New Dashboard Measures Schools' Digital Learning Readiness
Group has introduced a new digital dashboard
tool designed to help K-12 schools assess the quality of their digital learning
program, known as the TRAx Digital Readiness
dashboard, is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) product to assess schools'
and districts' readiness and implementation in digital learning and
technology readiness for online assessment.
has a two-part
focus: readiness and implementation. By collecting data from all
(students, parents, teachers, school administrators and IT
Digital Learning provides information on a school's digital learning
and its digital learning implementation.
digital readiness is a measure of a school's capacity to implement
learning successfully. The TRAx tool evaluates a school's progress in
establishing a vision for digital learning and whether the tools are in
for successful implementation. Digital implementation is a measure of
deployment of digital learning in classrooms. Then it measures a
ability to move planning into actions that achieve the vision for
learning that has been articulated.
provides a calculation of readiness and implementation progress across
instruction and assessment;
and privacy; and
in specific ratings to help schools understand their readiness and
of implementation. Data collection is automated with interactive
reports provided through a digital dashboard.
years, we have
seen our partners in K-12 education use incomplete or irrelevant data
their digital learning progress," said Metiri Group Senior Associate
Britten. "As of today, these partners have the ability to track and
strategically plan for digital learning policies and practices using
shows the complete picture of digital learning."
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.