State Educational Technology Directors Association is a public charity devoted to assisting states in strategic planning for using educational technology to improve learning. The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) is a collaboration of states developing an assessment system designed to measure the full depth and breadth of the Common Core State Standards. This grant would enable SBAC to help teachers better utilize the Smarter Balanced Digital Library to incorporate the Common Core standards into their instruction, and to evaluate, in real-time during instruction, the degree to which students are mastering the content.
About the Grantee
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Grants to this Grantee
for awareness building and technical assistance in support of K-12 OER implementations
With this grant, the State Educational Technology Directors Association would continue to advance the OER movement and institutionalize it in K-12 education, emphasizing the role of the states and state education agencies. By raising awareness and providing technical assistance, the organization will help states transform their policies to integrate digital resources and OER into their systems and processes.
for building awareness of and providing technical assistance to K-12 OER projects
This professional organization offers technical assistance to state education agencies. This grant would support ongoing efforts to raise awareness and build coalitions to advance and institutionalize OER in K-12 schools. B. Increased Learning Gains
for an enhanced and sustainable digital representation of the Common Core standards
This proposal addresses the need for a common digital data structure to support widespread use of materials being created in conjunction with the Common Core State Standards. The grantee would partner with the nation’s two assessment development consortia to ensure that their work can be implemented and sustained long-term and that U.S. Department of Education requirements are met. We would share the cost of this project with the Gates and Carnegie foundations.