Assessing Teachers' Technology Skills
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Seminar Followup Information:
Technology in My Life
survey from Jamie McKenzie, although older, provides a good
example of a personalized approach assessment of technology
Professional Growth and Development
This is a good starting point for a discussion of the need for and
place of assessment. Includes numerous links to other resources.
- The Utah Technology Awareness
has created 4-level rubrics in
8 categories for teachers, technical staff, and administrators. You
can assess your skills online, then see the graph showing your strong
and weak points.
Competencies from Winona, MN
Checklist of competencies from 1996-97. Staff self-rank.
Includes courses offered to address each competency level.
rubric for Internet Skills
self-rating rubric on Microsoft Office
ISD (http://www.austin.isd.tenet.edu/insupport/grant.html) has
developed comprehensive teacher technology competencies, for which
there are application assessments. A thorough list.
- The Mankato
is considered a standard in the field of teacher assessment for
technology. Download the Filemaker file, then follow the
- Rubrics for beginning teacher Use
of Technology as a Tool
this to a standard rubric scale and you are ready to gather data!
- Rubrics for internet
use by teachers.
- Rubrics for advanced teacher Use
of Technology in Integration
rubrics are free to schools as long as you cite Doug Johnson of the
Mankato Schools as the source.
rubrics (http://188.8.131.52/COURSE/INST_5931A/Rubric.html) for
an Internet Course from the University of Houston Clear Lake. These
provide good examples of different aspects of course
Standards for Teachers in Technology Education
(http://www.iste.org/Standards/NCATE/index.html) from ISTE. Several
levels of standards are provided.
- The North
Carolina Technology Competencies for Educators
(http://www.state.nc.us/OFPS/hm/te/techcomp.htm) provides standards
on two levels. In addition, there are self-assessment instruments
that you can print.
Technology:Media for Inquiry, Communication, Construction, and
interesting approach to classifying educational technology, based on
with Profile Tool
and use it in the teacher assessment program. You can ask everyone to
do thier own or use it as a checklist. Measures the level of Engaged
Learning, as described by NCREL's Plugging
- Stages of Concern
Questionnaire Online (http://planet.rtec.org/cbam/)
You can take the SocQ online, then have it scored. It will produce
a chart showing your high and low concern areas. You can also sign up
to have it save and track your scores over a period of time. This is
based on the Concerns Based
Adoption Model. (http://www.isdc.org/CBAM.html)
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