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Prepare to Harness the Potential of K-12 Digital Assessment

Published: 15 May 2019

ID: G00389488

Analyst(s): Kelly Calhoun Williams


Digital assessment is proving to be a foundational technology for K-12 educational institutions preparing for a digital future. The K-12 CIO must understand the importance of digital assessment capabilities and how they can be leveraged to improve instructional outcomes and deliver results.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Target Enablement of Digital Assessment as a Strategic Priority
    • Tactical
    • Instructional
    • Strategic
  • Evaluate Products by Determining If They Will Simply Digitally Enable, Optimize or Transform Current Assessment Practices
    • Digital Enablement
    • Optimization
    • Transformation
  • Increase Flexibility by Demanding Strong Interoperability Capabilities and Data Standards
  • Invest Sufficient Time in Training Staff to Leverage Available Systems and Tools

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