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Action/Evaluation Plan

Name:

Nadia Williams

ITEC 7410, Semester: Summer 2015

Goal: (Skilled Teachers)


In one year, what do you want teachers to do that they cant do now?
In one school year, the goal is to have at least 50% of teachers using Twitter regularly to
showcase student learning.
Success Indicator: Keeping a running tally in the lobby Evaluation Method: The teachers will log their
of the school of how many teachers have adopted Twitter for Twitter/Instagram handles on an internal spreadsheet which
educational purposes.
will be published by the Media Specialist. The teacherss
accounts will also be added to a Twitter list by the principal
or whomever manages the official school Twitter account.
Strategies
Timeline
Contest to see which team has Pre-planning (5 days)
the most faculty already on
Twitter

Budget/Funding Source
No funding necessary

Contest to encourage teachers Between the start of Preto create accounts


Planning and the end of the
second week of school (15
business days)

No funding necessary

Faculty/Staff rewards (i.e.


jeans day passes) for those
who sign up.

No funding necessary

Ongoing

Person(s) Responsible
Social Media team comprised
of Academic Coach(es),
Technology Coach,
Administrator(s), and techsavvy teachers (roughly 5
people)
Social Media team comprised
of Academic Coach(es),
Technology Coach,
Administrator(s), and techsavvy teachers (roughly 5
people)
Administrative team and
Academic Coach(es)

Goal: (Instructional Change)


In one year, what instructional uses of technology do you want to see in classrooms that you
dont see now?
In one year, the goal is to have 100% of the teachers using Twitter to showcase student learning
creating at least one assignment per quarter (or half-semester) that utilizes Twitter.
Success Indicator: Teachers and their students
Evaluation Method: The use of a specific hashtag (i.e.
conducting conversations around academic content using
#ECMSTwitterHW) will be used to identify and organize
Twitter will serve as evidence of success with this goal.
those who have met this goal.
Strategies
Timeline
Budget/Funding Source
Extra Credit Opportunity
Professional Learning session No funding necessary
(created within a Professional (1 planning period)
Learning session identifying
how Twitter can be used in the Follow-up at following PL
classroom)
session. Both to take place at
the beginning of the year.
Extra Credit Opportunity
Second quarter of school year No funding necessary

Person(s) Responsible
Social Media team comprised
of Academic Coach(es),
Technology Coach,
Administrator(s), and techsavvy teachers (roughly 5
people)
Individual Teachers

Action/Evaluation Plan
Name:

Nadia Williams

ITEC 7410, Semester: Summer 2015

Teachers will conduct a


Second semester of the school No funding necessary
Twitter Chat (Homework Q & year
A or book discussion,
advanced users) or Writing
Prompt to which students will
respond via Twitter.

Individual Teachers with


encouragement and oversight
by Social Media Team
(mentioned above).

Goal: (Student Focused)


Student technology literacy, enhanced student learning
Within the year, the students will publish at least one of their assignments through Twitter using the
schools hashtag. If they are not permitted to use or create their own Twitter accounts, they will be
permitted to use the teachers (pursuant to teacher permission).
Success Indicator: Each student will show that Evaluation Method: The school will use a
they have published one of their assignments and it program such as Twitterfall or TweetBeam in order to
will be tallied electronically or through more
identify individual interactions.
traditional means.
Strategies
Timeline
Budget/Funding Source
Person(s) Responsible
Extra Credit Points for
Ongoing
No funding necessary.
Students (to be evaluated
those who do so soonest
by teachers)
Encourage students to
Beginning of the school No funding necessary.
Students (to be evaluated
create their own Twitter year (by the end of the
by Social Media Team)
handles (where parents
week following the week
have access to the
of Open House)
account)
Contest to see which gradeOngoing
No funding necessary.
Students and teachers, but
level can meet this goal
the results will be
first
monitored by the Social
Media Team

Goal: (Diversity Considerations)


Appropriate access for low SES and gender groups.
Students of low SES, minorities, and all gender groups will be tasked with reaching
out to at least one celebrity, thought leader, author, or other leader that they admire
and invite them to discuss education or a specific element of content.
Success Indicator: The students will share the
Evaluation Method: The students will share their
results of reaching out to one of the aforementioned results as they come by them. These interactions will
persons.
be recognized over the school announcements and
will be organized by the use of the schools yearlong
hashtag.
Strategies
Timeline
Budget/Funding Source Person(s) Responsible
Recognition of those who Ongoing
No funding necessary.
Social Media team and
have been successful over
Principal
the school announcements
Contest to see which gradeOngoing
No funding necessary.
Teachers, students, and
level can meet this goal
Social Media Team
first
Contest to see which class Ongoing
No funding necessary.
Teachers, students, and
periods students can meet
Social Media Team
this goal first

Action/Evaluation Plan
Name:

Nadia Williams

ITEC 7410, Semester: Summer 2015

Goal: (School Related)


Technology support, shared vision, curriculum framework, professional learning,
administrative uses, skilled administrators
Within a year, the school will have used and collected examples of how the use of
Twitter enhanced student learning and digital citizenship by connecting with thought
leaders.
Success Indicator: For the first year of school- Evaluation Method: TweetBeam/Twitterfall
wide Twitter implementation (with the goal being
archival data of the schools official hashtag will be
that at least 50% of teachers put it to use), any data of used to show how students, teachers, parents, and
its usage for educational purposes will be an
community leaders used the official school hashtag to
indication of its success.
promote learning taking place at East Cobb Middle
School.
Strategies
Timeline
Budget/Funding Source
Person(s) Responsible
Regular contests to
Ongoing
No funding necessary.
All stakeholders with
encourage student,
monitoring by Social
teacher, parent, and
Media Team
community participation.
Contests to see which
Ongoing
No funding necessary.
All stakeholders with
teachers can find the most
monitoring by Social
efficient uses of Twitter.
Media Team
Contests to see which
Ongoing
No funding necessary.
All stakeholders with
students and teachers can
monitoring by Social
find the most innovative
Media Team
ways to use Twitter to
record, broadcast, and
showcase student learning.