Latest formative assessment Stories

2010-06-28 14:17:00

DENVER, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ISTE Conference (Booth 610) -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leader in PreK-12 and adult education, and Promethean, a leading provider of interactive learning technology, today announced an alliance linking the Promethean ActivExpression Learner Response Devices ("clickers") to CTB's Acuity UnWired® InFormative Assessment(TM) solution.

2010-06-23 15:48:00

MONTEREY, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leading provider of PreK-12 and adult education assessments, announced today the release of Acuity PhD(TM), a new on-demand professional development library to support the Company's Acuity® InFormative Assessment(TM) solution.

2010-06-18 11:02:00

DOVER, N.H., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students who require support accessing assessments will have a better and more successful testing experience, thanks to the joint efforts of Measured Progress and Nimble Assessment Systems.

2010-06-10 08:56:00

NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- It is important that teachers effectively evaluate their students' progress in math at an early stage to enhance instruction and individual student performance.

2010-05-27 14:42:00

MONTEREY, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leader in K-12 and adult education, today announced that the Company's Acuity® solution has won "Best Student Assessment Solution" for the second consecutive year in the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Award program.

2010-04-21 12:46:00

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renaissance Learning(TM), Inc., (Nasdaq: RLRN), a leading provider of technology to support personalized practice, differentiated instruction, and progress monitoring in reading, math, and writing for pre-K-12 schools and districts, announced that its Board of Directors increased the quarterly cash dividend by 14%, from $.07 per share to $.08 per share.

2010-04-13 15:00:00

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

2010-04-12 10:14:00

NEW YORK, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education's Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Learning Solutions Center today announced that Page Keeley, senior program director at the Maine Mathematics and Science Association, will be joining as a contributing author for K-12 science.

2010-03-17 09:01:00

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The launch of the third edition of MyGuide®, a personal learning program from McGraw-Hill Education, will enable educators to link assessment data into differentiated supplemental lessons, achieving a greater level of differentiated instruction than ever before. Designed for Grades 6-8 in reading and math, MyGuide uses the latest in cognitive science research and intelligent technology to link assessment data to instruction.

2010-03-02 15:21:00

MOBILE, Ala., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnering with STI, a leader in K-12 education data management solutions, the Alabama Department of Education has successfully met all the Data Quality Campaign criteria for improving the collection, availability and use of high-quality education data to ensure student success.

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