Latest Assessment Stories

2011-05-11 08:00:00

MONTEREY, Calif., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leading provider of PreK-12 and adult education assessments, today announced the release of a white paper describing methods for improving student achievement through the integration of assessment with the Response to Intervention (RTI) education model.

2011-05-10 16:35:00

TULSA, Okla., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hogan Assessment Systems continues to assert its position as the global leader in personality assessment and consulting. The firm released its annual International Business Outcomes Highlights report today, synthesizing results from 26 ROI studies conducted in 2009 and 2010 and providing detailed case studies that demonstrate the positive impact of assessment-driven solutions on key performance indicators. Founded in 1987, Hogan entered the global...

2011-05-10 12:00:00

MONTEREY, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leading provider of Pre-K-12 and adult education assessments, today announced the release of a white paper describing professional development best practices for educators, focusing on the Acuity® InFormative Assessment(TM) solution.

2011-05-05 00:00:30

With numerous initiatives aimed at improving the evaluation of America’s teachers, schools have found a way to make their process and reporting easier to manage. Prairie Village, KS (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 K-12 school district administrators across the nation have been struggling to adjust to education reform initiatives that place new requirements on teacher performance evaluation reporting.

2011-05-03 09:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alinean, the leading creator of value-based interactive sales and marketing tools for business to business (B2B) solution providers, announces the CMO Challenge, a free online assessment tool and service to help B2B marketers optimize the spending and practices of overall marketing groups, or individual campaigns.

2011-04-27 14:58:00

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Learning(TM), Inc.

2011-04-21 10:17:00

MONTEREY, Calif., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leader in PreK-12 and adult education assessments, and Turning Technologies, a leading provider of student response systems, today announce a strategic alliance that integrates CTB's Acuity UnWired® system with Turning Technologies' TurningKey® software.

2011-04-13 10:43:00

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Learning, Inc.

2011-04-13 06:50:00

SAN ANTONIO, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PCI Education, the number-one provider of resources for students with special needs, announces the launch of Momentum Math® Grade Level Editions, a flexible and targeted mathematics intervention solution for students in grades 6-8.

2011-04-07 22:04:58

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has launched an innovative website to help educators assess more precisely what students know about key ideas in science and -- just as importantly -- the incorrect ideas they have.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.