Tech Firms Partner To Give Teachers More Student Data More Quickly
educational technology companies are
partnering to create a new product they say will help teachers quickly
and analyze assessments.
Matters' Unify assessment platform
can now be accessed via GradeCam's technology that allows
teachers to scan
multiple choice tests and quizzes with a document camera and
them. With GradeCam, students themselves can scan their own completed
assessments and the software quickly grades them and passes the
to the teacher.
combination with Performance Matters'
technology, teachers can now analyze more data about classroom tests,
assignments and homework, giving them information about individual
performance as well as how the assessments align with district, state
offers teachers a great alternative to
formative assessments that are administered online or via traditional
forms," said Performance Matters CEO and Co-founder Woody Dillaha.
Matters consistently demonstrated
their commitment to ensuring that educators can effectively use their
improve student learning," said GradeCam Co-founder Tami Porter. "Now,
Unify and GradeCam, they're giving teachers a quick and easy way to
data in the classroom, using cameras they already have. It's a very
one teachers are sure to love."
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.