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Euclid Introduction for Schools

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Euclid's Solution: Roadmap to 1:1 eLearning in every class.

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Euclid Introduction for Schools

  1. 1. Euclid: Your Solution for Achieving 1:1 eLearning in Every Class Unit 9B, Amtel Building 148 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, China Email: [email_address] www.euclid.com.hk
  2. 2. The Goal: 1:1 eLearning Unit 9B, Amtel Building 148 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, China Email: [email_address] www.euclid.com.hk
  3. 3. The Problems – Too many To name! Unit 9B, Amtel Building 148 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, China Email: [email_address] www.euclid.com.hk Too little time Too expensive Too many products Too disruptive Too much commitment Too much hassles
  4. 4. The (Easy) Solution – Do Nothing Unit 9B, Amtel Building 148 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, China Email: [email_address] www.euclid.com.hk
  5. 5. The Thinking – Identify Critical Issues, Solve, Repeat Unit 9B, Amtel Building 148 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, China Email: [email_address] www.euclid.com.hk
  6. 6. The Reality – Only a Few Parts Are Critical * Unit 9B, Amtel Building 148 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, China Email: [email_address] www.euclid.com.hk * Other than technical Parental Approval and Adoption Teachers Adjustment Publishers Cooperation Commitment And Cost
  7. 7. The Solution – Implement A Digital Reading Pilot Program First. Why? Unit 9B, Amtel Building 148 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, China Email: [email_address] www.euclid.com.hk
  8. 8. A Clear Roadmap Unit 9B, Amtel Building 148 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, China Email: [email_address] www.euclid.com.hk
  9. 9. First Step - The Euclid Digital Reading Pilot Program Unit 9B, Amtel Building 148 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, China Email: [email_address] www.euclid.com.hk
  10. 10. Unit 9B, Amtel Building 148 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, China Email: [email_address] www.euclid.com.hk Timeline
  11. 11. <ul><li>Conduct a quick assessment of technical readiness. </li></ul><ul><li>Euclid will provide central charging stations and help to upgrade wireless network connections to ensure smooth classroom operation. </li></ul><ul><li>Euclid will work with schools to establish a coordinated and sufficient support process. </li></ul>Unit 9B, Amtel Building 148 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, China Email: [email_address] www.euclid.com.hk Prepare Pilot Infra- structure
  12. 12. <ul><li>Determine optimal number of devices and students. </li></ul><ul><li>School should offer selected students the Euclid as a permanent loan during the Pilot. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Permanent loans allow students to use the Euclid in the classroom and also at home and while mobile. This will let students truly engage in mobile learning and parents to test them too. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pilot program participants will also include: teachers, IT staff, subject leaders, principal and administrative staff, parents. </li></ul><ul><li>Map the roles and responsibilities participants will have during the Pilot Program. </li></ul>Unit 9B, Amtel Building 148 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, China Email: [email_address] www.euclid.com.hk Select Participants
  13. 13. <ul><li>For Readers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pick from a list of available reading materials provided by publishers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Let Euclid aware of which existing books from its reading list Tung Wah would like to get from publishers to be included as digital readers. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For Textbooks: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Select subject(s) to try using digital textbooks along side regular textbooks in class: English, History, Chinese, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pick from a list of available e-textbooks provided by publishers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Let Euclid aware of which existing books from its reading list Tung Wah would like to get from publishers to be included as digital readers. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For Apps, E-learning platforms, Games: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Euclid will coordinate with teachers and school administrators to determine which educational apps, e-learning platforms, and games should be included in the Euclid Market available for students to download. </li></ul></ul>Unit 9B, Amtel Building 148 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, China Email: [email_address] www.euclid.com.hk Finalize Content Packages And Curriculum
  14. 14. <ul><li>Euclid will partner with local universities to help determine evaluation metrics and assessment methods. </li></ul><ul><li>Baseline assessments (may involve testing students, interviewing participants about pre-pilot issues and challenges, assess teacher experience before the Pilot). </li></ul><ul><li>Quantitative assessment (may include student test scores, comparing tests of students who participated in digital learning versus those who did not, teacher retention rates, school productivity). </li></ul><ul><li>Qualitative assessment (surveys, interviews, focus groups, anecdotal evidence, etc.). </li></ul>Unit 9B, Amtel Building 148 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, China Email: [email_address] www.euclid.com.hk Prepare Evaluation Metrics And Assessment Methods
  15. 15. <ul><li>Euclid will partner with teachers from local and international schools (such as Island School) to form a team of Euclid Coaches. </li></ul><ul><li>Euclid Coaches will provide: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One-on-one and group based coaching sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hands on exercises and assignments designed to allow teachers to learn major functions of Euclid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demo of what’s possible – share ways Euclid coaches have: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>used digital textbooks, e-learning platforms, apps, and games to improve student engagement </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>used tools, apps, and games to encourage collaboration, self-directed learning, and content creation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HKU will demonstrate in detail how iClass can be used to increase student participation and engagement </li></ul></ul>Unit 9B, Amtel Building 148 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, China Email: [email_address] www.euclid.com.hk Teachers And Students Coaching
  16. 16. <ul><li>Start Pilot Program. </li></ul><ul><li>Make any adjustments during the Pilot. </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrades </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Euclid will provide all upgrades in software. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Troubleshooting, Maintenance, and Repair </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A team of Euclid maintenance and support staff (at least 3) to respond to requests on a 24x7 basis. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Backup Devices </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each pilot school to purchase 5% more devices for backup. </li></ul></ul>Unit 9B, Amtel Building 148 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, China Email: [email_address] www.euclid.com.hk Conduct Pilot Program
  17. 17. <ul><li>Begin in-pilot evaluation as planned </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot staff can communicate with Euclid and each others via: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scheduled and ad-hoc meetings and calls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A dedicated email list managed by Euclid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A dedicated blog or wiki page managed by Euclid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Through films of Euclid use in class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In academic meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>After the Pilot Program, conduct a comprehensive post-evaluation and determine next steps. </li></ul>Unit 9B, Amtel Building 148 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, China Email: [email_address] www.euclid.com.hk Begin Evaluation And Ongoing Communication

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