Lower Lab Digital Infrastructure

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Lower Lab Digital Infrastructure by Mind Map: Lower Lab Digital Infrastructure

1. LowerLab.org

1.1. 77 public presence

1.2. events

1.3. curriculum

1.4. general school info. and policies

1.5. admissions

2. Technology in the Curriculum

2.1. Integrate tech across the curriculum

2.1.1. Classroom use of Tech

2.1.1.1. Smartboards to leverage Internet-based content, digital work, and add student interactivity

2.1.1.2. 2-5: Student laptop use for research, word processing

2.1.1.3. 2-5: Student tech skill-building and

2.1.2. Parent/Public Communication around curriculum

2.1.2.1. K-5 monthly updates posted to lowerlab.org

2.1.2.2. Institutional archive and public record of classroom life at 77

2.1.2.3. Establish transparency and clarity with parents through website, mailchimp emails, and direct texts (via Remind, etc.)

2.1.3. Staff Collaborative work

2.1.3.1. Google Drive shared folders

2.1.3.2. Goal: interactivity, efficiency, clarity of expectations

2.2. Build Student Media Literacy and enhance classroom curriculum through DMC

2.2.1. Key Operations & Concepts

2.2.1.1. typing

2.2.1.2. research

2.2.1.3. motor skills

2.2.1.4. production skills

2.2.2. Managing digital life

2.2.2.1. Google Apps (G-Suite) Account Management

2.2.2.2. Managing Files

2.2.2.3. Collaborating with peers online

2.2.2.4. Communicating with teachers online

2.2.3. Digital Citizenship

2.2.3.1. Responsible, and safe internet citizens (no cyberbullying, understanding of privacy and online safety)

2.2.3.2. Aligned with Common Sense Media's scope and sequence

2.2.4. Media Literacy

2.2.4.1. Critical thinking related to reading and writing in digital spaces

2.2.4.2. Mindful creation of media

2.2.4.3. Enabling maximum choices for information and outlets for voice for kids by 5th grade

2.2.5. Article on Rhys' suggested structure

3. ARCHIVE

3.1. eChalk Goals

3.1.1. Short Term

3.1.1.1. login: 2-3 times per week

3.1.1.2. everyone checking email

3.1.1.3. maintain class pages

3.1.1.3.1. add resources

3.1.1.3.2. announcements

3.1.1.3.3. calendar

3.1.1.3.4. for parents, staff, grade teams

3.1.1.4. strong public site

3.1.1.4.1. routine announcements

3.1.1.4.2. clear concise info

3.1.1.4.3. see examples of strong home pages on eChalk

3.1.1.5. est. tech cluster as model

3.1.1.5.1. tech group page

3.1.1.5.2. create a cluster class page

3.1.2. Long Term

3.1.2.1. steady audience

3.1.2.2. hub for technology integration

3.1.2.3. become a paperless school

3.1.2.3.1. forms, etc.

3.1.2.4. use as your class organizer

3.2. 77 Community Web Site

3.2.1. My School Section

3.2.1.1. Internal Bulletin Board

3.2.1.2. Private Events

3.2.1.3. Safe & Private Communication

3.2.1.4. Improving overal school communication

3.2.2. Class Pages

3.2.2.1. Post Assignments, Resources & Grades

3.2.2.2. Class Calendars

3.2.2.3. Class Discussion Forums

3.2.2.4. Improving parent/teacher/student communication

3.2.3. Staff/Parent Group Pages

3.2.3.1. Shared Resources

3.2.3.1.1. Technology Support

3.2.3.1.2. Grade Team Pages

3.2.3.2. Admin Resources

3.2.3.2.1. PTA

3.2.3.2.2. SLT

3.2.3.2.3. Parent Coordinator

3.2.4. Student Accounts

3.2.4.1. safe email with teachers

3.2.4.2. publish work

3.2.4.3. support NETS standards

3.2.4.4. submit assignments

3.2.5. Parent Accounts

3.2.5.1. child-specific info

3.2.5.2. filtered parent-teacher contact

3.2.5.3. "one-to-many" communication

3.3. Establish Key Skills through DMC Tech Cluster

3.3.1. Typing

3.3.1.1. Freetypinggame.net

3.3.2. Word Processing

3.3.2.1. Google Docs

3.3.3. Communication tools

3.3.3.1. Voicethread.com

3.3.3.2. iMovie/Video/Slideshows

3.3.3.3. eChalk Blogs

3.3.4. Coordinate cluster schedule with in-class technology use

3.3.5. Student-created tutorials

3.3.5.1. Voicethreads

3.3.5.2. Jings

3.3.6. Effective Internet Search

3.3.6.1. K-5 Custom Search Engine

3.3.6.2. Keyword strategies

3.3.6.3. Renzulli

4. Online Staff Resource Sharing

4.1. Define the Need:

4.1.1. Current Situation

4.1.1.1. organization

4.1.1.2. everyone not on same page

4.1.1.3. search is difficult

4.1.2. What do key players need to see?

4.1.2.1. Lower Lab Shared Docs

4.1.2.1.1. 2017-2018

4.1.2.1.2. NYCDOE Central Docs

4.2. 2017-2018 Folder Outline

4.2.1. 1 LL 2017-2018

4.2.1.1. Assessment

4.2.1.2. Curriculum

4.2.1.3. Data

4.2.1.4. Weekly Memos

4.2.1.5. PD

4.2.1.6. Special Ed

4.2.1.7. Staff Handbook

4.2.2. 2 NYCDOE Central Docs

4.2.3. 3 LL Archive

4.3. Technical Setup

4.3.1. "Google Sync" Sandy & Denise's folders so they can work from Word if needed and still have files autosaved in shared folders

4.3.2. Organize Sandy & Denise's "My Drive" so they can default to a digestible menu (like Sandy's Live Binder)