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2002 McAuliffe Technology Conference Materials

Here you will find information referenced at
conference session presentations by NHDOE staff
on December 3, 4, and 5, 2002


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Tuesday - 10:30 a.m.
and Tuesday - 1:30 p.m.

Competent and Qualified: New Roles, New Resources, and New Results through Technology
and A Local Conversation with a National Player
Don Knezek, CEO of ISTE

Don is both the CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and also Co-Director of a PT3 Catalyst project (the National Center for Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology). He will present in Nashua North in the morning, with a more informal conversation in Hanover in the afternoon. Download Don's powerpoint presentation A key resource described during this presentation is the CARET website (Center for Applied Research in Educational Technology).

Visit the Project New Teachers website for information about New Hampshire's PT3 catalyst project. One of the results of this project is the creation of the New Hampshire Learning Interchange (NHLI). Read more about NHLI and then take a look at the NHLI site and its affiliation with the Apple Learning Interchange.


 

Tuesday - 10:30 a.m.

Level of Technology Implementation (LoTI) Survey - What's Next, Christopher Moersch and Dan Cherry

Chris and Dan will discuss the LOTI: Level of Technology Implementation Survey used across NH, along with the LoTI State Report for New Hampshire in 2001-02, the first year this survey was used in our state. You can read more about LOTI and other assessment tools in the article Measurers of Success by Christopher Moersch, article published in Nov 02 issue of ISTE's Learning and Leading with Technology. Related web Resources are at http://www.iste.org/L&L/30/3/resources.html


 

Tuesday - 3:00 p.m.

Enhancing Education Through Technology (E2T2): The New Federal Funding for Ed Tech in the NCLB Act, Chrys Bouvier and Cathy Higgins

Chrys and Cathy will talk about the new NCLB legislation and the opportunities for educational technology within the titled programs, as well as how technology planning supports these programs. Particularly pertinent resources available online include:


 

Wednesday - 10:30 a.m.

Level of Technology Implementation (LoTI) Survey - What's Next, Christopher Moersch and Dan Cherry

Chris and Dan will discuss the LOTI: Level of Technology Implementation Survey used across NH, along with the LoTI State Report for New Hampshire in 2001-02, the first year this survey was used in our state. You can read more about LOTI and other assessment tools in the article Measurers of Success by Christopher Moersch, article published in Nov 02 issue of ISTE's Learning and Leading with Technology. Related web Resources are at http://www.iste.org/L&L/30/3/resources.html


 

Wednesday - 1:30 a.m.

Great Content, Great Support, Great Training: Discover NHEON and MarcoPolo, Dot Grazier and Cathy Higgins

Dot and Cathy will talk about MarcoPolo program and the NH Educators Online (NHEON) portal. They will review the resources available through the MarcoPolo web site, the integration of MarcoPolo resources with NH curriculum frameworks, as well as the training options available from the MarcoPolo Foundation.

Downloadable versions of the NH Curriculum Frameworks and references to technology within the curriculum standards are available on NHEON, as Word and PDF documents.

Also available is information about teacher standards, including certification competencies for Computer Technology Educator.


 

Wednesday - 3:00 p.m.

Hot Topics: Ed Tech Initiatives at the NHDOE, Cathy Higgins, Dan Cherry, and Jan McLaughlin

Cathy, Dan, and Jan will talk about the various ed tech initiatives that the NHDOE is currently supporting, as well as future possibilities. This session includes discussion of the new NCLB legislation and the opportunities for educational technology within the titled programs (see also the Tues 3pm session). Some initiatives to look at:


 

Thursday - 9:00 a.m.

The Impact of the No Child Left Behind Act, Nick Donohue

Commissioner Donohue will discuss the NCLB legislation and the changes, challenges, and opportunities that this reauthorization of ESEA presents within the NHDOE and across the schools of New Hampshire. Download the Commissioner's presentation.


 

Thursday - 10:30 a.m.

Great Content, Great Support, Great Training: Discover NHEON and MarcoPolo, Dot Grazier and Cathy Higgins

Dot and Cathy will talk about MarcoPolo program and the NH Educators Online (NHEON) portal. They will review the resources available through the MarcoPolo web site, the integration of MarcoPolo resources with NH curriculum frameworks, as well as the training options available from the MarcoPolo Foundation.

Downloadable versions of the NH Curriculum Frameworks and references to technology within the curriculum standards are available on NHEON, as Word and PDF documents.

Also available is information about teacher standards, including certification competencies for Computer Technology Educator.


 

Thursday - 12:00 noon

Connected University: PD Opportunities Available to All NH Educators, Chrys Bouvier and Deb Riley

Chrys and Deb will walk participants through the online courses available at Connected University.


 

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