I am so incredibly excited to continue to move toward my vision for Instructional Technology here at CHISD by breaking ground with the very first student-built and student-led Instructional Technology Training Team at the high school campus!
I am currently in the process of recruiting a student team to train for a phenomenal new experience to bring teachers and students together for a common goal of weaving technology into our instruction and learning.
The STAT team will serve two primary purposes:
1. Instructional Technology Support
In order to build on the idea that Instructional Technology is the "Step Two", following learning to use technology, we first have to master those Step One skills! That's where the STAT team comes in. STAT team members will be available during their Office Aide class period by appointment to work with teachers or students. Here is a short list of examples, but these ideas are just the beginning! STAT TEAM SKILLS
2. EdTech Resource Bank
When the STAT Team isn't actively engaged in appointments for Instructional Technology Support, they will work together on an open ended project to build a How-To and What's That bank of knowledge for students and teachers to access.
Other instructional videos and blog posts will be created to help with processes many classrooms use regularly, such as:
Stay Tuned for More Updates!
Let's get real, OK? I got hired for my expertise in curriculum. ... aaaand I know just enough about technology to be dangerous. So, it's confession time for this Newby TIF. There's a lot I don't know....YET.