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Instructional Technology

Last Updated: 3/24/2020 5:59 PM

FISD
Instructional Technology

The FISD Instructional Technology Department works to develop and ensure the integration of technology into the curriculum through the use of staff development and curriculum software.

  • Promoting curriculum integration through the utilization of technology resources.
     
  • Providing training and support for FISD employees in the use of computers and related technology.

 


Technology Resources

District Membership Websites


Proficiency Requirements

Level 1 Proficiencies
Required Skills

  • Basic hardware operations
    • on/off/reboot
    • mouse maneuvers
    • window parts
    • desktop navigation
  • File management
    • save/save as files
    • retrieve files
    • rename files
    • copy files
    • create directories/folders
    • delete files
    • find files
    • organize file
  • Open/close applications
  • Basic network operations
    • Logon/logoff network
    • Save/retrieve files from the network
    • Attach to WiFi from electronic device 
  • Select and use printer
  • Identify and use available menus, toolbars & palettes
  • Enter text
  • Format/edit text
    • change font
    • change font size
    • use font styles
    • use alignment tools
    • set line spacing
    • set margins
    • move text
    • delete text
    • use automatic bullets/numbers
    • use undo (if needed)
  • Save/retrieve documents (file management)
  • Print documents
  • Use spell check
  • Proofread for spelling/grammar mistakes
  • Use 365 email to communicate
    • address/compose
    • send/receive
    • forward/reply
    • delete & purge 
    • open/send attached files
    • set options such as automatic delete and spell check
    • Create and use contacts in web-based email
  • Attachments
    • Attach a document to email message
    • View/download attachment from email message
    • Save attachments to local system
  • 365 Calendar
    • Access 365 calendar
    • Add/Edit events

Use a WEB browser (IE, Chrome, Safari)

  • locate given URLs
  • navigate links
  • use search engines
  • multitask (dual applications)

Use available devices proficiently 

  • iPads
  • Projection Devices
  • Teacher laptop
  • Understanding of and compliance with ethical use policies
    • Acceptable Use Policy
    • Email Use Guidelines
    • Fair Use Policy
  • Basic computer terms

Level 2 Proficiencies

Classroom Technology Tools

Use available stand alone devices and district programs to integrate technology into curr.

  • Teacher Laptop
  • iPads/Nook Tablets
  • Projection devices
  • Multi-Media websites
    • United Streaming
    • BrainPop            
    • Edmodo
  • Student response systems
  • Interactive apps
  • Digital cameras
  • Use clip organizer
  • Identify/use graphic tools and palettes
  • Create/use graphical shapes
  • Manipulate graphical objects
    • Resize/move objects
    • Rotate/flip objects
    • Delete objects
    • Copy/paste objects
    • Group objects
    • Change order or align objects
  • Use columns
  • Insert tables
  • Insert/use tab stops
  • Insert header, footer, or watermark
  • Insert automatic date, time, or page numbers
  • Insert graphics
  • Insert borders
  • Understand design considerations
    • Fonts
    • Backgrounds
    • Navigation
    • Audience
  • Understand and use presentation applications such as PowerPoint
    • Basic concepts
    • Menus
    • Layouts
    • Transitions/animation
    • Editing tools
  • Enter data
  • Create chart/graph
  • Use auto sum/average functions
  • Sort data
  • Change column width
  • Insert columns/rows
  • Delete columns/rows
  • Show/print gridlines
  • Use 365 System components
    • OneDrive 
    •  Share and Sync capabilites
    • Team Site document storage
  • Teacher Websites
  • Doceri
  • Mimio Notebook Software