Poster of the 4C's
These thinking routines are used for the reflective pieces for the team
Concepts - What key concepts do you think are important?Connections - What connections can you draw with other learningChallenge - What ideas do you want to challenge?Changes - What changes in attitudes are suggested? Poster of the ISTE Technology Standards for Students (2016 revision)
The 2016 ISTE Standards are used as a first layer in the x+y combine to innovate process
This is an extract on the case study done by 21st Century Learning International on their consultancy during the staging phase of the construction of Kaohsiung American School new campus and its technology infrastructure.
KAS Blends its IT and Learning Technology Operations
The small IT department went without an office in the original designs. How would we create a technology support center to better suit their needs?
Unlike schools with large technology departments that separate IT and learning technology operations, KAS only retained a lean staff of three employees at the time. We hypothesized that centralizing all tech-based learning within one hub would build continuity between the effective delivery of IT learning experiences, dedicated technical support, and the involvement of the rest of the school’s community.
KAS Fosters a Flexible, Student-centered New Campus
21 Century Learning worked closely with the IT department to review and discuss their building designs, reviewing al…
Preliminary Investigation: Learning Leaders We have many great learning leaders at our school. A strategy to support them requires as a preliminary step to identify who these various actors are. Some have already been identified and organized: Tech ambassadors program for teachersTech crew program for studentsOthers still need to be recognized: Admin and leadership teamsTeachers who are not tech ambassadorsStudents who are not in the tech crewParentsTech Ambassadors Program
We initiated a thorough review of the main axis of our strategy to support and empower the learning leaders at Kaohsiung American School: the existing KAS Tech Ambassadors program. The following document details the origins of the program from its inception to its self-determined mission. It further examines the accomplishments and challenges that have been met leading to a reflective piece by Victor on its past 3 years. Tom develops the existing foundation into a the leadership platform it needs to become. The main …