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  • WHY TECHNOLOGY & LEARNING?

    With changing state and national standards, this module provides a simple, evidence-based view into technology tools and programs that enhance student learning.  Additional benefits for schools include:

    • Improved student achievement as measured by state tests and college & career readiness
    • Advanced teacher readiness to implement digital age curriculum initiatives
    • More holistic, annual views of the impact of educational technology in over-time comparisons and school-specific trends
    • Increased cost-savings through resource and program scaling
    • Better curricular design that ensures that students are learning the skills they need for college and career readiness
    • Improved results from professional development because of targeting teacher gaps
    • Elevated supervisory conversations because of the analysis used to support those discussions
    • Increased personalization and customization of curriculum, instruction and assessment built on on evidence.

BrightBytes District Reports

  • Curriculum 2018 Report

    Classrooms that prepare students for college and career seamlessly integrate technology into daily instruction in a way that intentionally sca􏰃olds students’ technology skills. Although today’s students are digital natives with many skills in social networking, the majority of them are not social learners with the ability to apply complex technology skills to everyday challenges.

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  • Professional Development 2018 Report

    Effective professional development for teachers can have an enormous impact on teaching and learning in an organization. However, professional development experiences for teachers must be sustained and of high quality for improved learning outcomes to be realized.

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  • 21st Century Learning 2018 Report

    21st Century Learning requires organizations to meet the current requirements of our standardized tests while also striving to achieve the 4Cs: communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking. The skills needed for success in college and career are becoming increasingly complex, and schools must rise to meet new demands.

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  • SAMR 2018 Report

    Created by Ruben Puentedura, the SAMR model asks teachers if they are leveraging technology to plan and implement “highly e􏰃ective learning that was previously inconceivable in traditional classrooms.” Speci􏰇cally, SAMR provides teachers, schools,and districts with a re􏰁ective tool to monitor technology integration implementation.

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  • Infrastructure at Home 2018 Report

    Students who are able to access technology at home can engage in anytime, anywhere learning. However, gaps in technology access often exist.

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  • Infrastructure at School 2018 Report

    Teachers who have difficulty getting access to high quality computers for students when needed are much less likely to plan and implement classroom activities that include digital communication, digital collaboration, digital creativity, and critical thinking.

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  • Technology Support 2018 Report

    High quality, speedy, educative technology support is the catalyst for teachers trying new instructional techniques that employ technology. These environmental factors can overcome the lack of confidence that teachers have with technology.

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  • Supervisory 2018 Report

    In schools that support 21st Century Learning, leaders regularly engage teachers in observations, class visits, and discussions about best practices for teaching with technology. However, many teachers do not feel that their school is making 21st Century Learning a priority.

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  • Parent 2018 Report

    Your child’s school is using the CASE framework to help guide its efforts with technology for learning. Inside are three highlights pulled from the school’s CASE data. These insights can be helpful conversation starters when talking with your child’s teachers about technology in the classroom.

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