Implementation Plan

iFly 2015 Implementation Plan 2012-16


Stages: Exploration and Adoption → Program Installation →  Initial Implementation → Full Operation → Innovation/Refinement Sustainability


Year 1: Kindergarten


・Establish Leadership Team

・Develop Implementation Plan

・Carry Out iPad Exploration (October-February 2012-13)

・Explore and Identify Effective Instructional Practices

・Review Apps and Align with Standards

・Establish Classroom Strategies and Procedures

・Institue Procedures for iPad Use at Home

・Secure Funding and Resources for 2012-13 Implementation

・Purchase/Distribute iPads to Kindergarten Teachers, Students, and Families (2012-13)

・Provide Ongoing Professional Development and Tech Support for Staff

・Provide Ongoing Support to Families

・Conduct Research through University Partnerships

・Gather Process and Outcome Data

・Access Impact


Year 2: Kindergarten and First Grade


・Secure Funding and Resources for Implementation

・Purchase/Distribute iPads to Kindergarten Students and Families and Additional Staff

・Align with Core Educational Values and Vision

・Continue to Identify Effective Instructional Practices

・Continue to Review Apps and Align with Standards

・Refine and Improve iPad Use

・Provide Ongoing Professional Development and Tech Support for Staff

・Provide Ongoing Support Families

・Conduct Research through University Partnerships

・Gather Process and Outcome Data

・Access Impact


Years 3 & 4: Kindergarten, First, Second, and Third Grade


・Secure Funding and Resources for Implementation

・Distribute iPads to Kindergarten Students and Families and Additional Staff (2014-15, 2015-16)

・Continue to Identify Effective Apps and Align with Standards

・Refine and Improve iPad Use

・Provide Ongoing Professional Development and Tech Support or Staff

・Provide Ongoing Support to Families

・Conduct Research through University Partnerships

・Gather Process and Outcome Data

・Assess Impact


*Stages of Implementation adapted from Fixen, D.L., Naoom, S.F., Blasé, K.A., Friedman, R.M., and Wallace, F. (2005). Implementation research: A synthesis of the literature. Tampa, FL: University of South Florida

 

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