A Digital Decade
March 29, 2007
- Equity & Diversity A Digital DecadeTechnology Counts looks back, and ahead, after 10 eventful years.Ed-Tech Policy E-Rate’s Imprint Seen in SchoolsAfter helping wire almost all American schools to the Internet, the 10-year-old program has even greater challenges ahead.Ed-Tech Policy Getting Up to SpeedU.S. schools have come a long way since connecting to the Internet was their chief technology challenge.Education Teaching AssistantsThough some see them as valuable assets, today's high-tech tools have not caught on with many teachers.Classroom Technology E-Learning CurveA boom in online education has school leaders and policymakers struggling to stay one click ahead.IT Infrastructure Information ExchangePosting computer analyses of test results is now common practice in some data-driven public schools.Education About the EPE Research Center’s Annual State Technology SurveyTo assess state policy and practice in educational technology, the EPE Research Center surveyed the chief state technology officials in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia.Education Technology Counts, Times 10Technology Counts has chronicled a 10-year period of momentous growth and change in educational technology.Education How Education Week Graded the StatesFor the Technology Leaders section of Technology Counts 2007, the EPE Research Center collected data on 14 indicators covering three major areas of state technology policy and practice: access, use, and capacity.Assessment Digital Portfolios: An Alternative Approach To Assessing ProgressStudent mastery is being tracked on something other than tests.School & District Management Collecting EvidenceThe focus of the research agenda for school technology has shifted from innovation to effectiveness.Education Outside InterestsYoung people typically plug in to new technology far more often on their own time than in school.Classroom Technology Tracking U.S. TrendsTechnology Counts 2007 looks at the state of technology in K-12 education, with an eye on states' progress over the past 10 years.Education Sources and Notes
TECHNOLOGY LEADERS TABLE
Access to TechnologyEducation Detailed State ReportsThese State Technology Report is a supplement to the 10th edition of Technology Counts, a joint project of Education Week and the Editorial Projects in Education Research Center.