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2011-08-02 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TaskStream, the leading provider of Web-based software and supporting services for electronic portfolios and performance assessment, today announced the release of powerful new utilities that extend the capabilities of its advanced assessment workflow management tools. The release introduces functionality designed to improve the management and delivery of calibration and scorer training activities through TaskStream's scalable performance assessment...

2011-07-20 07:00:00

Danielson partners with Teachscape as the FFT provider for New York State SAN FRANCISCO, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York State Department of Education (NYSED) has selected the Framework for Teaching (FFT) as a rubric for teacher evaluation that is aligned with New York State standards of practice for teachers and/or principals. Created by Charlotte Danielson, the FFT is a research-based tool used as the basis for teacher evaluation systems in thousands of schools...

2011-06-15 00:00:27

iPads Streamline Teacher Observations and Walkthroughs Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 RANDA Solutions has slated the release date of their teacher observation solution for July 25, 2011. "RANDA TOWER System" and "RANDA TOWER Mobile" have been deployed in numerous K-12 pilot studies as simply "RANDA Teacher Observation." These K-12 pilot studies utilized 34 combinations of district-supplied rubrics and gleaned user data and feedback from hundreds of administrators. With the pilots now...

2011-02-19 00:00:43

Teacher Observation and Evaluation App Moves the Observation Process onto Mobile Devices Nashville, TN (PRWEB) February 18, 2011 RANDA Solutions announced today that an agreement has been signed between the Nashville-based education technology firm and two West Tennessee school districts, Milan Special School District and Tipton County School, to pilot the company's new Teacher Observation and Evaluation Application for Mobile Devices. Training on the app began began Feb. 16, with the live...

2010-07-21 12:00:00

BOSTON, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost all university students say feedback from their professors helps them learn more effectively. Of students who are satisfied with the feedback they receive, more than 85 percent have professors who use rubrics to explain assignment requirements and give feedback, according to a study released today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100721/LA38138) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100721/LA38138) Waypoint Outcomes...

2010-02-19 09:59:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Waypoint Outcomes Chief Executive Officer Andrew J. McCann will speak at the tenth annual Texas A&M University Assessment Conference being held Feb. 22-23 in College Station, Texas. The Texas A&M University Assessment Conference provides a platform for academic professionals to showcase industry trends, assessment standards and benchmarks. McCann will present Thinking Beyond Grades: A Rich Report Card on Achievement, a demonstration on how a...


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