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Julie Evans, Project Tomorrow CEO
August 21, 2013
Speak Up 2012 Data Results
Planning for Speak Up 2013
Texas Speaks Up!
 What are some realities about ed tech in our schools
today – from the perspective of Texas students,
parents, teachers &...
 What are some realities about ed tech in our schools
today – from the perspective of Texas students,
parents, teachers &...
ProjectTomorrow, a national
education nonprofit organization
Programs:
• Research & evaluation studies
• School and commun...
Annual national research project
 Online surveys + focus groups
 Open for all K-12 schools and schools of education
 In...
 Learning &Teaching withTechnology
 21st Century Skills: Digital Citizenship & Global Awareness
 Math and Science Instr...
 Learning &Teaching withTechnology
 21st Century Skills: Digital Citizenship & Global Awareness
 Math and Science Instr...
Why participate in Speak Up?
.
 Power of local data
 Use data as input for planning
 To justify budget and purchasing d...
 K-12 Students 364,233
 Teachers & Librarians 56,346
 Parents (in English & Spanish) 39,713
 School/District Administr...
 K-12 Students 72,418
 Teachers & Librarians 7,091
 Parents 3,532
 School/District Administrators 788
Texas Speaks Up!...
Bravo!
© 2013 Project Tomorrow
 Angleton ISD
 Frenship ISD
 Joshua ISD
 Keller ISD
 Klein ISD
 McAllen ISD
 Plano I...
Bravo!
© 2013 Project Tomorrow
 Klein ISD - #1 nationwide
 Weslaco ISD - #3
 McAllen ISD - #4
 Richardson ISD - #5
© 2013 Project Tomorrow
Speak Up 2012
National Reports
Digital Conversion
K-12 Digital Learner
Personalized
Learning
(c) Project Tomorrow 2013
Speak Up 2012 National Findings
From Chalkboards toTablets
Digital Conversion
A shift in what we...
(c) Project Tomorrow 2013
Speak Up 2012 National Findings
From Chalkboards toTablets
Digital Conversion
Why the new moment...
(c) Project Tomorrow 2013
Why the new momentum for digital
conversions in K-12 education?
1. New State Standards
2. Educat...
What can the Speak Up
findings tell us about the
future of learning?
© 2013 Project Tomorrow
 Students function as a “Digital AdvanceTeam”
 Students regularly adopt and adapt emerging
technologies for learning
 S...
The New Student Vision for Learning
Personalized
Learning
Social–based learning
Un–tethered learning
Digitally–rich learni...
Personalizing learning
through digital tools
8 things you need
to know about
ed tech inTexas
(with new bonus data!)
© 2013...
Your assignment:
 Debunk myths
 Uncover hidden digital divides
 Evaluate your vision
 Do you have a shared vision of
t...
© 2013 Project Tomorrow
1. Texas students are using social media tools to
connect, collaborate and create
Texting:
67% of ...
© 2013 Project Tomorrow
Massively multi-player
online games (MMOG)
¼ of students in Gr 6-8
Facebook
49% of students in Gr ...
© 2013 Project Tomorrow
Bonus: Texas parents, teachers and
administrators are using social media, also!
Social MediaTools ...
17%
14%
29%
9%
48% 50% 50%
35%
55%
73%
54%
43%
57%
89%
47%
41%
Cell Phone Smartphone Tablet Digital Reader
K-2 Gr 3-5 Gr 6...
© 2013 Project Tomorrow
“My home internet access is through a
mobile, 3G/4G device”
Grade 6-8 59%
Grade 9-12 70%
 Weekly ...
Growth in mobile device access by parents
5%
49%
32%
73%
90%
35%
2008 2012
Tablets Smartphones Cellphones
© 2013 Project T...
The mobilist parents – are you ready for them?
Nat’l Texas
Smartphones 73% 82%
Tablets 49% 53%
Digital readers 37% 38%
47%...
(c) Project Tomorrow 2013
48%
50%
50%
57%
60%
57%
55%
52%
77%
53%
63%
64%
48%
84%
59%
Personalizes learning
Increases stud...
New Speak Up Question on the 2012 survey:
Parents: What if there were two classes – one
allowed use of student owned devic...
New Speak Up Question:
How likely is it that you would want your child
in the class that allowed the devices?
Result: 70% ...
Bonus: The BYOD/BYOT trend – what a
difference a year makes!
Policy/Position Admin 2011 Admin 2012
Do not allow 52% 37%
Di...
Students’ Philosophy: it just makes sense to use
different devices for different tasks
Create a presentation?
Communicate ...
