Presentation on theme: "Educational Design and Technology Updates"— Presentation transcript:
1 Educational Design and Technology Updates S/CDNThursday, March 7, 2013Lawrence M. Paska, Ph.D.Coordinator of Technology Policy
2 NEW! Devices and Infrastructure NYSED Field Memo on Technology PurchasesTechnology Purchases to Support the Implementation of the Common CoreLearning StandardsNYSED Strategies to Leverage Aid for Technology PurchasesDevicesInfrastructureTechnical SupportProfessional DevelopmentCurriculum and InstructionFunding SourcesTechnology Readiness ToolResourcesNYSEDPARCCSETDAdevices/home.html2
3 Technology Readiness Tool (TRT) Statewide Usage of the Technology Readiness ToolJan. 3Feb. 21Number of Public School Districts In TRT695Number of Public School Districts With Assigned User580625Percent of Districts in TRT with Assigned User83.45%89.93%Number of Districts Reporting Any Devices298442Percent of Districts in TRT Reporting Any Devices42.88%63.60%23% of schools have data submitted399,685 devices statewide – 70% meet minimum requirements14% schools have sufficient infrastructure to carry the data traffic
4 NYS School Technology Voucher Program (Cy Pres Fund) Program PurposeAssist eligible schools in their efforts to improve their readiness for computer-based testing (CBT) and a technology-rich learning environment. While the NYS-STVP is platform neutral, the focus is to leverage the Cy Pres Fund to support schools in their efforts to close the gap in their readiness for CBT and overall integration of technology in classroom teaching and learning.Program CoordinationFrequently-Asked QuestionsEligibility CriteriaProgram Implementation ProcessEligible SchoolsEligible Public Schools ListEligible Charter Schools ListProgram Contactsprograms/techvouchers.html4
5 NYSED Virtual Advanced Placement (VAP) Program Increase the successful participation of low income students in virtual learning (online and blended instruction) Advanced Placement® (AP®) courses and tests.Provide greater opportunities for low-income students to demonstrate college- and career-readiness and mastery of the New York State Learning Standards.
6 NYSED Virtual Advanced Placement (VAP) Program Goals:enable larger and more diverse groups of students to participate and succeed in virtual learning AP® programs and receive AP® credits,provide enhanced professional development to teachers offering the courses,increase the number of virtual learning AP® courses available to students statewide and,help build increased capacity at the district level to participate in available and expanding virtual learning opportunities.Online/VAP.html
7 NY STEM Advanced Coursework Program Aligned to Common Core Standards, College-Level Work, and AP® Coursework5-day Institutes in Math and Science focused on aligned curriculum through vertical teaming will be held during the Mid-Winter Recess, February 18-22, 2013 and Spring Recess, March 25-29, 2013.Additional training opportunities will be ongoing with blended face-to-face and online professional development through August 31, 2014.
8 NY STEM Advanced Coursework Program Announcing Cohort 2A second chance for math, science, and technology teachers in grades 7-12.Available to teachers in districts with one or more schools in Needs Improvement status during the , , and school years.Held in the New York City and Long Island areas (district/individual responsible for travel).
9 Questions and Next Steps NYSED Office of Educational Design and TechnologyPhone: (518)Web:THANK YOU!