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    Speak Up 2013 Student Findings Congressional Briefing 4/8/2014 Speak Up 2013 Student Findings Congressional Briefing 4/8/2014 Presentation Transcript

    • Speak Up 2013 National Findings: K-12 Students Welcome to this year’s Briefing! Washington DC - April 8, 2014
    • Welcome Julie Evans Chief Executive Officer ProjectTomorrow (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
    • Welcome  Julie Evans, Project Tomorrow  Autumn Taylor, Blackboard Release of National Findings:  Today - current uses of digital tools for learning  Tomorrow – aspirations for digital learning Discussion with our Panel of Experts – meet our students! Your Questions,Thoughts and Comments Today’s Agenda (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
    • Meet our panel of experts (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Students from elementary, middle and high schools from the following school districts: Baltimore City Public Schools (MD) Baltimore County Public Schools (MD) Frederick County Public Schools (MD) Fairfax County Public Schools (VA)
    • Thank you! Senator Patty Murray Washington State (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Many thanks to our K-12 National Champion Outreach Partners:
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Saluting our Speak Up 2013 Sponsors:
    • Remarks AutumnTaylor Director of K-12 Product Marketing Blackboard, Inc. (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 What is Speak Up? Key report highlights Student ideas
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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” “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
    • Let’s test your ed tech myth knowledge! (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Warm Up Game:
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014  Majority of students are Facebook regulars.  Students in urban communities are less careful about their digital footprint than students in other communities  Girls don’t see games as learning tools  Tablets are the #1 digital tool that students want to use in school
    • (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?
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 The New Digital Learning Playbook: Current uses of technology 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
    • (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 31% 68% 75% Take tests online 44% 47% 52% Use online textbooks 14% 32% 37% Watch teacher created videos 14% 22% 22% Students’ Use of Teacher-Facilitated Technology in the Classroom
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Students’ Use of Teacher-Facilitated Technology in the Classroom Student access to tablets and laptops in class? Gr 3-5 31% Gr 6-8 31% Gr 9-12 33%
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Students’ Use of Teacher-Facilitated Technology in the Classroom Student access to tablets and laptops in class But can you take it home? Gr 3-5 31% YES: 75% Gr 6-8 31% YES: 58% Gr 9-12 33% YES: 64%
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Digital Activity Girls Boys Advanced Tech User Average or Beginner Tech User Advanced Tech User Average or Beginner Tech User Text with classmates 75% 73% 66% 60% Take photos of assignments using mobile device 57% 49% 44% 35% Find videos to help with homework 51% 41% 43% 32% Use Facebook to collaborate on projects 43% 35% 33% 24% Skype or iChat with classmates 36% 28% 33% 21% High School Student-initiated Use of Technology to Support Schoolwork
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 DigitalWriting Activities Girls Boys Essays and school reports 75% 60% Email 58% 49% Creative writing, journaling and poetry 46% 31% Captions for photos 40% 26% Instant messaging or online chats 39% 30% Text for social media sites 36% 26% Blogging 31% 20% Text for multi-media presentations 31% 24% Tweets 31% 22% Gaming conversational text 14% 28% HTML coding 14% 19% High School Students’ Digital Writing Activities (Advanced Technology Users)
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 High School Students’ Digital Writing Activities (Advanced Technology Users) 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
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 The New Digital Learning Playbook: Current uses of technology 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
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 21% 50% 73% 89% 41% 62% 66% 66% 41% 58% 61% 50% 18% 39% 48% 39% Gr K-2 Gr 3-5 Gr 6-8 Gr 9-12 Digital Reader Tablet Laptop Smartphone K-12 Students’ Personal Access to Mobile Devices
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Home Internet Access Gr 6-8 Students Out of School Internet Access – redefining digital divide 10% 4% 56% 71% 57% 63% Title 1 Schools Non-Title 1 Schools The computer I use at home does not have Internet access The computer I use at home has broadband Internet access I access the Internet primarily thru a wifi or 3G/4G mobile device
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Social media: tools to connect, collaborate, create Texting: 2/3rds of students Gr 6-12 (growth of 37% since 2008) Twitter: 28% of students in Gr 9-12 Creating videos: 28% of students in Gr 6-8 only 15% in 2007
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Massively multi-player online games (MMOG) ¼ of students in Gr 6-8 Facebook 39% of students in Gr 9-12 decrease of 41% since 2007 Social media: tools to connect, collaborate, create
    • (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 Middle School Students’ Use of Digital Tools for Self-Directed Learning Outside of School (Advanced Technology Users)
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Digital Footprint Actions Gender CommunityType Girls Boys Urban Sub Rural I am careful about posting and texting information about myself or others 52% 41% 46% 44% 48% I have advised friends to not post certain things about me or others 34% 25% 30% 28% 30% I have stopped interacting with someone based upon their online profile 29% 20% 24% 23% 26% I use digital footprints to find people to connect with 12% 12% 13% 12% 12% I think it is important to have a positive online profile 38% 27% 32% 31% 33% High School Students’ Views on their Digital Footprint
    • Meet our panel of experts (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Students from elementary, middle and high schools from the following school districts: Baltimore City Public Schools (MD) Baltimore County Public Schools (MD) Frederick County Public Schools (MD) Fairfax County Public Schools (VA)
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 The New Digital Learning Playbook: Aspirations for Digital Learning Student vision o Improving use of technology at school o Creating the ultimate school
    • Social–based learning Un–tethered learning Digitally–rich learning Students & Digital Learning Personalized learning (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Student Vision for Digital Learning
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 ImprovedTechnology Use Solutions Students in Grades 6-8 Students in Grades 9-12 Allow greater access to websites I need for learning 63% 68% Let me use my own mobile device 55% 51% Let me recharge my mobile device 42% 43% Provide schoolwide Internet access 46% 42% Provide access to my social media 35% 39% Provide 24/7 access to my teachers 28% 28% Provide me with a mobile device to use at school (if I cannot use my own) 33% 21% Students’ Ideas for Improving Technology Use at School
    • “Imagine you are designing the ultimate school for today’s students, what technologies would have the greatest impact on learning?” (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Favorite Speak Up Question: Superintendents & School Boards
    • . (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% Online classes Tablets E-textbooks Games Schoolwide Internet Principals Teachers Parents Gr 6-8 students Do we have a shared vision around digital solutions?
    • Meet our panel of experts (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Students from elementary, middle and high schools from the following school districts: Baltimore City Public Schools (MD) Baltimore County Public Schools (MD) Frederick County Public Schools (MD) Fairfax County Public Schools (VA)
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014  Majority of students are Facebook regulars.  Students in urban communities are less careful about their digital footprint than students in other communities  Girls don’t see games as learning tools  Tablets are the #1 digital tool that students want to use in school
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014  Majority of students are Facebook regulars.  Students in urban communities are less careful about their digital footprint than students in other communities  Girls don’t see games as learning tools  Tablets are the #1 digital tool that students want to use in school All part of ed tech mythology!
    • (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
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Saluting our Speak Up 2013 Sponsors:
    • (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 Many thanks to our K-12 National Champion Outreach Partners:
    • 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 (c) Project Tomorrow 2014 More Speak Up? www.tomorrow.org
    • 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