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Hhh Boe Tech Preso Nov 2007

Oct 30, 2014


Presentation given to the Half Hollow Hills Board of Education
November 19, 2007
Status of the Instructional Computing program

  • 1. 21st Century Learning: an HHH Technology Perspective Half Hollow Hills Board of Education Meeting November 19, 2007

2. Learning for the 21st Century

  • Emphasis on learning skills, 21st century tools, global awareness, and other elements of 21st century curriculum can and should coexist with core content."Both [basic and 21st century skills] are essential, and, when taught concurrently, one reinforces the other."

3. Partnership for 21 stCentury Skills

  • Public-private organization
    • Business and community leaders, educators, administrators, and parents
  • Formed in 2002
  • Mandated to create model of learning that incorporates 21st century skills into our system of education

4. Elements of 21 stCentury Learning

  • Core Subjects Expand focus beyond "basic competency" to understanding academic content at much higher levels

5. Elements of 21 stCentury Learning

  • 2. Learning Skills:
    • Thinking critically
    • Applying knowledge to new situations
    • Comprehending new ideas
    • Analyzing information
    • Communicating
    • Collaborating
    • Solving problems
    • Making decisions

6. Elements of 21 stCentury Learning

  • 3. 21st Century Tools Incorporating information and communication technologies into education at all levels

7. Elements of 21 stCentury Learning

  • 21st Century Context
    • Experiences relevant to students' lives
    • Experiences connected with the world
    • Experiences based on authentic projects

8. Elements of 21 stCentury Learning

  • 5. 21st Century Content
    • Global Awareness
    • Financial, Business andEconomic Literacy
    • Civic Literacy

9. Elements of 21 stCentury Learning

  • 6. Assessments that Measure 21st Century Skills
    • Balancing traditional tests with classroom assessments to measure range of students' skills
    • Using technology-based assessments to deliver immediate feedback

10. The New Commission on theSkills of the American Workforce

  • Profile of Successful Workers
    • Top academic performance
    • Creative and innovative
    • Able to learn quickly

National Center on Education and the Economy 11. So, what are we doing?? 12. Technology Initiatives 07-08

  • eBoards
  • Teacher laptop pilot
  • Projectors
  • Technology Literacy Assessment
  • Keyboarding grades 3 and 4
  • Professional Development
  • Electronic Gradebook
  • LIU Partnership

13. eBoards

  • Communication tool between home and school
    • Photos of classwork
    • Resources for parents
  • Student work
    • Geography webquest
    • Where in the world?
  • Motivation and notes
    • Question of the week, Calc AB

14. Art

  • Videos -
  • Art History podcasts
  • McDonalds HonorableMention
  • Texture Portraits -Computer Graphics
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Graphics
  • i-Charts -
  • Photo Montages -

15. Science Curriculum

  • Podcast
  • Wikis
    • Online Bio Textbook
    • Animal adaptations

16. Foreign Language

  • Video conference with France
  • Podcasts and Vodcasts
    • Vocabulary and Skits

17. Language Arts

  • Authentic writing experiences
    • Blogs in the writing process
      • Harry Potter
      • Middle East
    • Contributing to a global community

18. Social Studies

  • Online resources to support curriculum
  • Civil Rights podcasts
  • Public Service announcement

19. Keyboarding

  • Grades 4 and 3

20. Teacher Laptop Pilot

  • 51 teachers K-12 received a laptop
  • Teachers also get a projector for their classroom
  • Teachers participate in 17.5 hours of additionalprofessionaldevelopment

21. Professional Development

  • Tech course content models integration
    • Classes connected to curriculum
    • Going Green
    • How-to videos
    • Use of Web 2 tools
      • Wikis
      • Blogs
      • Slideshare
      • Bubbleshare
    • Atomic Learning

22. Effect on Students and Parents

  • Continued integration of tech into curriculum
  • Creation of content by students and teachers
    • Students have wide audience for their work
  • Increased communicationbetween school and home
    • eBoards
    • Parent Portal andElectronic gradebook
  • Students learning21 stCentury skills

23. Thank you,Gracias , Merci, Danke, , ,Hanktay ouyay for all you have doneto get us to this point,and for your continued support!!!! 24. Global awareness

  • Using 21st century skills to understand and address global issues
  • Learning from and working collaboratively with individuals representing diverse cultures, religions, and lifestyles in a spirit of mutual respect and open dialogue in personal, work, and community contexts
  • Promoting the study of languages other than English as a tool for understanding other nations and cultures

25. Financial, economic, and business literacy

  • Knowing how to make appropriate personal economic choices
  • Understanding the role of the economy and the role of business in the economy
  • Applying appropriate 21st century skills to function as a productive contributor within an organizational setting
  • Integrating oneself within and adapting continually to our nation's evolving economic and business environment

26. Civic Literacy

  • Being an informed citizen to participate effectively in government
  • Exercising the rights and obligations of citizenship at local, state, national, and global levels
  • Understanding the local and global implications of civic decisions
  • Applying 21 stcentury skills to make intelligent choices as a citizen

27. Partnership for 21 stCentury Skills

  • Key Partners
    • US Department of Education
    • Appalachian Technology in Education Consortium
  • Strategic Partners
    • Amer. Assoc. of School Librarians
    • Consortium for School Networking
    • International Society for Technology in Education