Do Our Students Measure Up? How to Define and Assess Student Technology Proficiency

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Are our students as tech savvy as we think they are? Sure, they can multi-task with iPod, cell phone, YouTube and MySpace, but can they design an effective presentation or create a graph in a spreadsheet? In order for schools to turn out graduates who are proficient in technology, institutions must first have an accurate means of measuring students' technology literacy. Read this eBook to understand how to accurately define and measure technology proficiency to guide your assessment efforts. Discover how districts are using Web-delivered authentic assessment tools to gauge student technology literacy, and how they are using the important data they gain to inform instruction and meet accountability requirements.

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