Technology Literacy Assessment Project (TLAP)

Proposal to Colorado Department of Education
Power Results Grant Program

Appendix A Current District Efforts to Assess Technology Literacy

 

Sample Reporting of TL Assessments across Colorado

District

Type of Assessment

Academy 20

Standards-based grade reports that incorporate TL standards

Adams 12

Limited-response exam, designed within district

Aurora

Limited-response exam, Consortium designed* and student self-rating survey, locally designed

Boulder Valley

Standards-based grade reports that incorporate TL standards

Cherry Creek

Demonstration of TL proficiency within middle school history courses

Denver

Limited-response exam, Consortium designed*

Eagle

Performance-based assessment, designed by Learning.Com

Elizabeth

Limited-response exam, designed by TRAILS^ (Performance-based exam initially used but rejected as too difficult to implement.)

Jefferson County

Limited-response exam, Consortium designed*

Lewis-Palmer

Limited-response exam, Consortium designed*

Mesa County

Student self-assessment, designed within district

Park County

Limited-response exam, Consortium designed*

Roaring Fork

Standards-based grade reports that incorporate TL standards

St. Vrain

Standards-based grade reports (Reading Std 5; Applied Tech)

Thompson

Limited-response exam, Consortium designed*

Valley

Limited-response exam, Consortium designed*

Widefield

Limited-response exam, Consortium designed*

Harrison

Limited-response exam, Consortium designed*

Weld County 1

Student self-assessment, via survey designed within district

Windsor

Performance assessment, designed within district

^ TRAILS Tool for Real-Time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills; http://www.trails-9.org/index.php

* Consortium designed Refers to the assessment created in 2007 by the consortium of Aurora, Denver, Jeffco, Lewis-Palmer, Thompson, and Widefield.