One-to-World Introduction

What is 1:World?

Technology plays a large part in 21st century learning and devices in the classroom will

enable students to access online resources, research instantly, collaborate and communicate in ways that were not possible before. It also equalizes the playing field for students in preparation for career and college.
Our goal is to equip students and teachers with the right tools to enhance classroom learning, this will support students path to be college and career ready.

The Purpose (Mission)

Focus on quality instruction. Provide all students with a technology tool (device) to be used to apply and deepen learning.

Implementation Timeline

  • By November 2014 - each school site will have at least one Chromebook cart to begin working with Google Apps in classrooms
  • By January 2015 - Decision on which devices to purchase K-1, 2-12
  • By February 2015 - Conduct Google Apps training for instructional and support staff
  • By March 2015 - The district will begin the purchase of devices
  • By May 2015 - Community and parent communication will be completed
  • By June 2015 - Teachers and support staff will have completed initial training on the Google Apps platform and Chromebooks to support the 1:World initiative roll out
  • By July 2015 - School network upgrades completed and Wi-Fi online
  • By August 2015 - all students will be assigned a device in grades K-12
  • By September 2015 - all students will have completed Digital Citizenship, proper device handling and care instruction

Expected outcomes

  • Students in each grade level, K‑12, inclusive of special populations, will use a variety of grade level appropriate digital tools, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including collaboration with peers.

  • Students in each grade level, K‑12, inclusive of special populations, will make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence.

  • Students in each grade level, K‑12, inclusive of special populations, will use a variety of technology to apply mathematics in solving problems arising in everyday life, school and society.

  • Students in each grade level, K‑12, inclusive of special populations, will use technological tools to explore and deepen the understanding of mathematical concepts.

  • Students in each grade level, K‑12, inclusive of special populations, will acquire knowledge of a variety of digital tools, Internet, multimedia, and information literacy resources necessary to collaborate, produce, publish, and solve problems.

  • All students and staff in our district will be able to distinguish lawful from unlawful uses of copyrighted works, including the following topics: the concept and purpose of both copyright and fair use; distinguishing lawful from unlawful downloading and peer‑to‑peer file sharing; and avoiding plagiarism.

  • All students and staff in our district will be educated to be safe responsible users of digital tools in the 21st century; students will be knowledgeable of internet safety including awareness and dangers of cyber bullying, protection against online predators, and how to maintain online privacy.
 

Measurable Objectives 2015-16

  1. Proficient classroom use of technology to enhance communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking.
  2. Advanced access to Internet-connected devices, as well as important peripherals, such as projectors, interactive tablets, and digital video cameras at school.
  3. Proficient foundational skills to use technology and the ability to leverage online environments for access to information, and the ability to create presentations, podcasts, videos, and more using multimedia.
  4. Advanced implementation of environmental factors like policies, procedures, technical support, PD opportunities, and community beliefs about technology.


Training and Skill Development



2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

Digital Citizenship

2015 + the following:

2016 + the following:

Chromebook / Chrome

Maps

Gmail

Drive-Doc, Slide, Sheets, Forms

Hangout

Calendar

YouTube

Add-ons and Extensions

Sites

PDF Tools

Google Classroom

Google Drawing

Web 3.0 Tools

Discovery Education

Web 2.0 Tools