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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...

2013-10-04 23:21:26

The K-2 digital science curriculum, Science4Us, has recently been proven to significantly increase student achievement. In a field study performed by McREL, an independent authoritative academic research group, students engaged in Science4Us significantly outperformed those students receiving “business as usual” science instruction. Ft Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 The K-2 digital science curriculum, Science4Us, has recently been proven to significantly increase student...

2013-09-17 23:25:59

SunGard K-12 Education, a leading educational software and technology services company, has enhanced its PerformancePLUS curriculum and assessment management software with support for classroom formative assessments. Now using PerformancePLUS’s AssessmentBUILDER, teachers can build, administer, and score these tools for assessing individual student needs and adapting instruction to help improve student achievement. Bethlehem, PA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 SunGard K-12 Education, a...


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