Based on implementation of of 1:1 computing in 27 schools, Digital Wish is designing a curriculum based around how to overcome the challenges and obstacles associated with tech integration and modernization to quickly create a vibrant digital learning environment.
The Technology Program Implementation Kit includes:
- Leadership guidelines and checklists.
- FAQs to get you started.
- Insurance options – Pros and cons of insurance, replacement strategy, swap units, GPS, or doing nothing.
- Acceptable Use Policy – for school and home usage.
- Student and teacher release form.
- Parent welcome letter – edit ready.
- Recommended equipment guidelines – Pros and cons questionnaire for each component.
- Recommended software installation list.
- Imaging guidelines.
- Internet safety curriculum.
- Curriculum – 6 Online courses based on the NETS standards.
- Printable and edit-ready classroom worksheets.
- Lists of free online resources, tools, and training.
- Poster Contest – Printable guidelines to run “Digital Citizenship” and “Importance of Technology” contests.
- Property Management and Tracking System – Easy to adopt system for managing your equipment and property disposal adhering to Federal guidelines.
- Grants, funding, and sustainability resources.
- Educator’s guide to grants and fundraising.
- Letter-writing campaign guidelines.
- Technical support strategies.
- Press Kit – Pre-written press releases, guidelines, and step-by-step instructions for securing community press.
- Student Assessment- Monitor changes in student usage, skills development, aspirations, retention, and planned college enrollment.
- Teacher Assessment – Monitor changes in teacher usage, behavioral infractions, student engagement levels, and teacher proficiency.
- Book / CD set – Educator’s Guide to Grants and Fundraising.
- Book / CD set -Adventures in Podcasting
- Book / CD set – Simple Guide to Podcasting
- Book / CD set – Adventures in Technology
- Book / CD set – Digital Photography for Educators
This video is specifically for Vermont- a similar video with national statistics is planned to help argue for technology in schools.