TITLE

Technology Readiness Poses Big Challenge for Schools

PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Education Week;6/13/2012, Vol. 31 Issue 35, Special section p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at U.S. schools' preparation for implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and assessments scheduled for 2014-2015. According to Geoffrey Fletcher from the the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), resources are being developed to help schools with this process. One such resource is the Technology Readiness Tool developed by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) and Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.
ACCESSION #
76618353

 

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