New Visionary Report Release Nsba T+L 102908

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National Report Release Breakfast Meeting

October 29, 2009
NSBA T+L Conference

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New Visionary Report Release Nsba T+L 102908

  1. 1. National Report Release Breakfast Meeting October 29, 2009 NSBA T+L Conference Leadership in the 21 st Century: The New Visionary Administrator
  2. 2. Kevin Alansky Senior Director K-12 Marketing Blackboard, Inc. Welcome
  3. 3. Julie Evans Chief Executive Officer Project Tomorrow Welcome
  4. 4. “ We want technology to be almost a thoughtless, seamless process. When you go to a classroom, you pick up a piece of chalk. Technology should be as automatic as picking up the chalk. The newer teachers are expecting it and our students are expecting it when they come into the classroom.” Irving (Nick) Nicholson Director of eLearning Programs Chicago Public Schools
  5. 5. Today’s discussion: New Speak Up report Data findings from Administrators Voices of experience Invitation: Speak Up 2008
  6. 6. Voices of experience: Jim Klein Saugus Union School District (CA) Ryan Imbriale Baltimore County Public Schools (MD) Paul Sanfrancesco Garnet Valley School District (PA)
  7. 7. <ul><li>Annual national research project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online surveys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open for all K-12 schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schools/districts get back their own data for planning and budgeting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collect data ↔ Stimulate conversations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>K-12 Students, Teachers, Parents and Administrators (new in 2007!) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Inform policies & programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Analysis and reporting – national reports, state reports, district reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Services: custom reports, consulting with districts and state agencies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NCES back end database – provide statistically significant samplings from the data </li></ul></ul><ul><li>5 years of empowering authentic voices – since 2003: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1.1 million K-12 students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>74,000 teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>34,000 parents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3,200 school leaders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>14,000 schools – from all 50 states, DC, American military base schools, Canada, Mexico, Australia </li></ul></ul>What is Speak Up? 1.2 million respondents
  8. 8. <ul><li>Speak Up is facilitated annually by </li></ul><ul><li>Project Tomorrow </li></ul><ul><li>(formerly known as NetDay) </li></ul><ul><li>About Project Tomorrow: </li></ul><ul><li>A national education nonprofit organization providing leadership, research and programming to support science, math and technology education in America’s schools </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><ul><li>Learning & Teaching with Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 / Web 3.0 in Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>21st Century Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science Instruction & Global Competitiveness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emerging Technologies in the Classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile Devices </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gaming </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online Learning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designing the 21st Century School </li></ul></ul>Survey question themes
  10. 10. <ul><li>K-12 Students 319,223 </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers 25,544 </li></ul><ul><li>Parents (in English & Spanish) 19,726 </li></ul><ul><li>School/District Administrators 3,263 </li></ul><ul><li>Schools 3,729 </li></ul><ul><li>Districts 867 </li></ul><ul><li>States All 50 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top 10: TX, CA, AZ, IL, AL, MD, NC, PA, FL, MI </li></ul></ul><ul><li>About Speak Up 2007 Schools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>97% public, 3% private </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>32% urban, 40% suburban, 29% rural </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>43% Title 1 eligible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>29% majority-minority student population </li></ul></ul>National Speak Up 2007 Participation Overview
  11. 11. New research question: What are the behaviors, values and aspirations of our nation’s administrators regarding technology use and 21 st century learning?
  12. 12. New Report: Leadership in the 21 st Century: The New Visionary Administrator A collaboration with Blackboard Inc. Report Release Date: October 29, 2008
  13. 13. <ul><li>Profile of the administrators: </li></ul><ul><li>3,263 Administrators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School based </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>District based </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2/3 Female </li></ul><ul><li>39% with 11+ years admin experience </li></ul><ul><li>48% have a Masters in Education </li></ul>
  14. 14. Speak Up 2007 Survey Key finding: There is a new cohort emerging of visionary administrators who share common behaviors, values & aspirations for 21 st century learning . . .
  15. 15. Speak Up 2007 Survey Key finding: There is a new cohort emerging of visionary administrators who share common behaviors, values & aspirations for 21 st century learning. . . and they have more in common with their students than their peers .
  16. 16. Leadership in the 21 st Century: The New Visionary Administrator <ul><li>Report Methodology </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis of Speak Up 2007 Data Findings </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews with 9 Administrators </li></ul><ul><li>Report authored by Karen Henke, Nimble Press </li></ul>
  17. 17. Leadership in the 21 st Century: The New Visionary Administrator Report Highlights Who are these new visionary administrators?
  18. 18. Leadership in the 21 st Century: The New Visionary Administrator Report Highlights Who are these new visionary administrators? 93% believe that using technology improves student achievement
  19. 19. Leadership in the 21 st Century: The New Visionary Administrator Report Highlights Who are these new visionary administrators? 93% believe that using technology improves student achievement 100% say that effective technology use is important to their school or district mission
  20. 20. Leadership in the 21 st Century: The New Visionary Administrator Report Highlights Who are these new visionary administrators? More likely to rate their tech skills as advanced – 58%
  21. 21. Leadership in the 21 st Century: The New Visionary Administrator Report Highlights Who are these new visionary administrators? More likely to rate their tech skills as advanced – 58% Twice as likely as their peers to use the technology – closing the digital disconnect with their students
  22. 22. Which of these activities do you do regularly with technology?
  23. 23. Leadership in the 21 st Century: The New Visionary Administrator Report Highlights Who are these new visionary administrators? Almost 100% say tech use within instruction is a “wake up” issue for them (only 39% of their peers say so)
