Coronavirus: How online assessments will help at the time of mass educational shutdown?

Think Exam

online assessments is a welcoming change for both the exam takers as well for the administrators of the educational industry. The benefits that come with using online exam software have drastically increased at this time when conventional teaching and assessment practices are of no use.

Learn about the revolutionary Pearson Tell Online Assessment | @Pearson

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Jeff sits down with Sue Ann Towle to discuss the new Pearson Tell, a brand new interactive assessment experience for English Language Learners. . Jeff sits down with Sue Ann Towle to discuss the new Pearson Tell, a brand new interactive assessment experience for English Language Learners.

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Learn about the revolutionary Pearson Tell Online Assessment | @Pearson

TeacherCast

Jeff sits down with Sue Ann Towle to discuss the new Pearson Tell, a brand new interactive assessment experience for English Language Learners. . Jeff sits down with Sue Ann Towle to discuss the new Pearson Tell, a brand new interactive assessment experience for English Language Learners.

How to design a successful strategy for Campus Hiring?

Think Exam

A campus strategy that is both effective as well as scalable is what matters when it comes to hiring talented candidates who are eager to show and acquire “new-age skills”. But corporates face a lot many challenges in the overall campus hiring process making it a strenuous task.

Corporates to rely on Remote Technology during COVID-19 crisis

Think Exam

It has drastically affected the economic trajectory for various nations where not just the trade market is witnessing its severe lows but also companies are facing difficult times.

How Does Remote Proctoring Work and the Need For it!

Think Exam

Traditional or online examinations conducted by any schools, colleges, institutes or companies play a major role in evaluating an individual. However, many students/candidates tend to cheat in the examination which questions their credibility.

7 Tips to choose the perfect Online Exam Software

Think Exam

These days one can find various types of online exam software available in the market that are specified to its application in education, corporates (recruitment), employee engagement and employee training.

Add color to your Think Exam panel! “Attractive themes” to brighten your assessments!

Think Exam

Think Exam, the leading online assessment software is a product of Ginger Webs, the company which prides in providing technology based testing and assessment solutions to the world of education. Attractive themes” to brighten your assessments!

Hire the Right Talent-use ThinkExam online platform

Think Exam

A company is always known for its people and culture, to get the best people in an organization the recruitment process has to be strong. For hiring the best people in an organization, the company has to streamline its hiring process.

Edtech Company Learning.com Named Oregon Top Workplace for Third Consecutive Year

techlearning

The company works with more than 2,500 school districts and serves five million students from 21 countries around the world.

10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teaching online and blending classrooms is a hot topic, but there’s always room for improvement. In this blog post, you’ll discover ten topics that can help you improve your online or blended classroom.

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7 Things to Consider As We Return to Learn This Fall

The CoolCatTeacher

Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

K-12 Dealmakers to Focus on Adaptive Learning, Assessment, Report Says

Marketplace K-12

Mergers and acquisition opportunities in K-12 will focus on companies that provide adaptive learning and online assessments, according to Berkery Noyes.

20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

But the reality is also that we’re going to have to prepare for a fall that – whatever it looks like – will include an online learning component. Learning online will also help us become better teachers and now is the perfect time to take an online course.

Edulastic Joins Google for Education Partner Program

EdNews Daily

Edulastic, the next-generation online assessment platform for K-12 teachers and administrators, announced that they have become a Google for Education Partner.

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Learning.com Joins National Digital Learning Day Celebration with Classroom Lessons and Resources

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The company offers a complete digital literacy curriculum for grades K-8 that engages students as they develop critical skills such as keyboarding, business applications, online safety, computational thinking, and coding. PORTLAND, Ore.

Take Two: Clever’s Newest Effort to Help Teachers Try Before They Buy Edtech

Edsurge

Soft-launched last summer, the library currently houses more than 100 educational apps, which teachers can browse by subjects or categories (like assessment or presentation tools). The San Francisco-based company is best known for its rostering technology that provisions user accounts for software, and a single sign-on service that makes it easy for students and teachers to log into and use tools purchased by district officials.

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With $2 Million in Backing, Climb Hire Tackles the Social Ladder

Edsurge

The program promises 100 hours of online training and 100 hours of in-person training for 16 weeks. Climb Hire is still deciding what to charge companies for those services, Pelman says. Taylor Hill devised a plan to better her life.

Learning.com Joins Google for Education Technology Partner Program

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For more information on Learning.com’s solutions, visit About Learning.com Learning.com is a national leader in providing digital literacy solutions that help prepare students for online assessments, school, college, and their future careers.

Should Career Counselors Use Digital Personality Tests to Help Students Choose Majors?

