Introducing epotential


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Introducing epotential

  1. 2. <ul><li>Developed to address the need for teachers and schools to have a benchmark of their ICT Capabilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Corresponding resources link to continuum for ongoing Professional Learning in ICT for teaching staff. </li></ul><ul><li>Non teaching staff benchmark has been produced. </li></ul>ICT Capabilities Surveys
  2. 3. <ul><li>Assist Teachers and non teaching staff to develop their own ICT Professional Learning Plans. </li></ul><ul><li>Assist Principals and Professional learning Leaders in their whole school ICT/eLearning planning. </li></ul><ul><li>Assist Regional Directors to know what expertise they have in their region and how they can plan and facilitate. </li></ul><ul><li>Assist the Department in evaluating initiatives and ensuring appropriate school support </li></ul>The Potential of ePotential:
  3. 4. <ul><li>e-potential website is a wonderful starting point for resources and help </li></ul>
  4. 5. The Survey and Continuum <ul><li>Need not to be seen as standalone but part of an overall system to improve teaching and learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Are starting points. </li></ul><ul><li>Should be revisited over time. </li></ul><ul><li>Assists in redefining needs and provide a focus for development. </li></ul><ul><li>A strategic tool to help individuals, schools, regions and state. </li></ul>
  5. 6. What’s in it for school leaders? <ul><li>See overall school picture. </li></ul><ul><li>Make comparisons between groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Compare to state trends. </li></ul><ul><li>Helps to strategically plan overall or sectional approaches to the embedding of ICT in teaching and learning . </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>Shows me where I’m at in a nutshell… </li></ul><ul><li>Can show how I compare… </li></ul><ul><li>So what? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I improve MY e-potential? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I make the most of the resources provided? </li></ul><ul><li>Who can I access to assist me? </li></ul>I’ve taken my survey, so what?
  7. 13. <ul><li>Links to, and information about, Professional Communities that can support you (coming soon) </li></ul><ul><li>Step-by-step instructions to guide you as you get started </li></ul><ul><li>Digital stories and case studies that may inspire you and your class </li></ul><ul><li>Links to external resources, such as Professional Readings, Professional Blogs, Conferences or Workshops to support your professional learning </li></ul><ul><li>Rubrics that may be adopted or adapted </li></ul><ul><li>Samples of work created by students to generate ideas for classroom activities </li></ul><ul><li>Samples of work produced by other teachers that are relevant to the key area and/or phase </li></ul>
  8. 14. <ul><li>As an individual select your area that you wish to work on and map it over time. </li></ul><ul><li>Write your ePotential goal into your yearly performance plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Search for resources (both digital and human) that will allow you to take small meaningful steps to achieve your ePotential. </li></ul>Where to from here?
  9. 15. Your Turn… <ul><li>Visit the ePotential web site and explore the resources available to you. </li></ul><ul><li>List some ideas and how you can embed ICT into your classroom practices </li></ul><ul><li>Add a journal entry about your experience with using ePotential </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>