West Bolivar School District -- Summer Technology Institute

Welcome to the West Bolivar School District's Summer Technology Institute. This page will support Institute participants both during and after July's summer institute. Here, you will find materials such as session handouts, webpages for individual Institute sessions, and other resources useful in completing your tasks during this professional development activity.

Please bookmark this page as we will be updating this periodically with information and materials produced during the Institute.

Enjoy!

Agenda

 

Tuesday

Wed

Thurs

 

7:30   Breakfast Breakfast  

8:00

Registration and Breakfast

Take the Participant Online Survey

WebQuests (part 2) -- How to create a webquest (hands-on activity)

8:00 -8:15 --Organization of today (Group discussion)

 

8:30

Greetings

Getting to know the participants (Group discussion)

8:15 -- 9:30 Project Time

 

9:00

An Introduction to Technology Integration (hands-on activity)

 

 

9:30

9:30 - 9:45 Break

 

9:30 -11:00 -- Project Presentations

9:45 -10:00 Break

9:45 -11:00 Creating Multimedia Projects (hands-on activity)

 

10:00

Integrating Online Resources (hands-on activity)

 

10:30

 

11:00

Elements of Good Curriculum Planning -- Using the Click on Success format (Group discussion)

11:00 -11:15 Group check-in on Curriculum planning process

Institute Wrap-Up -- What have we learned and what happens next? (Group discussion)

(complete evaluations prior to 11:30pm)

11:15 -- 12:00 Project Time

11:30

Project Time --using the supplied organizing questions, start thinking about the plan for your individual curriculum unit

12:00

Lunch (provided)

Lunch (provided)

 

12:30

 

1:00

Webquests (part 1) -- Experiencing a webquest from the student perspective (hands-on activity)

(to 2:15)

Creating Webpages (hands-on activity)

 

1:30

 

2:00

2:15 Talking about project ideas

Group sharing

(complete daily evaluations prior to 3:00)

Project Time (Kerry and Lois meet individually with each participant)

(complete daily evaluations prior to 3:00)

2:30

 

Blue = hands-on time in computer lab
Yellow = group discussion time (may be better spent in a non-lab environment)
Green = project time
White = on your own

Session-Specific Materials

The following links take you to pages created to support specific institute sessions. Session handouts can be found on these pages.

 

 

 

Handouts

Handouts for each session are included hardcopy in your binder, and are available online as MS Word files. Online handouts are referenced on the webpage for each session. We have also indexed all handouts on a separate index page.

General Institute Resources

Facilitator Contact Information:

Kerry = kmclaughlin@sun-associates.com
Lois = lreynolds@sun-associates.com

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N. Chelmsford, MA 01450
978-251-1600
978-251-8700 (fax)


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Last updated,July 10, 2002