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ITEC 7410: Action/Evaluation Plan

Name: Margo Tripsa Semester: summer 2016


Action/Evaluation Plan for Vision International School, Qatar

Goal: Skilled Teachers

By May 2017, the teachers LoTi level will increase at least one level.

Evaluation Method: Success Indicator:


teacher, student and parent surveys All indicators on the LoTi Level Decision Chart
informal observations by technology coach will increase at least one level compared to the
student portfolios initial assessment of teachers levels of
technology integration performed at the
beginning of the year (all elementary and middle
school teachers).
Strategies Timeline Budget/Funding Person(s) Responsible
Source
Assess teachers levels September 2016 None IT Director
of technology Technology
integration (elementary Coach/Mentor
and middle school
teachers)
Professional Beginning in No cost for PD IT Director
Development September and planned developed and held at Curriculum Director
workshops and every month or every the school level and Technology
discussions during other month during the conducted by members Coach/Mentor
PLCs school year. of the school
The technology coach leadership team.
or technology mentor
will meet with each No cost for in-school
grade level as often as PLCs or CPTs.
possible to assist
teachers in designing
and implementing their
lessons during PLCs or
Common Planning
Time (CPT).
Teachers encouraged T &L Forum, April 22, Teaching and Learning IT Director
to participate in the 2017 Forum, hosted by Curriculum Director
Teaching and Learning Qatar Foundation-
Forum (T&L Forum), QR250 (about $70 per
hosted by Qatar teacher)- deductible
Foundation from the annual
Teacher PD allocation
of $1,200.
Teacher mentoring Ongoing None Technology
program and classroom Coach/Mentor
modeling
ITEC 7410: Action/Evaluation Plan
Name: Margo Tripsa Semester: summer 2016
Action/Evaluation Plan for Vision International School, Qatar

Teacher technology Teacher technology None IT Director


highlights in staff highlights during every Technology
meetings and/or the staff meeting if Coach/Mentor
Shout-Out Page on possible;
Instructional Highlights on the
Technology Website Shout Out Page every
two weeks.
Goal: Instructional Change

By May 2017, at least 5%-10% of the teachers will use Google Classroom, Google Sites, or Blogger
to give the students the opportunity to collaborate, create content for authentic audiences, and
showcase their learning and interact with content, the teacher and each other in an dynamic way.
Evaluation Method: Success Indicator:
Formal and informal observation 5%-10% of the teachers are actively using
Teacher/student interview Google Classroom, Google Sites, or Blogger to
The IT Director or Instructional technology support academic goals and to give students
coach/mentor will review teacher and access to more rigorous, and dynamic learning
student websites, blogs, or Google experiences
Classroom accounts
Strategies Timeline Budget/Funding Person(s) Responsible
Source
Professional First trimester to get None IT Director
Development the teachers started Technology
workshops with the platform of Coach/Mentor
their choice.
Discussions regarding Ongoing throughout None IT Director
instructional design the year Technology
and help provided for Coach/Mentor
implementation during
PLCs or grade level
CPTs.
Goal: Student Focused

During the 2016-2017 school year, students in grades 3-5 will develop understanding of responsible
use of technology and will display safe behavior and good digital citizenship online.

Evaluation Method: Success Indicator:


Evaluation Method: 90% of students in grades 3-5 will show mastery
Student-created products of the concepts of digital citizenship as measured
Teacher observation of student online by student product and student behavior
behavior
Strategies Timeline Budget/Funding Person(s) Responsible
Source
PD for sharing September, October None IT Director
ITEC 7410: Action/Evaluation Plan
Name: Margo Tripsa Semester: summer 2016
Action/Evaluation Plan for Vision International School, Qatar

resources with the 2016 Technology


teachers on digital Coach/Mentor
citizenship
Teachers teach lessons
to their students on
digital citizenship
Have the students On-going, monthly None IT Director
create products Technology
displaying learning Coach/Mentor
and/or practicing Classroom teachers
responsible digital
citizenship in action
Actively monitor On-going, daily None IT Director
student use of Technology
technology in the Coach/Mentor
learning environment
Goal: Diversity Considerations

By May 2017, the school will offer and lead a Robotics after school club or coding club to girls, as
well, and will advocate to get the girls interested in these after school clubs.
Evaluation Method: Success Indicator:
planning documents
observation The girls will attend a Robotics or coding after
after school clubs enrollment list school club.
Strategies Timeline Budget/Funding Person(s) Responsible
Source
Identify the staff who December 2016 None IT Director
will lead the after After School Clubs
school club Committee
Design of Robotics January 2017 None IT Director
after school club or After School Clubs
coding club curricula Committee
and advocating for Teachers involved in
girls enrollment and after school clubs
advertising the
program to parents and
students
Roll the after school February/March/April None (the school has IT Director
club/clubs 2017 acquired the Lego After School Clubs
Robots in previous Committee
years. Teachers involved in
after school clubs
ITEC 7410: Action/Evaluation Plan
Name: Margo Tripsa Semester: summer 2016
Action/Evaluation Plan for Vision International School, Qatar

Goal: School Related

Develop a school-wide vision and technology plan for meaningful technology integration at our
school that aligns with the School Improvement Plan to be implemented March 2016-June 2018.

Evaluation Method: Success Indicator:


School Leadership Committee meetings In the 2016-2017 school year, the IT Department
minutes will develop a vision and a technology action
Input from stakeholders (surveys and/or plan for technology integration based on
interviews) stakeholder input.
Completed Vision and Technology Action
Plan by February 2017
Strategies Timeline Budget/Funding Person(s) Responsible
Source
Develop and distribute September, October No cost IT Director
surveys to stakeholders 2016 Technology
to determine vision for Coach/Mentor
technology at VIS
Compile and analyze November, December No cost IT Director
survey results to 2016 Technology
develop vision and Coach/Mentor
action steps.
Present vision to January No cost IT Director
stakeholders to elicit Begin implementation Technology
feedback. Make in spring 2017 (March) Coach/Mentor
revisions as necessary
Present shared vision February 2017 No cost IT Director
and action plan to be Technology
implemented starting Coach/Mentor
in March 2017
(because of the high
teacher turn over
which is typical in
international schools;
many teachers will
leave in June 2018, so
it would be ideal to get
them started even
before the start of the
20171-2018 school
year).