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Technology @ DHS Jessica Carrizales. Mission Statement. To advocate & facilitate the seamless integration of technology into DHS classrooms in order to prepare our students for a successful career in the competitive workforce of the 21 st century. Current state of technology @ DHS.

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Technology @ dhs jessica carrizales

Technology @ DHSJessica Carrizales


Mission statement

Mission Statement

  • To advocate & facilitate the seamless integration of technology into DHS classrooms in order to prepare our students for a successful career in the competitive workforce of the 21st century.


Current state of technology @ dhs

Current state of technology @ DHS

  • 4 desktop terminals for students in each classroom

  • 1 desktop for teacher use

  • 1 OKI wireless printer (color only for dept. heads)

  • Smartboards in almost every classroom

  • EIKI projector

  • ELMO document camera

  • Speakers in some classrooms

  • **Science classrooms are an exception


Challenges

Challenges

Working with a limited budget

Lack of technological support

Blocked sites/firewalls

Weak infrastructure


Additional challenges

additional Challenges

  • Reluctant teachers

  • Technology vs. state assessments

  • Providing technology to students of low socioeconomic status


Current state of students

Current State of Students

  • Media Literate

  • Multi-taskers

  • Kinesthetic & tactile learners

  • Bored with traditional methods & delivery of instruction

  • Digital Natives

  • Oftentimes, more computer literate than educators & administrators

  • Primed & ready for the next step…


Rationale for change

Rationale for Change

  • Students need to be prepared for a career in the 21st century.

  • We need to ensure that our students will be competitive in the workforce.

  • A need to move forward. Stagnation is regression.


Ideal state of technology @ dhs

Ideal State of Technology @ DHS

  • 6-7 laptops per classroom, conducive to collaboration & wireless printing

  • Follow-up training for technology

  • Additional computer labs for individual classroom instruction

  • More techs in-house

  • Modify student accountability & rules to allow for fewer blocked sites

  • Accountability for integration of technology

  • Curriculum includes methods & ideas for the incorporation of technology

  • Reinforced infrastructure for wireless networks


Credits

CREDITS

Pictures of technological equipment:

www.first4technology.com

www.pmgonline.ca

audiovisualaids.com

bluewatersecurityprofessionals.com

commons.wikimedia.org

imransarwar.com

hackers001.blogspot.com


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