2004 Survey Results for Hyndman Middle-Senior High School Prepared by David A. Lewis February 24, 2005
What is NetDay? A national, education technology nonprofit Mission: to connect every child to a brighter future through networking Began in 1996 as a school wiring initiative Driving force: John Gage of Sun Microsystems 50,000 volunteers wired 25% of the schools in California in one day!
Why Speak Up Day? To give a voice to all stakeholders in the educational community To frame a new conversation around education and technology To mobilize thousands of students to share their ideas about the effective use of technology for learning. The quality of education for all students is enhanced by these contributions.
Speak Up Day for Students October – November 2004 166,000 K-12 students submitted surveys 130 Hyndman Students responded –53% of school population Sharing their ideas about using technology –for learning and for fun. Students spoke out to decision makers
2004 Survey Results Highlights compare Hyndman’s numbers to national percentages
All of Grade 7; Approx. 50% of Grades 8,9,10, & 12
How is the Data Used? NetDay will publish a national report of the findings The data will be shared with national, state, and local policymakers Used to inform the new National Education Technology Plan Schools have used student data from Speak Up Day to support bond issues, create student planning groups, and update technology plans
District Uses Districts plan to use the data to engage teachers, administrators, and the community in conversations about technology use and education. Many districts have scheduled their annual technology planning committee meetings around the release of the data. Many districts are using the data to inform budgetary decisions. Read more about Speak Up Day in eSchool News!
Speak Up Day Sponsors BellSouth Foundation and BellSouth Corp. Complete list of sponsors: –www.netday.org/speakup_our_partners.htmwww.netday.org/speakup_our_partners.htm