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Roosevelt Elementary
West Bloomfield

1. Hardware: High Tech
2. Connectivity: Mid Tech
3. Content: High Tech
4. Professional Development: Mid Tech
5. Integration and Use: Low Tech

Based on an average of your responses, your school is at the Mid Tech level.


Mid Tech Educational Benefits:
  • Improve higher-order critical thinking with access to multimedia content
  • Master basic skills through drill and tutorial software
  • Greater information resources available for research and education from Internet and CD-ROM
  • Most students/teachers able to communicate with parents, experts, other students and teachers outside the school

Summary of your answers:
Questions: Your answers:
1 How many students per instructional computer? (c) 5 or less
2 How long does it take to receive technical support? (a) Takes several days
3 What percent of instructional rooms and administrative offices connected to the Internet? (c) 75% or more
4 What is the quality of your school's connection to the Internet? (d) Direct connectivity in all classrooms with adequate bandwidth to prevent delays
5 What is the use and availability of other forms of hardware technology? (d) There is broad use of a wide variety of other technologies such as VCRs, cable TV, telephones, voicemail, random access video, personal digital assistants, two way video conferencing, projection devices, digital cameras, scanners, portals, calculators, thin clients, servers, etc.
6 What forms do delivery and format of professional development take? (b) *Trainer-led instruction *Embedded help within applications
7 What percent of the technology budget is allocated to professional development? (a) Less than 10%
8 What is the understanding and use of digital content by educators? (b) *100% at adaptation phases *Some begin to use with students
13 What is the content budget allocation to purchase digital content? (a) Use some supplemental instructional materials funds only
9 Software format: (d) Full range of digital content and tools structured to support production and collaboration
10 What is the role of the role of educator and degree to which digital content is integrated into instruction? (c) * Teacher facilitated in local or distant classrooms *Fully integrate into instruction and use for research, planning, multimedia presentations and simulations, and to correspond and communicate
11 Do the students employ digital content to enhance learning? (d) Digital content changes the learning process, allowing for greater levels of collaboration, inquiry, analysis and creativity
12 What percentage of students are using digital content and what is their frequency of use? (a) *50% or more *Weekly
14 How does technology help student achievement and 21st century skills? (d) Demonstrate improved student achievement and mastery of the full range of 21st century skills
15 What percent of your school or district aligns standards, curriculum, assessment and/or uses technology for continuous improvement? (a) 25% align standards, curriculum and assessment using technology
16 What percent of your school or district integrates digital strategies into assessment and/or measures 21st century skills? (a) *25% or more beginning to integrate digital strategies into assessment *Limited to use of fixed answer format
17 What percent of students has continuous access to technology? (a) *Some students have access to technology to reinforce basic skills
18 How is research used? (a) Schools inconsistently apply ad hoc research
19 How do administrators use technology? (c) *Use technology to collect data and analyze results *Use technology for data driven decision making
20 How do parents and the community use technology? (c) *Communicate two-way via email, and privacy protected web tools, e.g., to access some school information and resources from home

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