Students’ Philosophy: it just makes sense to use
different devices for different tasks
Create a presentation? Laptop
Commu...
© 2013 Project Tomorrow
Obstacles, barriers, challenges
How has this changed in the
past ten years?
From 2003 to 2012 …..
...
Top obstacles in 2003
1. Internet too slow
2. Filters & firewalls
3. Not enough computers
4. Computers are old
5. Software...
Top obstacles in 2003
1. Internet too slow
2. Filters & firewalls
3. Not enough computers
4. Computers are old
5. Software...
Top obstacles in 2003
1. Internet too slow
2. Filters & firewalls
3. Not enough computers
4. Computers are old
5. Software...
Texas parents say:
Not enough computers for every child to use 38%
Tech use is too teacher dependent 30%
Class or school i...
I have taken an online class:
Nat’l Texas
For work or job training 43% 51%
For an academic/college program 29% 32%
To lear...
A “must have” for the ultimate school:
Nat’l Texas
Students Gr 9-12 46% 44%
Students Gr 6-8 41% 42%
Students Gr 3-5 38% 37...
Why take an online class?
For high school students, traditional reasons
are important such as scheduling and college
credi...
© 2013 Project Tomorrow
Personalization benefits Students
Grades 9-12:
2009
Students
Grades 9-12:
2012
I would be in contr...
Types used in the classroom: Nat’l Texas
 Videos found online 47% 46%
 Games 30% 36%
 Skill-based software 30% 34%
 On...
New question area for Speak Up this year –
who is flipping?
Experience with flipped learning Texas
Teachers
Texas
Principa...
Bonus: What Texas teachers say they
need: their wish list for PD
Using tech to differentiate instruction 45%
Use tech for ...
Imagine you are designing the ultimate
school for today’s students,
what technologies would have the
greatest impact on le...
© 2013 Project Tomorrow
Do we have a shared vision of the future
of digital learning inTexas?
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 7...
© 2013 Project Tomorrow
What does your district chart look like?
Do you have a shared vision of the future
of digital lear...
 Continuing “digital disconnects”
 Spectrum of digital native-ness
 24/7 access redefined
 Inadequacy of the 1-to-1 pa...
 Collaborations driving 21st century skills
 Game-ification momentum – learning as
process
 Students as content produce...
National Speak Up Findings and reports
Targeted and thematic reports
Online learning trends
Mobile learning & social media...
Quick Facts about Speak Up 2013
© 2013 Project Tomorrow
Surveys open from Oct 2 thru Dec 20
Surveys: K-12 students, parent...
What’s new for Speak Up 2013?
© 2013 Project Tomorrow
New question topics
New survey: community members
Password or secret...
Your thoughts, comments, questions
(c) Project Tomorrow 2013
Julie Evans
Project Tomorrow
jevans@tomorrow.org
949-609-4660 x15
Twitter: JulieEvans_PT
and SpeakUpEd
Copyright Project T...
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  1. 1. Julie Evans, Project Tomorrow CEO August 21, 2013 Speak Up 2012 Data Results Planning for Speak Up 2013 Texas Speaks Up!
  2. 2.  What are some realities about ed tech in our schools today – from the perspective of Texas students, parents, teachers & administrators?  Do we have a shared vision for digital learning?  What are the big trends to watch?  How can your district participate in Speak Up 2013? Today’s discussion – the big questions: © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  3. 3.  What are some realities about ed tech in our schools today – from the perspective of Texas students, parents, teachers & administrators?  Do we have a shared vision for digital learning?  What are the big trends to watch?  How can your district participate in Speak Up 2013? Today’s discussion – the big questions: © 2013 Project Tomorrow Use the 2012 data to demonstrate value of participation
  4. 4. ProjectTomorrow, a national education nonprofit organization Programs: • Research & evaluation studies • School and community programs • Events for students Mission: To ensure that today’s students are prepared to become tomorrow’s leaders, innovators and engaged citizens of the world. © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  5. 5. Annual national research project  Online surveys + focus groups  Open for all K-12 schools and schools of education  Institutions receive free report with their own data Collect ideas ↔ Stimulate conversations  K-12 Students, Teachers, Parents, Administrators  Pre-Service Teachers in Schools of Education Inform policies & programs  Analysis and reporting of findings and trends  Consulting services to help transform teaching and learning Speak Up National Research Project + 3 million surveys since 2003 © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  6. 