Promethean Board decision finalized.
Device decisions finalized. iPads for Kindergarten, Chromebooks for grades 1-4.
Decision was made use an iPad and Doceri software in lieu of Promethean Boards at the high school.
A whole district learning day included an iPad training for the high school and Promethean Training for grades K-6.
The Bond Steering Committee chose models for the 1:1 and agreed that East should also go 1:1. The district 1:1 device order is submitted.
First grade- Sixth grade teachers received Chromebook training and took possession of their device.
Kindergarten teachers participated in iPad training and were given their device.
Three classrooms piloted Chromebooks with students. Leo Blundell at Elmwood, Jeannine Batterson at Winans and Shelly McGee at East Intermediate had the opportunity to try out the devices with students.
The Waverly Tech Camp was held at Elmwood Elementary. This all day event included various hands-on sessions to help staff learn ways to integrate the device into the classroom. Over 85 district employees, including teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators and central office staff participated.
As staff left for the summer, teams of people worked to upgrade buildings to include a Promethean Board in each room along with a new infrastructure that includes wifi for each building.
Staff participate in differentiated professional development to learn how to use new desktop computers, student devices, interactive devices and learning spaces.
1:1 Committee meets to discuss strategies for success including tech tip topics and more.
Students and staff will participate in three lessons with instructional technology team to learn how to use the device along with digital citizenship skills.
Tech Tips will begin at each school
Choose students for student tech team.
Staff participate in a survey to collect data on teacher technology integration.
Devices will be rolled out to students
Teachers will participate in ongoing professional development during team meetings and after school tech tips.
Topics will be aligned to Year 1 goals.
Specific details to be determined
Staff will continue to work towards short term and long term technology integration goals.
Assessment of implementation.