Common Core State Standards, Accountability & Assessment

Turnitin Improves Plagiarism Detection Integration with D2L Learning Suite 10

Turnitin and Desire2Learn have announced enhancements to the integration of OriginalityCheck and GradeMark with Desire2Learn Learning Suite 10.

GlobalScholar Releases Upgrades to Scantron, Exceed, and Pinnacle

GlobalScholar, a provider of data-driven technology solutions for education, introduced updates for all three of its product brands: Scantron, Exceed, and Pinnacle.

Turnitin to Develop Six CCSS-Aligned Writing Rubrics

Turnitin, a provider of originality checking and online grading solutions, has partnered with the English Professional Learning Council to develop writing rubrics aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

CTB/McGraw-Hill Expands Common Core Assessment Line

A major player in the K-12 education technology arena has introduced a new set of assessment tools to gauge student achievement in five areas.

eInstruction Updates Insight 360

eInstruction's new release offers improved testing and assessment capabilities as well as integration with new technologies.

Apple iOS 6 Guided Access Boon for High-Stakes Testing with iPads

During its Worldwide Developers Conference 2012 in San Francisco this week, Apple introduced a new feature that addresses both user accessibility and testing needs when its mobile devices are used in schools.

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.