  24. 24. Leadership in the 21 st Century: The New Visionary Administrator Report Highlights Who are these new visionary administrators? Almost 100% say tech use within instruction is a “wake up” issue for them (only 39% of their peers say so) More interested in incorporation of 21 st century skills into instruction (46% vs. 28%).
  25. 25. Leadership in the 21 st Century: The New Visionary Administrator <ul><li>Report Highlights </li></ul><ul><li>Who are these new visionary administrators? </li></ul><ul><li>They view assessment within the context of 21 st century skills: </li></ul><ul><li>as a measure of technology effectiveness </li></ul>
  26. 26. What is the most effective way to measure the impact of technology on learning?
  27. 27. Leadership in the 21 st Century: The New Visionary Administrator Report Highlights Who are these new visionary administrators? Tech skill assessment and evaluating emerging technologies are more prominently on their radar screen than their peers.
  28. 28. What are the top challenges to implementing technology at your school or district?
  29. 29. Leadership in the 21 st Century: The New Visionary Administrator Report Highlights Who are these new visionary administrators? Their 21 st century school vision is more in line with the aspirations of their students – than with their own peers.
  30. 30. Designing the ultimate school – the administrator point of view
  31. 31. Why would you enhance or expand learning classes at your school or district?
  32. 32. Visionary Administrators lead the way with emerging technologies
  33. 33. New Report: Leadership in the 21 st Century: The New Visionary Administrator A collaboration with Blackboard Inc. Report Release Date: October 29, 2008
  34. 34. <ul><li>Report is available at www.blackboard.com </li></ul><ul><li>Continue this discussion – Speak Up Blog at http:// speakupblog.tomorrow.org / </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in Speak Up 2008 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.tomorrow.org/speakup </li></ul></ul>Next Steps
  35. 35. <ul><li>Visit www.tomorrow.org </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student, Teacher, Parent & Administrator Data Findings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reports such as: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learning in the 21 st Century: </li></ul><ul><li>A National Report of </li></ul><ul><li>Online Learning </li></ul><ul><li>(Oct 2007, Updated Jun 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Inspiring the Next Generation of Innovators </li></ul><ul><li>Students, Teachers and Parents Speak Up about Science Education </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(June 2008) </li></ul></ul></ul>More Speak Up?
  36. 36. <ul><li>Visit www.tomorrow.org </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Webinars – new series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speak Up Blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign up for news alerts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customized reports and consulting services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conference presentations/workshops </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speak Up 2008 </li></ul></ul>More Speak Up?
  37. 37. Speak Up 2008 Fall 2008 Help K-12 students, educators and parents have a voice in national discussions Learn about the ideas of your future students Inform plans, budgets and programs Participating schools and districts get free online access to their own quantitative data – with national benchmark data
  38. 38. <ul><li>To give stakeholders a voice in national and state policy </li></ul><ul><li>To collect unique data from stakeholders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Benchmark with national and state data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To inform programs, policies and purchases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High value of having an outside “unbiased guardian” collecting the data </li></ul></ul><ul><li>To support specific initiatives such as online learning, 1:1 programs or new teacher professional development programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To validate direction and approach – pre and post </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To build support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To generate new ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><li>To model for students the value of being part of the national discussion – civic engagement </li></ul><ul><li>To be recognized as innovative and part of a national initiative </li></ul><ul><li>To demonstrate to students, teachers and parents that their ideas are valued by their education leaders </li></ul>Why do schools, districts and states participate in Speak Up?
  39. 39. <ul><ul><li>Surveys for K-12 students, teachers, parents and administrators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100% online surveys – parent survey in English and Spanish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schools and districts register to participate – choose a password </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Takes 20 minutes to complete </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NCES data base as backend for analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All data is confidential </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participating schools/districts get their data back </li></ul></ul>Speak Up 2008 survey logistics
  40. 40. <ul><ul><li>Learning & Teaching with Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 / Web 3.0 in Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>21st Century Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science Instruction & Global Competitiveness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emerging Technologies in the Classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designing the 21st Century School </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Questions for 2008: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Content </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Broadband Access & Policy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Information and Media Literacy </li></ul></ul></ul>Speak Up 2008 survey question themes
  41. 41. We would like to recognize our Speak Up 2008 Sponsors:
  42. 42. We would like to also acknowledge the support of our Speak Up 2008 National Champion Outreach Partners:
  43. 43. Speak Up 2008 Fall 2008 Registration now open for schools and districts Surveys open October 27 – December 19 Data back to schools and districts early February National data release in March or April Join the Speak Up Movement!
  44. 44. Voices of experience: Jim Klein Saugus Union School District (CA) Ryan Imbriale Baltimore County Public Schools (MD) Paul Sanfrancesco Garnet Valley School District (PA)
  45. 45. It has been great to learn from you today. If you have any questions, please contact us: Julie Evans Project Tomorrow [email_address] 949-609-4660 x15 Copyright Project Tomorrow 2008. This work is the intellectual property of the author. Permission is granted for this material to be shared for non-commercial, educational purposes, provided that this copyright statement appears on the reproduced materials and notice is given that the copying is by permission of the author. To disseminate otherwise or to republish requires written permission from the author.

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