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  • 1. Speak Up 2013 Results: the Views of North County Students, Parents & Educators Julie Evans, Project Tomorrow CEO
  • 2. ProjectTomorrow, a national education nonprofit organization Programs: • Research & evaluation studies • STEM education programs • Advocacy for digital learning (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Mission: To ensure that today’s students are prepared to become tomorrow’s leaders, innovators and engaged citizens of the world.
  • 3. Annual national research project  Using online surveys + focus groups  Surveys for: K-12 Students,Teachers, Parents, Administrators, Community Members  Special: Pre-ServiceTeachers in Schools of Education  Open for all K-12 schools and schools of education  Schools, districts & colleges receive free report with their own data Inform policies, plans & programs  Local: your stakeholder data  State: state level data  Federal: national findings Speak Up National Research Project + 3.4 million surveys since 2003 (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
  • 4.  Learning & Teaching with Technology  21st Century Skills: Digital Citizenship & Global Awareness  Math and Science Instruction / Digital Writing  Students’ Career Interests in STEM  Professional Development / Teacher Preparation  Internet Safety / Digital Footprints  Administrators’ Challenges / Bandwidth Capacity  Emerging Technologies both in & out of the Classroom  Mobile Devices, Online Learning, Digital Content, E-texts  Educational Games, Social Media tools and applications  Flipped Classroom, Print to Digital, Online Assessments  Designing the 21st Century School Speak Up survey question themes (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
  • 5. K-12 Students 325,279 Teachers & Librarians 32,151 Parents (in English & Spanish) 39,986 School/District Administrators 4,530 Community Members (new this year!) 1,346 About the participating schools & districts o 9,005 schools and 2,710 districts o 90% public schools – 10% private/parochial/charter/other o 32% urban / 31% rural / 37% suburban o 30% school wide Title 1; 43% majority minority school o All 50 states + DC + Guam + DODEA schools National Speak Up 2013 Participation: 403,292 (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
  • 6. K-12 Students 12,433 Teachers & Librarians 1,197 Parents 1,701 Administrators 197 National Speak Up 2013 Participation by North San Diego County stakeholders: 15,528 (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
  • 7. This year’s superstars!  San Marcos USD 5,167 surveys  Solana Beach SD 3,336 surveys  Vista USD 3,026 surveys (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
  • 8. Thank you! Brenda Hall (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
  • 9. Why do schools and districts participate in Speak Up? .  Power of local data  Use data as input for planning  To justify budget and purchasing decisions  Inform new initiatives – as an evaluation tool  As a tool to engage parents  Use for grant writing and fund development  Content for professional development  As a competitive tool  To counteract mythology . . . . . . . (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
  • 10. Commonly heard ed tech mythology “New teachers don’t need any training in how to use technology within teaching” “Parents won’t accept online textbooks” “Kids only want to use mobiles so that they can text & play games in class” “Online learning undercuts the role of the teacher in learning.” “There is so much great content online for teachers to use in the classroom – so, what is the problem?” “Just put technology XYZ in the classroom and magically students will learn more!” (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
  • 11. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Released April 8
  • 12. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Lens for this year’s analysis Grade level Gender Title 1 school Community type Technology self-assessment Do these characteristics make a difference?
  • 13. Let’s test your ed tech myth knowledge! (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Warm Up Game:
  • 14. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014  Majority of students are Facebook regulars  Students’ #1 frustration with school tech is no access to social media  Girls don’t see games as learning tools  Students are really not writing that much any more because of technology
  • 15. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
  • 16. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 TopTenThings Everyone Should Know about Students and Digital Learning
  • 17. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 The 21st Century Learner Enabling technologies: what tools and resources are digital learners using? Empowering opportunities: how are they using these tools for learning? Engaging aspirations: what are their expectations for digital learning?
