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Managed Instruction or Digital Learning?

A former governor and an ed school dean met in a bar…they discussed the seeming incompatibility of digital learning with differentiated instruction and the scripted curricula mandated by many school districts. It’s easy to say that managed instruction is old … Continue reading

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Tech Readiness Tool 3.0 Released on August 12

In preparation for the August implementation of the 3.0 build, please review the following change in the process of marking school data complete. Following the August release, the system will no longer allow organizations to mark data complete if required … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Release of Tech Readiness Tool 3.0 in August

In preparation for the August implementation of the Technology Readiness Tool 3.0 build, please review the following change in the process of marking school data complete. Following the August release, the system will no longer allow your schools to mark … Continue reading

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Important Changes to the Technology Readiness Tool

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium will shortly release a new version of the tool, Technology Readiness Tool 3.0.  We wanted to keep you apprised of upcoming changes to be implemented on the Technology Readiness Tool system.  Below you will find … Continue reading

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SAU/District Data Sheets Available Online from the Technology Readiness Tool

SAU/district Tech Readiness Tool users can view summarized organization and device data results from the June 28, 2013 snapshot. To view these data sheets, users must have at least district-level access in the TechReadiness Tool. Users should select the link … 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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Update: Technology Readiness Tool

As a reminder, the next data extraction for the Technology Readiness Tool will be taken on Friday, June 14, 2013. Please use the time between now and the snapshot to review your school data, using the reports provided on 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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