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WestEd. WestEd is a research, development, and service agency that works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults. A Call to Arms for Technological Literacy. Presented by Steve Schneider, Ph.D.

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WestEd

WestEd is a research, development, and service agency that works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults.

A Call to Arms for Technological Literacy

Presented by Steve Schneider, Ph.D.

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WestEd’s Mission

WestEd is a research, development, and service agency that works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults.

WestEd is a research, development, and service agency that works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults.

identifying the need
Identifying the Need
  • In August 2008, the National Assessment Governing Board commissioned a group of experts in the field of technology to develop a Technological Literacy Issues Paper that:
    • identifies the major issues relevant to the development of a first ever Technological Literacy Framework for NAEP, and
    • offers recommendations for their resolution.
technological literacy
Technological Literacy

WestEd is a research, development, and service agency that works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults.

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2012 Technological Literacy Framework

Develop the recommended framework and specifications for NAEP Technological Literacy 2012 in grades 4, 8, and 12. The assessment will be entirely computer-based.

Recommend grade level(s) for the “probe” assessment in 2012.

Recommend important background variables associated with student achievement in Technological Literacy that should be included in NAEP Assessment .

WestEd is a research, development, and service agency that works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults.

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Why should you care?

  • Quality of Schools
    • Access, Adequacy, and Equity in Education Technology
    • Evidence shows that technology improves efficiency among educators and increases motivation in students
  • Quality of workforce readiness
    • The skills, knowledge and expertise students should master to succeed in work and life in the 21st century

WestEd is a research, development, and service agency that works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults.

outreach efforts
Outreach Efforts

WestEd is a research, development, and service agency that works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults.

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How can you help?

  • Corporation’s opportunity to make a difference by:
    • Attending an outreach webinar
    • Host a public forum
    • Go to website www.naeptech2012 and provide feedback on the Technological Literacy Framework draft

WestEd is a research, development, and service agency that works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults.

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For More Information

NAEP Technological Literacy Project

WestEd is a research, development, and service agency that works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults.

www.naeptech2012.org

National Assessment Governing Board

www.nagb.org

NAEP

nces.ed.gov/NATIONSREPORTCARD