Past EETT Projects


District Type Rural – Small
Brief Model Description
  • Improve student achievement in reading and technology literacy.
  • Provide laptop computers with digital resources for student use in targeted classrooms.
  • Professional development for teachers to incorporate the technologies in every aspect of the instructional process.
Goals/Objectives Increase access to technology
  • Selection based on participation in technology learning communities for at least two years.
  • Proficiency to use the technology available to them.
Core Subject Area K-2nd teacher will design units where technology is “embedded in a natural and appropriate way into the sequence of activities” – 3rd – 5th will have 1:1 computing in their classes.
Student Grade Level K-5th
Type of School 4 Elementary Schools – 1 Middle School
Training Teachers selected for the program will participate in extensive professional development to prepare them for the project.
  • Seven Instructional Technology Teacher will provide professional development
  • Grant funds will be used to provide all hardware and software resources
  • Laptops
  • “Digital Backpacks” containing ipod, digital camera, digital video camera, mP3 player, Probeware, USB digital microscope
District Type Rural
Brief Model Description Laptops to all 8th graders
  • Provide 8th grade students and teachers with laptop computers
  • Provide schools and teachers with technical assistance and professional development for integrating laptop technology into their curriculum and instruction
Teachers 8th grade teachers
Core Subject Area All subjects
Student Grade Level All 8th grade students
Type of School Middle school
Training Technical assistance and professional development offered
  • Teachers attend Teaching and Learning Summer Institutes
  • Technology Integrator hired to provide technical assistance to participating schools
Equipment Laptops
District Type Rural
Brief Model Description
  • Retrofit each science classroom to make it a modern, cutting edge environment for students
  • Integrate laptops, related science equipment and software into the science classroom
  • Create an environment where inquiry and the scientific method will be the basis for an authentic, project based curriculum
  • Increase students’ knowledge of science
  • Increase students’ knowledge of technology and its utilization for scientific research
  • Increase student knowledge of the various uses of technology in methods of agriculture and related environmental issues
  • Increase science teachers’ ability to integrate technology into the curriculum as core element of lesson plans and student activities
  • Increase science ability to accurately assess students’ knowledge by using projects that are relevant to the unique qualities of their location
Teachers Science teachers
Core Subject Area Science
Student Grade Level 9-12
Type of School High school
  • Teaching and Learning Summer Institutes
  • Professional development by Endeavour
Support Two teachers on Assignment working at each school
  • Laptop carts
  • Projectors
  • Digital cameras
  • Weather monitoring system
  • Digital microscope
  • Scope on a rope
  • GPS system
District Type Large – Urban – Metro
Brief Model Description Grant project will utilize technology for communication, collaboration, information access and expression. It will employ student laptops and Palm handheld devices, for us at school and at home, to transform the learning environment
  • Provide appropriate tools to administrators and teachers
  • Develop effective model for enhancing student achievement through technology integration
  • Utilize technology to bridge the digital divide for students and parents at targeted schools
Teachers 3rd and 4th grade teachers – 8th and 9th grade teachers
Core Subject Area All subjects
Student Grade Level 3rd and 4th grades – 8th and 9th grades
Type of School Elementary, Middle and High school
  • Teaching and Learning institutes
  • Additional professional development training
Support District Technology Trainers provide support
  • Laptops,
  • Palm handheld devices
  • Digital cameras
  • Digital video cameras
  • Digital projectors
District Type Large – Suburban
Brief Model Description Leverage laptops to create engaging academically rigorous integrated projects that foster active learning, higher-order thinking and inclusion of 21st Century Skills
  • Teacher advance from basic utilization to seamlessly weaving technology into teaching and learning
  • Students advance from familiarization with technology to seamlessly weaving it into learning
Teachers Thirty-eight teams of 5 teachers chosen though process of application
Core Subject Area All subjects
Student Grade Level 5th – 12th grades
Type of School 5 middle schools – 3 high schools
Training Summer Teaching and Learning Institutes
  • Web portal with lessons and student portfolios for district use
  • Innovative Learning Specialists assigned to schools
Equipment Laptop carts with digital cameras, digital video cameras, laser printers, CBL probes
District Type Large – Rural
Brief Model Description Improve student writing and reading across the curriculum, with an emphasis in the science and social studies content areas
