Leading the Way to a 21st Century Education

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Granbury ISD : 

Granbury ISD Technology Plan Presented by Teri Call

Agenda : 

Agenda Granbury ISD Technology Plan E-Rate Services GISD Technology Budget Actual use of technology in GISD Student Technology Courses

Today and Tomorrow : 

Today and Tomorrow Granbury ISD is dedicated to providing our students with a 21st century education where modern technology is an intricate part of the curriculum

Our Plan : 

Our Plan The use of technology has become an indispensable component in the classroom. Our original plan developed in 1998 provided the network infrastructure and instructional computers Our current plan will enhance the role of technology in curriculum design and delivery, provide a higher level of staff development

E-Rate : 

E-Rate Providing all of this technology is very expensive. The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, E-Rate, provides discounts to schools and libraries to obtain affordable telecommunications and Internet access. 41% of Granbury’s students are economically disadvantaged, therefore we qualify for an E-Rate discount of 60%. To qualify for E-Rate, GISD developed a technology plan GISD Technology Plan

The plan includes: : 

The plan includes: Goals for using telecommunications and information technology A strategy for professional development An assessment of telecommunication services, hardware, software, and other needed services Budget resources Ongoing evaluation process which includes the STaR Chart

Technology Expenditures : 

Technology Expenditures

Community involvement : 

Community involvement During Family Night, parents participate in activities using the classroom’s SMART Board

Technology in the classroom : 

Technology in the classroom In GISD students’ interaction with technology begins in Pre-K or Kindergarten The activities increase their depth through elementary school Weekly news show produced by Maxwell and Abbey, 3rd grade students at Oakwoods Kindergarten class at Emma Roberson

High School Courses : 

High School Courses

Granbury ISD is : 

Granbury ISD is dedicated to providing our students with a 2st century education through the use of ever changing modern technology.

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