Presentation on theme: "TASC Tacoma’s Virtual Workspace For the Classroom."— Presentation transcript:
TASC Tacoma’s Virtual Workspace For the Classroom
Project Charter A virtual workspace to increase opportunities for student learning, communication and online collaboration. Training for teachers & students to use this instructional tool effectively. Identify best practices for blended learning in each content area to include in the training.
Class Collaboration Dashboard Milestones Implementation Training Project Management
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IBD 3 rd Grade Pilot Readiness Snapshot Hardware Classes @ PDC: “TASC – An Online Workspace for the Elementary Classroom”
TRAINING Job embedded professional development On site school based classes District workshops Online tutorials & resources
Join us on the TASC Discussion Board for Tips & Tricks RESOURCES
TASC, a perfect environment for innovative projects
Project Scope: Project Deliverables Training on using TASC, the virtual workspace in the classroom (workshops, online/video tutorials) Training materials for using TASC, the virtual workspace in the classroom (online & printed resources) In class coaching & instructional support
Project Scope: Requirements Adoption by the educational community in Tacoma Public Schools; Resources – C&I: reading facilitator(s), coaches, curriculum resources & pedagogy – Technology Services: technical support, networking, data validation; Instructional Technology facilitators & support
Contact Info Patti Guy, Virtual Workspace for the Classroom Project Manager PDC #206 253.571.3576 Kim Williams Instructional Facilitator for Blended Learning PDC #206 253.571.3574
What is TASC? A virtual workspace for the classroom. A place to have class discussions. A place to collaborate with others. A place to get extra help from your teacher. A place to share you work with your class.
TASC Implementation Project What: A virtual workspace for the classroom for Class Collaboration When: 2 year project 2013-2015 Where: site based implementation (50+ sites) How: Instructional facilitator for job embedded professional development coupled with district wide PD Measurement & metrics
Q & A Feedback Pre & Post Survey Input Discussion Board Content Area applications