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Read Me Before you give this presentation, you might want to read the notes that go with many of the slides. You can print notes pages, too. Choose print… from the file menu, then pick notes pages from the popup menu under print what?. Then click ok. Please direct all questions to Craig McBain.Craig McBain
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Teacher Technology Initiative: What You Need to Know
TTI Helping Hand Whenever you see the helping hand: …it means there are supporting documents posted on the CV TTI web site.
TTI Intention $1200/ K-12 classroom teacher Voluntary program Computer & software for teacher Dial up internet access Online staff development
Benefits Become more familiar with software. Allow homework in electronic formats. Prepare tech-intensive lesson plans. Preview web pages for student use. Check from anywhere in Mich. Gain computer experience and skills.
Teacher Eligibility Test Teacher Eligibility Test As of 11/24/ Is the individual employed full-time by a local public school district or public school academy? 2. Does the individual work in an elementary or secondary school operated by a district (not ISD)? 3. Does the individual have a valid Michigan teaching certificate?
Teacher Eligibility Test Teacher Eligibility Test As of 11/24/ Does the individual provide "classroom instruction"? 5. Is the class offered for credit at the secondary level or required for grade progression at the elementary level? 6. Does the individual have classroom instruction responsibilities other than managing/ directing/ supervising independent study?
Teacher Eligibility Test Teacher Eligibility Test As of 11/24/ If you are employed as an elementary specialty teacher (i.e. art, music, physical education), counselor, Title I teacher, reading specialist, speech teacher or special education teacher, do you serve as the primary instructor? ___Yes, I serve as the primary instructor for at least one class. ___No, I serve as a resource person to the classroom teacher and/or to students.
Provides Classroom Instruction"? 1. Teaches a class as part of an elementary or secondary school program. 2. The class is offered for credit (secondary) or required for grade progression (elementary).
Provides Classroom Instruction"? 3.It is expected that a classroom teacher would: Take attendance. Assign report card grades. Complete student progress reports. Meet with parents to discuss the students' progress on curriculum, etc. 4.Those who only manage/direct/supervise an independent study are not eligible to participate.
Once it is determined that a teacher is eligible, what else must the teacher do?
Teacher Checklist: Must complete, print, and deliver the following documents: 1. Take the web-based self-assessment survey at Print and submit only the results page.www.mivu.org
Teacher Checklist: Must complete, print, and deliver the following documents: 2.Individual technology use plan: A.Enhance professional growth. B.Enhance teaching. Plan Questions Response Suggestions
Teacher Checklist: Must complete, print, and deliver the following documents: 3.Demonstrate a minimum level of technology competencies. A.Complete the previous tasks. B.Copy of sent to colleague.
Teacher Checklist: Must complete, print, and deliver the following documents: 4.Teacher Technology Initiative Fair Use Policy (AUP) (FUP?).Fair Use Policy
Teacher ChecklistTeacher Checklist: Must complete, print, and deliver the following documents: 5.Teacher checklist form.Teacher checklist 1.Agree to take follow-up assessment. 2.Agree to bring TTI equipment to appropriate school related functions when required. 3.Indicate your choice of machine.
Approved Vendor CV selected Dell as its TTI computer vendor based on compatibility with existing installation and best value. Soon, sample laptop and desktop models will be available for examination at the Administration building.
What About Repair? Repair 3 year warranty How service is delivered 7x24 SequoiaNet.com 1 call Technical Support 7x24 Lifetime Hardware Tech Support, Dell SequoiaNet.com Help Line
What About Support? Help desk, support, and troubleshooting Help desk services via toll free phone Web accessible Fax Please direct support and warranty issues to SequoiaNet.com and Dell, not Chippewa Valley
What About Laptops Versus Desktops? Teachers choice of laptop or desktop District chooses vendor: Dell Desktops have greater capabilities Laptops have greater mobility
CV TTI Summary Latitude laptopOptiplex Tower Processor600 MHz Celeron 933 MHz Pentium III! Hard drive10 GB!20 GB Ram128 MB!128 MB Display12.1 LCD SVGA19 Monitor! ISP1 year3 years SoftwareOffice 2000 Pro TTI plans to refresh vendor offerings quarterly.
CV TTI Summary DellLatitude laptopOptiplex Tower Network?No. None. ZilchEtherlink 10/100 ModemIntegrated 56k56k data/fax Please Note: No carry case.Its a tower, not desktop. Cool! CD-ROM24x/10x removable 20/48x
What About Internet? MERIT (MichNet) MERIT (MichNet) –Nonprofit owned by MI universities Based in Ann Arbor 163 lines currently 98% coverage of Michigan. Up to 90 new lines to be added to maintain 17/1 ratio.
TTI Review $1200/ K-12 classroom teacher Voluntary program Computer & software for teacher Dial up internet access Online staff development
Alternatives to the TTI Original Intent To deviate from the original intention: Majority vote of the building's eligible teaching staff Concurrence of the school building's administration Alternatives allowed by the state: Building-level or classroom-level technology- related improvements Teacher professional development in technology
CV Alternative Tech Items aligned with CVs tech plan have been selected from the REMC catalog. These allowable alternatives are for classroom use only, not for home. CV is not responsible for any related costs: repair, shipping, consumables.
CV Alternative Tech Multiple teachers may pool TTI money to obtain items more expensive than $1200. Teachers may not realize $1200 in value if they opt for alternatives. The short list is posted on the CV TTI web page.CV TTI web page
Teachers Can Begin: Determine eligibility w/ administration. Get the teacher checklist. Complete and print the 4 tasks. Indicate machine preference. Submit the checklist with all documents completed and attached.
Buildings Can Prepare Determine eligibility w/ teacher. Get the Building Checklist and Building WorksheetBuilding ChecklistBuilding Worksheet Meet with eligible staff to discuss options Vote to allow alternatives if interest exists. Principal must concur with proposed alternatives
Building Administrators Note: Keep TTI folder to hold all relevant TTI information Keep records of staff meetings re: TTI. Documentation must be maintained for three years.
CV TTI Deadlines First Wave: March 16 to Building Administration for April ordering Delivery before Summer Vacation? Second and Final Wave: May 25 to Building Administration for June ordering Delivery after Summer Vacation
See all TTI State Information at… See all CV TTI Help Documents at…