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State of Ohio Blueprints for Success

Blueprints serve as guides for test construction and provide an outline of the content and skills to be measured on the tests. They contain information about individual tests, including the number of test items, the number of points on the tests and show how the learning standards are grouped in order to report the test results.

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ICT Practices, Social Class and Pedagogy in Swedish Lower Secondary Schools

In Sweden, according to the present curriculum lower secondary schools are responsible for providing and tutoring all students in information and communication technology (ICT) as a tool in the search for knowledge and learning. In this article, it is proposed that schools have different preconditions to fulfill these obligations, depending upon how they integrate ICT into their pedagogical practices.

The ACOT Scale

  Stage Description 1.0 – Entry Learn the basics of using new technology. Currently using basic technology, like displaying a computer screen …


News from ODE / Dr. Richard A. Ross

October 21, 2013 Colleagues: People frequently ask me about changes to Ohio’s graduation requirements. It has been difficult to give a clear …