Latest formative assessment Stories

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....

2014-02-16 23:02:18

SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge!, the first of a new generation of educational games built to meet the needs of today’s students. The game-based classroom tool uses elements from the beloved SimCity™ franchise to engage students in real-world challenges. National, USA (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 SMS Tech Solutions, headquartered in NC, provides technology solutions for K-12, Higher Ed, Non-Profits, SMB, Commercial, State and Local Government. SMS Tech Solutions introduces SimCityEDU:...

2014-02-07 12:25:54

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assessments embedded in game-based formats are the current rage in education circles. But, how does one go about framing and designing such tests? That question and many others are answered in a new publication, Psychometric Considerations in Game-Based Assessment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/DC33419LOGO) This new white paper on game-based assessment design is the result of collaboration between five...

2013-11-13 23:36:34

The new Performance Matters and Measured Progress partnership supports effective formative assessment practices and offers K-12 educators deeper insight into student understanding of the Common Core to inform instructional decisions. Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 With the rollout of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in classrooms across the country, high-quality, Common Core-based assessments are quickly becoming an indispensable tool for educators who are eager to see...

2013-10-16 23:02:14

New Software and MimioMobile application encourage collaboration, assessment, and integrate with Apple and Android devices to support classroom management and lesson delivery. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 To help students and teachers meet the increased rigor of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the impending Common Core Assessments, Mimio is releasing the updated versions of its MimioStudio™ classroom software and MimioMobile™ application. Both products include new...

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