will submit a rough draft of your Final Paper.
Your Final Paper Draft should follow the
requirements as outlined below:
Scenario: Your district, under the
direction of the local school board and superintendent, is in the process of
initiating a major technology overhaul that will impact budget designations,
curriculum, and teacher development. As part of this process the superintendent
has asked each school’s administrative team to develop a comprehensive proposal
that outlines their vision of the future and includes any policy or funding
issues that conflict with the success of their recommendation. Each school is
expected to present their proposal to the full Board and community at a
designated Board of Education Meeting. As a member of your school’s leadership
team and a respected teacher leader, your principal has you to take on this
The final paper will be the development of a
proposal that will outline your recommendation for a comprehensive 1:1
technology adoption and curriculum initiative to include any needed teacher
development. Your proposal should be based upon recognized scientific research
and best practices that focus on existing challenges and long term goals. The
Final Paper Draft should address the following:
introduction to the proposal, including areas that are addressed and your
recommendations (this introduction is similar to an abstract portion of a
historical perspective of your district or school setting. Your
description should include both text and supporting graphics that include,
but are not limited to
No Child Left Behind (NCLB) identified demographics.
Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) status.
Budget breakdowns, including funding sources (federal,
state, and local) and expenditures.
formal recommendation for the 1:1 adoption developed in link which is attached, that
includes, but is not limited to
Tool selection (Bring Your Own Device [BYOD] or
Roll out time table and estimated total cost per year.
Identification and estimation of supportive costs
related to your tool selection (software, support, professional
development, etc.) per year.
Existing policy conflicts and new policy
Identification and description of any model districts.
your recommendation affects, and will potentially impact, curriculum
development, text book adoption, and professional development.
Paper should be 8 to 10 pages in length (not including the title and reference pages) with min 8 scholarly sources and in APA format