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Using Data to Ensure Students Are Tech Ready
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Presented by Jeff Meyer, Director of Education, Learning.com
Sponsored by Learning.com
National and state standards, as well as a growing number of online assessments, require students to have digital literacy skills. Yet, as educators, we don’t always measure what students know (or don’t know) about those skills to inform our curriculum planning. Understanding the digital literacy skill level of your students at the beginning of the year is a critical first step to creating a plan that will effectively bridge gaps and ensure students are prepared for success.
In this edWebinar, Jeff Meyer, Director of Education for Learning.com, examines the need for standards-aligned assessment data to drive digital literacy programs in schools and districts. Participants learn about varied approaches to assessing digital literacy skills, best practices for gauging proficiency, and sample item types for measuring specific skills.
Elementary and middle school level school and district leaders will benefit from watching this recorded session.
About the Presenter
Jeff Meyer is the director of education for Learning.com and resident product expert for its digital literacy solutions who works to identify best practices for internal and external audiences. Jeff has 34 years of experience working in education as a public school teacher and coach, district curriculum and technology director, and administrator. He is passionate about the need to transform education using data-based, inquiry-driven approaches and digital resources, especially with urban students and educators. Prior to his 11 years of service with Learning.com, Jeff worked in the Austin and Eanes school districts, Education Service Center, and University of Texas at Austin, Texas.
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