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iN THEiR HANDS USiNG MOBiLE TECHNOLOGiES iN THE CLASSROOM SESSiON #1 Randy Maurer, Principal Eastern Elementary School Eastern Howard School Corporation Greentown, Indiana
Who iS Eastern Howard? Eastern at the MSC! Greentown, Indiana Population 2,500 (6,700 District wide). Rural school with open transfer tuition. Ball State University used us in a technology documentary. We are not the typical school that you find here. We are not a turn around school. We are not on improvement. The President has never visited our school.
Eastern Elementary Racial/Ethnic/OtherEES # of Students EES % of Students American Indian20.3% Asian81.2% Black30.4% Hispanic172.5% White % Multi Racial213.0% Total688
Eastern Jr/Sr High Racial/Ethnic/OtherEHS # of Students EHS % of Students American Indian20.3% Asian40.6% Black121.8% Hispanic192.8% White % Multi Racial192.9% Total667
Eastern Howard Schools Racial/Ethnic/OtherEHSC # of Students EHSC % of Students American Indian40.3% Asian120.9% Black151.1% Hispanic362.7% White % Multi Racial403.0% Total1355
Eastern Howard Schools Racial/Et hnic/Othe r EES # of Students EES % of Students EHS # of Students EHS % of Students EHSC # of Students EHSC % of Students ESL10.1%001>0.1% Special Needs 11717%10816% % Gifted and Talented % Free and Reduced Lunch % % %
We Are All Comets!
Our Goals and Mission 1. At least 90 percent of Eastern Howard School Corporation Students will pass both the Math and English/Language Arts sections of ISTEP and the End of Course Assessments percent of all Eastern High School Graduates will receive a score of a 3, 4, or 5 on at least one advanced placement exam, a 4 or higher on an International Baccalaureate exam, or receive the equivalent of 3 semester hours or more of college credit during their high school years.
Our Goals and Mission 3. At least 95 percent of Eastern High School students will graduate from high school. 4. Eastern Howard School Corporation will have at least a 95 percent attendance rate for all schools. 5. At least 95 percent of Eastern Howard 3rd graders will be reading at or above grade level.
Organizational Leadership 1. Create a culture of high expectations. 2. Support decision making with data systems.
Instructional Leadership 1. Align curriculum to standards. 2. Integrate literacy and math across all content areas. 3. Facilitate data-driven decision making to inform instruction. 4. Provide opportunities for focused professional collaboration and growth.
Teaching 1. Embrace rigorous and relevant expectations for all students. 2. Build strong relationships with students. 3. Demonstrate expertise in use of instructional strategies, technology and best practices. 4. Facilitate rigorous and relevant instruction based on how students learn. 5. Use assessments to guide and differentiate instruction.
Why Mobile and Interactive Technology? FIRST YEAR-The Right Direction Teaching technology etiquette and establish boundaries. Open our WiFi to personal mobile devices. Netbooks (5th) and iPads (SPED). Technology Coach
Why Mobile and Interactive Technology? SECOND YEAR-Both Feet on the Ground All rooms have interactive whiteboards. Evaluate our WiFi and security from previous year. Netbooks (5th) and each grade level(15), and teachers. Title I students start to take them home.
What Do We Do Next? Dream Big! Now that everyone likes it, how do make it equal for all students? Buy enough iPads for each student to use at school and at home.
$$$$$$$$$$ Common School Loan Budgeted Money from the General Fund Take a close look at your expenditures. AT&T Textbook Fees but not for textbooks. We are leasing machines on a 3 year cycle. Parents insure. Home owners and cheap third party plan. FREE STUFF
Concerns and Issues No Internet Access at Home Network Crashes Charging Saving their work using iPad carts Not one-to-one can create work submission issues.
Kindergarten Uses Tami Maurer, Kindergarten Teacher 17 years in education. Ball State University
Kindergarten Uses Nature Center-Successful due to the camera/video component and record their observations to take back to the classroom.
Kindergarten Uses Word Work and Literacy-Magnetic Letters app allows the color coding and identification tools to help in decoding and word and word family building. iAuthor and Writers workshop and leveled reader apps.
Fifth Grade Shawn Carpenter, Fifth Grade, English/Language Arts 10 years in education. Indiana University Kokomo
Fifth Grade First of all, the pros of having having a class set. Storybird.com, why is it successful? Market Day iMovie why is it successful? Transition from netbooks to iPads?
WOW!WOW! W HY? The answer is at your fingertips. Google It. O ne to One The students have access to a resource at all times. (In their hands) W orks Choices.
WOW!WOW! Implementing technology with grade level standards and curriculum. Storybird.com Market Day Advertisements
Storybird.com Students: create using technology to express construct using original ideas develop the story backward compose using the writing process present original stories to class assessed using a Rubric Option to buy print book at a low cost Encourages Repeat Users
Whats Next? iPad Using Technology is not difficult Using Standards and Best Practices presenting lessons with technology Swap the time at the copy machine: , finding apps, searching the internet, and let the students explore and do some of the teaching Dropbox and cloud storage systems QR Codes
Middle School Kiersten Sanders, Middle School Reading Specialist Finishing 1st year at Eastern Jr/Sr High School Purdue University
Socrative iTag Graffiti Dropbox iPad as a reading tool for free stuff Nettrekker
Special Education Ashley Reed, Special Education and Reading Recovery 4 Years in Education Indiana Wesleyan University
Special Education Reinforce core skills (flash cards, Jungle Coins, Jungle Time, Math Magic) Provide additional instruction Behavior Incentives-positive reinforcement Motivating/Boosts Confidence Immediate feedback Self-paced learning (Teach Me series Toddler-2) Self-assessment
Special Education Student Behavior Logs (Teacher Pal) Special Education Services (Articulate It, Language/Story Builder-improves receptive and expressive language) Accommodations (Visual Timer, personal word wall, dictionary, calculator) Assistive Technology (Proloquo2go- Augmentative and Alternative Communication,Sign 4 Me)
Special Education Taking anecdotal records Social story (visual schedule planner) Accommodations can be provided more easily for individual students Reinforce skills at home Parent Communication Organization Centers to mini-lessons (word work)
iS iT WORKiNG? 1. At least 90 percent of Eastern Howard School Corporation Students will pass both the Math and English/Language Arts sections of ISTEP and the End of Course Assessments E/LA Math
iS iT WORKiNG? percent of all Eastern High School Graduates will receive a score of a 3, 4, or 5 on at least one advanced placement exam, a 4 or higher on an International Baccalaureate exam, or receive the equivalent of 3 semester hours or more of college credit during their high school years. Algebra 187% English 1085%
iS iT WORKiNG? 3. At least 95 percent of Eastern High School students will graduate from high school. 98% (11-12) 4. Eastern Howard School Corporation will have at least a 95 percent attendance rate for all schools % (11-12) 5. At least 95 percent of Eastern Howard 3rd graders will be reading at or above grade level. 99.1% (11-12)
You may have technology, but are you really using it? Rigor and Relevance Technology that is relevant, engaging, and fun! Real world problem solving using real world tools. Professional Development Parent education and buy in. Community buy in.
Thank You! The experts: Teachers and administration from K-12 are here for you!
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