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1:1 Technology Initiative
Frenchtown Elementary School
Spring 2014: Board of Education and interim CSA held two presentations on
May 2014: Surveyed staff for
Spring 2014: Determined $40,000 infrastructure upgrade needed before any decision was made
1st Staff Survey
May 2014- Interim surveyed 18 staff members, 11 responded (60%)
grade teachers preferred to use
for themselves, but wanted students to use
grade teachers preferred
October/November 2014: New infrastructure upgrade completed
Technology Faculty Committee developed
Committee convenes and determines the course of action into 2015
Survey for staff and
Technology inventory- What do we have? Where is it? What condition is it in?
Teacher Survey Questions
What technology is in your room?
What do you use in your room weekly?
What would you like to use more of in your room?
What technology training/PD can you offer your colleagues?
Teacher Survey Results
60% (11/18) responded
5 teachers responded more
1 person requested chromebooks
2 people wanted
11 surveys spoke to wanting a working technology for students
Student Survey Questions
What technology is available to you at home?
Rank your personal technologies and how comfortable you are in using them.
What technology do you think we are in need of at Frenchtown?
How can we improve our technology equipment?
Student Survey Results
%) wanted Chromebooks12/39 (31%) wanted Laptops
20/39 (51%) wanted
Overwhelmingly, students #1 request was for any kind of technology, as long as it was a working and fast.
Students are frustrated with our current technology being slow, out dated, and archaic
Students are VERY comfortable with all technologies
Teachers are comfortable with traditional technologies and afraid students are not going to be ready
Teachers are unsatisfied with our current technology system when they need help
What do we do now?
No real system for handling technology problems
No management of inventory
No analysis of how tech. was working previously
No oversight of simple technology purchases, i.e.; printer paper, toner, equipment, etc.
Complete overhaul and inventory of current technology