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McCann Associates Launches PERT Rx: Online Personalized Assessment and Intervention Resources to Help Florida Students Be Better Prepared for the PERT

August 15, 2013

McCann Associates has created a new, online classroom tool, PERT Rx™, which can help students better prepare for the exam and become college- and career-ready

Yardley, PA (PRWEB) August 16, 2013

Annually, thousands of Florida high school students take the Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT). The exam is the statewide standard for the determination of a student's readiness for college level mathematics, reading, and writing. With the PERT being a key student learning indicator, McCann Associates, the exam’s developer, has created a new online classroom tool, PERT Rx™, which can help students better prepare for the exam and become college and career-ready.

PERT Rx focuses on the individual students by identifying gaps in their learning and providing resources to help them become better prepared for the exam. The tool then dynamically responds to a student's performance during the process of assessment. After completion, PERT Rx immediately engages each student with remedial resources and guidance to begin the intervention process.

"PERT Rx is powerful in the classroom because it focuses on each student as an individual, adapting to their specific strengths and weaknesses, and providing personalized intervention resources. It’s much more efficient than putting a student into a remediation class where they have to relearn what they already know and may miss the help they really need,” says Scott Kramer, Vice President of Strategic Accounts at McCann Associates. "PERT Rx can put them on a clear path of preparedness for the high-stakes PERT exam."

For more information, contact Scott Kramer at skramer(at)mccanntesting(dot)com.

About McCann Associates

McCann Associates is the world leader in higher education technologies. Leveraging artificial intelligence, linguistics and advanced data management platforms, McCann Associates is committed to meeting the needs of its higher education clients. The company’s IntelliMetric® platform has been called the “Gold Standard” in automated essay scoring and is the basis for adaptive assessment for major colleges, universities and state-level Departments of Education throughout the country.

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