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Utah STEM Action Center Releases Exemplar Statewide Program Evaluation

MIND Research Institute

A new bar has been set for state-grants-funded digital math programs evaluation. The Utah STEM Action Center has released its 2020 annual report , which includes the results of their comprehensive statewide program evaluation. What can other states take from this analysis?

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Empowering Community Perspectives in Evaluation Research

Digital Promise

What is equitable evaluation? As funders, government agencies, and service providers become increasingly focused on program evaluation results to make evidence-based decisions, evaluators and other researchers seek to answer this question. Why does equitable evaluation matter? .


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Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® Assessment Named to the Georgia Department of Education Approved List of Gifted Identification Screeners

eSchool News

August18, 2022— The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) has added Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready Assessment for Grades K–12 to its approved list of Gifted EducationAssessment Measuresto identify students’ eligibility for gifted education programs in the achievement domain. NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., About Curriculum Associates.

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CoSN 2019: How to Design an Effective K–12 Technology Evaluation Program

EdTech Magazine

Proper technology evaluation is a crucial element to digital innovation , said Baule, speaking at Consortium for School Networking’s 2019 annual conference. Assessments can be used to make programs more cost-effective, improve implementation, enable replication elsewhere in the district and justify more funding to administrators. .

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Why You Need More Than "One Good Study" To Evaluate EdTech

MIND Research Institute

Different States, Different Assessments: In a single study, only one assessment (state test) is used, so results are specific to that assessment. But assessments differ widely (still) from state to state in level, type, and emphasis. Moreover even within one state, the assessment can change from year to year.

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More than a Checkmark

MIND Research Institute

Savvy practitioners in the field of education should be dissatisfied with this simplistic “checkbox” approach to evaluating program effectiveness. It is time to leave behind that old checkbox mentality and adopt a more comprehensive and useful lens through which to evaluate. Learn more here.

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U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

” This letter marked the launch of the implementation of the first federal program dedicated to ensuring universal access to information and communications technology for improved teaching and learning in the nation’s schools. Rationale for Obama administration FY 2011 program consolidation (i.e.,

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