Edsurge

Colleges have long relied on pen-and-paper assessments purporting to measure students’ personalities, interests and values, Donnelly says. Donnelly selected a career-advising platform owned by the Myers-Briggs Company—yes, the makers of that classic personality test.

Learning.com Unveils New Integration with Google Classroom

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This new functionality allows educators to easily access digital literacy lessons, activities, application exercises, and quizzes through an online catalog, then deliver the content directly to students through Google Classroom. PORTLAND, Ore.

Spotting Trends and Delivering Data to Connect Edtech Tools With Educator Needs

Edsurge

Data’s influence on modern education is immense; it drives policies, impacts funding—it even affects decisions about which tools and services edtech companies create for educators. Rambo, president of MCH Strategic Data , is working to provide edtech companies with high quality, reliable data that helps them connect with education professionals and understand trends in schools and districts. How does the data you gather help support edtech companies and in turn educators?

Learning.com’s Third Annual Code-a-Thon Open for Registration

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To register for the contest, visit: [link] About Learning.com Learning.com is a national leader in providing digital literacy solutions that help prepare students for online assessments, school, college and their future careers.

Data Driven Instruction: How Student Data Guides Formative Assessments

EdTech Magazine

Data Driven Instruction: How Student Data Guides Formative Assessments. As personalized learning becomes a more mainstream pedagogy in K–12 classrooms, teachers have started to adapt assessment processes to get a deeper look at student growth. .

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

eSchool News

Teq , a Long Island-based educational technology and professional development (PD) company, has received approval from the New York State Department of Education to provide Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE).

Global K-12 Market for Personal PCs to Contract in 2016, Experts Project

Marketplace K-12

educational devices sold run on the company’s operating system, up from 51 percent during the third quarter last year.

Innovators Worth Watching: Catalyte

The Christensen Institute

While looking online for entry-level work, Tim kept stumbling across the same advertisement for software developers. Traditionally, outsourcing companies have looked abroad for inexpensive IT and software talent. Interested job seekers take an online assessment, and Catalyte’s proprietary predictive analytics algorithm identifies promising candidates.

?Online Courses Shouldn’t Use Remote Proctoring Tools. Here’s Why.

Edsurge

Thoughts about online proctoring have been taking up more of my time and energy than I’d like to admit. Rather than spending most of my time time helping people become better online teachers, I have been figuring out how to meet two competing objectives: increase online course offerings and avoid adopting an online proctoring system. My first objective, to increase the number of online courses, is grounded in research and campus goals for increasing student success.

K-12 Dealmaking: PowerSchool Acquires Haiku Learning; Jefferson Education Partners with Fishtree

Marketplace K-12

With this acquisition, PowerSchool has invested over $100 million within the past six months to implement the K-12 education industry’s first unified classroom platform,” the company said in a statement. The company also noted that as a result of the acquisition, PowerSchool will add more than 3 million users across six continents while continuing to serve more than 20 million students—or more than one-third of the total students—in the U.S.

zSpace Unveils World’s First AR/VR Laptop

techlearning

Now with today’s launch of the world’s first augmented reality (AR)/virtual reality (VR) laptop from Silicon Valley company, zSpace Inc., 500 list of fastest growing companies.

Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

edWeb.net

And with online assessments now being required in many states, reliable broadband access is also essential so that students’ knowledge and skills are accurately represented, and technology is not a barrier to achievement and its documentation.

How Colleges Are Thinking Differently to Serve Adult Students

Edsurge

Colleges and companies are trying to learn how to attract and educate this large population of current and potential adult learners. What we've learned over time is, particularly in the area of prior learning assessment, [fit ]in two different strands.

Desmos Passes the Smarter Balanced Test (and Hopes to Save Math Students $100)

Edsurge

It’s a reasonable restriction to prevent students from cheating by searching online for solutions. The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC), which administers standardized tests for 15 U.S. states, one territory, and the Bureau of Indian Education, has agreed to make the Desmos calculator available as a tool in its online exams. Smarter Balanced contracts with the American Institute of Research to develop and deliver the online tests via a secure web browser.

Learning.com Launches Cyberbullying Prevention Campaign for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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With national data reports showing cyberbullying on the rise, especially in public schools, the digital literacy leader has created a cyberbullying prevention toolkit for educators to download and help students and parents do their part in promoting online safety and good digital citizen skills.

Pearson CEO Fallon Talks Common Core, Rise of ‘Open’ Resources

Marketplace K-12

Pearson CEO John Fallon recently met with a group of reporters at Education Week’ s offices and spoke about his company’s business strategies and record, and offered a defense against some of its detractors’ claims. We would say that an assessment should be only one measure of progress.