Technology Integration

...bringing 21st Century Skills to every student

Staff Development Road Map: Developing Foundational Technology Skills

Purpose

Topic

Professional Development Activities

Level

   Making the Hardware work

   Managing the technology-rich classroom

   File management

   Switches, connections ports, function keys

   Connecting devices

   Operating system basics

   Navigating the network and printers

   Self help and asking Customer Support for help

   Technology Issues and Strategies

   Self-help tip sheets

   Foundational Technology Skills instructor

   Exemplary

   Technology Issues and Strategies

   Self-help tip sheets

   Classroom Management: Thriving in the one-to-one classroom

   Navigating the Network (part 2)

   Proficient

   Technology Integration: Introduction to SMART Boards

   Technology Issues and Strategies

   Self-help tip sheets

   Buttons and Switches and Ports (Oh my!)

   Navigating the Network (part 1)

   Basic

The classes listed above are meant to be illustrative of the types of offerings available within the district. The listing is not inclusive of all technology-embedded class offerings, nor do the skill level designations represent a barrier to enrollment. See the district Staff Development site for current class offerings and your building ITS for local workshop sessions.

Staff Development Road Map: Expanding Learning with Technology

Purpose

Topic

Professional Development Activities

Level

   Making learning engaging

   Expanding what is learned

   Increasing personal productivity

   Word Processing Applications

   Spreadsheet software

   Organizing and brainstorming  software

   Multimedia

   Data collection tools

   Web resources

   Communication software

   Applications for managing classroom information and communications (SWIFT, Moodle, Educator Access, grade books)

   Advanced Moodle Skills

   Web Literacy in the Classroom

   New Tools for Learning

   SMART Board Certification Training

   SWIFT Instructor Certification training

   Moodle Instructor Certification training

   Exemplary

   Introduction to Moodle

  Rethinking the Research Report

   Technology Integration: SMART Instruction That Works

   Technology Integration: Advanced SMART Tools

   Technology Integration in the Primary classroom

   Scaffolding for Learning series

   For the Classroom Series

   The Wide, Wide Web: Resources that Engage Students

   pdPoint online courses and workshops

   Proficient

   Blogs and Wikis: Introduction for the Classroom Teacher

   Building Teacher Websites with SWIFT

   Navigating the Intranet:  Teacher Resources on Staff Link

   Microsoft Office series

   Learning to Use (Application) series

   Introduction to Technology Standards for Students (ISTE)

   Using Educatory Access and Skyward

   Basic

The classes listed above are meant to be illustrative of the types of offerings available within the district. The listing is not inclusive of all technology-embedded class offerings, nor do the skill level designations represent a barrier to enrollment. See the district Staff Development site for current class offerings and your building ITS for local workshop sessions.

Staff Development Road Map: Changing Instructional Paradigms (with Technology)

Purpose

Topic

Professional Development Activities

Level

   Instructional Design

   How People Learn

   Understanding by Design

   Using Technology with Classroom Instruction That Works

   21st Century Skills (Partnership for Learning)

   Constructivist learning design

   Problem- and/or Project-based learning

   Applying How People Learn in Lesson Design

   Building Engaging Lessons from Standards (using technology)

   Exemplary

   Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works (advanced)

   Rethinking the Research Report

   Lesson Design Using Understanding by Design

   Problem-based Learning: Designing Lessons that Engage

   Adapting edClass modules to your classroom

   Proficient

   Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works (Introduction)

   Introduction to 21st Century Skills for Students

   Using edClass modules in your classroom

   Basic

The classes listed above are meant to be illustrative of the types of offerings available within the district. The listing is not inclusive of all technology-embedded class offerings, nor do the skill level designations represent a barrier to enrollment. See the district Staff Development site for current class offerings and your building ITS for local workshop sessions.