TechReadiness Tool – Additional Information

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Additional Information

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Technology Readiness for College and Career Ready Teaching, Learning and Assessment (SETDA 12/2012)

March 16, 2012: 1st notice sent to Superintendents, Charter Holders, and IT/Ed Tech Directors

Guidance designed to inform schools and districts for new hardware purchases is available here.

View the Online Training Module for the Technology Readiness Tool. The online training is available at http://techreadiness.org/t/TRT_Interim_2013_01-11/launch_interim.html. (updated January 2013) The training will give step-by-step instructions for using the tool.

Review the User’s Guide: A guide to assist you as you use the tool is available at http://www.techreadiness.org/u/TRT_UsersGuide_20130102.pdf (updated January 2013)

Understanding and Interpreting Reports  (January 2013) http://www.techreadiness.org/u/Understanding_and_Interpreting_Reports.pdf

Assess4ed.net is designed to help address the challenges and leverage the opportunities of next-generation assessment systems powered by technology. www.assess4ed.net

State Educational Technology Directors Association (SEDTA) released a draft white paper – Technology Requirements for Large-Scale Computer-Based and Online Assessment: Current Status and Issues – to provide guidance on the “nuts and bolts” of the technology requirements necessary for both PARCC and the SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium.

Achieve and the U.S. Education Delivery Institute have developed a practical Common Core Implementation Workbook for all states in the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). The workbook uses a proven performance management methodology known as “delivery” to lay out clear action steps for states and districts. It provides relevant information, case stories of good practice, key questions and hands-on exercises for leadership teams to complete together. You may download Chapter 7: Take Action: Implementation Action III, Transition Technology and System Assessment here.