ERIC Number: ED447781
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Jun
The Power of Digital Learning: Integrating Digital Content. The CEO Forum School Technology and Readiness Report, Year Three.
CEO Forum on Education and Technology, Washington, DC.
This report offers a vision for digital learning and focuses on actions that schools, teachers, students, and parents must take to integrate digital content into the curriculum to create the learning environments that develop 21st century skills. Section 1 presents a vision for digital learning. The power of digital learning is discussed in Section 2, including the need for digital learning, the power and potential of digital learning, reasons why digital content is essential to digital learning, digital learning environments, digital learning develops 21st century skills, shifting to digital learning environments, models from the business community, readjustment (expanding the scope of technology integration), the critical importance of professional development, and integrating digital content. The following steps to integrate digital content effectively are presented in Section 3: (1) identify educational goals and link digital content to those objectives; (2) select the student outcomes and performance standards that will be achieved by digital content; and (3) measure and evaluate outcomes against standards and adjust accordingly. This section also includes two recommendations regarding digital content: perform a digital content inventory and increase investment in digital content. Section 4 presents a tool for self-assessment. Appendices include Year 3 statistics, "A Call for Equity," resources to help integrate digital content, ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) and SCANS (Secretary of Labor's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills) skills and standards. (Contains 30 references.) (MES)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: CEO Forum on Education and Technology, Washington, DC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For year two report, see ED 428 747. The STaR chart contains small type that may not be legible.