Common Core State Standards, Accountability & Assessment


Follett Unveils New Curriculum Support Service

New curriculum service allows districts to access content aligned with Common Core State Standards.

TurningPoint Polling Software Gets Dashboards, Enhanced Mac Support

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.

Learning.com To Sync with Student Rosters

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.

Turning Tech Releases Data Collection System for Computer-Based Testing and Evaluation

Turning Technologies has released a paperless system designed for collecting and managing test data for standardized assessments, exams, evaluations, and certification testing.

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Badging in the Classroom--Our Definitive Guide

With new programs and standards emerging, digital badges are helping students prove what they've learned in--and outside--school.

Georgia District Refreshes Computers Systemwide in Preparation for Common Core

Troup County School System in Georgia has deployed new laptops and desktop computers at all 20 of its schools. According to a news release, the new computers are intended to help the district's students and teachers prepare to meet Common Core State Standards.

Smarter Balanced Releases Practice Common Core Tests

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium has released practice versions of its online tests for Common Core State Standards in grades 3 through 8 and grade 11.

Report: Early Childhood Teacher Evaluations Must Consider All Areas of Child Development

Given the unique challenges faced by preK-3 teachers, teacher effectiveness at those levels should not be evaluated on student reading and math achievement alone but should also account for how young children actually learn, according to a new report.

LinkIt! Releases Common Core Readiness Assessments

Data-driven educational technology company LinkIt! has unveiled assessments designed to prepare students in grades 2 to 8 for Common Core standards.

Conference To Focus on Common Core Standards

Professional Educators of Tennessee, a statewide membership organization for teachers, administrators, and non-certified staff from kindergarten through graduate levels, will host a professional development conference focused on Common Core Standards June 22. Leader U 2013 will take place 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marriott Hotel in Franklin, TN.

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