Edmentum and Boulevard Arts Partner to Build Augmented Reality Activities

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Edmentum ( edmentum.com ) has announced a new partnership with Boulevard Arts. Edmentum and Boulevard Arts will partner closely over the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years to build a full suite of augmented reality (AR) activities for humanities courses – including English 9-12, World History, U.S.

K-12 Dealmaking: Key Data Systems Acquires Progress Testing, Edmentum Raises $25 Million, Kahoot! Forms Partnership With Code.Org

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A handful of ed-tech firms including web-based teaching learning solutions provider Edmentum and instructional technology company BookNook raised funds from investors. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Key Data Systems Acquires Progress Testing, Edmentum Raises $25 Million, Kahoot! Marketplace K-12 Assessments / Testing Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Mergers and Acquisitions Online / Virtual Learning Public-Private Education Partnerships StartupsKahoot!

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A Back-to-School, Personalized Learning Toolkit

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In my role at Edmentum , I am inspired by these stories daily. Source: Edmentum ; full size video here. More from Edmentum If you're looking for more personalized learning programs, check out Edmentum's full suite of K-12 evidence-based assessments and digital curriculum and see why almost a million educators in the U.S. Source: Edmentum ; full size video here.

This Toolkit Helps Take the Stress Out of State Testing

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At Edmentum , it’s our goal to put educators first in everything we do. Assessment For Learning. We walk you through the process of distinguishing between various assessment types, building goals, identifying best practices around your assessments and analyzing your data to make lasting instructional decisions throughout the year. In this on-demand webinar, we outline five simple steps to prepare students for testing with Edmentum’s Study Island.

Three Ways You Can Harness Personalized Learning to Promote a Growth Mindset

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At Edmentum , we believe that growth mindset goes hand in hand with personalized learning, an increasingly popular approach that aims to put students in control of their own learning. Personalized Pathways: Resources on Edmentum. Find success stories and strategies to personalize learning on the Edmentum blog. Education Technology Personalized Learning Learning Strategies Assessment Driven Curriculum

How to Get the Most Out Of Practice Testing

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This makes practice tests not only an assessment tool,but a crucial part of the teaching toolkit. Imagine taking an archery workshop. A trained guide gives you a brief history of archery, shows you how to hold a bow and notch an arrow, and teaches you how to fire an arrow.

In the marketplace: Gaming, digital citizenship, PD initiatives, and more

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There are certification tracks on Google, Microsoft, Apple, SMART, among other topics, like online assessment, STEM, ELA, Math, Social Studies, and PBL. Edmentum , a provider of web-based learning solutions, announces a brand-new K-6 math, reading, and ELA individualized learning program. This release builds upon Edmentum’s mission of being educators’ most trusted partner in creating successful student outcomes everywhere learning occurs.

Teacher shortages force districts to use online education programs

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Preventing cheating is the district’s responsibility, according to the company’s response, but the program does have settings that allow teachers to proctor assessments. Before an online course can be approved by the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE), local school districts must submit an application proving that the vendor’s “content, curriculum, and assessments are aligned to Mississippi’s course standards,” the state’s guidelines explain.

K-12 Dealmaking: Knewton Raises $52M; Imagine K12 Merges with Y Combinator

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In addition, the sector saw several new partnerships spring up, such as Edmentum’s new partnership with WebbAlign and Learning Forward joining forces with Amplify, the former digital education division of News Corp. Edmentum Partners with WebbAlign: Edmentum , a provider of online learning solutions, has partnered with WebbAlign , a company focused on the alignment of K–12 standards and assessments.

Data Helps K–12 School Districts Hire, Set Curricula and Improve Student Outcomes

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based 21st Century Cyber Charter School (21CCCS), teachers and administrators rely on learning tools such as Edmentum’s Study Island , Blackboard Collaborate and Moodle to identify student needs and trends. Before we had these analytics tools, teachers had to pull together different tools and assessments manually,” Nuland says. Data Helps K–12 School Districts Hire, Set Curricula and Improve Student Outcomes. meghan.bogardu…. Thu, 03/29/2018 - 10:20.

96 edtech predictions for K12 in 2019

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As this movement gains traction, formative assessment tools will become critically important to the iterative process of maximizing the learning environment and customizing instruction to meet students’ needs. As such, we are going to see an increased focus on PD that facilitates assessment literacy, fosters active professional learning communities, and supports teachers in developing formative instructional practices. Jamie Candee, CEO, Edmentum. •

Four Ways You Can Use Data to Create a Personalized, Teacher-Driven PD Playbook

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Whether from formative and summative assessments or online instructional programs, data is both a powerful indicator of teaching and a driver for personalizing professional development. Use the data outputs from your LMS, classroom assessment and practice programs, high-stakes tests, and any other technologies that you already have in place as support for driving effective instructional techniques. I worked in the same school—doors down from my wife—for three years.

When Education CEOs and Bigwig Financiers Go ‘Back to School’

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Else-Mitchell and Forsa both say their companies are adding assessments and analytics into their digital offerings. You’re going to walk into a classroom, and a teacher is going to be using a bunch of products, with 50 or 100 logins,” says Jamie Candee, CEO of Edmentum. “If Students and teachers were not the only ones to return to class this week.

What?s New: New Tools for Schools

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The adaptive Apex Learning Tutorials for intervention, remediation, and preparation for high-stakes assessments were proven to improve students’ performance on the Tutorials from pretest to posttest by more than 50% and by an average of 23 to 26 percentile points during the 2016–2017 school year. iKeepSafe conducted a thorough manual and technical review of ClassFlow to assess its compliance with iKeepSafe Privacy Assessment guidelines.

T&L’S ISTE 2018 BEST OF SHOW AWARDS WINNERS

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ACHIEVE3000 PRO ( WWW.ACHIEVE3000.COM ) Achieve3000 Pro offers a patented instructional model that combines summative and embedded formative assessments to differentiate content and instruction, so students always see lessons at their just-right reading level. EDMENTUM EXACT PATH ( WWW.EDMENTUM.COM/ ) Edmentum Exact Path utilizes adaptive diagnostic assessments paired with individualized learning paths to ensure academic growth in K-8 reading, language arts, and math.

Education Technology and the New Behaviorism

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There has been plenty of speculation in the past few years that the latest law governing K–12 education in the US, ESSA (the Every Student Succeeds Act, signed into law by President Obama in December 2015), will promote programs and assessments that focus on “social and emotional learning,” not simply on the traditional indicators of schools’ performance – academics and test scores.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via the ACT press release : “ ACT to Deliver Assessment for the Moral Education Program to Students in the UAE.” Other sponsors, in addition to CZI and Gates, included: Knowledgeworks , Edmentum , Amazon Web Services , Oneder , and Reading Plus.). Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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Despite predictions that badges would be the “ new credential ” and that we were looking at a “ Future Full of Badges ,” it’s not clear that digital badges have provided us with a really meaningful way to assess skills or expertise.