Recently on Monday I was involved in the co-running of one our College’s newly formed SIT’s, or School Improvement Teams for this year.
Oddly enough, with a great focus on our college being placed on technology and effective technology integration, the SIT i am coordinating is based on fostering Student Learning through Technology Integration.
It was great to see the amount of staff who nominated to be part of this SIT as well as those particular staff being from right across the College ranging from Prep to Year 8 teaching staff, specialist staff and a number of our support centre teaching staff.
To coordinate this SIT and keep all information in one place i created a Global2 Blog which can be located HERE.
The focus and goal that were developed for this SIT are as follows;
Our Focus: To investigate the improvement of student learning through technology integration.
Our Aim: To assist teachers in building their capacity in using using technology to support and enhance student learning outcomes.
One of the main aims that we have as a SIT is to determine if effective technology integration and pedagogy has a positive effect
Currently staff are, as homework!!!, writing me descriptive pieces of one major success relating to technology integration that they have been really proud of or have witnessed in their own classes, and, what they are hoping to obtain from being oinvoled in this team.
I am wanting the staff that are involved driving this team as their needs and wants are pivotal in them taking back their new found knowledge to their teaching teams, and continuing to spread the word about effective technology integration.
Be sure to keep track of our SIT and please also leave comments and questions that you may have about what we are doing via the blog as we’d love to hear from you!