6.  Learning &Teaching withTechnology  21st Century Skills: Digital Citizenship & Global Awareness  Math and Science Instruction  Students’ Career Interests in STEM  Professional Development /Teacher Preparation  Internet Safety  Administrators’ Challenges  EmergingTechnologies both in & out of the Classroom  Mobile Devices, Online Learning, Digital Content, E-textbooks  Educational Games, Social Media tools and applications  Flipped Classroom, Print to Digital, Online Assessments  Designing the 21st Century School Speak Up survey question themes © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  7. 7.  Learning &Teaching withTechnology  21st Century Skills: Digital Citizenship & Global Awareness  Math and Science Instruction  Students’ Career Interests in STEM  Professional Development /Teacher Preparation  Internet Safety  Administrators’ Challenges  EmergingTechnologies both in & out of the Classroom  Mobile Devices, Online Learning, Digital Content, E-textbooks  Educational Games, Social Media tools and applications  Flipped Classroom, Print to Digital, Online Assessments  Designing the 21st Century School Speak Up survey question themes Activities Value Propositions Aspirations © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  8. 8. Why 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  Demonstrate interest in students’ ideas  Use for grant writing and fund development  Content for professional development  As a competitive tool  And more . . . . . . . (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  9. 9.  K-12 Students 364,233  Teachers & Librarians 56,346  Parents (in English & Spanish) 39,713  School/District Administrators 6,011  About the participating schools & districts o 8,020 schools and 2,431 districts o 30% urban / 43% rural / 27% suburban o All 50 states + DC  Honor Roll of States with highest participation: TX, CA, OH, IN, AL, NC, WI, AZ, FL, PA National Speak Up 2012 Participation: 466,303 © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  10. 10.  K-12 Students 72,418  Teachers & Librarians 7,091  Parents 3,532  School/District Administrators 788 Texas Speaks Up! 83,829 Online Surveys Submitted © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  11. 11. Bravo! © 2013 Project Tomorrow  Angleton ISD  Frenship ISD  Joshua ISD  Keller ISD  Klein ISD  McAllen ISD  Plano ISD  Richardson ISD  Spring Branch ISD  Weslaco ISD
  12. 12. Bravo! © 2013 Project Tomorrow  Klein ISD - #1 nationwide  Weslaco ISD - #3  McAllen ISD - #4  Richardson ISD - #5
  13. 13. © 2013 Project Tomorrow Speak Up 2012 National Reports
  14. 14. Digital Conversion K-12 Digital Learner Personalized Learning
  15. 15. (c) Project Tomorrow 2013 Speak Up 2012 National Findings From Chalkboards toTablets Digital Conversion A shift in what we do, but also our attitudes and values
  16. 16. (c) Project Tomorrow 2013 Speak Up 2012 National Findings From Chalkboards toTablets Digital Conversion Why the new momentum in K-12 education?
  17. 17. (c) Project Tomorrow 2013 Why the new momentum for digital conversions in K-12 education? 1. New State Standards 2. Educators’ personal use of digital tools 3. Sustained budget stress 4. Emergence of the new digital parent 5. Employers’ demands for better skilled employees 6. New student expectations for learning processes
  18. 18. What can the Speak Up findings tell us about the future of learning? © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  19. 19.  Students function as a “Digital AdvanceTeam”  Students regularly adopt and adapt emerging technologies for learning  Students’ frustrations focus on the unsophisticated use of technologies within education  Persistent digital disconnect between students and adults  Exacerbation of lack of relevancy in current education  Students want a more personalized learning environment Speak Up National Findings: 2003 - 2012 © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  20. 20. The New Student Vision for Learning Personalized Learning Social–based learning Un–tethered learning Digitally–rich learning © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  21. 21. Personalizing learning through digital tools 8 things you need to know about ed tech inTexas (with new bonus data!) © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  22. 22. Your assignment:  Debunk myths  Uncover hidden digital divides  Evaluate your vision  Do you have a shared vision of the future?  How can the Speak Up data help you? (c) Project Tomorrow 2013 Be a Speak Up Analyst!
