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Market Opportunity Profile


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Market Opportunity Profile

  1. 1. Breakout III: Market Requirements Laura Brown
  2. 2. Breakout Objective <ul><li>This session will take in-depth look at typical market requirements for an integrated solution (district and state), Race To The Top Assurances (federal), and federal research supporting a district’s acquisition and implementation of an integrated, end to end solution. These market requirements (district, state, and federal) validate market readiness for Radiant. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Core Requirement Areas <ul><li>Content/Curriculum Management </li></ul><ul><li>Gradebook/Learning Management (data-driven instruction) </li></ul><ul><li>Online Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment & Data Analytics </li></ul><ul><li>Online Professional Development Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Measurement of Teacher Effectiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Student Information </li></ul><ul><li>Parent/Community Learning Portal </li></ul>
  4. 4. Requirement Details <ul><li>Content & Curriculum Management </li></ul><ul><li>Standards Based Curriculum (National, State, District); flexible and adaptable </li></ul><ul><li>Permissions based on roles and groups </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive and Differentiated </li></ul><ul><li>Inclusive of Best Practice Models </li></ul><ul><li>Gradebook/Learning Management (data-driven instruction) </li></ul><ul><li>Prescriptive/data driven </li></ul><ul><li>Provides personalized instruction per student preferences </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations for curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development that adapt to the needs to teachers and students </li></ul><ul><li>Fully integrated Gradebook for online and offline grade reporting </li></ul>
  5. 5. Requirement Details <ul><li>Online Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Online courses which support synchronous and asynchronous learning </li></ul><ul><li>Ability for students to rate courses based on content quality, level of </li></ul><ul><li>engagement, and self assessed effectiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Course includes customizing features for the learner—e.g., modules </li></ul><ul><li>allow for selection of concepts and sequencing, multiple levels of difficulty </li></ul><ul><li>Course includes diagnostic tests to determine learners’ readiness, </li></ul><ul><li>strengths, and areas for improvement and has ability to vary starting points </li></ul><ul><li>based on student readiness performance </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment & Data Analytics </li></ul><ul><li>Supports assessment questions which vary in style to promote higher level thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Customizable assessment bank with effectiveness ratings based on level of difficulty and distracter tracking </li></ul><ul><li>Provides administrators and teachers with multiple views of longitudinal data </li></ul><ul><li>Standard and customizable reports for data trending and informed </li></ul><ul><li>instructional decisions </li></ul>
  6. 6. Requirement Details <ul><li>Online Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>A professional development system, associated with student </li></ul><ul><li>performance results and defined job competencies </li></ul><ul><li>System capable of informing professional development, and </li></ul><ul><li>communicate completion and applied knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Online tracking and reporting of professional development units </li></ul><ul><li>Supports multiple online professional development models and resource types (video, live chat, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Measurement of Teacher Effectiveness </li></ul><ul><li>A performance evaluation system, associated with student </li></ul><ul><li>performance and aligned to job competencies </li></ul><ul><li>System capable of tracking all aspects of teacher recruitment and </li></ul><ul><li>retention tied to student performance results and define job </li></ul><ul><li>competencies </li></ul>
  7. 7. Requirement Details <ul><li>Student Information </li></ul><ul><li>Technology that streamlines administrative functions in the classroom </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attendance, Discipline, Academic Records, Credits </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Automated student scheduling with customizable views </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Community Learning Portal </li></ul><ul><li>Provide parents with suggested enrichment activities to support the </li></ul><ul><li>curriculum that their student is experiencing in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Provide parents with near real time access to monitor student work, </li></ul><ul><li>academic progress, collaborate with teachers, and retrieve related </li></ul><ul><li>resources </li></ul>
  8. 8. Race to the Top <ul><li>Four Assurances </li></ul><ul><li>Adopting rigorous standards </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiting and retaining effective teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Turning around chronically low-performing schools </li></ul><ul><li>Building data systems to track student achievement teacher effectiveness </li></ul>
  9. 9. National Educational Technology Plan Essential Question: “ The essential question facing us as we transform the U.S. education system is this: What should learning in the 21st century look like?” Grand Challenge: “ The ultimate grand challenge problem in education: establishing an integrated, end-to-end real-time system for managing learning outcomes and costs across our entire education system at all levels.”
  10. 10. National Educational Technology Plan <ul><li>Proposed Solutions: </li></ul><ul><li>1.0: Design and validate an integrated system that provides real-time access to learning experiences tuned to the levels of difficulty and assistance that optimizes learning for all learners, and that incorporates self-improving features that enable it to become increasingly effective through interaction with learners. </li></ul><ul><li>2.0: Design and validate an integrated system for designing and implementing valid, reliable, and cost-effective assessments of complex aspects of 21st century expertise and competencies across academic disciplines. </li></ul><ul><li>3.0: Design and validate an integrated approach for capturing, aggregating, mining, and sharing content, student learning, and financial data cost-effectively for multiple purposes across many learning platforms and data systems in near real time. </li></ul><ul><li>4.0: Identify and validate design principles for efficient and effective online learning systems and combined online and offline learning systems that produce content expertise and competencies equal to or better than those produced by the best conventional instruction in half the time at half the cost . </li></ul>