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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...

2013-09-11 23:20:37

NYLearns, a Featured PLS 3rd Learning Portal, Announces Update That Allows NYS Teachers to Build Custom Assessments Consistent with Common Core Tests Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 NYLearns, an advanced curriculum management system used by school districts across New York State, has added all 184 of the released New York State Common Core Assessment questions, including answer keys and scoring guides. Recently released by the New York State Department of Education, this addition...

2013-06-27 23:39:52

New MimioStudio software and MimioMobile application support collaboration, assessment; integrate with Apple and Android devices to ease classroom management and lesson delivery. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 In order to help students and teachers prepare for the upcoming Common Core State Standards (CCSS) assessments, Mimio has updated two products in its MimioClassroom™ family of interactive teaching technologies to enhance collaborative learning and ongoing formative...

2013-06-19 23:24:00

Technology Benefits Student Performance Monterey, Calif (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Pacific Metrics Corporation (http://www.pacificmetrics.com), a leading provider of online assessment technology solutions, announces their partnership with Texthelp Inc. to introduce text-to-speech functionality to Pacific Metrics´ formative assessment solutions. Texthelp´s SpeechStream application enables test questions to be read aloud, providing additional support to students with a variety of...

2013-06-04 23:01:57

Teachers in California, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania rewarded for effectively demonstrating how Insight 360 helped drive student engagement and results in their classroom. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 eInstruction, a leading education technology company, announced today the winners of its “Classroom Reimagined” video contest for grades K-12. The top three video entries will be awarded Insight 360 software licenses for their school.     The eight-week...

2013-05-06 23:17:27

The newly released integration of eInstruction's Insight 360 with ATI's Galileo K-12 Online software offers teachers a seamless and flexible approach to the assessment of student learning and differentiated instruction aimed at increasing student achievement and mastery of standards. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Assessment Technology Incorporated (ATI) and eInstruction have teamed up to create a unique and innovative technological advancement that transforms the classroom into a...


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