iSITS

September 2011 Meeting


SHARING -- SHARING -- SHARING -- SHARING


Agenda

9:00 - 9:30 - Do I Know You?


9:30 - 10:30 - Sharing


Share an example of how a teacher in your school is using technology to meet a curricular outcome.
1. Complete the form below


2. Table Talk - discuss your teachers' use of technology with others at your table. Was it easy to collect examples? Why or why not?
3.Read I am Nothing Special - Why are Teachers Afraid to Share their Successes? Does the conversation that follows the post resonate with the discussion at your table?
4. Summarize the discussion or choose one exampe to share with the whole group

10:30 - 10:45 - Coffee

10:45 - 11:30 - A conversation with our new IT Manager

11:30 - 12:15 - Lunch

12:15 - 12:45 - The Myth of the Digital Native
Spark 154 - September 11, 2011 (Podcast)
Information Literacy, Digital Literacy, Digital Citizenship (Blog Post)
Table Talk - Your thoughts on the importance of these skills. What can the iSITS committee do to support teachers in the teaching of these skills

12:45 - 1:15 - Introduction to and overview of the Inquiry Outcome/Indicators - Joanne Kasper

1:15 - 1:45 - How can we support our teachers and students to meet the inquiry Outcome?
Individually work on Inquiry Outcomes/Indicators documents from a technology perspective - add links, comments, modify, edit, etc....
Work on your grade level column.
Donna's Links on Inquiry Learning

Donna's Bookmarks on Information Literacy

1:45 - 2:10 - Table Talk - discuss the links, edits, thoughts, etc with grade alike groups e.g. primary, elementary, middle years, high school

2:10 - 2:15 - Debrief - What happens next with these documents?

2:15 - 2:30 - Break

2:30 - 3:00 - What is the role of members of the iSITS Committee?
Discussion
    • Goal for the year....SHARING
    • Providing tech learning opportunities in your school
    • Laptops and peripherals - who needs what?
    • Other supports - what do you need?
    • Professional Learning Opportunities