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It seems to me that I heard that Newspapers write on a 7th/8th grade level.
Seems that teachers should have at least this grade level proficiency in
technology.

Jon

On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 3:46 PM, Lauren Parren <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>  Frank, if we should get this conversation going, it would have to include
> you!  Thanks for letting us know.  No one has expressed interest in Wave as
> the format, but if it should happen, it will certainly be discussed here.
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> Lauren Kelley Parren
> ANESU Educational Technology Coordinator
> Mt. Abraham Portfolio Coordinator
> 802-453-2333 x 1119
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>   *School Information Technology Discussion <[log in to unmask]> on
> Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 9:35 AM -0500 wrote:*
> Lauren and others interested in Teacher Technology Proficiency:
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> If you have a discussion about Teacher Technology Proficiency please have
> it here as well as the Wave. I am interested in joining. Several years ago I
> collected information from several sources (Milken, enGage, ACOT, CBAM) to
> develop a developmental model of teacher proficiency using IT in learning
> situations. At that time not too many folks were interested so I never
> finished the work - I retired instead!!
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> Let me know if you get a discussion going.
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> Peace
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> Frank
> On Dec 9, 2009, at 4:23 PM, Lauren Parren wrote:
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> This sounds like a great Wave discussion, doesn't it?
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> Lauren Kelley Parren
> ANESU Educational Technology Coordinator
> Mt. Abraham Portfolio Coordinator
> 802-453-2333 x 1119
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> *School Information Technology Discussion <**[log in to unmask]*<[log in to unmask]>
> *> on Monday, December 07, 2009 at 2:55 PM -0500 wrote:*
> In West Rutland, we faced the same question about a year ago... I did some
> research and concluded 1) "tools" for measuring technology skills are either
> for research and not skills-based or skills-based and not validated; 2) the
> "tools" that are around are out-of-date (severely)-- I showed them to high
> school students and they laughed "who really does that anymore?" was a
> typical response.
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> So... I drafted a list of 30 things that I think are "essential skills" for
> educators, and we have been working from that... the list I put together is
> on Lulu (http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/30skills/7157349) and
> also on my web site (http://hackscience.net/30skills/)
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> I am in the middle of drafting the second edition... I am not sure this is
> what you are looking for, but it is our solution to a similar problem.
>
> -- Dr. Gary L. Ackerman, PhD
> Information Technology & Physics Teacher
> West Rutland School
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> http://westrutlandschool.org
> (802) 438-2288 ext. 240 (classroom)
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joanne Finnegan" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Monday, December 7, 2009 2:11:37 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
> Subject: Teacher Technology Proficiency
>
> Does anyone have technology proficiency requirements of teachers in your
> school or district?  We are considering a "required" check list of skills or
> proficiency and hope to update them based on the new NETS-T.  Of course,
> then we have to decide how to assess these skills, so any information about
> how your district or school does any formal or informal teacher assessment
> of tech skills would be appreciated.  Privately/off list is fine.
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> Thanks in advance.
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> Joanne
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> Joanne Finnegan
> Technology Integration Specialist
> Chittenden East Supervisory Union
> (voice) (802) 858-1728
> (fax) (802) 899-1059
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> *"Let's put our minds together and see what life we can make for our
> children."*
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> Sitting Bull. Lakota Sioux, 1877
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