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					                THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT / THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK / ALBANY, NY
                12234

                OFFICE OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT
                Anne Schiano - Assistant Director
                Curriculum, Instruction, and Instructional Technology Team
                Room 320 EB, Albany, New York 12234 (518) 474-5922; FAX: (518) 473-4884


               2006-2009 Learning Technology Grant Program
                                   Abstract
         Abstracts are posted as submitted by the LTG award winners
     (type in the first shaded area, then hit TAB and it will bring you to the next box)

School District or BOCES Name St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

Address 30 Court Street

City Canton                               State NY                                            Zip 13648

Contact Person Jennifer French                                  Telephone w area code (315)386-2226

E-mail Address jfrench@sllboces.org                             Fax w area code (315)386-2828



                          Place an ‘X’ in the appropriate focus area(s)

                                                                 Pre-K-4

                                                              Grades 5-8

                                                             Grades 9-12



                  Place an ‘X’ in the appropriate curriculum area(s)

                      Arts                                                                    Mathematics

    Career Development & Occupational                                                      Physical Education
               Studies

              English Language Arts                                                             Science

        Family & Consumer Sciences                                                           Social Studies

                Health Education                                                          Technology Education

                                         Languages Other Than English
Learning Technology Grant 2006-09 Abstract: (type in the shaded area, also please note that
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  Ogdensburg City School district was identified as a school in need of improvement in 2005 as a
result of not making AYP on the 8 th grade ELA assessment. The district examined their system and
recognized areas that need improvement including: using data to inform instructional practice and
integrating technology into classrooms. The Ogdensburg administration met with St. Marguerite
D’Youville Academy and collaborated on the outcomes for this application. As a result of the
professional development activities, English, Social Studies, and Science teachers, between 5th and 8th
grade, will identify specific areas of student weakness on the NYS ELA assessments; collect, organize
and analyze data from formative assessments through the use of the Classroom Performance System
and Waypoint software, write multiple-choice questions from grade level reading selections that
demand critical thinking skills and are linked to the NYS standards at the performance indicator level,
write lessons that use technology tools (PowerPoint, LCD projector, Smartboard, video streaming),
and use the Virtual Learning Space to assist in writing a peer reviewed lesson that incorporates online
resources.
  A main focus of the professional development will be an instructional technology specialist who will
mentor teachers in writing standards based lessons that incorporate technology. The instructional
technology specialist will team teach lessons and serve as a just in time support mechanism.
  The activities of the grant will not only include extensive staff development, but will also supply
teachers with LCD projectors and classroom performance systems. The addition of these technologies
will supplement the investment of a new computer for each teacher. These devices will be used as
part of daily instruction to check for student understanding. The non-public school will be installing a
Smartboard in each grant teacher’s classroom to be used for information literacy activities.




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