instructors can view this person-by-item response matrix to see how students
responded to questions for a specific practice-it or prove-it.
School personnel can view a case summary to find a list of all students who have
used a case and their progress toward completing it.
devices, such as laptops and
other mobile devices; keep personal
security risks to a minimum; and
identify appropriate content of
electronic communications for a
variety of audiences. The other
• Digital Access, Health, and Wellness
• Digital Commerce
• Digital Law, Rights, and
• Digital Media Fluency
While these cases are aimed at the
high school audience, we are working
with districts to create versions of the
core cases appropriate for elementary
and middle school students.
Schools have flexibility in how they
use the system. One district, for example, requires students to take the
cumulative license to get access to the
network as part of a BYOD policy,
whereas another district requires all
students in their school-provided iPad
program to pass all the tests, or “
prove-its,” in the five modules to be able to
take the devices home with them.
Within the cases, students are exposed to information with embedded
assessments. There are two types of
assessments: practice-its and prove-its.
Practice-its are introduced through the
cases, where the emphasis is on feedback. For example, a student may be
asked if a particular situation is copyright infringement. When a student
submits a practice-it, he receives an
explanation of the correct answer to either confirm his thinking or offer some
corrective advice. Here’s an example: