Senate President Don Gaetz and Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford have issued a joint letter to Tony Bennett, Commissioner of the Florida Department of Education, recommending withdrawal from the assessment program proposed by the national academic consortium Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).
i>clicker is bringing its student response system to Android and iOS devices, as well as traditional laptops and desktops.
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) has released information about the non-summative components of its assessment system. These tools and resources are intended to help students master the skills and knowledge required by the Common Core State Standards.
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) has provided new details regarding its field testing plans.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The dawn of the Common Core Standards has been coupled with the creation of new assessment methods. These sample questions give educators a snapshot of what the upcoming tests will llook like.
- By Kristen Swanson
More than three quarters, 81 percent, of K-12 IT professionals believe Common Core State Standards will have a positive effect on their district, according to a new report by CDW-G.
Learning.com has released Inquiry, a new project-based online learning curriculum designed to support Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for kindergarten through grade 8.
New curriculum service allows districts to access content aligned with Common Core State Standards.
Turning Technologies has released an update to TurningPoint, the company's classroom polling tool. With the new version, Turning has consolidated three of its polling tools into one and added enhanced support for OS X.
Curriculum and assessment provider Learning.com is adding a new capability that will allow it to synchronize with student information systems. The company has partnered with SIS integration developer Clever to provide the capability.