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Name: Wayne Cordy

ITEC 7410, Semester: Spring, 2014

Goal: (Skilled Teachers - Required)


In one year, teachers will consistently incorporate various forms of technology into their instruction. Success Indicator: 90% of staff members will consistently use various forms of technology in their instruction. Evaluation Method: Technology Survey (Pre-/Post) Review of Weekly Lesson Plans Monthly Lesson Evaluation Visits with Checklist
Budget/Funding Source Person(s) Responsible

Strategies

Timeline

All staff members will complete technology research based professional learning that focuses on various types of technology and their instructional uses based on need based assessments. Grade level mentors will provide grade level support on how to integrate various tools during common planning periods.

During pre-planning (July), teachers will complete a technology needs assessment. During September and October, teachers will be provided with professional learning focused on different types of technology and possible instructional uses during faculty meetings. Small learning communities will also be formed during these months to provide further learning about these tools. Follow up with teachers will take place at various points. 1st Follow Up: November 2nd Follow Up: January 3rd Follow Up: March Our Media Specialist, Technology Coach, and Technology Mentors will provide ongoing one on one or small group support for teachers in their

No funding is needed for providing professional learning on various technologies as we have a full time Instructional Media Specialist and technology experienced staff members who can serve as technology mentors. Grade level mentors can provide grade level support during common planning time, so substitutes are not needed. Coverage if needed can be provided by the grade level paraprofessional.

The Administrative Team/Media Specialist/Technology Coach

Teachers who need to improve their knowledge of various tools and how to integrate these tools, will visit various teachers that are effectively integrating various forms of technology. Proficient technology teachers will observe other proficient teachers and visit other schools to add to their technology knowledge and implementation strategies. During weekly collaborative meetings, teachers will share their successful integration of various technology tools. Technology advice and the resolution of various technology issues may be discussed during this time.

implementation of various technologies. By December, all teachers will have observed at least two teachers who successfully integrate technology within the school or at other school sites.

No cost is applicable to teachers that observe other teachers within the school. For teachers that observe teachers at other schools sites, substitute teachers will need to be provided.

The Administrative Team/Teachers

No cost applicable.

Technology Coach/Instructional Coach

Goal: (Instructional Use required)


In one year, teachers will use various forms of technology to provide differentiated instruction for all students that meet Common Core standards. Success Indicator: 85% of teachers will use Evaluation Method: at least three different types of technology to Review of Weekly Lesson Plans differentiate instruction for all students. Monthly Lesson Evaluation Visits with Checklist
Strategies Timeline Budget/Funding Source Person(s) Responsible

Working with the Technology Coach and Instructional Media Specialist, technology proficient teachers will work together to develop a list of available technology tools and possible methods of using these tools to provide

The list will be developed and shared by September.

No cost applicable due to our large and diverse amount of technology.

Technology Coach/Media Specialist/ Technology Mentor Teachers

differentiated/student centered instruction. This information will be provided to teachers electronically and will be posted on a common place on our school website. Since many teachers utilize productivity tools daily and Compass Learning proficiently, professional learning will focus on other instructional technology tools and their uses. For teachers that need more exposure with productivity tools or Compass Learning, technology mentors will provide one-on-one or small group support.

Beginning in OctoberMay, a tool will be spotlighted and shared by a technology mentor or other staff members each week during faculty meeting. Beginning in OctoberMay, the Technology Coach will meet with grade levels to provide professional learning about various tools and tools of interest at least twice a month.

No cost is applicable.

Technology Coach/Instructional Coach

Teachers will share how the tools have been implemented into their classrooms to meet the Common Core Standards in December and May faculty meetings.
The Instructional Media Specialist, Technology Coach, and Technology Teacher Mentors will locate or create and share various how to videos or instructional materials on various technology tools which will include information on how to use the tools and possible differentiation strategies. Staff created videos/instructional materials should be completed by the end of September. All videos or other instructional materials should be ready to be shared by October. By mid-October, teachers will view the materials and begin to integrate various tools into their instruction. No cost applicable as we have a video hosting account and there are various free how to materials on the web. Instructional Media Specialist/ Technology Coach/Technology Mentors

Goal: Within one year, teachers will consistently use technology to promote higher order
thinking among all students. Success Indicator: 90% of teachers will consistently utilize technology to promote higher order thinking among all their students. Evaluation Method: Technology Survey (Pre/Post) Weekly Lesson Plan Review Monthly Lesson Evaluation Visits with Checklist
Budget/Funding Source Person(s) Responsible

Strategies

Timeline

Professional learning that focuses on using technology to promote higher order thinking skills will be provided to all teachers.

Opportunities will be provided for teachers to observe technology tools being used by a technology proficient teacher to promote higher order thinking skills. Grade levels will be assigned certain faculty meetings to share how their grade level is using technology to promote higher order thinking. Feedback and suggestions will be provided as needed.

Beginning in September, professional learning will be provided at least once a month and every other month this will continue through May. Additional opportunities may also be assigned as needed during collaborative planning times. By December, all teachers identified as needing to make improvements in this area will visit at least two classrooms.

No funding is needed for providing professional learning, as we have a full time Instructional Media Specialist and many technology experienced staff members, who can lead professional learning.

Media Specialist/Technology Mentors

No cost is applicable to teachers observing other teachers within the school.

Administrative Team/Teachers

Beginning in October, grade levels will be assigned certain faculty meetings to share. This process will continue through May.

No cost is applicable.

Administrative Team/Teachers

Goal: Within in one year, technical support will be consistent and reliable in supporting teachers
in their implementation of technology. Success Indicator: 90% of teachers will indicate that technology support is consistent and reliable on technology survey.
Strategies Timeline

Evaluation Method: Technology Survey (Pre/Post)


Budget/Funding Source Person(s) Responsible

The Media Specialist and Technology Coach will develop technical support monthly goals based

Beginning in September, monthly technical support goals will be developed based on

No funding is needed.

Media Specialist/Technology Coach/Technology Specialist

on staff needs and check in with the technology specialist at the end each month to evaluate if these goals have been met.

Provide an experienced mentor for our technology specialist.

staff needs and shared with our technology specialist. Each month the Media Specialist will meet and discuss progress on said goals with the technology specialist. Beginning in July, a technology specialist from within the district will mentor our schools technology specialist. This mentor will meet with our technology specialist at least once a week to provide on the job training, technology professional learning, or feedback.

No funding is needed as we have many technology specialists within the district. Technology specialists schedules may need to be adjusted to accommodate the mentor visits.

Media Specialist/Administration Team