“What’s wrong with education cannot be fixed with technology. No amount of technology will make a dent.” -Steve Jobs
Meeting Objectives • Identify our end goal. • Identify the key players. • Identify and set milestones.
Importance for WCCS • Enhance marketing potential leading to increased enrollment numbers • Bring WCCS to the forefront of educational technology • What else…?
Finish Line/End Game • To have an iPad in the hands of every student and staff member • Maximize the educational benefit of iPads in the classroom.
Expectations • What capabilities do you want students and teachers to have? • What capabilities do you want to have? • How will these tools be used? • List the goals you want to achieve using these tools.
Key Players • IT-Russell Alexander, Dave Tidey • Curriculum- James Konrad • Administration- Khalef Webb, Janet Middleton, Latoya Irving • Finance- Leah Session-Aikens • Community- Hapi Bey • Faculty-TBD • Project Manager-Lord Ryder
IT • Enhance network infrastructure for iPad use. • Create and implement system for managing device platform. • Professional Development • Supporting administrative staff
Curriculum • Integrate iPad into curriculum • Research appropriate apps and integrate into curriculum. • Provide teachers support on integrating iPads into classroom. • Others…?
Administration • Develop thorough written policies. • Student usage policies • Staff usage policies • Break/fix policies • Device tracking policy • Create and implement professional development plan • Others...?
Finance • Volume license purchases • Insurance • Procurement • Others…?
Community • Generate parental involvement • Marketing • Coordinate parent/student rollout meeting • Provide parent support and resources. • Others…?
Faculty • Begin to use iPads in classroom. • Provide direct feedback • Others…?
Milestones • Rollout iPads to teacher vanguard group • Full teacher rollout Term 5 • 8th Grade rollout Tern 6
Teacher Vanguard Group • When; 2 weeks • Who • Administration; select group, set goals for group, implement acceptable use policy, obtain feedback. • Curriculum; research and acquire apps for group to test. • IT; acquire and implement test hardware, get feedback • Finance; acquire iPads, facilitate insurance. • Faculty; use and provide feedback.
Full Teacher Rollout • When; Term 5 • Who • Administration; Refine and implement acceptable use policy, implement professional development plan. • Curriculum; create test scenarios and evaluate. • IT; apple tv in every classroom, test and develop infrastructure requirements. • Finance; acquire iPads, facilitate insurance and refine procedures. • Faculty; use and provide feedback.
Full 8th Grade Rollout • When; Beginning of Term 6 • Who • Administration; have full working draft of student AUP. • Curriculum; have lesson plans that fully incorporate iPads in classroom • IT; full working draft of network infrastructure and mobile device management system. • Finance; acquire iPads, facilitate insurance and refine procedures. • Faculty; use and provide feedback. • Community; Rollout meeting with parents and students, work on community buy in, determine marketing potential
Resources • https://aneedu.com/wiki/pages/L1Y8T0H0N/iOS_in_Education_Survival_Guide.html • https://edseminars.apple.com/seminars/