Updates from Technology • Department of Instructional Technology May 3 and 4, 2011
Summertime and the livin’ is easy. • June 1 - 2: SMART Learner Conference • June 8 - July 28 • District SMART Board Certification • Moodle • Response and CPS • SMART Notebook: Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Content Creation • WebQuests, Collaborative Tools, Movie Maker and Flip Cams
going the distance • Where are we going? • How will we get there? • Tandberg • MOVI • Skype
its a BIG Universe • 2099 eBooks • read and CREATE! from phone, iPad, computer, iPod Touch • Targets grades K - 8 • AR books available • Thank you.....Title1
Student logins!! • Student logins are available and must be in use by October 1. • Lists of usernames and passwords generated by ITS • lists available by September 1 on Sharepoint • contact James McKinnis (email@example.com) • Schools will be responsible for maintaining up-to-date lists
We have iPads, now what? • iPads must be set up to work with the MCPSS network by ITS • Apps cannot be purchased with Title 1 funds • The Apple Volume License Purchase Program • There is a link with iPad app suggestions on the principal wiki
HELP!! • Thank you for your support • Calls taken from TST and Principal only, thank you
SMART things you should know • Warranty • SMART Board Install Check Sheet • Cleanliness is next to Godliness • Are you registered?
Enabled, Engaged and Empowered • Survey says....the national Speak Up Survey • 67% of parents would purchase a mobile device for schoolwork • 53% of students said inability to use mobile device was largest obstacle when using technology in school • 71% of HS students want us to allow greater access to digital content • 33% of HS students report they are using online textbooks or online curriculum as part of their regular schoolwork.
what does it all mean?? • Conference, school and district discussion and policy trends: • mobile learning • online and blended learning • e-textbooks • Student vision: socially based, un-tethered, digitally rich learning • Parents: support the student vision
the new 3 Es of Education • Enabling students to reach their potential through increased access to educational resources and experts that extend learning beyond the capacities or limitations of their school or community. • Engaging students in rich, compelling learning experiences that develop deeper knowledge and skill development especially the problem-solving, creativity and critical thinking skills so highly desired for our world today. • Empowering students to take responsibility for their own educational destinies and to explore knowledge with an unfettered curiosity, thus creating a new generation of life long learners.
and, don’t forget IMPACT • Have you taken your IMPACT yet? • Open until May 18 • Request results from Michele White
next..... • Hands-on SMART for Administrators June 7, 2011 • Robbins, Burns, Clark and Central Office • BYOC / BYOL • Technology’s answer to the Very Long Day • July 18 - 21 at Clark • 2 hours of....