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2014-09-16 23:05:34

Combines Chromecast & Airplay screen mirroring, a mobile interactive whiteboard, and formative assessments in a unified cloud based solution. Attleboro, MA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Simpliphi Inc. announces today the launch of Annotate (http://www.annotate.net), a new cloud service that allows instructors to be completely mobile in the classroom and effectively engage students. Using their tablets, instructors can now teach completely untethered, conduct formative assessments in real...

2014-09-09 23:11:53

Two-year training pack developed by Dylan Wiliam and Siobhán Leahy makes groundbreaking classroom formative assessment available for schools across the United States and Canada. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The Embedding Formative Assessment Professional Development Pack for establishing teacher learning communities, developed by internationally acclaimed education researcher Dylan Wiliam and experienced school administrator Siobhán Leahy, is now available...

2014-08-25 08:24:52

Crafted by top teachers, task-based math lesson plans and English language arts resources allow every teacher to deliver clear, effective instruction for the new standards WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LearnZillion, a digital curriculum and professional learning platform valued by over 450,000 educators, announces the addition of more than 750 free, standards-aligned lesson plans in math and English language arts (ELA). This expansion is just in time to meet the needs of teachers...

2014-08-19 23:12:39

Common Core Coach provides meaningful instruction and practice tools for math and English language arts. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 New evaluations of Common Core Coach, an inclusive learning program that adds depth, understanding, and practice to Common Core standards and skills instruction, find the program creates a comprehensive instructional program for math and English language arts (ELA) classes, backed by research. Created by Triumph Learning, producer of critically...

2014-07-28 12:31:48

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Delaware Department of Education is expanding its successful task-based Common Core professional development partnership with LearnZillion, a digital curriculum and professional learning provider, to recruit up to 50 talented educators from across the state to join the 2015 Delaware Dream Team. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140725/130367 The participants on the 2014 Delaware Dream Team were unanimous in their support of...

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...


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