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2013-01-09 12:22:41

CHERRY HILL, NJ and TORONTO, ON, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Destination Imagination and Pearson Canada announce a 21(st) Century Learning alliance to develop Destination Imagination: Classroom Edition for Canadian schools. Destination Imagination: Classroom Edition is designed to engage students in grades 3 to 9 in a positive learning environment through Challenges. These are rich cross-curricular problem-solving opportunities that foster the development of social and emotional skills and...

2011-10-19 19:45:00

Global education company Promethean today launched its next generation Learner Response System (LRS), ActivExpression2. The new device is more than a clicker system for responding to questions. It is a powerful instructional tool that enables formative assessment and gives teachers real-time feedback so that they can monitor how well a theory or idea is being understood, and to identify learning gaps. For students, it enables greater communication, collaboration and contribution within the...

2011-10-14 07:00:00

New Mobile Solution Delivers Immediate Results to Assess and Address Student Needs Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 Global education company Promethean today launched its first mobile app for the classroom, ActivEngage Mobile. This new virtual learner response system is designed to expand and support the use of hand-held devices, such as iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone, and Android devices (tablets and phones) for teaching and learning activities. The application can be used with a mix of...

2010-11-16 08:30:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leading provider of PreK-12 and adult education assessments, today announced that the company has entered into a strategic alliance with Battelle for Kids, a national, not-for-profit organization that provides strategic counsel and innovative solutions to educational institutions. The companies will collaborate to provide educators with both CTB's award-winning Acuity® InFormative Assessment(TM) solution...

2008-09-09 03:00:23

By Beard, Debbie Schwieger, Dana; Surendran, Ken ABSTRACT The growing demand for verification that students are, indeed, learning what they need to learn is driving institutions and programs to develop tools for assessing the level of knowledge and skills of their graduating students. One such tool, the Information Systems Analyst (ISA) certification, is a recently developed instrument for measuring eight skill areas based upon the IS2002 Model Curriculum. While the exam strongly evaluates...