  • 18. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Mobile Devices Enabling technologies:
  • 19. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 26% 50% 73% 89% 43% 63% 70% 68% 53% 68% 64% 52% 12% 36% 43% 36% Gr K-2 Gr 3-5 Gr 6-8 Gr 9-12 Digital Reader Tablet Laptop Smartphone North County K-12 Students’ Personal Access to Mobile Devices
  • 20. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Parents are mobilists also – and believe in potential of mobile learning 6 out of 10 North County parents want their child in a class where they can use a mobile device for learning
  • 21. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Classroom one-to-one implementations Teachers: Yes, my students have access to at least one mobile device to use for learning NCPDF teachers National teachers Students’ own devices 9% 13% School assigned devices for in school use 20% 16% School assigned devices for school + home use 3% 9% Ability to check out devices for class use 20% 25%
  • 22. The BYOD/BYOT trend – what a difference in just two years! Policy/Position Admin 2011 Admin 2013 Do not allow 52% 32% We provide devices 13% 21% Evaluating BYOD/T 19% 22% BYOD/T in place 17% 25% (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
  • 23. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Internet Enabling technologies:
  • 24. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Out of School Internet Access 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% High speed, broadband access Access thru 3G/4G mobile device Access thru TV/Wii system Only access at school National Gr 6-8 CA Gr 6-8 No County Gr 6-8
  • 25. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Parents’ concerns about their child’s Internet use  Sharing too much info online 67%  Online predators/strangers 67%  Inappropriate websites 67%  Too much screen time 64%  Cyberbullying 62%
  • 26. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Digital Footprint Actions Middle School High School I am careful about posting and texting information about myself or others 63% 60% I have advised friends to not post certain things about me or others 39% 37% I have stopped interacting with someone based upon their online profile 28% 29% I think it is important to have a positive online profile 39% 41% I don’t regularly post about myself online 34% 36% Students’ Views on their Digital Footprint
  • 27. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Social Media Enabling technologies:
  • 28. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Social media: tools to connect, collaborate, create Texting: 2/3rds of North County students Gr 9-12 (growth of 37% since 2008) Twitter: 17% of students in Gr 9-12 (28% nationally) Creating videos: 25% of students in Gr 6-8 only 15% in 2007
  • 29. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Massively multi-player online games (MMOG) ¼ of North County Gr 6-8 students Facebook 34% of students in Gr 9-12 decrease of 41% since 2007 Social media: tools to connect, collaborate, create
  • 30. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Teachers’ use of social media in class Text with colleagues 60% Text with parents of students 24% Text with students 8% Maintain class blog 14% Use edu student social networking 25% Update my own social networking site 35% Participate in online PLC 39% Use Twitter as a PD tool 9%
  • 31. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Games Enabling technologies:
  • 32. . (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 2007 2013 K-2 students 60% 68%*** Gr 3-5 students 47% 60%*** Gr 6-8 students 40% 48%*** Gr 9-12 students 23% 30% *** no gender differentiation in frequency of game playing Who is playing games for learning?
  • 33. What do North County students say are the benefits of playing educational games? . (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Benefits of Games Students K-2 Students Gr 3-5 Students Gr 6-8 Students Gr 9-12 Helps me understand difficult learning concepts 43% 42% 56% 48% School would be more fun 28% 37% 51% 43% Games engage me in learning 27% 33% 44% 42% Learn more about a subject 35% 37% 37% 31%
  • 34. Why are teachers interested in games based instruction? . (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Increase student engagement 77% Address different learning styles 68% Reinforce understanding 52% Differentiate instruction 50% Opportunity to practice skills 51% Intro new concepts 49%
  • 35. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Use of digital tools for schoolwork Empowering opportunities:
  • 36. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Four types of technology usage by students:  In school: o teacher directed o student self – initiated  Out of school time: o supporting schoolwork o supporting personal learning
  • 37. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Digital Activity Elementary School Grades 3-5 Middle School Grades 6-8 High School Grades 9-12 Access class information through online portal 18% 62% 72% Take tests online 38% 41% 37% Use online textbooks 10% 25% 27% Use a mobile device provided by school 24% 22% 15% Watch teacher created videos 18% 21% 14% Teacher-Facilitated Technology Use in the Classroom
  • 38. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Student-initiated Use of Technology to Support Schoolwork 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% Follow people via Twitter Skype or iChat with classmates Use mobile apps to keep organized Use Facebook for school projects Watch video I found for homework Take photos of assignments Text with classmates Gr 9-12 Gr 6-8
  • 39. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 15% 18% 31% 40% 49% 56% 13% 21% 22% 38% 50% 46% Tweeted about an academic topic Found an expert online to answer questions Used online writing tools Watched a video to help with homework Played an online game to learn something Researched a website to learn more about a topic Boys Girls Self-Directed Learning Outside of School (Advanced Technology Users, Gr 6-8)
  • 40. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Use of digital tools for writing Empowering opportunities:
  • 41. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 DigitalWriting Activities NCPDF High School Students Essays and school reports 64% Email 47% Creative writing, journaling and poetry 31% Captions for photos 26% Instant messaging or online chats 25% Text for social media sites 22% Blogging 17% Text for multi-media presentations 17% Gaming conversational text 14% HTML coding 8% Students’ Digital Writing Activities
  • 42. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 High School Students’ Digital Writing Activities Hours spend writing per week: All students in grades 9-12: 14 hours average High school girls: 15 hours Advanced tech using girls: 17 hours
  • 43. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Impact of technology on writing quality “Today’s students are better writers because of their access to digital tools” NCPDF Parents NCPDF Teachers Agree 56% 50% Disagree 34% 41% Not sure 10% 9%
