Coaching provided for teachers (individual or small group) to work on lesson-planning and skill-building. Coach may model or observe lessons. Coach works with teachers at their current skill level to build capacity for technology integration. Coach provides just-in-time support to teachers.
Teachers/coaches/site tech leads receive specific or specialized training with the expectation they will train additional staff members.
One tip/lesson/idea each week for teachers - demonstrated by teachers or leaders.
Staff Development Workshops:
Onsite, small to large group workshops related to a given topic. Sample topics may include: Google Drive, Google Forms, use of the green screen, iPads, document cameras, interactive projector and boards. Customized topics are optional upon request.
Technology Integration Specialist partners with teachers to plan and implement innovative technology ideas as a pilot in their school or classroom. Early adopters with technology interests will explore, plan and document. This includes pilot programs and projects.
Develop a customized district online repository of tips, tricks, resources and activities. Resources may include videos, handouts, links and online collaborative communities..
Technology Planning Consultation:
Future technology planning based on school and district needs.
*Technology Lending Library:
Teachers/Schools may "borrow" technology equipment owned by BCOE. Teachers will receive scheduled in-service on using the equipment if needed, and then be able to check out the equipment for a two-week period. Items include: 10 iPads, green screen equipment, 8 Sphero Droids, 2 SPRK's, 6 Ollies, 15 portable GPS devices, and more.
*This is a great way to try before you buy. Teachers may also schedule one-on-one time with the trainer to "sample" equipment at the Center for Transforming Education (CfTE) that may not be available for check-out. Items available for sampling include: Chromebooks, interactive Projectors and Tabletop Screens.
Tracey Allen - Director
Phone: (530) 532-5730