Reflection is necessary because it offers us a chance to learn for our successes and our struggles. At two years into the implementation of course websites, I feel it is appropriate to reflect upon where the project stands, what has worked and didn't, and where this project will likely go. In this reflection I examine … Continue reading A Reflection on Innovation
In order to create an innovation plan that can be implemented successfully, one needs to carefully plan, reflect, and re-evaluate. This process is essential to implementing a functional plan because it allows the plan to fully develop and adapt to it’s unique environment. That being said, it has been some time since I last reflected … Continue reading Re-evaluating My Innovation Plan
In the era of high stakes testing, increased pressure has schools pressing to deliver optimal professional development to meet the demands of postsecondary readiness and keep teachers abreast of the latest educational trends. Sadly, after reviewing numerous studies on professional development, it is clear that administering successful professional development is not easy, but, it … Continue reading Call to Action: Professional Development for Implementing Course Websites
This post continues the discussion of how to lead an organization to adopt course websites. In our first post of this series we analyzed the six sources of influence to determine how we could manipulate personal and social needs to influence others to adopt change (Grenny 2013). In this post, we apply the 4 Disciplines of … Continue reading 4DX Model: Executing Course Websites
Letter of Proposal After researching numerous publications in order to evaluate and predict the best path for Dickinson ISD to advance their curriculum, it becomes clear that knowledge of resources holds tremendous value. Now is a time when educational technology is advancing exponentially. As more people are turning onto the positives of digital learning, new … Continue reading Goals and Annotated Bibliography to Help Implement Course Website Plan
Course websites are a tool that can help students achieve more, see how in this video.
This is my first attempt to outline a two year plan for course websites as a disruptive innovation.
I address why a school district should employ course websites to help aid students. This plan is particular to school districts that are hesitant to move towards digital learning as it provides a low cost investment and begins to build an digital learning culture.