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Integration Timeline:

Phase I:
Time Frame:  February - June 2012

Phase I includes all elementary and secondary teachers and the students in Biology utilizing an iPad. Phase I consists of the following:

  • Teacher Utilization
    • To familiarize teachers with the device
    • To have teachers explore and identify different applications needed for heir indicidual classes
    • To test applications and ensure they meet required class standards and comply with educational objectives
    • To decide on the set of core apps needed for important class functions such as note taking, document distribution, ook reading and more
    • To provide teachers with recommended websites provide by the November 2011 ACSI Convention iPad class instructor. Such web sites will enable teachers to explore iPad’s benefits from a teaching perspective
  • Biology Class Utilization:
    • Biology students will utilize the iPad in the classroom experiencing a fully digital classroom environment
    • Students will be exposed to a differentiation of instruction and learning providing them with an active, digital environment in which to connect with their work
    • Students will have access to numerous apps designed to heighten learning and achievement in the classroom.
    • Students will access, create, and submit web-based content with the SCS student Internet 
 

Phase II:  Elementary & Secondary Teachers & Secondary Students Implementation
Time Frame:  August 2012

Phase II includes all elementary and secondary teachers and all students in middle and high school utilizing an iPad. Phase II consists of the following

  • Teacher Utilization
    • To utilize iPads for instruction
    • To use iPads for curriculum delivery, creation of collaborative assignments, homework delivery and grading, demonstrations, and many other instructional activities
    • To communicate more efficiently with students and parents by increasing the use of web-based tools that enable learning to move beyond the classroom
    • To conduct interactive learning activities
  • Student Utilization:
    • To access curriculum (books & other apps) digitally
    • To interact with and explore on their own
    • To work through web-based activities that are optimized for their individual academic level
    • To complete note taking and research activities
    • To use in place of other devices, such as dictionaries, translators, graphing calculators, etc.
    • To access lectures and content from outside the classroom
    • To use 21st century technology to enhance the learning process