ld fly in cde16 presentation - the journey toward digital content and curriculum - gary weidenhamer

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  • Top-performing urban school district in Florida

    Palm Beach County SchoolsProviding Digital Curriculum and

    Support with Blender

  • Top-performing urban school district in Florida

    Digital Course Companion for Teachers

    A web-based organizer designed to be a course specific one-stop shop of instructional references and digital resources

    A truly collaborative effort of Educational

    Technology, Elementary & Secondary Education,

    Career Ed, Multicultural Education, Exceptional

    Student Education, Library Media Services,

    Instructional Materials and Information Technology

  • Top-performing urban school district in Florida

    Support EVERY SDPBC TEACHER Place high quality digital resources at the teachers

    fingertips Provide guidance and suggested best practices Promote learning gains through digitally enriched

    classroom instruction Save Instructional Materials budget

    WHY

  • Top-performing urban school district in Florida

    Equitable and easy access

    During our first year of implementation between Aug February of this school year:

    550,000 logins of 9619 unique users who loaded 950,000 course pages and 725,000 lessons

  • Top-performing urban school district in Florida

    Our users can expect

    At every possible level:

    Content Area Course Unit Lesson

    Digitally Enriched Content

    Instructional Guidance & Support

    Opportunity to provide feedback

  • 217 active courses in Blender for use in preparation and instruction

  • Top-performing urban school district in Florida

    Courses

  • Lessons

  • Top-performing urban school district in Florida

    Differentiation

  • Top-performing urban school district in Florida

    And, increasingly, direct access to key performance data for their own classes

  • Top-performing urban school district in Florida

    Supporting the Entire Instructional Cycle

    In SDPBC we are working to support and coach all of our teachers to effectively establish objectives, plan, instruct, reflect and adjust to meet the individual needs of every student.

    Blender is integral to that goal

    Program and Technical QuestionsGary Weidenhamer

    Director Educational Technology

    School District of Palm Beach County

    561- 434-8499