Presentation on theme: "The Technology Policies We Need Now and Why Pamela Waggoner ISLT 7366 7/19/09."— Presentation transcript:
The Technology Policies We Need Now and Why Pamela Waggoner ISLT /19/09
Each School building in our district must have an AUP (Acceptable Use Policy) It should be reviewed and updated yearly. The District AUP is reviewed and updated annually in October. *There should be a statement and information with a description of the instructional philosophies and strategies to be supported by Internet access in schools. We currently address general dos and do nots in the District AUP. *There should also be a statement on the educational uses and advantages of the Internet in a school or division. This should be detailed and provide information about what the students will be using and how/ why. Each grade level could address this by allowing parents to preview yearly plans involving the use of technology, and how they can be of assistance in facilitating learning with their child. Some suggestions include culminating presentations of technology/ using technology in demonstrating what students have learned each quarter.
Roles/ Responsibilities and Professional Development There should be a list of the roles and responsibilities of division personnel, community stakeholders, parents, and students for using the Internet and other electronic based resources. There should be a description of the ongoing professional development opportunities for each stakeholder group and associated needs assessments and evaluations. There should be a description of the community outreach activities and associated needs assessments and evaluations. This information was obtained from the following website:
Resources and District information This information and resources are a compilation of helpful information about the Affton School District / Technology policies and more specifically, Gotsch Intermediate. Gotsch Intermediate School Resource Page. The above listed site is designed to help our faculty and staff locate websites quickly and safely Affton School District Acceptable Use and Internet Safety Procedure Affton School District Board Policies/ Acceptable Use Policy / Governing Acceptable Use: is file 6904 under the 6000 Series Program of Instruction Affton School District Technology Department information and links
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Additional Comments and Questions This is the first year that I will be teaching at Gotsch Intermediate School. I graduated from AHS in 1987, and remember using the Apple IIes with Mr. Orf … we have come a long way since then, and I am thrilled to return to my Alma Mater. I am currently pursuing an Educational Specialist Degree from University of Missouri- Columbia in Technology In Schools. I look forward to reviewing and updating this document and other inservice presentations in order to help in providing useful and interesting information about teaching, learning and technology to my colleagues, students and parents, school board, administrators, community members and the technology department/ committee. I believe that collaborating with others and communicating with others is vital to developing community partnerships in success.