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.

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 Pre-employment assessments promise better days to the recruiters?

Think Exam

The rapidity of changing hiring trend in companies has surpassed the dogma of recruitment acquisition and instead talent acquisition is being largely preferred as a more feasible long term deal. The post How Pre-employment assessments promise better days to the recruiters?

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!

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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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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.

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.

zSpace Unveils World’s First AR/VR Laptop

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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.

?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.

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

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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.

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).

Hack Education Weekly News

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’” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The University of Phoenix ’s online enrollment plummets while Western Governors and Southern New Hampshire near 100,000 students as they vie to rule the roost.”

8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

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Explore Tyto Online. A uniquely ambitious project, Tyto Online is a multiplayer online game focused on science. Want to speed up fluency assessments and free up time for instruction? Looking to go beyond the multiple-choice assessment?

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.

Fighting Apathy, Neglect and Racism to Give Left-Behind Learners a Chance

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I was in a blended classroom where my role had shifted from teacher to facilitator, and the expectation was to use Edgenuity, an online curriculum program, but it wasn’t working. The online program was dated and completely irrelevant to today’s times. I started using Google Classroom to post all of my content online, and provide feedback on assignments. I decided to learn everything I could about mastery-based assessments so that I could start to close the learning gaps.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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on Wednesday announced new guidelines that aim to provide more transparent information for borrowers and more accountability for the companies that manage repayment of federal student loans ,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Apollo Education Group , the parent company of the University of Phoenix , is facing a lawsuit from two shareholders who are seeking to postpone or terminate the company’s sale, according to a corporate filing posted Thursday.”

8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

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Explore Tyto Online. A uniquely ambitious project, Tyto Online is a multiplayer online game focused on science. Want to speed up fluency assessments and free up time for instruction? This early literacy tool created by NWEA allows for whole-class, online assessment of oral reading fluency and other key skills thanks to speech recognition and audio recording software. Looking to go beyond the multiple-choice assessment?

8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

Graphite Blog

Explore Tyto Online. A uniquely ambitious project, Tyto Online is a multiplayer online game focused on science. Want to speed up fluency assessments and free up time for instruction? This early literacy tool created by NWEA allows for whole-class, online assessment of oral reading fluency and other key skills thanks to speech recognition and audio recording software. Looking to go beyond the multiple-choice assessment?

Week of November 15, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thanks for your attention, and see you online! link] CONCERNS ABOUT STUDENT’S ASSESSMENT (HOST YOUR OWN WEBINARS) Tue 16 Nov 01:00PM New York / Tue 16 Nov 06:00PM GMT / Wed 16 Nov 04:00AM Sydney Manos Alisavakis. We will try to clear up the misunderstandings about the procedure and the role of student’s assessment. Mentoring is an important strategy for growing future leaders, but many companies believe that they don’t have time or staff to do it.

Transforming college: What can leaders do?

The Christensen Institute

Instead, E&Y has been using online assessments to identify candidates with the skills and competencies required for success on the job. As more companies move away from GPA minimums or scrap degree requirements altogether, how can higher education remain relevant?