Presentation on theme: "The Times They Are A Changin – Technology and the 21 st Century Technology Status Update A continuation of our Town Hall Meeting….."— Presentation transcript:
The Times They Are A Changin – Technology and the 21 st Century Technology Status Update A continuation of our Town Hall Meeting…..
The Future of Online Courses Learning Management Systems Online Curriculum & Assessment Systems Digital Instructional Resources Device Planning A Refresher January 2013 Our Original Framework:
Next Generation Learning Management System More than 50% courses available in hybrid format, allowing for flexible schedules Teachers skilled in online and flipped instruction Our Vision March 2013:
High Quality Online Courses Student could graduate from CPS completely online Need continued teacher and coordinator feedback Expand offerings in 14 – 15 budget
Online Curriculum & Assessment System Specific Measurable Learning Objectives AssessmentsScope & Sequence Instructional Resources Instructional Approaches Vision: A system that facilitates the design and delivery of the districts curriculum.
A 2 student: 1 device ratio, or better, K – 12, supplemented w/ BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) as appropriate to grade levels 100% 24/7 accessibility by all stakeholders Equitable and Universal Access
Excellent support PD embedded in curriculum Tech support at district and building level Guidance staff advising about online courses Parent communication and involvement
Important Conditions to Success: Tech support at building level ALL district leaders communicating the vision and expectations about best practices for instruction
Where are we now? August 2013
Technology Services Vision – Mission - Values Vision: To empower and connect our community of 21 st century learners Mission: We promote high quality instruction and effective business processes by providing responsive, quality support within a safe, reliable, networked environment. We Value: Innovation for effective education Transparent and open communication Trust of our community Flexible access to resources 21 st Century Transliteracy (Literacy in multiple forms)
Learning Management System Infrastructure & Devices Online Curriculum and Assessment Systems Digital Instructional Resources Online Courses Collaboration & Communication Tools Our Progress Towards Our Vision…………………………
Infrastructure & Devices Achieved 2:1 Ratio or better K – 12 Coordinators also buying devices Blanket Wireless, including Trailers iPads to teachers PS – 12 Projectors in all PS classrooms Personal Learning pilot Adv. Placement courses 1:1 ratio BYOD ready when you are!
Infrastructure & Devices Damaged Equipment Fund Bandwidth results for Smarter Balanced testing once Refresh / Extinct program Online technology ordering for you Paperless Technology Usage Acknowledgement – Online & paper if needed
Learning Management System Blackboard soft rollout Training Ongoing Content can be moved as needed Angel – gradual conversion
Coordinators attended ISTE conference this summer International Society for Technology in Education District curriculum remains in Angel for now Online Curriculum and Assessment Systems
Now in eSchool Using Aventa & Apex this year for further evaluation Guidance counselors will schedule Online / Hybrid / Homebound possible PD will be provided for best practice design Online Courses
myOn Reader & eBooks (require logins!) iBooks Author / iTunes U / Volume purchasing Google Apps for education New World Language lab software FASTmath Electronic resources/databases * Resources chosen by curricular area Digital Instructional Resources
Lync Parentlink 9 Office 365 upgrade for students Teacher Access Center upgrade Sharepoint enTICE – 4 Groups Technopalooza Aug. 8 By Teachers, For Teachers! Online Registration/Enrollment Collaboration & Communication Tools
Making the Vision Happen! User Driven – Guided by IT