“What to Expect Now ...”

For our future Higley Middle School Parent Community

Project Elite is starting in the fall of 2013!

Higley middle school students will experience 21st century learning starting in August of 2013. "How?" Higley has made a commitment to equip each student with an iPad.

“What to Expect Now That You Are Expecting iPads”

Wednesday, May 15th 2013 at 6pm

4132 East Pecos Road

Gilbert, AZ

HUSD Parent Orientation Night

· Introduction to Project Elite

o Goal: 21st Century Skill instruction through technology and rigorous standards

· Steps to Success

o Teacher Education on Technology

o Upgrade Higley!

o Inform our community

o Gather feedback

o Make adjustments

· Project Elite at the Middle Schools in 2013-14

o 1st Quarter designed at the “Digital Citizenship Education”

§ Common Sense Media curriculum

§ Parent “Technology Literacy” sessions at both schools

· Sample of Parent Digital Citizenship

· Sample of Technology Education (something to put into action today)

§ Partnership with Community Ed to offer activities for students

o 2nd Quarter – 4th Quarter

§ iPads are available for checkout with an insurance fee

§ Continuing Digital Citizenship offerings in class

§ Continuing parent “Technology Literacy” forums

§ iPad inventory and up keep the last 2 weeks of the quarter

o Summer 2014

§ Students can have devices reissued for summer use with insurance for next year paid by May 23rd

o 2014-15 School Year

§ Second year Teacher PD

§ Next level of Digital Citizenship

· Q&A Forum