  • Increase the achievement of students in reading, writing, science and social studies through project based learning and the systematic use of effective critical thinking skills
  • Enable teachers to improve their skills in effective integration of project based learning and technology into the curriculum
  • Increase the access to state of the art technology hardware and software components for students in order to develop 21st Century Skills
Teachers All levels
Core Subject Area Science and Social Studies
Student Grade Level All levels
Type of School 2 Elementary, 1 High School and 2 Charter Schools
Training 5-day summer program for teachers – Teaching and Learning Institutes
Support Reading Coaches assist teachers once a week
Equipment Laptops for classrooms
District Type Small – rural
Brief Model Description Provide 1:1 laptop access to 6th grade population at two Middle schools
  • By specific date: each student will continually demonstrate enthusiasm for the self-directed pursuit of knowledge
  • Each student will articulate personal goals, create plans to achieve these goals an exhibit progress toward their attainment
  • Each student will continually participate in democratic processes
  • Each student will actively engage in global outreach
Teachers 6th Grade Teachers
Core Subject Area All subjects
Student Grade Level 6th Graders
Type of School Middle School
Training Two teachers from each school participate in Florida Master Digital Educator program
  • Onsite Instructional Technology Specialist
  • Online classes
  • Professional development videos
  • Laptops
  • Video projectors
  • Printers
  • Digital video and still cameras
  • USB microscopes
  • iPods
District Type Large – Urban – populous
Brief Model Description Leverage the existing resources and investment at middle school to implement a 1 to 1 learning model for all seventh graders on its campus.
  • Hire new staff
  • Implement continuing professional development for teachers
Teachers 7th grade
Core Subject Area all
Student Grade Level 7th grade
Type of School Middle School
Training Teaching and Learning Institutes – District Workshops
Support Electronic mentors are established – Curriculum support specialist visit classrooms and offer trainings
  • Laptops,
  • iPods,
  • Digital cameras and camcorders
  • Digital microscopes
  • Optical scanners
  • Graphic tablets
District Type Small – urban – metro
Brief Model Description Project will focus on integrating technology to accelerate science achievement, close the achievement gap and bridge the digital divide to meet the needs of all students, whether struggling, proficient or advanced.
  • Increase the technology integration by teachers into instruction of the core curriculum
  • Increase student use of technology for collaborating and addressing real world problems
  • Increase student academic achievement in science and reading
Teachers Science teachers
Core Subject Area Science
Student Grade Level All levels
Type of School 1 Elementary, 1 Middle school and 1 High school
  • “Train the Trainer” professional development
  • Teaching and Learning Institutes
Support Classroom Performance System at each school
  • Laptops
  • mobile science lab
  • digital cameras
  • projectors
District Type Small - suburban
Brief Model Description Project addresses the needs of middle school students and teachers through the use of laptop computers and supporting technology devices. Built on research that supports increased student performance; increased teacher use of technology in the classroom as a tool for learning and increased civic involvement of schools with their community.
Goals/Objectives To engage teachers and student in a learning environment that is designed to increase student achievement through the integration of laptop computers as a tool for teaching and learning in the classroom.
Teachers 6th, 7th and 8th grade teachers
Core Subject Area Math and Science
Student Grade Level 6th, 7th and 8th grade
Type of School 4 Middle schools
Training Teaching and Learning Institute
  • Two coaches
  • Consultants
  • Laptops
  • Wireless labs with computers, printers, probes, projectors, document cameras, microscopes, TI 84 calculators
District Type Rural – large
Brief Model Description Develop a model for enhancing student achievement by implementing a 1:1 laptop computing environment for every 8th and 9th grader in the county
  • 1:1 laptop ratio for all 8th and 9th graders
  • 25% teachers increase technology skills
  • 50% decrease in discipline for 8th and 9th graders
  • increase in attendance
  • 3% increase in FCAT mean developmental scale score for reading and math from the previous year
Teachers 8th and 9th grade teachers
Core Subject Area All subjects
Student Grade Level 8th and 9th grades
Type of School Middle and High schools
  • Continuous professional development on-site and on demand
  • Workshops, online training and one-on-one support
  • Teachers attend the Teaching and Learning Summer Institutes
  • School level Technology Curriculum Facilitators and Technology Specialists
  • Laptops
  • Digital cameras
  • digital video cameras
  • projector s