16. The committee would be divided under five specific technology focus areas such as Student Learning (includes technology skills) ,Teacher Preparation and Delivery of Instruction , Administration / Data Management / Communication Processes , Resource Distribution and Use and Technical Support
17. The committee would then be assigned specific and well defined roles and an appropriate team leader would be chosen.
Hello! My name is Amritha and this is my proposed Technology use plan document for Gerald Elementary School located in Key west Florida. Although the school has a current Plan, I would like to take this opportunity to present a technology plan document that would address the specific needs of the school better.
An effective technology use plan would ….
It could include, but not be limited to
The planning process involves the following
The school currently does not have a Technology vision statement. Based on the schools general vision and mission statement, I have proposed the following.
Goals and objectives act as a compass guiding and helping us focus on where we need to be. The following Goals/objectives have been created to suit specific requirements of Gerald Elementary school and include Curriculum, Technology, Infrastructure and professional development components
On reading the school’s improvement plan and the current technology plan, the following would help in evaluating existing and preferred conditions .That is, a needs assessment plan which helps determine
The following is the link to a sample Needs assessment survey to determine these specific needs.
In order to improve confidence, knowledge and enthusiasm amongst teachers with regard to technology use, it is essential…1.provide teachers with abundant opportunities to become fluent in using technology to bolster instruction and help students develop higher-order thinking and problem-solving skills2. Provide Hands-on technology use at school and at home allows teachers to develop confidence in their skills and a comfort level with the technology3. Professional development that utilizes key points from adult learning theory4. Should demonstrate projects in specific curriculum areas and help teachers integrate technology into the content5. Build teacher networks so that teachers have additional opportunities to discuss the new instructional methods that technology promotes.6. Encourage teachers to participate in professional development program by providing incentives and additional support7. provide just-in-time support, assistance, and encouragement when needed
To address Evaluation needs the following would be implemented
The following are suggestions to improve current knowledge of technology
This is an example of a sample time line that could be incorporated