Committee Meeting - October 22, 2015
Welcome and Introductions
Willow River School District welcomed us to their school and gave us an update on their school. They have worked hard to get to 1:1 devices in many of their grade levels, and have incorporated a lot of technology into their curriculum throughout the years. They have a comprehensive plan for their future.
Schools present: Barnum, Carlton, Cloquet, Esko, McGregor, Willow River and Wrenshall.
Multiple LMS and device platforms used by our members including with the following combinations:
School / LMS(s) / Devices(s)
Barnum / Schoology / iPads & Chromebooks
Carlton / Schoology / Android
Cloquet / Schoology / iPads & Chromebooks
Cromwell / Unknown / Chromebooks & iPads
Esko / Canvas / iPads
McGregor / Google Classroom / Chromebooks
Moose Lake / Google Classroom / Chromebooks & iPads
Willow River / Google Classroom & Schoology / Chromebook & iPads
Wrenshall / Gaggle / None
How are the Learning Management Systems being used right now?
Project Based Learning
How do we starting working together?
Working sessions (grade and/or subject area)
Mandatory SAGA or EdCamp during MLK inservice
Contact Info - Create a list of staff in each district with what they are teaching and if they would be willing to train others. Matt and Evan will be taking care of this.
Not many staff members are using the NASC or the MPCC site. Cloquet just joined MPCC within the last month.
Looking at setting up a 4th grade pilot working session. Mollie and Nikki from Willow River will be organizing.
Discussed getting the Technology Integration and/or coaches from buildings together. This would be done to help start linking individuals in each district.
Contact info will be completed by the next meeting to facilitate more connections.
Dec 3rd 12:30 at Barnum High School