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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Online assessments in 2014-15? Are you ready?

In spring of 2015, Michigan, as well as 25 other states, will launch the first Smarter Balanced assessments for ELA and Math. These assessments will be fully delivered online.

Michigan has set aside $50 million to help districts prepare for online assessment. 

  • What does that mean for you and your district/ISD? 
  • How are you planning on meeting the goal of testing all students online? 
  • Do you have enough bandwidth, connectivity, devices? 
  • Does your District/ISD have the curriculum model to meet these requirements?
MIEM proudly presents
Technology District Readiness Workshop: Get Your Year Started Right
October 10, 2012

Lansing Community College - West Campus
5708 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing, MI 48917 

Cost: $50 for onsite and $40 for attending via video conference. Meals and materials will be provided.

Who should attend? It is recommended that Technology Directors and significant district administrators who are responsible for online assessment of all students. As Technology Directors and others leading the charge in innovation in schools, you need to attend this seminar to understand your role and requirements in the implementation of technology district readiness for your District/ISD.

K12 education is setting up to become one of the larger users of technology, larger than many companies. Technology directors need to be more engaged with the curriculum and how technology is integrated in the classroom. Come hear a panel discussion on how districts have been successful in this crossover.

This workshop will provide you with:
  • Information about how 54321 Michigan! is being implemented and how it will impact your work and how you can stay ahead of the curve.
  • How Technology District Readiness is replacing Technology Planning,how you can give input on the changes and how it will help you.
  • How technology is the driving force for curriculum integration.
  • The very latest information on the 22i Grant.
  • An opportunity to collaborate with your colleagues throughout the state. 
Video conference is available. Please contact Debbie Kopkau to organize a site.

Register online.
Registration form.

1 comment:

  1. I think in this modern era its the best way to check students mathematical skills.Online math help is a great option that fits the bill perfectly. It offers a lot of flexibility in scheduling sessions, in fact the most out of all the tutoring options. Students choose the time to schedule sessions. This means that your tutoring is compatible with your daily activities.