This Math Program Helped Students Blow State Test Scores Out of the Water

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Slater had developed Levered —an adaptive math instruction program—and he was looking for California schools to pilot the program in their fourth grade classrooms. Rocking the CAASPP Both schools have since experienced outstanding increases in their California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) scores. Request a demo of Levered's System. She says, “Not only are they learning the language but at the same time they’re learning the content.”

This Math Program Helped Students Blow State Test Scores Out of the Water

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Students also needed support when it came to the end of year state assessments. “We Slater had developed Levered —an adaptive math instruction program—and he was looking for California schools to pilot the program in their fourth grade classrooms. Rocking the CAASPP Both schools have since experienced outstanding increases in their California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) scores. Request a demo of Levered's System.

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Education Galaxy

Technology Tidbits

This is done in a through a wide variety of ways such as: game based learning, interactive problems, and more. Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal. Students can even use Education Galaxy for "self paced learning" as any question that is answered wrong a detailed explantation is given to help reinforce learning. Below is a brief demo.

Fishtree

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Fishtree is an innovative new digital adaptive learning platform that allows educators to curate and create lessons for their students. Also, Fishtree combines the best features of a LMS (learning management system) that allows teachers to assess students in real-time, grade, message, and more, which makes it a perfect solution for differentiating instruction. Below is a brief demo. assessing differentiated instruction educational resources lesson plans

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Education Galaxy

Technology Tidbits

This is done in a through a wide variety of ways such as: game based learning, interactive problems, and more. Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal. Students can even use Education Galaxy for "self paced learning" as any question that is answered wrong a detailed explantation is given to help reinforce learning. Below is a brief demo.

Education Galaxy

Technology Tidbits

This is done in a through a wide variety of ways such as: game based learning, interactive problems, and more. Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal. Students can even use Education Galaxy for "self paced learning" as any question that is answered wrong a detailed explantation is given to help reinforce learning. Below is a brief demo.

Michelson Runway Announces 5 Higher-Ed Startups in Inaugural Cohort

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Here are the five companies in the 2016 cohort: Lrnr : An adaptive-learning platform that uses open educational resources (OER). We’re learning alongside these institutions.” Michelson Runway hired Designs for Learning , a learning assessment consultancy, to design studies to evaluate student outcomes for each of the companies. Five higher-ed technology startups are soaring this week.

Why the World’s Youngest Continent Got an Edtech Accelerator

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Injini plans on running two six-month programs each year, both of which will culminate in a demo day for not only investors, but also local education ministries, foundations and private school chains. Pearson, through its Affordable Learning Fund , has also invested in several Africa-based education companies. Humanity’s future may well be in Africa, where 60 percent of the population are under the age of 25. Yet their prospects are perilous.

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Evaluating Digital Curricula for the 21st Century District

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Assess whether the digital curricula will address students’ learning needs, rather than just being centered around the use of new technology. Plan backwards and have learning goals be the driver to accomplish this. Finally, plan learning experiences and instruction around that. Before adding technology into a curriculum, look at your learning design in general. Be sure to assess what the students already know and start from there when supporting their learning.

WHAT’S NEW

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Software & Online ACCELERATE LEARNING STEMSCOPES SCIENCE ( www.stemscopes.com ) Accelerate Learning announced a new platform using the best of CNN’s digital content to create a new science education product. It includes a variety of assessments, multiple-choice and claim-evidence-reasoning assessments, along with extensive support for teachers such as embedded professional development and instructional resources to support a differentiated learning experience for each student.

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The Use of Technology for Reading Acquisition

Saving Socrates

This is an older post, but I recently updated the bottom to include reflections on gradpoint; the blended learning digital content provider Magen David Yeshivah High School chose this past year. I have noticed this not only among ELL students and students with classified IEP''s, but also students with no apparent learning disabilities or second language acquisition obstacles. She scores much lower on online exams than in person assessments.

Can US Higher Education Publishers Leverage a Subscription Model

Kitaboo on EdTech

Develop Adaptive Learning Platforms. The learning platform must be responsive and intuitive. Over the last few years, each publisher has built as well as acquired personalization and adaptive learning platforms and products such as McGraw-Hill’s LearnSmart and ALEKS, Cengage’s MindTap, and Pearson’s REVEL. Providing tailored content will enhance the learning experience, leading students back to your service for more content subscription.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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In 2012, Pearson, Cengage Learning, and Macmillan Higher Education sued Boundless Learning, claiming that the open education textbook startup had “stolen the creative expression of their authors and editors, violating their intellectual-property rights.”