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Assessing Teachers' Technology Skills


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  • NewThe Technology in My Life survey from Jamie McKenzie, although older, provides a good example of a personalized approach assessment of technology skills.

  • NewEvaluating Professional Growth and Development
    (http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/educatrs/profdevl/pd500.htm)
    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 Project
    (http://www.uen.org/UTAP/)
    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.

  • Staff Competencies from Winona, MN
    (http://wms.luminet.net/wmstechnology/assessment/staff_tech_assessment.html)
    Checklist of competencies from 1996-97. Staff self-rank.

  • Technology Self-Assessment Tool
    (http://www.isd196.k12.mn.us/departments/technology/sd/sa/assess.html)
    Includes courses offered to address each competency level.

  • Teacher rubric for Internet Skills (http://www.ga.k12.pa.us/curtech/stucours/interubr.htm)

  • Teacher self-rating rubric on Microsoft Office (http://www.ga.k12.pa.us/curtech/stucours/offrubr.htm)

  • Austin 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 Survey (http://www.isd77.k12.mn.us/resources/surveydatabase.html) is considered a standard in the field of teacher assessment for technology. Download the Filemaker file, then follow the instructions.

  • Rubrics for beginning teacher Use of Technology as a Tool (http://www.isd77.k12.mn.us/resources/dougwri/Rubbeg.htm). Convert this to a standard rubric scale and you are ready to gather data!

  • Rubrics for internet use by teachers. (http://www.isd77.k12.mn.us/resources/dougwri/Rubint.htm)

  • Rubrics for advanced teacher Use of Technology in Integration (http://www.isd77.k12.mn.us/resources/dougwri/Rubadv.htm). These rubrics are free to schools as long as you cite Doug Johnson of the Mankato Schools as the source.

  • Assessment rubrics (http://129.7.160.115/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 participation.

  • National 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.

  • Educational Technology:Media for Inquiry, Communication, Construction, and Expression
    (http://www.ed.uiuc.edu/facstaff/chip/taxonomy/) An interesting approach to classifying educational technology, based on Dewey's work.

  • Learning with Profile Tool (http://www.ncrtec.org/capacity/profile/profile.htm)
    Download this 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 In. (http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/edtalk/toc.htm)

  • 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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