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2011-08-10 00:00:31

66 Percent Increase Over 2009"“2010 Monterey, CA (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Pacific Metrics Corporation (http://www.pacificmetrics.com), a leading provider of online assessment solutions, announces that over one million of the Enhanced Assessment of Grade-Level Expectations (EAGLE) were administered during the 2010"“2011 school year, a 66 percent increase over the previous year. The EAGLE system is an online classroom tool that works seamlessly to link information between...

2011-07-12 00:00:54

AIMSweb® Provides the Tools for "Precision Teaching," Helps School Earn Coveted Blue Ribbon Award Bloomington, MN (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 The 535 students at Helen M. Smith Elementary School are taking academic achievement to new heights, consistently scoring above state averages. In fact, the school was recently one of just two in Nevada and one of a select group across the nation to earn the coveted Blue Ribbon National School designation from the U.S. Department of Education. Smith...

2011-06-27 13:21:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ISTE CONFERENCE (BOOTH #915) -- Today at the International Society of Technology in Education's (ISTE) annual conference, McGraw-Hill Education launched a series of K-12 products designed to meet schools' growing demand for digital solutions that increase student engagement and effectively drive achievement. The products address four principal themes in educational technology: bookless learning and mobile devices, serious gaming, interactive...

2011-06-27 11:37:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ISTE Conference (Booth #915) - June 27, 2011 - June 29, 2011 - Today at the International Society of Technology in Education's (ISTE) annual conference, CTB/McGraw-Hill, one of the country's leading educational assessment developers, launched a series of digital K-12 assessment programs designed to meet schools' demand for innovative assessment solutions in areas of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and English language proficiency. The...

2011-06-23 00:00:30

Student assessment software developed by a company founded by educators is now available in South Carolina as a way to improve student performance outcomes and results on high-stakes testing. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Student assessment software developed by a company founded by educators is now available in South Carolina as a way to improve student performance outcomes and results on high-stakes testing. With school funding under scrutiny and statewide test scores showing few...

2011-05-18 13:07:00

CLEVELAND, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The eGenio® Integrated Learning Environment(TM) offers teachers access to the digital tools they need to build lessons and assessments that cultivate critical thinking skills, including 65,000 standards-aligned questions available through the ETS ® Formative Assessment Item Bank. Educators can use these resources to create classroom lessons and a variety of custom assessments at the classroom and district levels,...

2011-05-11 08:00:00

MONTEREY, Calif., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leading provider of PreK-12 and adult education assessments, today announced the release of a white paper describing methods for improving student achievement through the integration of assessment with the Response to Intervention (RTI) education model. RTI is a system of academic intervention that provides targeted instruction and resources to students who have difficulty learning. The white paper, titled "Response to...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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