Earl Marriott Learning Designs Grant
Our grant revolved around using mobile technology to enhance learning in the classroom and to facilitate teacher collaboration within a bell schedule that makes this difficult.

Here is a summary what we've been doing:
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Actions
Technology
  • Have purchased between 15 and 20 teacher iPads
  • Have purchased one class set (30) iPads
  • Have an Outlook Calendar for staff to book the iPad cart
  • Created 30 generic gmail accounts (one for each iPad) for students to submit work
  • Collaborative Field Trip to Halls Prairie
  • Math & Science students using iMovie., Show Me, Popplet, and others to demonstrate their learning

Additional School Support
  • Social studies department has received another grant with a class set of iPads
  • Science department has received another grant with a half-class set of iPads

Collaboration

Supports
Our amazing tech facilitator has kept the devices up to date and has taken the time to make sure all requested apps are available for classroom use when the iPad cart is booked.

Assessment
Largely qualitative

Synthesis - Profound Student Learning or Teacher Learning & Practice