Objective 3

III. MEASURABLE OBJECTIVE: Instructional technology will be utilized to enhance student learning.

How the Objective will be Measured: Annual review of curriculum to determine if technology is being utilized by students in their learning.

STRATEGY III – 1. Macon R-I Technology curriculum/instruction K-12 will enable students to successfully utilize technology as a tool for learning and as a skill for future workplace readiness.

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6.4

A. The K-12 technology curriculum will be reviewed and revised to ensure instruction of technology skills are included at appropriate grade levels.

Teachers, Director of Technology, Principals

2007

District

Ongoing

6.4.4

B. The use of age- and grade-appropriate software which is compatible with current curriculum will be used.

Teachers, Director of Technology,

Principals

2005

District,

State

Ongoing

6.4.4

6.7.1

6.7.3

C. Staff will be provided with Professional Development opportunities in the use of technology and in incorporating technology instruction in the classroom.

PD Committee,

Director of Technology, Administrators

2004

District,

Title II.D

Ongoing

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6.4.4

D. Students will be provided with supervised access to computer labs outside of regular school hours.

Director of Technology,

Teachers, Administrators

2006

District,

State

Ongoing

6.4.4

E. The district will comply with the Children’s Internet Protection Act.

Director of Technology

2002

District

Ongoing

III. MEASURABLE OBJECTIVE: Instructional technology will be utilized to enhance student learning.

How the Objective will be Measured: Annual review of curriculum to determine if technology is being utilized by students in their learning.

STRATEGY III – 2. An adequate and equitable distribution of the district's technology resources will be maintained.

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6.4.4

A. Acquisition and use of additional technology (i.e., SMART boards, mobile laptop computer labs, Tablet computers, etc.) will expose students to technology advances.

Teachers,

Director of Technology,

Principals,

Board of Education

2006

District,

State,

Title II.D

Ongoing

6.4.4

B. The district will consider different options of upgrading technology (i.e., purchase, lease, etc.).

Director of Technology,

Board of Education

2005

District,

State

Ongoing

6.4.4

C. The district will commit funds for technology purchases on an annual basis.

Director of Technology,

Board of Education

2003

District,

State,

Title II.D

Ongoing

6.4.4

D. Wiring, switches, hub, and other technological materials in each building will meet current trends.

Director of Technology,

Board of Education

2003

District,

State

Ongoing

III. MEASURABLE OBJECTIVE: Instructional technology will be utilized to enhance student learning.

How the Objective will be Measured: Annual review of curriculum to determine if technology is being utilized by students in their learning.

STRATEGY III – 3. Technical support will be provided to district staff and parents/patrons in promoting student achievement.

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6.4.4

A. Technical support will be reviewed on an annual basis to ensure that adequate and equitable services are being provided.

Administrators,

Board of Education

2005

District

Ongoing

6.4.3

B. The district’s web site will be maintained and updated to meet district needs.

Director of Technology

2003

District

Ongoing

6.4.3

C. On-line opportunities (i.e., homework hotline, teacher links, etc.) will be available to students.

Director of Technology, Teachers,

Principals

2007

District

Ongoing

6.4.3

D. On-line opportunities (i.e., grade reports, teacher e-mail links, Key Communicators, etc.) will be provided to parents/patrons of the district.

Director of Technology, Teachers, Administrators

2006

District

Ongoing