greg.collver's blog en ESD Comprehensive Studies Results are Released <p><strong><font face="Arial" color="#000000">Superintendent Castillo Releases Studies</font> <font face="Arial">Aimed at Improving Partnership between State, School Districts and Education Service Districts</font></strong> </p><p><br /><strong><font face="Arial" size="2" color="#000000">SALEM --</font></strong> <font face="Times New Roman" color="#000000">State Schools Superintendent has released the results of two comprehensive studies aimed at improving service from Oregon’s Education Service Districts. The studies were commissioned by the Annenberg Institute and the Gibson Consulting Group.</font></p><p><a href="">read more</a></p> Administrative Services Tue, 20 Feb 2007 20:31:51 +0000 greg.collver 105 at Technology Standards for Teachers and Students <p>I am interested in discussing the subject of Technology Standards for teachers and students. Standards can focus and encourage staff and student improvement by specifying the goals. How are the districts using the existing national technology standards to plan for staff and student improvement? </p><p>Current Technology Standards: </p><ul><li><a href="" target="_blank">ODE - Oregon Technology Standards for Students</a> <br /></li><li><a href="">ODE - Instructional Technology Common Curriculum Goals</a></li><li><a href="" target="_blank">National Education Technology Standards for Students, Teachers and Administrators</a><p><a href="">read more</a></p> Technology Mon, 29 Jan 2007 21:13:45 +0000 greg.collver 91 at Oregon K-12 Online Forum <p><font size="2"><font color="#000080"><font face="Arial">I have been having interesting discussions with others relating to the use of online forums. </font></font></font><font face="Arial" size="2" color="#000080"><span style="font-size: 10pt; color: navy; font-family: Arial">My focus has been trying to find, or promote, the creation of a single sign-on, online forum to discuss a variety of educational and technology topics with other Oregon educators and technology support staff. While this site and the ORVSD site both have excellant discussion groups for their topics, I believe the educational community could benefit from the online discussions on many other topics of interest. Is anyone aware of the existance of such an online forum? Does anyone else agree that this could be a valuable communication tool for the Oregon educational community and its partners?</span></font></p><p><a href="">read more</a></p> Technology Fri, 26 Jan 2007 18:22:08 +0000 greg.collver 89 at