  23. 23. © 2013 Project Tomorrow 1. Texas students are using social media tools to connect, collaborate and create Texting: 67% of Gr 9-12, 62% of Gr 6-8 (nat’l growth of 44% since 2008) Twitter: 3 out of 10 students in Gr 9 -12 Videos: 32% of students in Gr 6-8 (nat’l - only 15% in 2007)
  24. 24. © 2013 Project Tomorrow Massively multi-player online games (MMOG) ¼ of students in Gr 6-8 Facebook 49% of students in Gr 9-12 (nat’l decrease of 21% since 2007) 1. Texas students are using social media tools to connect, collaborate and create
  25. 25. © 2013 Project Tomorrow Bonus: Texas parents, teachers and administrators are using social media, also! Social MediaTools Parents Teachers Principals Texting 89% 80% 90% Twitter 15% 13% 21% YouTube 18% 16% 22% Games 4% 3% 3% Facebook 60% 56% 51% Skype 44% 46% 49%
  26. 26. 17% 14% 29% 9% 48% 50% 50% 35% 55% 73% 54% 43% 57% 89% 47% 41% Cell Phone Smartphone Tablet Digital Reader K-2 Gr 3-5 Gr 6-8 Gr 9-12 © 2013 Project Tomorrow 2. Texas students are multi-mobilists
  27. 27. © 2013 Project Tomorrow “My home internet access is through a mobile, 3G/4G device” Grade 6-8 59% Grade 9-12 70%  Weekly Internet access for homework? 69% of Texas high school students Perspectives on out of school Internet access is changing – even in Texas 2. Texas students are multi-mobilists
  28. 28. Growth in mobile device access by parents 5% 49% 32% 73% 90% 35% 2008 2012 Tablets Smartphones Cellphones © 2013 Project Tomorrow 3. Changing views on mobile learning
  29. 29. The mobilist parents – are you ready for them? Nat’l Texas Smartphones 73% 82% Tablets 49% 53% Digital readers 37% 38% 47% of Texas parents want their school or child’s teacher to communicate with them via text message (37% nationwide) 3. Changing views on mobile learning © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  30. 30. (c) Project Tomorrow 2013 48% 50% 50% 57% 60% 57% 55% 52% 77% 53% 63% 64% 48% 84% 59% Personalizes learning Increases student engagement Improves school to home communications Provides way for students to review materials anytime Extends learning beyond school day Principals Teachers Parents Bonus: Benefits of mobile devices for schoolwork
  31. 31. New Speak Up Question on the 2012 survey: Parents: What if there were two classes – one allowed use of student owned devices and one did not . . . . How likely is it that you would want your child in the class that allowed the devices? 4. The BYOD story © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  32. 32. New Speak Up Question: How likely is it that you would want your child in the class that allowed the devices? Result: 70% of Texas parents said it was likely – they want their child in that “mobile using class” (47% said very likely!) © 2013 Project Tomorrow 4. The BYOD story
  33. 33. Bonus: The BYOD/BYOT trend – what a difference a year makes! Policy/Position Admin 2011 Admin 2012 Do not allow 52% 37% Discretion of building principal 16% 21% Discretion of teacher 21% 32% We provide devices 13% 18% Evaluating BYOD/T 19% 28% BYOD/T in place 17% 30% (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  34. 34. Students’ Philosophy: it just makes sense to use different devices for different tasks Create a presentation? Communicate w/peers & teacher? Read a book or article? Take notes in class? © 2013 Project Tomorrow 5. Texas students are tech trendsetters
  35. 35. Students’ Philosophy: it just makes sense to use different devices for different tasks Create a presentation? Laptop Communicate w/peers & teacher? Smartphone Read a book or article? Tablet Take notes in class? Laptop © 2013 Project Tomorrow 5. Texas students are tech trendsetters
  36. 36. © 2013 Project Tomorrow Obstacles, barriers, challenges How has this changed in the past ten years? From 2003 to 2012 ….. 6. Today’s students still face obstacles using technology at school for learning
  37. 37. Top obstacles in 2003 1. Internet too slow 2. Filters & firewalls 3. Not enough computers 4. Computers are old 5. Software is old © 2013 Project Tomorrow Speak Up 2012 National Findings From Chalkboards toTablets Obstacles to using tech @ school
  38. 38. Top obstacles in 2003 1. Internet too slow 2. Filters & firewalls 3. Not enough computers 4. Computers are old 5. Software is old Top obstacles in 2012 1. Filters & firewalls 2. Cannot access my social media 3. Cannot use my mobile 4. Too many rules! 5. Cannot use texting © 2013 Project Tomorrow Speak Up 2012 National Findings From Chalkboards toTablets Obstacles to using tech @ school
  39. 39. Top obstacles in 2003 1. Internet too slow 2. Filters & firewalls 3. Not enough computers 4. Computers are old 5. Software is old Top obstacles in 2012 1. Filters & firewalls 2. Cannot access my social media 3. Cannot use my mobile 4. Too many rules! 5. Cannot use texting © 2013 Project Tomorrow Speak Up 2012 National Findings From Chalkboards toTablets Obstacles to using tech @ school Access to school tools! Access to my tools!
