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2014-07-15 08:32:34

Edulastic saves time and boosts classroom efficiency by enabling teachers to continuously track student mastery and provide differentiated instruction. FREMONT, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Snapwiz, an innovator of education technology, announced the release of a free solution that directly addresses the Common Core implementation challenges looming ahead for K-12 schools and districts around the country. Edulastic is a web-based formative assessment platform that helps...

2014-07-09 23:11:53

Online space will help teachers with instructional assessment to advance student learning. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Triumph Learning, producer of critically acclaimed K-12 texts and interactive digital tools, is partnering with edWeb.net, a professional learning and social network for the education community, to present a free professional learning community, Assessment for Learning. The goal of this professional learning community is to provide ideas and resources for...

2014-07-08 08:37:17

Website offers formative assessment resource materials and guidelines. PRINCETON, N.J., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of researchers and assessment specialists at Educational Testing Service (ETS), has launched a website to provide resources for teachers and practitioners to use for formative assessment purposes in their classrooms. These resources are designed to target and lead to improved academic reading skills for English learners (EL) at the middle school...

2014-06-17 16:27:53

World's First Free Assessment Creation Tool Offering Modern Question Types Allows Educators to Easily Evaluate Student Comprehension LOS GATOS, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenEd (www.OpenEd.io), the largest K-12 educational resource catalog, today announced a free tool designed to enable teachers to easily create assessments with the question types required by Common Core standards. OpenEd's assessment creation tool enables educators to create tests incorporating their own...

2014-05-15 12:43:49

PENSACOLA, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the successful completion of another productive school year, TeacherReady® and StuderEducation® are offering the free download of the app iLessonReady(TM) as a thank you to educators who are dedicated to student success. With iLessonReady, educators create lesson plans that engage students in learning to achieve complex skills associated with the Common Core Standards. The iLessonReady app guides teachers to create learning...

2014-05-05 23:07:55

eXplorance’s formative assessment tool, bluepulse™, creates an open channel of communication between instructors and students for anonymous, constructive social feedback, which empowers teaching excellence as well as learning improvement. Montreal, QC (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 eXplorance, the leading provider of Learning Experience Management (LEM) solutions, announces today the introduction of bluepulse™, a social formative assessment tool for learning. A real-time free-flowing...

2014-05-02 12:24:55

PRINCETON, N.J., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers from Educational Testing Service (ETS) worked with GlassLab and collaborators including NASA and the National Writing Project to develop Mars Generation One: Argubot Academy, a new tablet-based educational game for grades 6-8. The game scenario takes place on Mars in 2054, where students have to develop and defend arguments on social policy in the first city on the Red Planet....

2014-04-09 23:22:57

Interactive Courses Designed for "Make or Break" Middle School Years Herndon, VA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Personalized learning solutions provider Fuel Education™ today announced a new online curriculum designed for middle school students as they transition through the challenging “make or break” years, and for school districts as they adopt all-digital curriculum. Available on a wide variety of platforms and devices such as the iPad® , Chromebook™, and Android™,...

2014-03-28 12:28:04

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Learning, a leading provider of online assessments and data-powered teaching and learning solutions, announced today that the Mississippi State Board of Education adopted Renaissance Learning's K-3 assessment system. This integrated assessment system will include: a universal screener and diagnostic assessment, kindergarten readiness assessment tool, and a third-grade reading summative assessment....

2014-02-20 23:25:59

Envoc & Amplify Insight perfect the bubble sheet assessment and grading process with new online service. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Educators, rejoice. Amplify Insight’s mCLASS® Beacon™ Assessment software is now integrated with Envoc’s BubbleVision—a bubble sheet grading service for easy and accurate student testing. With over 99% accuracy, BubbleVision is changing the face of student assessment and teacher efficiency by reading what other systems cannot....


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