Assessment & Accountability


Georgia To Provide Early Intervention and Assessment Software Tools to All Schools

The Georgia Department of Education (DOE) is providing every district and school across the state with software to support early intervention and assessment in the classroom.

Technology Challenges and the Move to Online Assessments

Two consortia of states are paving the way for online assessment of Common Core State Standards by 2014. But will your district be up to speed?

Blackboard Adds Testing to Mobile Learning App

Blackboard has updated its mobile app to accommodate test taking and to deliver alerts to students when changes happen to their courses without the learning management system app being opened.

GradeMark Adds Voice Comments

Turnitin has added a new feature to GradeMark called voice comments that lets teachers provide personalized feedback to students using digital audio.

Virtual Schools Come Under Scrutiny

The latest volley across the bow of virtual schools has been fired with the release of a new report by The Center for Public Education, a research arm of the National School Boards Association.

CTB/McGraw-Hill and BrainPop Join Forces on Instructional Resources

Educational assessment provider CTB/McGraw-Hill is integrating BrainPop's animated educational resources for K-8 students into its Acuity InFormative Assessment solution.

Assessment Technology Releases Instructional Effectiveness Assessment System

Assessment Technology has unveiled the Galileo K-12 Online Instructional Effectiveness Assessment System.

Wireless Generation Buys Intel-Assess

Digital tools provider Wireless Generation has acquired Intel-Assess, an assessment materials and services firm, in a move that increases its offerings for both teachers and district officials, particularly in regard to instructional planning.

Enhanced i>clicker+ with Braille Buttons Set for Fall Rollout

Macmillan New Ventures' i>clicker unit is rolling out an enhanced version of its student response device this fall.

ProProfs Quiz Maker Expands Assessment Tools

ProProfs has released an updated slate of features for Quiz Maker, the company's online assessment creation tool, including new reporting capabilities and an expanded question bank.

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