Resources for Teachers
The www.techreadiness.net Web site is used by county, district, and school technology personnel to enter information about the technology available for online assessments at the school-level. A user login is required to use the system. Contact your district's information technology office if you need a user account.
TRT January 2013 New Features
An overview of the new features in the TRT released in January 2013 including device and network readiness reports, "school complete" checkbox, and school exception reports.
TRT Fall 2012 - What's New
An overview of the changes for the fall 2012 data collection window. The fall 2012 window closes on December 14, 2012.
Frequently Asked Questions
CDE-authored TRT FAQs (Updated 17-Jan-2013)
Frequently asked questions (FAQs) authored by the California Department of Education (CDE) regarding the use of the Technology Readiness Tool.
Data Collection Specifications
TRT Import File Layouts
File import layouts, templates, and samples for devices, school readiness survey questions, and user accounts.
TRT Parameters - Fall 2012
A list of parameters or data elements that will be collected by the tool for the fall 2012 data collection.
TRT Training Video - Fall 2012
Video provides a simple demonstration of using the Technology Readiness Tool with a focus on the fall 2012 data collection window.
TRT Training Video - Spring 2012
Video provides a simple demonstration of using the Technology Readiness Tool showing the basics of using the TRT with a focus on the spring 2012 data collection window.
Pearson Tech Readiness Tool Resources
Quick Start Guides, FAQs, Training Module, and file layouts/templates created by the Pearson, the software developer of the Technology Readiness Tool.
Data Collection Summary Reports
Spring 2012 Summary
A statewide summary of the information collected by the Technology Readiness Tool for the spring 2012 data collection window.
Key Local Considerations (PDF)
This document addresses some of the considerations and/or local decisions that district and school staff may need to include in their transition planning or in their determinations of local readiness for the online delivery of statewide or other high-stakes assessments.
671 Children's Books
Smarter Balanced Assessment
Latest information about new generation of English-language arts and mathematics assessments.