Multimedia and Interactive (MI) Classroom Scale

  • MI-0

    • Teacher can use computer to perform work, but cannot display digital resources to students

      Examples: Computer(s), but no Multimedia or Interactive Equipment

    MI-1

    • Teacher can display digital resources and students can present digital work to the class

      Examples: Digital Projector

    MI-2

    • Teacher and students can display digital content to class and interact with digital manipulatives (interactive pad/whiteboard), or display and interact with physical items (document camera)

      Examples: Digital Projector and Whiteboard or Doc Camera, digital microscope, electronic probes, etc.

    MI-3*

    • Teacher can display digital resources, students can present digital work
    • Teacher can rapidly obtain formative assessment data in formal and informal contexts

      Examples: Digital Projector and Response Devices
    MI-4
    • Teacher and students can display digital content to class and interact with electronic manipulatives or display and interact with physical items
    • Teacher can rapidly obtain formative assessment data in formal and informal contexts

      Examples: Digital Projector and Response Devices and Interactive Whiteboard or Doc Camera
    MI-5
    • Teacher and students can display digital content to class and interact with digital manipulatives or display and interact with physical items
    • Teacher can rapidly obtain formative assessment data in formal and informal contexts
    • Students have devices for writing, editing, sharing digital work, and responding to teacher questions

      Examples: Digital Projector and Interactive Whiteboard and Response Devices or Laptops and Wireless Access Point and Doc Camera, digital microscope, electronic probes, etc
    21st C
    • Teacher and students can display digital content to class and interact with electronic manipulatives or display and interact with physical items
    • Teacher can rapidly obtain formative assessment data in formal and informal contexts
    • Teacher has laptop available in class and can use for work at home
    • Students have regular access to the Internet and software for research, communication, and creating multimedia works
    • Students can receive answers and communicate with teacher electronically throughout class

    *Other devices such as iPads, iPods, smart phones, etc. can be used in place of computers when they can serve the same purpose. (No specific brand listed is intended as an endorsement.)