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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

Wyoming has a state digital learning plan.

Wyoming has an independent state level educational technology plan.

State Requirements for District Digital Learning Plans

Wyoming has requirements for districts for digital learning plans.

Independent district level technology plans are required by the state and are revised every 3 years. The technology plans are used for e-rate eligibility and best practices survey submissions at the national level.

Digital Learning Standards for Students

Wyoming has digital learning standards for students.

Wyoming educational technology standards are embedded as part of the core curriculum standards.

State Personalized Learning Definition

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

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Overview

Wyoming is currently working with a design team to develop a vetting process.

Definitions

Definition for Instructional Materials

Wyoming does not have a definition for instructional materials/textbook.

Wyoming has formed an Open Educational Resources Design Team and will be working throughout 2017 to create definitions, resources, and additional inforamtion on the aquisition and use of OER’s throughout the state.

Definition for Open Educational Resources

Wyoming has a definition for open educational resources.

Wyoming has formed an Open Educational Resources Design Team and will be working to create definitions, resources, and additional information on the aquisition and use of OER throughout the state.

Definition for Accessible Educational Materials

Wyoming does not have a definition for accessible educational materials.

Definition for Accessible Technologies

Wyoming does not have a definition for accessible technologies.

Guidelines and Policies

State Statute - Instructional Materials Adoption

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

State Statute - Requires Implementation of Digital Instructional Materials

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

State Statute - Allows Implementation of Digital Instructional Materials

Wyoming has a statute allowing the implementation of digital instructional materials.

The Virtual Education Enrolled Act 57 included several statutory changes regarding the K-12 distance learning programs in Wyoming. The changes are being implemented through the formation of a Virtual Education Advisory Committee, revisions to the Chapter 41 Distance Education Rules and program policies. Updates on the implementation progress will be provided throughout the 2017-2018 school year.

State Statute - Online Course Requirement

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

Online courses are allowed but students are not required to take them

Guidance Outside of School

Wyoming 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.

Wyoming provides resources for educators related to the implementation of accessible educational materials via the state’s website.

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.

Guidance Inclement Weather

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

State Review Process

Review of Instructional Materials

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

No, Wyoming is currently working with a design team to develop a vetting process.

Review of Instructional Materials Outcomes

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

Posting of Reviewed Instructional Materials

Wyoming does not post state reviewed instructional materials.

Districts Required to Purchase State Reviewed Instructional Materials

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

Districts Required to Follow State Review Process

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

Regional Support - Review of Instructional Materials

Wyoming 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

Wyoming 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

Wyoming 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

Wyoming has a state hosted learning management system or state master contract for a learning management system available to schools and districts.

The Wyoming Department of Education has the master contract for school districts and cost shares the expenses for the system.

State Resource Repository

Wyoming does not have a state resource repository.

Wyoming is currently working with a design team to create a statewide repository of resources.

Funding

Dedicated State Funding

Wyoming does not have dedicated state funding.

Funding - District Options

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Overview

Wyoming 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

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

Guidance – Publishers - Accessibility Features

Wyoming 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

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

State Master Contract - Contract with State

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

State Master Contract - Contract with Publisher

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

State Pricing Negotiation

Wyoming 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

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

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Selection of Digital Instructional Materials

Wyoming 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

Wyoming 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

Wyoming does not develop professional learning programs.

Development of OER

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

Share OER

Wyoming 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.