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  • 1. National Education Technology Plan 2010 EDIT 654 OL Christine Lasagne
  • 2. Executive Summary
    • The National Education Technology Plan 2010 (NETP) lays out a model of learning driven by technology with goals in the following areas: learning, assessment, teaching, infrastructure, and productivity.
    • Why Reform?
    • “ Education is the key to America’s economic growth and prosperity and to our ability to compete in the global economy. ”
  • 3.
    • Learning: Use technology to engage and empower. Instruction should be relevant and personalized.
    • Assessment: Technology-based assessments monitor progress, and improve student learning in the moment.
    • Teaching: Use technology to connect educators to data, content, resources, and to each other.
    • Infrastructure: Students and educators will have access to all resources required for learning in the 21 st century.
    • Productivity: Redesign to make more efficient use of time, money, and staff.
  • 4. Introduction
    • Our education system should not only engage and empower, but should prepare all students for future success.
    • Under the Obama administration, a reform is necessary to ensure:
      • 60% of U.S. population will hold a 2 or 4 year degree by 2020.
      • All students will graduate high school ready to succeed in college and careers.
  • 5.
    • Factors influencing reform:
      • Contemporary technology is a driver of change.
      • Both what students need to learn and how they learn have changed.
      • Students must be assessed to improve learning in the moment.
      • Educators must be connected.
      • Learning experiences should be available anytime, anywhere.
  • 6. Learning: Engage and Empower
    • Goal: Use technology to create learning experiences both in and out of school that will prepare students to be creative and active lifelong learners.
    • “ The challenge for our education system is to leverage technology to create relevant learning experiences that mirror students’ daily lives and the reality of their futures.”
  • 7.
    • Instruction must match:
      • What students must learn : Students learning in the 21 st century need to advance in all standard learning domains including technological literacy.
      • How students must learn: Technology will be used to help reach the three types of human learning: factual knowledge, procedural knowledge, and motivational engagement.
      • Where & When students must learn: Technology will allow learning to be continuous and lifelong.
      • Who must learn: Universal Design for Learning created to reach all learners including: Low income, ELL, learners with disabilities, early childhood, adults, and seniors – STEM.
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  • 10. Assessment: Measure What Matters
    • Goal: Technology-based assessments will be used to monitor progress thus improving student learning in the moment.
    • Using this method, educators will be able to measure the progress of each student individually, then cater instruction based on that students’ needs.
  • 11. Benefits of Technology-based Assessments
    • Through simulations, we can assess 21st century skills such as problem solving and critical thinking.
    • Clickers can be used to monitor comprehension throughout lessons.
    • ASSISTment system – web based tutoring system that combines “assistance” and “assessment.”
    • Adaptive assessment used to design learning experiences based on individual learner.
    • Assistive technology makes assessments accessible for all learners.
    • Electronic learning records follow students.
  • 12. Teaching: Prepare and Connect
    • Goal: Technology will allow educators to connect to data, content, resources, and expertise as well as each other in order to provide effective instruction.
    • Why reform?
    • Our current education system is failing to give teachers the tools and professional development they need to succeed.
  • 13. Connected Teaching
    • Technology helps connect
    • to resources:
    • 24/7 access to student data.
    • Allows educators to create engaging learning experiences.
    • Improves instructional practices –
    • Online learning communities emerge connecting the classroom to the outside world.
    • Technology helps connect
    • to each other:
    • Social networking helps publicize teachers work.
    • Online systems engage educators in collaboration and builds professional communities.
    • Career-long personal learning networks make professional learning timely and relevant.
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  • 15. Infrastructure: Access and Enable
    • Goal: All students and educators will have constant access to all resources required for learning and teaching in the 21 st century.
    • Why reform?
    • Move away from traditional learning experiences to those that bring together teachers and students in classrooms, labs, workplaces, homes, etc. – anywhere internet access is available.
  • 16. Sound Infrastructure Facilitates Learning
    • Adequate wireless coverage in and out of school.
    • Students and educators must have access devices - laptops, eReaders, mobile phones, portable digital players, etc.
    • Open educational resources (OER) widely available for use.
    • Interoperability standards.
    • Cloud computing.
  • 17. Productivity: Redesign and Transformation
    • Goal: Redesign instructional processes while using technology to improve learning and make more efficient use of time, money, and staff.
    • Why reform?
    • It has become evident that we will not achieve success by simply spending more money. We must redesign and spend wisely!
  • 18. Steps to Redesign
    • DOE team identifies productivity strategies, then works with others to implement them.
    • Measuring and managing costs – cost accounting.
    • Collect data on current uses of technology in education. Data should determine decisions.
    • Implement both a competency-based approach and student-centered scheduling.
    • Technology-powered programs remove barriers to secondary and postsecondary graduation.
  • 19. R&D: Innovate and Scale
    • Goal: Research the effectiveness of educational technology before, during, and after products and services have been deployed.
    • Why reform?
    • Research is being done after the fact – when it’s too late to make any major improvements.
  • 20. New Approach to R&D
    • Continue to provide competitive grants.
    • Transfer existing and innovative technology into education.
    • Support & sustain current R&D occurring at the National Science Foundation.
    • Create a new organization to serve the public.
  • 21. Reference