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February 2012


Principal Training Program - Module III

Day 1: 21st Century Teaching & Learning, National & State Educational Technology Support, Cloud Computing, Technology Leadership & Web 2.0 Tools.

Day 2: Communicating, Collaborating & Connecting with Tech, Online Learning, Mobil Learning Initiatives, Cybersafety & Web 2.0 Tools.


  • Utilize technology, fiscal, and human resources for student academic success;
  • Manage data and assessment to guide teacher decisions regarding student interventions and school site instructional practices;
  • Establish and communicate state and district visions and goals for student-focused instructional improvement;
  • Create awareness and familiarity with state and national standards for all instructional team members and core subjects.

Documents for Today Word GDocs
Evaluation  (.Doc)(GDoc
FTAP Form Training to Action PLan(.Doc(GDoc
Collaboration_Protocol_for_PLC (.Doc(GDoc


21st Century Teaching & Learning

National Educational Technology Support

    While the graphic represents each element distinctly for descriptive purposes, the Partnership views all the components as fully interconnected in the process of 21st century teaching and learning.

    The elements described below are the critical systemsnecessary to ensure 21st century readiness for every student. Twenty-firstcentury standards, assessments, curriculum, instruction, professionaldevelopment and learning environments must be aligned to produce a supportsystem that produces 21st century outcomes for today’s students.

    Twenty-First Century Student Outcomes and Support Systems

Statewide Educational Technology Support

CTAP (California Technology Assistance Project): Intended to promote the effective use of technology in teaching, learning and school administration, CTAP provides assistance to schools and districts based upon local needs in each of 11 regions in California. CTAP of Monterey County

CLRN (California Learning Resource Network): CLRN provides educators with a "one-stop" resource for critical information needed for the selection of supplemental electronic learning resources aligned to the State Board of Education academic  
content standards.

EdTechProfile: Provides educational administrators with tools that guide their decisions about how to integrate technology into classroom instruction and how to create and evaluate effective teacher technology training programs.

TICAL (Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership): A one-stop, technology information portal for school administrators, by school administrators

TechSETS: TechSETS is focused on providing technical professionals in California schools with improved access to training, support and other resources.

21st Century Educational Administrators Toolkit

In Search of...

Google : The world's #1 search engine
    • Advanced: Search Tricks (Prezi)
      • Google Custom Search Engine (Site)
Thinkfinity: Verizon Thinkfinity offers comprehensive teaching and learning resources created by innovating content partners – the most respected organizations in each academic subject and literacy. The easy-to-navigate K-12 resources are grade-specific and are aligned with state standards.

Qwiki: A technology company pioneering a new media format that combines the appeal of video with the interactivity of the web. Each "Qwiki" is easily created through a browser - enabling users to combine pictures, videos, infographics and their own voice into a beautiful, interactive presentation describing anything.

WolframAlpha: Computational Knowledge Engine: Wolfram|Alpha introduces a fundamentally new way to get knowledge and answers—
not by searching the web, but by doing dynamic computations based on a vast collection of built-in data, algorithms, and methods.

Khan Academy: Learn almost anything for free. With a library of over 2,600 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 303 practice exercises, they're on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.

Cloud Computing Tools

Google Apps in Education (Site)

: Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily.

EvernoteThe Evernote family of products help you remember and act upon ideas, projects and experiences across all the computers, phones and tablets you use.