Objective II.E.

Developing leadership techniques for working with all levels of the educational community and to manage and administer instructional technology programs at the building and district levels.

  • developing plans to assess the technological needs and resources, and to evaluate technology implementation and outcomes
  • developing plans to configure computer/technology systems and related peripherals in laboratory, classroom clusters, and other instructional and administrative arrangements
  • developing systems for the secure maintenance of student records

Artifact:
Title: Boys’ Latin Technology Strategic Plan
Link: BL_Final Tech Plan_071212

Rationale:

This document outlines the strategic plan, with regards to technology, for Boys’ Latin of Philadelphia Charter School. It goes into detail about the technology goals for specific administration and faculty. Specific budgets and timelines for each goal are identified as well as the current status. The goals include: allow technology to be a tool for school administration, create and maintain a collection of digital learning resources, enable students to learn outside the classroom through technology, enable students to use laptops within and outside the school, implement technology in all aspects of the curriculum, maintain a reliable WLAN to enable internet access and maintain accurate student information.

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Artifact:
Title: Boys’ Latin Technology Integration Leadership Meetings
Link: Apple Discussion Follow-up_042512 CPS iPad Project Executive Summary Mooresville School District, a Laptop Success Story – NYTimes.com Mick Weeks Wiki Apple in Education Philadelphia video Technology Education Leadership Meetings-Apple

Rationale:

I initiated a discussion with Mick Weeks, the Apple Education representative for this section of the country (NJ, Southeast PA and Delaware) to push the integration of technology forward in our high school. The artifacts above a more in depth explanation of the steps we took to close the learning gap for Boys’ Latin of Philadelphia Charter School. In addition to my summary of events, you will find the some correspondence from Mick and suggest case studies where iPad integration has been successful.

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