In this post, you will find information regarding…
1. Celebrating Digital Learning Day with the release of the Speak Up 2013 Data
2. The Launch of the Speak Up For Higher Education survey “Tomorrow’s Teachers Speak Up!”
3. Speak Up in the News
-The Project Tomorrow team
In celebration of Digital Learning Day
we will be releasing the Speak Up 2013 data results
to all participating schools and districts beginning February 5, 2014. Digital Learning Day is about giving every child the opportunity to learn in a robust digital environment everyday, with the goal of success in college and career. It is our hope that you will use your Speak Up 2013 data results to stimulate new conversations about the value of digital learning, and in particular, to underscore the importance of including the views of your stakeholders – students, parents and educators – in these vital discussions.
Speak Up 2013 Final Counts:
403,292 Total Surveys Taken
Students: 325,279 Teachers & Librarians: 39,986 Parents: 32,151 Administrators: 4,530 Members of the community: 1,346
Our top participants:
Texas with 79,540 participants
California with 50,081 participants
Alabama with 34,099 participants
Indiana with 32,381 participants
North Carolina 26,635 participants
Klein ISD, TX
McAllen ISD, TX
Weslaco ISD, TX
Shelby County School District, AL
Fairfax County Public Schools, VA
North Carolina Virtual School, NC
Weslaco High School, TX
Newport Harbor High, CA
Memorial High School, TX
Florida Virtual School, FL
A special thank you goes out to all the students, teachers, administrators, parents, community members, as well as our school, district, state and partner contacts who participated in making this year’s survey such a success! Without you all Speak Up would not be possible!
Calling all future teachers and teacher educators!
Participate in the Speak Up for Higher Education “Tomorrow’s Teachers Speak Up” survey beginning February 5th and share your ideas about teaching with the nation!
Project Tomorrow is facilitating a special online survey for college students in teacher preparation programs to collect and report on the views of the next generation of teachers about the use of technology within instruction.
Participation is open to all students in teacher preparation programs both at the undergraduate and graduate level, teacher education faculty within Schools of Education, as well as career changers in special programs.
Colleges, universities and programs that promote the surveys to their students will receive a free online report with the national data findings as well as institutional results.
About Tomorrow’s Teachers Speak Up!
▪ Online Surveys will open for input on February 5, 2014 in celebration of Digital Learning Day and run through May 16, 2014.
▪ All information is 100% confidential. The surveys take less than 20 minutes to complete.
▪ Why participate? This is a unique opportunity for America’s next generation of teachers to “speak up” about their views on their career choice and share their ideas about how to leverage technology within learning. Have a voice in national and state policies for education by participating in Tomorrow’s Teachers Speak Up!
▪ A national report on the survey findings will be released in fall 2014 in a special Congressional Briefing in Washington DC. Results will be shared with policymakers, academic research organizations and media.
▪ Survey question topics include: learning and teaching with technology, 21st century skills, online and blended learning, flipped classrooms, mobile devices, digital and online textbooks, writing with technology, games and professional development.
Speak Up in the News
A special thank you to Kari Arfstrom with the Flipped Learning Network
for sharing our Speak Up 2012 data results on flipped learning to be included in the segment!
Thank you for your interest and continued support of Speak Up! Be sure to stay updated on all things Speak Up by following us on Facebook
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If you have any questions please feel free to contact our Speak Up Operations Manager, Jenny Hostert, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or via phone at 949/609-4660 ext. 17.