  40. 40. Texas parents say: Not enough computers for every child to use 38% Tech use is too teacher dependent 30% Class or school info on portal is not updated 27% © 2013 Project Tomorrow Bonus: Texas parents have concerns about tech use at their child’s school also!
  41. 41. I have taken an online class: Nat’l Texas For work or job training 43% 51% For an academic/college program 29% 32% To learn new skills 22% 26% To explore a hobby 13% 17% For traffic school 7% 18% 23% who have not taken an online class would like to! Parents have first hand experiences with online learning 8. Online learning for all © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  42. 42. A “must have” for the ultimate school: Nat’l Texas Students Gr 9-12 46% 44% Students Gr 6-8 41% 42% Students Gr 3-5 38% 37% Parents 36% 37% Administrators 51% 45% Students and parents want more online learning! © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  43. 43. Why take an online class? For high school students, traditional reasons are important such as scheduling and college credit. For middle school students, it’s about changing the learning paradigm. For all students, potential for personalization of learning is highly valued – more today than ever before. © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  44. 44. © 2013 Project Tomorrow Personalization benefits Students Grades 9-12: 2009 Students Grades 9-12: 2012 I would be in control of my learning 40% 57% I could work at my own pace 51% 56% It would be easier for me to review course materials as often as I wish 29% 46% I would have a greater sense of independence 28% 42% It would be easier for me to be successful in class 28% 35% Bonus: Online learning – it is all about personalization!
  45. 45. Types used in the classroom: Nat’l Texas  Videos found online 47% 46%  Games 30% 36%  Skill-based software 30% 34%  Online curriculum 21% 38%  Online textbooks 21% 30%  Animations 20% 22%  Real time data 20% 23% 8. Leveraging digital content to create new learning environments (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  46. 46. New question area for Speak Up this year – who is flipping? Experience with flipped learning Texas Teachers Texas Principals (about their teachers) Did this – with my own videos 3% 18% Did this – with online videos 5% 20% I’m interested in this 13% 25% Concern: student home access 52% 51% Concern: need PD in creating videos 25% 28% Concern: need PD in finding videos 19% 24% Concern: need PD in what to do in class 17% 26% (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  47. 47. Bonus: What Texas teachers say they need: their wish list for PD Using tech to differentiate instruction 45% Use tech for formative assessments 23% Using a tablet within instruction 31% How to id mobile apps for classroom use 30% How to id quality digital content 30% How to use games within instruction 28% How to create videos of my lessons 22% (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  48. 48. Imagine you are designing the ultimate school for today’s students, what technologies would have the greatest impact on learning? Do we have a shared vision for digital learning? © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  49. 49. © 2013 Project Tomorrow Do we have a shared vision of the future of digital learning inTexas? 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% Online classes Use own mobile device Games Digital textbooks Social media tools Tablets Schoolwide Internet Principals Teachers Parents Students
  50. 50. © 2013 Project Tomorrow What does your district chart look like? Do you have a shared vision of the future of digital learning within your district? 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Online classes Use own mobile device Games Digital textbooks Social media tools Tablets Schoolwide Internet Principals Teachers Parents Students
  51. 51.  Continuing “digital disconnects”  Spectrum of digital native-ness  24/7 access redefined  Inadequacy of the 1-to-1 paradigm  Everyone needs a personal learning network  Responsible use vs. acceptable use  Blurring of informal & formal learning lines Key trends that we are watching …. (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  52. 52.  Collaborations driving 21st century skills  Game-ification momentum – learning as process  Students as content producers  Changing ideas for assessment  It’s really all about productivity!  Maximizing personalized learning  Emergence of Free Agent Learners! Key trends that we are watching …. (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  53. 53. 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 More Speak Up? www.tomorrow.org © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  54. 54. Quick Facts about Speak Up 2013 © 2013 Project Tomorrow Surveys open from Oct 2 thru Dec 20 Surveys: K-12 students, parents, teachers, librarians, principals, district admin, tech leaders, community members Special questions for Texas! PT support team: Jenny and Monique Data back to you in February Congressional briefings/national reports in April/May
  55. 55. What’s new for Speak Up 2013? © 2013 Project Tomorrow New question topics New survey: community members Password or secret word not required for survey taking All schools registered already!
  56. 56. Your thoughts, comments, questions (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  57. 57. Julie Evans Project Tomorrow jevans@tomorrow.org 949-609-4660 x15 Twitter: JulieEvans_PT and SpeakUpEd Copyright Project Tomorrow 2013 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. © 2013 Project Tomorrow
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