Presentation on theme: "Inventive thinking digital-age literacies effective communication high productivity Professional Development Technology."— Presentation transcript:
inventive thinking digital-age literacies effective communication high productivity Professional Development Technology
Our students are Digital Natives Changing technology is the norm and expected. internet, social networking, MP3, cell phones Anytime, anywhere when it comes to information access, collaboration and communication. Our teachers are Digital Immigrants Changing technology is sometimes too fast. Interactive whiteboards, online courses, digital media Adopt new techniques and tools but still retain familiar habits.
Technology Colonial Colonials ever-changing landscape is collaborative, extremely interactive and encourages: digital-age literacies inventive thinking high productivity effective communication
Technology Staff Developer Classroom Supporter Curriculum Specialist Learning Facilitator Catalyst for Change Continual Learner Professional Development Leader Instructional Specialist Data Coach and Mentor Resource Provider A Vision for Professional Development in Technology
Instructional Goals of the Technology Staff Developer Create and provide continuous and high quality professional development. To explore and carry out ways in which we can support classroom teachers as they integrate technology with instruction. Help to build a network of technology proficient and driven teachers and teams across all disciplines.
Technology Resource Teachers Master Teachers and Department Heads Technology Integration Specialists Math and Reading Resource Specialists Technology Savvy Classroom teachers Leaders in the Classroom Tailored by Building Culture Building level support for technical procedures and instructional use of tools in the classroom. Specialist teachers instructing courses that directly incorporate technology skills and applications. Content experts and co-teachers in the building who push into classrooms and meet with teachers regarding the curriculum. Teacher leaders who demonstrate exemplary professional skills in classroom teaching or in an educational specialty. Proficient and naturals when it comes to integrating technology effectively into the classroom serving as a model for other teachers on their team.
Technology Integration is.. effective when it supports curricular goals and is aligned with standards effectively to actively engage students. achieved when technology is routine and transparent. the use of digital media and collaboration tools in daily classroom practices and management.
Effective uses of technology and 21st century skills occur in the context of rigorous and relevant academic content. This means that the technology is purposely used and incorporated into the curriculum/lesson to extend and enhance the learning. Effective use of technology in the classroom will lead to optimal instruction and student learning. Designing Rich Lessons Using Technology
Matching the Technology to the Standards NETS PA State Standards AASL
Tracking Training Staff Development Log TSD Log Data : Name, Building, Topic, Time, Tier, Developer, Next Steps
Assessing Technology Colonials Technology Tiers of Proficiency
Colonials Online Course Technology Module for professional staff is integrated and highly effective. Technology coach in addition to the Technology Resource Teacher in each building will focus on integrating district technology initiatives tailored to building culture. The Future Strong Professional Development Program to Endure
Andrew Boegly Chief Information Officer extension: 2129 TC Boegly Colonial Elementary School Principal extension: 2230 Michael Cavallaro Network Supervisor extension: 2168 Jerome Joyce Technology Staff Developer extension: 2131 Steve Price Technology Staff Developer extension: 2126 Julie Pustilnick Reading Resource Teacher extension: 2421 Kevin Willson Technology Integration Teacher extension: Flourtown Road Plymouth meeting, PA