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Technology use plan

  1. 1. Created by Alex Villwock
  2. 2. <ul><li>Provides a roadmap for the future of the technology department. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where are we? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where we are going? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How do we get there? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>This plan will: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide our school with a vision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give clear goals and objectives to complete </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance student learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outline areas of needed staff development </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Should consist of a diverse group of representatives from the school </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Coordinator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher from each grade (6 th , 7 th , 8 th ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Administrative Member </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IT Representative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library Representative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One Teacher from Electives (music, art, P.E.) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Develop planning team </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Surveys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compare technology use plans </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Develop plan </li></ul><ul><li>School preview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Return for revisions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Finalize plan </li></ul><ul><li>Continually assessing and revising </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>We, at Lincoln School, continually strive to provide the best bilingual education possible to all of our students. As our world continues to grow technologically, we, at Lincoln, must adapt our methods to continue developing student minds ready for a technology filled world. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>In order to meet this goal, we must continually adapt our curriculum for an ever-changing world. Our curriculum must be engrossed with active-learning utilizing technology. We must scaffold student learning from the young ages through graduation. This will allow students to continually practice and learn up-to-date technological skills. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>All teachers must demonstrate technological competencies, while utilizing it in the classroom. Lincoln must provide a support network to teachers, where quality teach training is conducted and all needs can be met. </li></ul><ul><li>When these goals are met, we will be achieve our ultimate goal of providing a quality bilingual education. Students will graduate knowing how to navigate the technology that governs our world. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Encourage interdisciplinary cooperation. </li></ul><ul><li>All students are comfortable and competent with Microsoft Office Programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Students effectively utilize technology to enhance research and projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Create technology cohorts to enhance staff technology learning. </li></ul><ul><li>All computers are routinely updated and repaired in a timely manner. </li></ul><ul><li>State and national technology standards are built into daily curriculum. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Will assess strengths and weaknesses in our school currently. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher proficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frequency of technology resource use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frequency of student academic technology use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How the school can help </li></ul></ul><ul><li> .. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Teaching network of cohorts </li></ul><ul><li>Educating videos & podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher-specific demonstrations (math, science, art, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Incentives for learning and achieving competency </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Surveys </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Measure progress of technology use plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluate areas of growth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>More frequent at first, eventually one per semester </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Utilize feedback to identify areas of revision for technology use plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Changes performed by planning committee </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. August 2009 Develop Planning Team August – September 2009 Research (Surveys, compare technology use plans) October – December 2009 Develop Plan January 2010 School Preview Return for Revisions February 2010 Finalize Plan Begin June 2010, Biannually Continually assessing and Revising