Denver Public Schools Teachers’ Tech and Data Tools Erin Magley Matthew Woolums Kirk Anderson Educational Technology & Library Services TeacherTechResources.wikispaces.dpsk12.org
Overview • Everything is linked at: TeacherTechResources.wikispaces.dpsk12.org • Technology in DPS • Teacher Technology • Your First Days with Technology • Instructional Technology • Q&A • Teacher Portal Training
Technology in DPS What’s in Your Classroom and School? • Teacher Computer (Dell or Mac) • Teacher Laptop Project (all teachers by Dec 2012) • Telephone with voice mail • Computer lab access • Projector for check out (maybe) • Shared printer access • Other items particular to each school
Technology in DPS Who Supports You? • School Tech Rep (STR) • Department of Technology Services (DoTS) • Hotline (720-423-3888) • Site Support Team • Network Team • Telecommunications Team • Educational Technology and Library Services
Technology in DPS DPS Board of Education Technology Policies • The proper use of technology systems is governed by Board of Education policies. • The district is subject to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) which mandates how personally identifiable student records are to be handled. • Board policies prohibit the sharing of passwords with anyone: colleagues, students.
Technology in DPS Board policies located at: http://board.dpsk12.org/policy/policy.shtml
Teacher Technology Systems you can access: • Teacher Portal • Infinite Campus (student information system) • Employee Self Service (ESS) • Outlook (E-Mail)
Teacher Technology Standardized Supported Software • Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/XP and Office 2007/2010 • Macintosh OS 10.x and Office 2008/2011 • Home use of MS Office Access to DPSNet • Wired vs Wireless • DPS bar-coded equipment only • Non-DPS equipment can access only DPSGuest
Your First Days With Technology Day 1 • Take student attendance in IC (Infinite Campus) • Access your DPS Outlook e-mail account • Set up your telephone voice mail • Access the Teacher Portal Days To Come • Check your employee information (including your pay stub) on Employee Self Service • Ask for your guest teacher from SmartFind Express (substitute system)
Your First Days With Technology Standard-Based Progress Report • Used by all elementary and most middle schools (not high schools) • Trimester schedules • Enter progress marks and comments in IC IC Parent Portal and Messenger • Parent Portal available to all schools • Automated messages to parents for attendance, announcements, etc.
Instructional Technology • Online research databases • Access via: http://lion.dpsk12.org/ • Gaggle.net(student email, blogging, and social media) • Learning.com
Instructional Technology • YouTube(can be overridden by teachers) • Digital Educator Academy http://techtraining.dpsk12.org/dea • Teacher Webpages • Currently wikispaces • WordPress soon available
Instructional Technology • Safari Montage (streaming digital content)
Account Set Up • Outlook Email • Infinite Campus • Teacher Portal/Schoolnet
Resources • TeacherTechResources.wikispaces.dpsk12.org • All the links above • Promethean.dpsk12.org • Techtraining.dpsk12.org/mimio
How can WE helP? Questions?