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Useful Papers and Reports from the Center for Digital Education

The Center for Digital Education has several papers and reports that may be of interest to you.  Here are just a few that are a recommended read. What’s New with E-rate and How to Make It Work for You  http://www.centerdigitaled.com/paper/What-s-New-with-E-rate-and-How-to-Make-It-Work-for-You.htmlContinue reading

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Updates to the Smarter Balanced Technology Pages

To prepare schools and districts across the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium for successful implementation of the Smarter Balanced assessment system, a variety of updates have been made to the Technology page of the Smarter Balanced website. The Technology page on … Continue reading

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The End of Paper-and-Pencil Exams?

In a recent pilot program, kids as young as nine were asked to respond to online prompts and type out essays on a computer.   Are fourth graders computer-savvy enough to have their writing skills measured in an online assessment? … Continue reading

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Whats and Hows of the Smarter Balanced Assessment

K – 12 mathematics teachers and administrators are invited! If you are wondering about how the Smarter Balanced assessment will affect your school, what it can/will be used for and how will it be implemented, the Impact Center invites you … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: Using Google for Online Assessment

For those of you who might want to start getting your kids used to online assessments!  It’s Free and easy. Using Google for Cost-Effective, Easy-to-Manage Online Assessment Thursday, August 29, 2013   3:00 pm EST / 12 pm PST Register … Continue reading

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New Tech Readiness Tool Resource Addresses Local Considerations for Schools and Districts

A new document, Key Local Considerations, is available to specifically address some of the considerations and/or local decisions that district and school staff may need to include in their transition planning or in their determinations of local readiness for the … Continue reading

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Tech Readiness Tool Error on Device Meeting Recommended Requirements Report

Last week an issue was discovered with the Technology Readiness Tool’s “Device Indicators” report regarding recommended system specifications.  This report provides a school, district or state with the percentage of school devices that meet the recommended system specifications for the … Continue reading

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