Graphing Calculator, Dictionary, Thesaurus, etc.) • Other Internet based resources
  12. 12. Academic Achievement District District Percent Proficient using EOG Percent Proficient using Per Pupil Reading and Math; EOC EOC EOG Reading and Math; Expenditure * 1 Chapel Hill Hill Carrboro 1 Chapel Carrboro 88% 88% $10,579.00 2 PolkPolk County 2 County 85% 85% $10,449.00 3 3 Carteret County Carteret County 83% 83% $9,272.00 4 4 Transylvania County Transylvania County 83% 83% $8,860.00 5 Watauga County 82% 82% $8,305.00 5 Watauga County 6 Union County 82% $7,739.00 6 Union County 82% 7 Camden County 81.9% $8,742.00 7 Camden County 81.9% MGSD MGSD Ranked 8 MGSD 81.8% Ranked $7,902.00 8 MGSD 81.8% 8th 9 Yancey County 81.6% 8th in $9,417.00 State 9 Yancey County 81.6% in State 10 Dare County 81.6% $11,011.00 10 Dare County 81.6% Formula: Number of Proficient Test Scores on Reading Grades 3-8, Math Grades 3-8, and EOCs divided by the total number of tests taken in school year 2008-09 * NC Statistical Profile http://www.ncpublicschools.org/fbs/resources/data/ Formula: Number of Proficient Test Scores on Reading Grades 3-8, Math Grades 3-8, and EOCs divided by the total number of tests taken in school year 2008-09. Mooresville Graded School District 305 N. Main Street Mooresville, North Carolina 28115 Mooresville Graded School 704.658.2530 District 305 N. Main Street 704.663.3005 fax Mooresville, North Carolina 28115 704.658.2530 704.663.3005 fax
  13. 13. Academic Achievement Mooresville High School High Growth & School of Distinction 2008-2009 100.0% 90.0% 78.00% 81.00% 80.0% 70.0% 70.0% 60.0% 50.0% 40.0% 30.0% 20.0% 10.0% 0% 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09
  14. 14. Academic Achievement Mooresville Intermediate Expected Growth 2008-2009 100.0% 90.0% 84.00% 80.0% 78.00% 77.00% 73.00% 73.00% 70.0% 67.00% 63.00% 60.0% 51.00% 50.0% 40.0% 30.0% 20.0% 10.0% 0% Math Reading Science Overall 2007-08 2008-09
  15. 15. Academic Achievement • MHS attendance rate increased from 94% to 96.7% • MIS Attendance Rate increased from 96% to 97% • MHS realized an 11% gain over last 2 years in EOC performance composite • MHS suspensions are down 64% • MIS Suspensions dropped from 86 to 21 • MIS realized a composite gain of 6% • Achieved 53 out of 54 District AYP Goals • District Wide 7% Composite gain on all EOC/EOG test scores • District Wide Suspensions reduced by 50%
  16. 16. Partners • Apple • SAS • Cisco • Coleman Technologies • Angel Learning • Discovery Education • Nettrekker • ScanTron • Town of Mooresville • Mooresville Foundation for Excellence in Education
  17. 17. Every Child Every Day www.mgsd.k12.nc.us

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