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Overview

Digital Learning Tab: This current tab provides information and links related to digital learning plans and standards, the adoption of computer science standards and state definitions for personalized learning. Visit the Instructional Materials, Procurement and Professional Learning Tabs for more information on this state.

DIGITAL LEARNING PLANS & STANDARDS

State Digital Learning Plan

Colorado does not have a state digital learning plan.

Colorado has an independent state level educational technology plan which was adopted from the U.S. Department of Education’s plan. The state revises the plan as needed.

State Requirements for District Digital Learning Plans

Colorado does not have requirements for districts for digital learning plans.

Colorado does not require district level educational technology plans, but strongly encourages technology planning.

Digital Learning Standards for Students

Colorado does not have digital learning standards for students.

State Personalized Learning Definition

Colorado does not have a unique state definition for personalized learning.

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Overview

Colorado does not review instructional materials at the state level. Each school district has the authority to choose instructional materials as they deem appropriate to meet educational goals and requirements. The review, selection and implementation of all instructional materials is conducted at the local level.

 

Definitions

Definition for Instructional Materials

Colorado has a definition for instructional materials/textbook.

Includes

Digital

Definition for Open Educational Resources

Colorado does not have a definition for open educational resources.

Definition for Accessible Educational Materials

Colorado does not have a definition for accessible educational materials.

Definition for Accessible Technologies

Colorado does not have a definition for accessible technologies.

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Guidelines and Policies

State Statute - Instructional Materials Adoption

Colorado does not have a statute for the adoption of instructional materials.

State Statute - Requires Implementation of Digital Instructional Materials

Colorado does not have a statute requiring the implementation of digital instructional materials.

State Statute - Allows Implementation of Digital Instructional Materials

Colorado does not have a statute allowing the implementation of digital instructional materials.

State Statute - Online Course Requirement

Colorado does not have a statute requiring students to take an online course prior to graduation.

Guidance Outside of School

Colorado does not provide guidance to LEAs in the use of digital instructional materials outside of the classroom.

Guidance Selection Accessible Digital Instructional Materials

No, our state does not provide information, examples or guidelines to LEAs to support the selection and acquisition of accessible digital instructional materials.

Guidance Selection Accessible Technologies

No, our state does not provide information, examples or guidelines to LEAs to support the selection and acquisition of accessible digital instructional materials.

Guidance Inclement Weather

Colorado does not provide guidance to districts for possible solutions to scheduling issues posed by inclement weather.

State Review Process

Review of Instructional Materials

Colorado does not have a process for the review of instructional materials.

Review of Instructional Materials Outcomes

Colorado does not have a process for the review of instructional materials outcomes.

Posting of Reviewed Instructional Materials

Colorado does not post state reviewed instructional materials.

Districts Required to Purchase State Reviewed Instructional Materials

Colorado does not require districts to purchase state reviewed instructional materials.

Districts Required to Follow State Review Process

Colorado does not require districts to follow the state review process for the review of instructional materials.

Regional Support - Review of Instructional Materials

Colorado does not have an Education Service Agency (ESA) or other regional organization that has a process for the review of instructional materials.

Regional Support - Posting Reviewed Instructional Materials

Colorado does not have an ESA or other regional organization that posts reviewed instructional materials.

Resource Repositories

Content Management System: State Hosted or State Master Contract

Colorado does not have a state hosted content management system or a state master contract for a content management system available to schools and districts.

Learning Management System: State Hosted or State Master Contract

Colorado does not have a state hosted learning management system or state master contract for a learning management system available to schools and districts.

State Resource Repository

Colorado has a state resource repository.

Colorado’s District Sample Curriculum Project managed by Colorado Department of Education’s Standards and Instruction Unit.

Includes

OER

Funding

Dedicated State Funding

Colorado does not have dedicated state funding.

Districts fund the purchase of digital instructional materials with general state funds and/or local initiatives.

Funding - District Options

Use local funds

Collaborate with other districts

Partner with non-profits

Leverage state purchasing contracts

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Overview

Colorado does not procure resources for schools or districts on a statewide level. Each school district has the constitutional authority, from state and/or local resources, to procure and use digital resources and innovative educational technologies as they deem appropriate to meet educational goals and requirements.

Guidance – Publishers

Colorado does not have procurement guidelines for companies interested in selling instructional materials in the state.

Requirements for the sale of instructional materials are established at the local level.

Guidance – Publishers - Accessibility Features

Colorado does not have guidelines for commercial or OER publishers, developers, or vendors related to accessibility features in products/services.

Request for Proposals/Request for Information

Colorado does not have a request for proposals/request for information process.

State Master Contract - Contract with State

Colorado has state master contract available for district and schools to make purchases directly with the state.

Includes

Devices

State Master Contract - Contract with Publisher

Colorado does not have state master contract available for district and schools to make purchases directly with the publisher.

State Pricing Negotiation

Colorado negotiate prices with publishers, vendors during the RFP/RFI process, and districts may purchase the materials directly from the vendor.

Manage Regional Purchasing Consortia

Colorado does not manage regional groups that participate in regional purchasing consortia for instructional materials.

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Overview

Colorado has not implemented a statewide initiative to support professional learning opportunities for educators related to the creation, selection and/or implementation of quality digital instructional materials.

Selection of Digital Instructional Materials

Colorado does not provide professional learning opportunities to support teachers in the selection of quality digital instructional materials (licensed and/or OER) to use in the classroom.

Implementation of Digital Instructional Materials

Colorado does not provide professional learning opportunities to support teachers in the selection of quality digital instructional materials (licensed and/or OER) to use in the classroom.

Development of Professional Learning Programs

Colorado does not develop professional learning programs.

Development of OER

Colorado does not provide professional learning opportunities to support the development of digital OER.

Share OER

Colorado does not provide professional learning opportunities for teachers to share of digital OER

Professional Learning - Accessibility

No, our state does not provide professional learning to support the implementation of accessible educational materials.

Technical Assistance - Accessible Instructional/Educational Materials

No, our state does not provide technical assistance to support the implementation of accessible instructional/educational materials

Technical Assistance - Accessible Technologies

No, our state does not provide technical assistance to support the use of accessible technologies.