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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

New Hampshire has a state digital learning plan.

New Hampshire supports the National Educational Technology Plan and the technology plan is outlined by our Minimum Standards for School Approval in the ICT Literacy program requirements.

State Requirements for District Digital Learning Plans

New Hampshire does not have requirements for districts for digital learning plans.

New Hampshire does not require district level educational technology plans, but strongly encourages technology planning. The state provides planning support through email and website support through a Tech Planning Toolkit. The district technology plans are used in alignment with New Hampshire Minimum Standards for School Approval for ICT Literacy and digital learning opportunities. For more information:http://www.nheon.org/techplanning/.

Digital Learning Standards for Students

New Hampshire does not have digital learning standards for students.

New Hampshire does not have digital learning standards for students. NH does have K-12 program standards for Digital Learning (ICT Literacy) that are outlined by law in the Minimum Standards for School Approval. The program standards are based, in part, on the ISTE NETS standards (1998), with guidance recommending using the ISTE Standards for Students (2016).

State Personalized Learning Definition

New Hampshire does not have a unique state definition for personalized learning.

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Overview

New Hampshire 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

New Hampshire does not have a definition for instructional materials/textbook.

Definition for Open Educational Resources

New Hampshire does not have a definition for open educational resources.

Definition for Accessible Educational Materials

New Hampshire does not have a definition for accessible educational materials.

Definition for Accessible Technologies

New Hampshire does not have a definition for accessible technologies.

Guidelines and Policies

State Statute - Instructional Materials Adoption

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

State Statute - Requires Implementation of Digital Instructional Materials

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

State Statute - Allows Implementation of Digital Instructional Materials

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

State Statute - Online Course Requirement

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

Guidance Outside of School

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

Guidance Selection Accessible Digital Instructional Materials

Yes, our state provides information, examples or guidelines to LEAs to support the selection and acquisition of accessible digital instructional materials.

New Hampshire provides guidance through resources provided on the NHAEM pages on the NHDOE website: New Hampshire Accessible Educational Materials (NHAEM). New Hampshire Accessible Educational Materials (NHAEM) Online Inventory System

https://www.education.nh.gov/instruction/special_ed/nhaim.htm

Guidance Selection Accessible Technologies

Yes, our state provides information, examples or guidelines to LEAs to support the selection and acquisition of accessible digital instructional materials.

New Hampshire provides information, examples or technical assistance to LEAs to support the selection and acquisition of accessible technologies.

Guidance Inclement Weather

New Hampshire provides guidance to districts for possible solutions to scheduling issues posed by inclement weather.

Procedures for approval of a plan to conduct school remotely on days when school has been closed due to inclement weather or other emergency:

a. The plan must be submitted in advance by the public school district or non-public school. The plan must be approved by the Commissioner prior to implementation.
b. Days used to “pilot” the program may not be counted as school days unless approved by the Commissioner.
c. These procedures are intended for days when school is closed unexpectedly. They are not for implementation on days when school was scheduled to be closed.
d. The plan may not be used to make-up lost days on days when school was scheduled to be closed.
e. Teachers must be available and must participate on the days when the plan is implemented. Teacher participation may not be limited to simply grading student work after the fact.
f. The Department expects an interactive internet based process with supplementary paper materials used only by those students who do

State Review Process

Review of Instructional Materials

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

Review of Instructional Materials Outcomes

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

Posting of Reviewed Instructional Materials

New Hampshire does not post state reviewed instructional materials.

Districts Required to Purchase State Reviewed Instructional Materials

New Hampshire does not require districts to purchase state reviewed instructional materials.

Districts Required to Follow State Review Process

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

Regional Support - Review of Instructional Materials

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

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Regional Support - Posting Reviewed Instructional Materials

New Hampshire 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

New Hampshire 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

New Hampshire 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

New Hampshire does not have a state resource repository.

New Hampshire does not host an instructional resource repository, however the state supports New Hampshire Educators Online, which is a resource for digital and online educational and instructional resources offered by the Office of Educational Technology.

Funding

Dedicated State Funding

New Hampshire does not have dedicated state funding.

New Hampshire has no general state funds that are given to all districts, but there are some adequacy funds that go to districts in need. Those funds may be used to purchase digital devices or resources.

Funding - District Options

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Overview

New Hampshire 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. While the use of digital resources and innovative educational technologies are encouraged, districts are free to decide which resources best meet the needs of the students in their communities. Districts have the flexibility to support digital learning and the state requires that student learning be based on competencies, rather than seat time. The learning standards do require the use of digital resource and media.

Guidance – Publishers

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

Guidance – Publishers - Accessibility Features

New Hampshire has guidelines for commercial and OER publishers, developers, and vendors related to accessibility features in products/services.

New Hampshire provides letter templates requiring commercial and OER publishers, developers, and vendors to include accessibility features in products when supplying those products to LEAs within the state.

Request for Proposals/Request for Information

New Hampshire does not have a request for proposals/request for information process.

State Master Contract - Contract with State

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

State Master Contract - Contract with Publisher

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

State Pricing Negotiation

New Hampshire does not negotiate prices with publishers, vendors during the RFP/RFI process, and districts may purchase the materials directly from the vendor.

Manage Regional Purchasing Consortia

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

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New Hampshire 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

New Hampshire 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

New Hampshire 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

New Hampshire does not develop professional learning programs.

Development of OER

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

Share OER

New Hampshire 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

Yes, our state provide technical assistance to support the implementation of accessible instructional/educational materials

New Hampshire Accessible Educational Materials (NHAEM). New Hampshire Ex Officio Trustee of the American Printing House for the Blind (APH).

Technical Assistance - Accessible Technologies

Yes, our state provide technical assistance to support the use of accessible technologies.