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									iN THEiR HANDS
USiNG MOBiLE TECHNOLOGiES iN THE
           CLASSROOM
           SESSiON #1

         Randy Maurer, Principal
        Eastern Elementary School
    Eastern Howard School Corporation
            Greentown, Indiana
Who iS Eastern Howard?
• Eastern at the MSC!
• Greentown, Indiana Population 2,500 (6,700 District
  wide).

• Rural school with open transfer tuition.
• Ball State University used us in a technology
  documentary.

• We are not the typical school that you find here. We
  are not a turn around school. We are not on
  improvement. The President has never visited our
  school.
          Eastern Elementary
Racial/Ethnic/Other           EES                  EES
                      11-12 # of Students   11-12 % of Students
  American Indian             2                    0.3%

       Asian                  8                    1.2%

       Black                  3                    0.4%

     Hispanic                 17                   2.5%

       White                 637                  92.6%

    Multi Racial              21                   3.0%

       Total                 688
            Eastern Jr/Sr High
Racial/Ethnic/Other           EHS                  EHS
                      11-12 # of Students   11-12 % of Students
  American Indian             2                    0.3%

       Asian                  4                    0.6%

       Black                  12                   1.8%

     Hispanic                 19                   2.8%

       White                 611                  91.6%

    Multi Racial              19                   2.9%

       Total                 667
   Eastern Howard Schools
Racial/Ethnic/Other          EHSC                  EHSC
                      11-12 # of Students   11-12 % of Students
  American Indian             4                    0.3%

       Asian                  12                   0.9%

       Black                  15                   1.1%

     Hispanic                 36                   2.7%

       White                 1248                 92.1%

    Multi Racial              40                   3.0%

       Total                 1355
     Eastern Howard Schools
Racial/Et    EES       EES      EHS       EHS     EHSC      EHSC
hnic/Othe 11-12 # of 11-12 % 11-12 # of 11-12 % 11-12 # of 11-12 %
    r     Students      of    Students     of    Students     of
                     Students           Students           Students
  ESL        1       0.1%        0        0         1       >0.1%




 Special     117     17%        108      16%       225      16.6%
 Needs


Gifted and   84      12.2%
 Talented


Free and     233     33.8%      179     26.8%      412      30.4%
Reduced
 Lunch
We Are All Comets!
      Our Goals and Mission
1. At least 90 percent of Eastern Howard School
Corporation Students will pass both the Math and
English/Language Arts sections of ISTEP and the End
of Course Assessments.

2. 25 percent of all Eastern High School Graduates
will receive a score of a 3, 4, or 5 on at least one
advanced placement exam, a 4 or higher on an
International Baccalaureate exam, or receive the
equivalent of 3 semester hours or more of college
credit during their high school years.
      Our Goals and Mission

3. At least 95 percent of Eastern High School students
will graduate from high school.

4. Eastern Howard School Corporation will have at
least a 95 percent attendance rate for all schools.

5. At least 95 percent of Eastern Howard 3rd graders
will be reading at or above grade level.
 Teaching




  Student
Achievement
   Organizational Leadership


1. Create a culture of
high expectations.

2. Support decision
making with data
systems.
             Instructional
              Leadership
1. Align curriculum to standards.

2. Integrate literacy and math across all
content areas.

3. Facilitate data-driven decision making to
inform instruction.

4. Provide opportunities for focused
professional collaboration and growth.
                   Teaching
1. Embrace rigorous and relevant expectations for all
students.

2. Build strong relationships with students.

3. Demonstrate expertise in use of instructional
strategies, technology and best practices.

4. Facilitate rigorous and relevant instruction based on
how students learn.

5. Use assessments to guide and differentiate
instruction.
Why Mobile and Interactive
     Technology?
• FIRST YEAR-The
  Right Direction

• Teaching technology
  etiquette and establish
  boundaries.

• Open our WiFi to
  personal mobile
  devices.

• Netbooks (5th) and
  iPads (SPED).

• Technology Coach
 Why Mobile and Interactive
      Technology?
SECOND YEAR-Both Feet on the Ground

•All rooms have interactive whiteboards.
•Evaluate our WiFi and security from previous year.
•Netbooks (5th) and iPads @ each grade level(15), and
teachers.

•Title I students start to take them home.
   What Do We Do Next?
• Dream Big!
• Now that everyone likes it, how do make it equal for all
  students? Buy enough iPads for each student to use
  at school and at home.
             $$$$$$$$$$
• Common School Loan
• Budgeted Money from the General Fund
• Take a close look at your expenditures. AT&T
• Textbook Fees but not for textbooks.
• We are leasing machines on a 3 year cycle.
• Parents insure. Home owners and cheap third party
  plan.

