Schools in the Year 2020

Main

Assessment

04/15/2015

States administer Smarter Balanced Computer Adaptive Summative Assessment .

Systems

Infrastructure Upgrade

2012

Districts take note that they will have to upgrade infrastructure to be prepared for computer adaptive testing and start to look for solutions.

Access

2015

Wifi is pushed from the schools out to the home making free public internet access available to students and other community members 24-7.

Anytime Anywhere Learning

2019

The traditional classroom and school day as we know it no longer exists. Students are able to engage in learning units from home or school throughout the day or night.

Collaboration

Collaboration

2013

IT and Instruction departments work together to build systems that will support not only the SBAC assessment but ongoing use of technology in every classroom every day.

Fluid Regrouping

08/30/2016

Teachers see themselves as responsible for all students and regroup according to strengths and needs.

Professional Development

Common Core Introduced

2012

Professional development on Common Core standards compels teacher to develop their technology skills.

Teachers Seek Help

01/07/2013

Teachers embrace the necessity for digital professional development.

Classroom Instruction

4Cs

03/04/2013

Classroom work focuses on critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication.

Technology Integration

08/01/2013

All teachers integrate technology in their practice and in their students practice.

One to World

08/05/2013

Each student has access to his or her own device.

Differentiation

08/04/2014

Learning is customized according to each student.

BYOD

08/03/2015

Students are not only allowed but encouraged to bring and use their own device at school.

Role of Teacher Redesigned

08/06/2018

Teachers become educational coaches.