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Perhaps use the Vermont Technology Standards for 7/8th Grade.




On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 8:43 AM, Frank J. Watson <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> You are right!! The problem is deciding and agreeing what that level is in
> terms of teachers using IT and then how to get  folks to that level.
>
> Frank
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>  On Dec 11, 2009, at 1:22 AM, [log in to unmask] wrote:
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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
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> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 3:46 PM, Lauren Parren <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>>  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:
>>
>>
>> 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
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> 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/)
>>
>> 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
>> [log in to unmask]
>> 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.
>>
>> Thanks in advance.
>>
>> 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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>> Frank J. Watson
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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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>   Frank J. Watson
> 1 Lochend Ln.
> Cheraw,SC 29520
> 843.537.2770
>
> *"Let's put our minds together and see what life we can make for our
> children."*
>
> Sitting Bull. Lakota Sioux, 1877
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