  • 44. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Obstacles to tech use at school Empowering opportunities:
  • 45. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 North County Students: Obstacles to using technology at school? Websites are blocked 55% Internet is too slow 43% Too many rules! 42% Cannot access social media sites 37% Teachers limit tech use 36% Cannot use my own mobile device 33%
  • 46. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Teachers: Obstacles to using technology at school? NCPDF teachers National teachers Digital equity concerns 69% 67% Not enough computers for class use 64% 53% Reliability of technology 47% 39% Need PD on integrating digital tools into instruction 43% 29% Need PD on using digital tools 41% 29%
  • 47. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Teachers’ wish list for professional development 1. Preparing for Common Core 2. Using technology to differentiate instruction 3. Identifying high quality digital content 4. Identifying mobile apps to use with students 5. Preparing for online assessments 6. Using tablets within instruction 7. Using games within instruction 8. Implementing a blended learning model 9. Implementing a flipped learning model
  • 48. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Parents’ levels of familiarity with Common Core 10% 28% 39% 24% 17% 30% 33% 19% None Minimal Moderate High California NCPDF
  • 49. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Aspirations: Different tasks = different mobile devices Engaging aspirations:
  • 50. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 “What mobile device I use depends upon the task” Read a book? Take notes in class? Use social media? Create content? Different tools for different tasks
  • 51. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Aspirations: Online learning Engaging aspirations:
  • 52. North County middle school students’ interest in online learning Advantages of online learning: To work at my own pace 50% I would be in control of my learning 50% To get extra help in a tough subject 47% It will make it easier for me to succeed 42% I could review materials whenever I needed 40% I would be more motivated to learn 37% (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
  • 53. What subject would students prefer to take as an online class? (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
  • 54. What subject would students prefer to take as an online class? (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
  • 55. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Engaging aspirations: Aspirations: Digital learning for college/career skill development
  • 56. Students say: 1. Working with diverse groups (62%) 2. Working independently (59%) 3. Critical thinking (58%) 4. Research skills (55%) 5. Teamwork (54%) 6. Creativity (53%) 7. Technology skills (47%) (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 What college/career ready skills are students developing through school?
  • 57. Students say: 1. Working with diverse groups (62%) 2. Working independently (59%) 3. Critical thinking (58%) 4. Research skills (55%) 5. Teamwork (54%) 6. Creativity (53%) 7. Technology skills (47%) Teachers say: 1. Critical thinking (81%) 2. Working independently (78%) 3. Working with diverse groups (76%) 4. Teamwork (73%) 5. Creativity (65%) 6. Technology skills (56%) 7. Research skills (50%) (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 What college/career ready skills are students developing through school?
  • 58. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 As a result of using technology at school …. Are students well prepared to use digital tools in college or a future job?
  • 59. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 As a result of using technology at school …. Are students well prepared to use digital tools in college or a future job? Stakeholders who say YES! NCPDF CA Nat’l Students in grades 9-12 62% 63% 65% Parents 63% 67% 68% Teachers 63% 65% 68% Administrators 78% 79% 81%
  • 60. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
  • 61. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014  Majority of students are Facebook regulars.  Students’ #1 frustration with school tech is no access to social media  Girls don’t see games as learning tools  Students are really not writing that much any more because of technology
  • 62. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014  Majority of students are Facebook regulars.  Students’ #1 frustration with school tech is no access to social media  Girls don’t see games as learning tools  Students are really not writing that much any more because of technology
  • 63. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Your thoughts, comments, questions How can participating in Speak Up help you?
  • 64. Why do schools and districts participate in Speak Up? .  Power of local data  Use data as input for planning  To justify budget and purchasing decisions  Inform new initiatives – as an evaluation tool  As a tool to engage parents  Use for grant writing and fund development  Content for professional development  As a competitive tool  To counteract mythology . . . . . . . (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
  • 65. National Speak Up Findings and reports Targeted and thematic reports Online learning trends Mobile learning & social media Print to digital migration Social learning Intelligent adaptive software New digital parent series Presentations, podcasts and webinars Services: consulting, workshops, evaluation and efficacy studies Speak Up 2014 opens in October (special survey for community members!) (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 More Speak Up? www.tomorrow.org
  • 66. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Speak Up Goes to Washington, DC National Release of Speak Up 2013 National Findings 2014 Congressional Briefing: Impact of Digital Learning Tools to Support College and Career Readiness Monday, June 2, 2014 from 2-3:30PM Rayburn House Office Building, Gold Room
  • 67. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Other ways to partner with Project Tomorrow Future Educators Conference  Friday, May 2 @ Saddleback College  High school students interested in teaching Youth Leadership Summit for Math & Science  Saturday, October 25 in Irvine  High schools students learn about careers in math and science Girls Rule in Math & Science Summit  Saturday, January 24 @ Chapman University  Middle and high school girls explore math & science careers
  • 68. Thank you. Let’s continue this conversation. Julie Evans Project Tomorrow jevans@tomorrow.org 949-609-4660 x15 Twitter: JulieEvans_PT SpeakUpEd Copyright Project Tomorrow 2014 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. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014