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Technology 101: Site Analysis

About this Daily Classroom Special
Technology 101 provides pointers, strategies and suggestions for helping your school design a technology plan that meets the needs of members of your learning community. Technology 101 was written by Peggy Wyns-Madison, a former Teachers Network web mentor.


Site Analysis

  • How are computers used in your schools?

  • List all the ways computers are used in your school.

  • Here are a few suggestion on how computers might be used in your building:

    • production and publishing

    • games

    • telecommunications

    • class management

    • research

    • educational software in the content areas

Site Survey Checklist

As you begin to develop your technology plan, you should do a tour of your site and find out what kind of technology you have and how is it being utilized. Use the checklist below to help you survey your site.

Site Survey Checklist

Building Structure Notes
Total # of classrooms
Total # of floors   
Total # of rooms wired  
Total # of labs  
Asbestos: Yes or No   
Number of outlets in rooms  
Technology On-Site  
Total # of computers in the classrooms   
Total # of computers in labs  
Total # of computers in library  
Total # of computers in administrative offices  
Are computers networked?    
Types of peripherals (e.g., printers, laser discs, vcrs, digital cameras, scanners, etc.)  
Total # of computers upgraded    
Total # of computers need repair    
What type of maintenance/repair policy is in place?    
Internet Access  
Total # of classrooms  
Total # of labs (computer, science, etc.)    
Library    
Total # of voice phone lines    
Total # of ISDN lines    
Total # of T lines    
Student Access    
How many students have access to computers in their classrooms?    
How many students have access to computers in their labs (e.g., computer, science, etc.)?    
How many students have access to computers in the library?    
Percentage of school day accessible to computer?   
Number of times per week    
Percentage of access after the school day?    
Staff Development   
How accessible is our technology? Can all staff (e.g., teachers, administrators , counselors, paraprofessionals, etc.) who want to, access it on a regular and on-going basis?    
How many staff members use technology on a regular and on-going basis?  
How many staff members need training?    

 

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