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 Students need to become more involved and engaged in lessons  Increase academic acheivement  Teachers need a way to assess students immediately.

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2  Students need to become more involved and engaged in lessons  Increase academic acheivement  Teachers need a way to assess students immediately

3  Benefits: improved attendance, improved interaction/engage ment, increased test scores  Problems: set-up time, expense of initial purchase, limitations in types of questions that can be asked/answered

4  Intended audience: classroom teachers (K-12, College/University)

5 Students can answer anonymously and without embarrassment since only the teacher can see the answer each student selected. Most clickers can be used with any interactive white board; however some can also be used simply with a basic projector. Questions and data can be easily posted and viewed using PowerPoint or the software that accompanies the system.

6  1960s: earliest systems used by movie and tv studios and advertising agencies  1980s-1990s:For Educational purposes- universities were the earliest adopters  Promethean releases Activ Votes  Promethean releases Activ Expressions with the ability to repond by texting.  Many K-12schools that have adopted student response systems fall into the “early majority” category.

7  Late majority will continue to be K-12 schools.  Laggards will be individual teachers who hesitate to integrate the technology.

8  Relative advantage with a focus on economic factors– Student response systems tend to be expensive to purchase and require some maintenance. Replacement of batteries and other technical issues could be costly. A plan needs to be in place for how the school would raise money or budget for the purchase and maintenance of these systems.

9  A more centralized diffusion approach makes more sense for my school/district.  Change agent should be someone focused on data-driven instruction since this tool can be used as a great way to collect and analyze data. A particular second grade teacher within my school would serve as a great change agent.

10  Develop need for change- make collection and analysis of data easier  Establish information exchange relationship- the teacher already is respected as a leader in the school with the use of data.  Diagnose problems- the teacher will work with other teachers who are having difficulty collecting/analyzing data

11  Create an intent to change in client- change agent will work with the technology expert in the school to help promote the use of ActivVotes as a way to more easily collect/analyze data to drive instruction  Translate an intent into action- Change agent & tech expert will work as opinion leaders to motivate people to adopt

12  Stabilize adoption, prevent discontinuance- change agent and tech expert will work together to make sure faculty are trained in the appropriate use of student response system.  Achieve a terminal relationship- change agent and tech expert would work together to promote continued use of response system until faculty became proficient and self-reliant.

13  Critical mass has been reached within in the county. Enough schools have adopted the technology that continued adoption should be self-sustaining in growth rate.

14  Decision should be made this way to involve more of the staff in the adoption/implementation process  Increased involvement in the process will help promote the benefits of the innovation.

15  Defining the need: improving data collection and analysis among staff members to help drive instruction and boost scores on standardized testing  Matching innovation to need: ActiVotes/ActivExpressions- make collecting and analyzing data easier, makes assessment easier with more instantaneous results.


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