21 st Century Technology in the Classroom

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21 st Century Technology in the Classroom. A Presentation to the Board of Education Prepared by Facilities and Planning October 26, 2010. Todays Students. Technology is used today in LUSD to deliver instruction, but not integrated for student use in all subject areas and classrooms. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • LUSD 21st Century Technology PresentationPage *21st Century Technology in the ClassroomA Presentation to the Board of Education

    Prepared by Facilities and PlanningOctober 26, 2010

    LUSD 21st Century Technology Presentation

  • LUSD 21st Century Technology PresentationPage *Todays StudentsTechnology is used today in LUSD to deliver instruction, but not integrated for student use in all subject areas and classrooms.

    To move from this model, a paradigm shift will need to occur

    LUSD 21st Century Technology Presentation

  • Tomorrows StudentsOur goal is to improve student achievement through the use of technology Students will have access to learning any time and any place.

  • LUSD 21st Century Technology PresentationPage *Enhanced Opportunities Through Technology Integration21st Century skill outcomes Perceptual relevancy of curriculum More informative student assessments 24/7 access to learning tools and resources Social and emotional connections for students that are driven by educational opportunity

    LUSD 21st Century Technology Presentation

  • LUSD 21st Century Technology PresentationPage *Sample Technology-Supported Educational SolutionsEstablish full-time on-line learning communities Provide technology training that is career and life-learning focused Deliver education in a format familiar to the digital native generation

    LUSD 21st Century Technology Presentation

  • LUSD 21st Century Technology PresentationPage *Why Consider Change?Potential to spark student learning Improve achievement Give students more ownership in the learning process Improve home-school connection More student engagement in the educational environment

    LUSD 21st Century Technology Presentation

  • LUSD 21st Century Technology PresentationPage *Critical Issues to PonderCurriculum is the driving force Professional development is key to success Infrastructure support is a lifeline for technology use

    Funding must be clearly outlined for sustainability Create a monitoring/evaluation process that maintains focus

    LUSD 21st Century Technology Presentation

  • LUSD 21st Century Technology PresentationPage *Examples of Desired OutcomesStudent acquisition of technology skills and information literacy

    Increase student achievement

    Curriculum is more relevant

    Increase student engagement

    More accurate student recordkeeping and assessment

    Improved communication between home and school

    LUSD 21st Century Technology Presentation

  • LUSD 21st Century Technology PresentationPage *Key Components of a Successful ImplementationMultimedia teacher workstations Instructional mobility Appropriate staffing Alternative training methods Adequate bandwidth maintenance Equipment refreshment plan

    LUSD 21st Century Technology Presentation

  • LUSD 21st Century Technology PresentationPage *Additional Points to ConsiderEducational leadership commitment Board, Administration, Teachers Time for planning and implementation Funding commitment New technology and existing system upgrades

    LUSD 21st Century Technology Presentation

  • LUSD 21st Century Technology PresentationPage *Direction is NeededResearch and analysis is required that will include many stakeholders

    All focused on answering a very basic question: IS THIS THE DIRECTION THAT THE DISTRICT WISHES TO TAKE AT THIS TIME?

    BoardAdministrationTeachersParentsStudentsBusiness Community

    LUSD 21st Century Technology Presentation

  • LUSD 21st Century Technology PresentationPage *Next Steps?Creation of a Board sub-committee to explore options and opportunities Identification of other key players to participate in the process Preparation of a preliminary action timeline

    - OR - Choose to delay study until a future date

    LUSD 21st Century Technology Presentation