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Digital Learning - Standards


Standards-based education is the process of basic teaching, learning and assessment that focuses on national, state, and local educational standards. Academic Content Standards are statements of what students are expected to know and be able to do at specified grade levels.

The Oregon Department of Education developed Educational Technology Standards that are aligned to the ISTE Standards for Students (formerly NETS*S). Thse standards were adopted at the December 2008 State Board Meeting.

  • Oregon Ed Tech Standards RTF   02/12/2009 (215.08 KB)
    These Ed Tech Standards were adopted at the December 2008 State Board meeting.
  • Alignment and Essential Skills RTF   11/12/2008 (183.03 KB)
    Alignment to National Educational Technology Standards for Students and Addressing Oregon Diploma Essential Skills.
  • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards  External Link  
    This website has links to standards for both students and teachers. ISTE's Standards (formerly NETS) have served as a roadmap for improved teaching and learning by educators throughout the United States. The standards, used in every U.S. state and many countries, are credited with significantly influencing expectations for students and creating a target of excellence relating to technology. For Students and Teachers.

  • Carla Wade eMail (503) 947-5631
    Data, Operations,and Grant Management - Ed. Specialist, Digital Learning, ORVSD