Learning Management Systems
New LMS for Washington District Supports Standards-Based Curriculum
an effort to manage its standards-based
curriculum throughout the district, Federal
Ways Public Schools in
Washington state has decided to implement a new learning management
Ways administrators picked Edupoint's
LessonVUE Curriculum Management program, anticipating it
would lead to rapid
adoption among teachers, an easily searchable curriculum content
greater gradebook integration, customizable curriculum maps and more
a standards-based curriculum can be
a daunting task," said Federal Ways Public Schools ITS Executive
Mayberry. "Lesson VUE has proven to be an invaluable resource to help
achieve this. Its tight integration with all the components eliminates
redundant data entry tasks, and the centralized curriculum repository
districtwide curriculum elements while helping teachers easily find and
best resources for each student."
a standards-based curriculum,
students are expected to demonstrate understanding or mastery of the
and skills they are expected to learn as they progress through their
education. Learning standards determine the goals of a lesson
and teachers then determine how and what to teach students so they
learning expectations described in the standards.
Ways was already using another
component of Edupoint's Synergy Education Platform: its Synergy Student Information System.
are solving the complex
integration problems that most districts are facing as it relates to
LMS data," said Edupoint President and Chief Innovation Officer Rob
providing our clients with robust access to information to help them
Ways Public Schools has about 22,000
students in Kings County, WA.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.