This sounds like a great Wave discussion, doesn't it? ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Lauren Kelley Parren ANESU Educational Technology Coordinator Mt. Abraham Portfolio Coordinator 802-453-2333 x 1119 School Information Technology Discussion <[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validated; 2) the "tools" that are around are out-of-date (severely)-- I 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) > >----- 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 > > >Joanne Finnegan >Technology Integration Specialist >Chittenden East Supervisory Union >(voice) (802) 858-1728 >(fax) (802) 899-1059 > > > > >This e-mail may contain information protected under the Family >Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). If this e-mail contains >student information and you are not entitled to access such information >under FERPA, please notify the sender. Federal regulations require that >you destroy this e-mail without reviewing it and you may not forward it >to anyone.