EASTCONN Tech Council Dates for 2012-13

Standing Agenda Items:
  • SBAC
  • BYOD
  • Mobile Device Management
  • Federal and State Updates
  • Burning Questions and Issues
Prework for all meetings:
  • Bring ideas, questions and materials to share.
Date & Time
Meeting Focus
Location
Thursday, October 4, 2012
3:30 - 5:30 PM
Focus: Cloud Computing, BYOD, Mobile Device Management
  • What are districts doing in the cloud?
  • How are you managing mobile devices?
  • Who is implementing BYOD?
  • What are the issues that you're having with cloud computing, BYOD, mobile device management?
  • What lessons have you learned?
EASTCONN Hampton Annex Tech Center, 376 Hartford Turnpike, Hampton, CT 06247
Thursday, December 6, 2012
3:30 - 5:30 PM
Focus: Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Technology
  • How do they intersect?
  • What are the implications of CCSS and digital literacy?
  • How do we help teachers and students use appropriate tech tools to ensure the rigor that the standards are requiring?
  • Create a crosswalk between curriculum and tech tools
  • Pre-work: Bring ideas. Kathy will email a sample of a template that she's using in Griswold. We should add ideas to this template and bring them with us
For resources on this Wiki on CCSS & Tech, click on the following links:
EASTCONN Hampton Annex Tech Center, 376 Hartford Turnpike, Hampton, CT 06247
Thursday, January 24, 2013
3:30 - 5:30 PM
Snowdate: 1/31/13
Focus: Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) and Online Testing
* What are the technological implications of online testing?
  • What devices are appropriate for online testing?
  • How is virtualization working?
  • How can data from online testing be used to inform instruction?
  • The NWEA MAP online assessment
    • Who Is using this?
    • How are you using the data?

EASTCONN Hampton Annex Tech Center, 376 Hartford Turnpike, Hampton, CT 06247
Thursday, March 21, 2013
3:30 - 5:30 PM
Focus: PD and Online Learning
  • Who's doing what?
  • What are they using as a platform?
  • How are they using it?
  • Who are they using it with?
  • Where are good sources of Webinars and Webinar archives?
  • Who's doing what with blended learning? Mike Vose will have data on their 9th grade pilot by then.
Check the blended learning tools that Mike Vose shared from the Killingly High School pilot in Jane's Delicious account:
https://delicious.com/jcookgough/blendedlearning
EASTCONN Hampton Annex Tech Center, 376 Hartford Turnpike, Hampton, CT 06247
Thursday, May 2, 2013
3:30 - 5:30 PM
Focus: Web 2.0 Tools and New Technologies
  • What's new and cool?
  • Who's reading what blogs to stay current? Which do you recommend?
EASTCONN Hampton Annex Tech Center, 376 Hartford Turnpike, Hampton, CT 06247