• FREE STUFF
    Concerns and Issues
• No Internet Access at Home
• Network Crashes
• Charging
• Saving their work using iPad carts
• Not one-to-one can create work submission
  issues.
       Kindergarten Uses
• Tami Maurer, Kindergarten Teacher
• 17 years in education.
• Ball State University
       Kindergarten Uses
• Nature Center-Successful due to the camera/video
  component and record their observations to take back to
  the classroom.




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                       are neede d to see this picture.
       Kindergarten Uses
• Word Work and Literacy-Magnetic Letters app allows the
  color coding and identification tools to help in decoding and
  word and word family building.

• iAuthor and Writers workshop and leveled reader apps.
               Fifth Grade
• Shawn Carpenter, Fifth Grade, English/Language Arts
• 10 years in education.
• Indiana University Kokomo
             Fifth Grade
• First of all, the pros of having having a class
  set.

• Storybird.com, why is it successful?
• Market Day iMovie why is it successful?
• Transition from netbooks to iPads?
              WOW!
•WHY? The answer is at your fingertips. Google
It.

•One to One The students have access to a
resource at all times. (In their hands)

•Works Choices.
        WOW!
• Implementing technology with
 grade level standards and
 curriculum.

• Storybird.com
• Market Day
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Storybird.com
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    Storybird.com
•
•
         Storybird.com
•   Students:
•   create using technology to express
•   construct using original ideas
•   develop the story backward
•   compose using the writing process
•   present original stories to class
•   assessed using a Rubric
•   Option to buy print book at a low cost
•   Encourages Repeat Users
                  Market Day
•   Cross-Curricular
•   Writing Process/Persuasion/Emotion/Intellect
•   Advertising/Print/Radio/Television/Rubric
•   Economy/Supply/Demand/Spread Sheets
•   Product/Services/ Making/Selling
•   Spanish Speaking/Barter/Negotiation
Market Day
              What’s Next?
• iPad
• Using Technology is not difficult
• Using Standards and Best Practices
    presenting lessons with technology
•   Swap the time at the copy machine: email,
    finding apps, searching the internet, and let the
    students explore and do some of the teaching
•   Dropbox and cloud storage systems
•   QR Codes
            Middle School
• Kiersten Sanders, Middle School Reading Specialist
• Finishing 1st year at Eastern Jr/Sr High School
• Purdue University
Middle School
Popplet
MS
MS
StoryKit
MS
Middle School
     Middle School

             Socrative
            iTag Graffiti
              Dropbox
iPad as a reading tool for free stuff
             Nettrekker
MS
Middle School
MS
Middle School
       Special Education
• Ashley Reed, Special Education and Reading
  Recovery

• 4 Years in Education
• Indiana Wesleyan University
              Special Education
•   Reinforce core skills (flash cards, Jungle Coins, Jungle Time, Math Magic)

•   Provide additional instruction

•   Behavior Incentives-positive reinforcement

•   Motivating/Boosts Confidence

•   Immediate feedback

•   Self-paced learning (Teach Me series Toddler-2)

•   Self-assessment
            Special Education
•   Student Behavior Logs (Teacher Pal)

•   Special Education Services (Articulate It, Language/Story
    Builder-improves receptive and expressive language)

•   Accommodations (Visual Timer, personal word wall, dictionary,
    calculator)

•   Assistive Technology (Proloquo2go- Augmentative and
    Alternative Communication,Sign 4 Me)
            Special Education
•   Taking anecdotal records

•   Social story (visual schedule planner)

•   Accommodations can be provided more easily for individual
    students

•   Reinforce skills at home

•   Parent Communication

•   Organization

•   Centers to mini-lessons (word work)
            iS iT WORKiNG?
1. At least 90 percent of Eastern Howard School
Corporation Students will pass both the Math and
English/Language Arts sections of ISTEP and the End
of Course Assessments.




          3       4       5      6       7        8
 E/LA     80     94      80      76     80        77
 Math     88     95      92      86     82        73
           iS iT WORKiNG?
2. 25 percent of all Eastern High School Graduates
will receive a score of a 3, 4, or 5 on at least one
advanced placement exam, a 4 or higher on an
International Baccalaureate exam, or receive the
equivalent of 3 semester hours or more of college
credit during their high school years.


             Algebra 1            87%


             English 10           85%
           iS iT WORKiNG?
3. At least 95 percent of Eastern High School students
will graduate from high school.
98% (11-12)

4. Eastern Howard School Corporation will have at
least a 95 percent attendance rate for all schools.
96.99% (11-12)

5. At least 95 percent of Eastern Howard 3rd graders
will be reading at or above grade level.
99.1% (11-12)
     “You may have
 technology, but are you
     really using it?”
• Rigor and Relevance Technology that is
  relevant, engaging, and fun!

• Real world problem solving using real world
  tools.

• Professional Development
• Parent education and buy in.
• Community buy in.
 Thank You!

The experts:
  Teachers and
administration from
 K-12 are here for
       you!
                 Contact Us
• www.eastern.k12.in.us   Link to Documents




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