Educational Technology provides comprehensive programs taking teachers from a technology enriched to personalized learning environments that focuses on student achievement and engagement.
- Digital Citizenship
- Digital Resources
- Genius Bar
- One to One
- Technology Festivals
Digital Resources will allow you to plug into a digital world to enhance your classroom instruction. With links to popular websites, classroom examples of technology integration, and a variety of applications to use in various curricular areas, you will be able to build your digital classroom.
Educational Technology eTrainings are scheduled at regular intervals and designed to keep teachers moving forward with technology integration in their classrooms as well as creating personalized learning opportunities for students. Expected learning outcomes are detailed in the Course Catalog below for teachers to choose courses based on personal needs.
The Genius Bar Program is in place to provide a personalized learning atmosphere for educators within Orange Unified School District. On-hand for individualized help and support are representatives from Educational Technology, Information Technology, Curriculum and Assessment.
The iLead program develops a collaborative culture to continuously focus on student achievement. By implementing data-driven instructional practices and integrating technology, educators will prepare all of our students as 21st century learners and global citizens.
The iLearn Loaner Cart Program is designed to help teachers integrate technology into day -to-day classroom instruction. To participate in this program, teachers can enter a lottery to win a Chromebook, HP Stream, or iPad cart. Loaner carts remain with winning teachers from September until January. Teacher teams must apply in groups of two or three.
The iPilot Checkout Program provides teachers the opportunity to receive a variety of instructional technology tools for their classroom use in exchange for providing feedback pertaining to the potential instructional enhancements by using each tool.
The iPilot Evaluation Program provides teachers the opportunity to receive a variety of technology tools for their classroom use in exchange for providing feedback pertaining to the potential instructional enhancements by using each tool.
Instructional practice and student learning shifts with technology when a classroom can harness the power of a 1:1 environment. OUSD is dedicated to this idea and building its 1:1 program in incremental steps. Educational Technology will be supporting schools by providing an On-Site Educational Technology Specialist to assist in building best-practices for classroom instruction and educating their school community.