TECHNOLOGY STANDARDS FOR TEACHERSNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY STANDARDS FOR TEACHERS (NETS-T)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMPONENTS• Standards for teachers o NETS-T: NETS-T is an acronym for National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers o Skills-specific standards for teachers
INTRODUCTION TO NETS-T ISTE CEO Don Knezek Discusses the NETS
STANDARDS FOR TEACHERS (NETS-T)VERSUS INDIANA ACADEMIC STANDARDS• I thought Indiana academic standards were for students?• Why should I care about standards for my technology use as a teacher?
I thought Indiana academic standards were forstudents? Indiana Academic Standards describe the knowledge and skills students should acquire at each grade-level in a subject-area. Teachers should be aware of these standards as they guide what should be taught/ learned in class.
I thought Indiana academic standards were forteachers? The NETS-T (National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers) describe the skill-sets of teachers. They specify what knowledge, skills and dispositions a well-performing teacher should have.
Why should I care about standards for mytechnology use as a teacher?• Academic vs. Professional standards o Academic “content” standards • Led by (state or federal) government or subject-specific professional organizations (NCTM, NSTA, NCTE, etc.) • Examples of content standards (for K-12 students) - State Common Core Standards (SCCS) – LA / Math - Indiana State Academic Standards • Teachers are expected to bring their students academically to such levels o Teacher professional standards (teacher professionalism) • Standards on teacher technology use (e.g., NETS-T) • Professional teachers should be able to perform as such in the field
National Educational Technology Standards forTeachers (NETS-T), WHAT ARE THEY?1. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity2. Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments3. Model Digital Age Work and Learning4. Promote Digital Responsibility and Citizenship5. Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership
National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS-T), WHAT ARE THEY?Open the page NETS-T FOR TEACHERS 2008Think-Pair-Share (5 minutes):1. Get into groups of 3-4 (one group for each standard)2. Choose a group leader3. Read the standard you assigned in detail.4. Write down three important points. Hint: Think about the keywords mentioned in the standard and provide us a short example/demonstration. What can be done to meet the standard assigned to your group?5. Your group leader will share them with the class.
NETS-T & W200Let’s have a look at some sample e-Portfolio NETS-T Standardspage. Click HERENow, open your e-Portfolio > NETS-T page. Think about how youare going to complete the page through out the semester.