Technology Integration Specialist: What? Why? How? <ul><li>Tim Bray, Korea International School </li></ul><ul><li>21st Cen...
Who is Tim Bray? <ul><li>Two years in a PBL and 1:1 desktop environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Four years in a 1:1 PC environm...
Why do many schools falter with 1:1? <ul><li>Lack of Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Lac...
What is a Technology Integration Specialist? <ul><li>Support:  brainstorming, planning, co-teaching, reflecting, advocatin...
What it ain’t! <ul><li>Regular IT personnel </li></ul><ul><li>IT Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Teacher </li></ul>...
Why do we need a TIS? <ul><li>Encourage </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><li>Share </li></ul><ul><li>Coach/Teach </...
But who? <ul><li>Collaborator </li></ul><ul><li>Communicator </li></ul><ul><li>Innovator </li></ul><ul><li>Experimenter </...
Moving Forward <ul><li>Learn from our mistakes </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Laptops in teachers ha...
Questions?
<ul><li>Email:  [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: @tsbray </li></ul><ul><li>Skype: tim.bray3 </li></ul><ul><li>Bl...
Images: <ul><li>Addy, Saeed, Success/Failure,  http://addysaeed.com/treblog/?p=252 , 2/10/11 </li></ul><ul><li>Bray, Tim, ...
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Technology Integration Specialist: What? Why? How?

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Technology Integration Specialist: What? Why? How?

  1. 1. Technology Integration Specialist: What? Why? How? <ul><li>Tim Bray, Korea International School </li></ul><ul><li>21st Century Learning Conference, Hong Kong </li></ul>
  2. 2. Who is Tim Bray? <ul><li>Two years in a PBL and 1:1 desktop environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Four years in a 1:1 PC environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Four years in a 1:1 Mac environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Apple Distinguished Educator, 2008 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why do many schools falter with 1:1? <ul><li>Lack of Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of Teacher Support </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of PD </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is a Technology Integration Specialist? <ul><li>Support: brainstorming, planning, co-teaching, reflecting, advocating </li></ul><ul><li>PD: encouraging, observing, sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Link with IT Office </li></ul>
  5. 5. What it ain’t! <ul><li>Regular IT personnel </li></ul><ul><li>IT Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluator or Judge </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why do we need a TIS? <ul><li>Encourage </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><li>Share </li></ul><ul><li>Coach/Teach </li></ul><ul><li>Connect </li></ul>
  7. 7. But who? <ul><li>Collaborator </li></ul><ul><li>Communicator </li></ul><ul><li>Innovator </li></ul><ul><li>Experimenter </li></ul><ul><li>Advocate for Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Someone who smiles </li></ul>
  8. 8. Moving Forward <ul><li>Learn from our mistakes </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Laptops in teachers hands a year before. </li></ul><ul><li>Hire or promote a TIS. </li></ul><ul><li>Begin PD a year in advance. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Questions?
  10. 10. <ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: @tsbray </li></ul><ul><li>Skype: tim.bray3 </li></ul><ul><li>Blog: http://tsbray.posterous.com </li></ul>Contact Info:
  11. 11. Images: <ul><li>Addy, Saeed, Success/Failure, http://addysaeed.com/treblog/?p=252 , 2/10/11 </li></ul><ul><li>Bray, Tim, Thailand Grad Work & Nang Yuan Island, iPhoto, 2/10/11 </li></ul><ul><li>IT Guy, http://www.bitchdujour.com/?m=200806 , 2/10/11 </li></ul><ul><li>Katz, Steve, Nov PD, Facebook, 2/10/11 </li></ul><ul><li>Pro Pitching Online, Pitch Like a Pro, http://propitchingonline.com , 2/10/11 </li></ul>

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