Objective II.B.

Planning, preparation and delivery of technology related in service programs and instruction in collaboration with other professionals at a variety of instructional levels that utilizes technology in problem solving based upon:

  • Pennsylvania Academic Standards
  • strengths and needs of learners at all levels of technological proficiency
  • established technology implementation plans

Artifact:
Title: Philosophy Podcasts
Link: Podcast 1, Podcast 2, Podcast 3

Rationale:
These artifacts are an example of my efforts to integrate technology all levels of proficiency. This movement stems from a previous Web 2.0 Professional Development Session I held. A teacher, whom is not that comfortable with technology sought out the possibility of creating podcasts of her in-class discussions in her Philosophy. I showed her how to record the discussions and am slowly teaching her how to transform them into podcasts and post them on her classroom teacher webpage.

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Artifact:
Title: Professional Development 03-2013
Link: Web 2.0

Rationale:
This artifact displays my ability to hold a professional development session that enables the faculty of Boys’ Latin to do the following: define and describe Web 2.0, openly evaluate Web 2.0 resources and archive these experiences to reference for later professional development sessions to build on and edit as a community.

Artifact:
Title: Professional Developments 08-27-2013
Link: Can We Have Free Time?

Rationale:
This artifact displays my ability to hold a professional development session that enables the faculty of Boys’ Latin to think about how the time in a classroom is managed, especially a students’ free time. I elaborated on a specific example of a current movement in education putting the autonomy back into the students’ hands called 20% Time or Genius Hour. We defined free time, learned and reviewed the premise of 20% Time, went over potential grading scenarios of the project, and thought of potential 20% Time projects that we would pursue if we were allotted this time in our careers.

Artifact:
Title: Professional Developments 08-28-2013
Link: How Are We Assessing

Rationale:
This artifact displays my ability to hold a professional development session that enables the faculty of Boys’ Latin to do the following: define what is an assessment, define why assessments are used, and to list specific examples of what type of assessments are administered. This is all in an attempt to evaluate the way we assess students and to diversify and enhance these opportunities via alternate assessments; i.e. Web 2.0 resources.

Artifact:
Title: Technology Plan
Link: TechnologyPlan_dah

Rationale:
This artifact displays my ability to put together a technology strategic plan for a Charter School. It shows my understanding of Education Technology Goals and Strategies throughout a school. Additionally,this artifact exemplifies my ability to plan long term goal technology goals throughout various departments of a school as well as steps to monitor, update, and modify these goals dependent on the needs of an organization. In one of my graduate programs I was asked to create a technology plan that would directly impact my district.

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