Technology Plan. Presented by Diana Mitchell. Technology Plan 2. Abstract
"Technology is transforming society, and schools do not have a choice as to whether they will incorporate technology but rather how well they use it to enhance learning" (North Central Regional Educational Laboratory & Illinois State Board of Education, 1995). How will school districts accommodate the growing demand of integrating technology with education for the 21st century learner?
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Goal1: Incorporate technology as an integral part
Objective 1: Students will demonstrate the knowledge needed
to direct their continued pursuit of knowledge in digital
world of information.
Students will over a three year period:
Goal 2: The district will provide staff development for all in the use of appropriate emerging technologies and their integration as a natural part of education.
(web based Item Analysis program)
Goal 3: The district will include technology-based information systems when making district or campus instructional and management decisions.
Goal 4: The district will establish the human and technical infrastructure to encourage communication and to improve access to data and educational resources
Objective: The district will secure adequate funding for maintaining state of the art technology resources, including IPTV, broadcast servers, wireless access and expanded utilization of distance learning
In the next three years the district will:
Will have each campus allocate a percentage of their local
budget to technology needs, including professional
Maintain and support a local and wide area network for voice, video, and data, increasing speed and bandwidth to meet increased needs
Maintain network access for all students, teachers and administrative personnel
Coordinate hardware and software purchases with curricula and or administrative needs and certify that the purchases met current infrastructure capability and established standards.
Evaluate emerging technologies
Implement a wireless infrastructure at all appropriate facilities
Implement the use of an IP telephone system for sue by all district personnel