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Best Practices for Adopting Proficiency-Based Grading

Started Jun 20 0 Replies

Alma has released a new whitepaper to help schools that are considering adopting proficiency-based grading. The white paper explores the benefits of proficiency-based grading for teachers, parents…Continue

Tags: Education Technology, Edtech, White Paper, K12 Education, proficiency-based grading

Infographic: The Facts About Teacher Morale and Retention

Started May 6 0 Replies

Studies suggest that teacher morale has a serious impact on student performance—schools where teachers are more satisfied with working conditions have higher achievement.To demonstrate the connection…Continue

Tags: k12 education, education leadership, teacher retention, teacher appreciation, infographic

Free SIS/LMS software for K-12 Schools

Started Mar 31 0 Replies

Alma recently launched its new SIS/LMS software system for K-12 schools. The platform consolidates school, classroom and information management into one simple, intuitive and secure cloud-based…Continue

Tags: technology, leaders, edtech, software, LMS

New Practice Test Resource for Teachers and Students

Started Oct 7, 2013 0 Replies

Varsity Tutors recently released a free, online assessment system called Varsity Learning Tools. The resource offers over 10,000 assessment questions across more than 95 academic subjects and…Continue

Tags: tests, assessments, practice, teacher, resources

 

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Best Practices for Adopting Proficiency-Based Grading

Alma has released a new whitepaper to help schools that are considering adopting proficiency-based grading. The white paper explores the benefits of proficiency-based grading for teachers, parents and students; step-by-step guidance for implementing proficiency-based grading; practical implementation advice and examples from educators who have made the switch; and recommendations for effectively communicating the change to parents. Download the white paper here:…See More
Jun 20
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Infographic: The Facts About Teacher Morale and Retention

Studies suggest that teacher morale has a serious impact on student performance—schools where teachers are more satisfied with working conditions have higher achievement.To demonstrate the connection between teacher engagement and retention—and how to boost teacher satisfaction—Alma, a free SIS/LMS platform for K-12 schools, recently release an infographic on the subject. View the full infographic here:…See More
May 6
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Free SIS/LMS software for K-12 Schools

Alma recently launched its new SIS/LMS software system for K-12 schools. The platform consolidates school, classroom and information management into one simple, intuitive and secure cloud-based system that minimizes busywork and improves efficiency. Alma’s core services—including more than 100 SIS/LMS features, gradebooks and parent/student portals—are available for free. The number of new customers will be limited to 500 schools in 2014 to ensure not only a great product, but great customer…See More
Mar 31
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New Practice Test Resource for Teachers and Students

Varsity Tutors recently released a free, online assessment system called Varsity Learning Tools. The resource offers over 10,000 assessment questions across more than 95 academic subjects and standardized tests including AP, ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, and GED exams.The system enables teachers and students to assess performance and track academic progress over time. Users have access to robust analytics that include individual question analysis and explanation, percentile rankings, score…See More
Oct 7, 2013
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Engrade Raises $5M to Accelerate Expansion of Platform, Districts Served

Engrade, the district-level education platform that unifies the data, curriculum, and tools teachers, schools leaders, and administrators use every day by integrating all of a district’s software and systems, today announced it has secured $5 million in a Series B funding round to accelerate its nationwide expansion and product development. The company has grown rapidly in recent years as it has worked with schools and districts to solve one of the most…See More
Jul 3, 2013
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Adaptive Learning in Higher Education: A Reality Check

Today, the higher education marketplace is thick with companies and organizations claiming to have “personalized learning” or “adaptive learning” capabilities.  Companies are using this language in their sales and marketing efforts, creating confusion for institutions as they grapple with determining an approach to personalized learning that matches their students’ and instructors’ needs.  But if one cuts through the clutter, adaptive learning may be one key capable of actually unshackling…See More
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Kickboard Raises $2 Million in Series A Funding Led By New Markets Venture Partners and Two Sigma Ventures

Kickboard, a web-based school analytics platform that allows educators and school leaders to capture, analyze and securely share critical student performance data, announced today that it has received $2 million in Series A funding led by New Markets Venture Partners and Two Sigma Ventures, with participation from several angel investors. The new round adds to $800,000 from previous seed and angel rounds, bringing the total amount…See More
Feb 27, 2013
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Salute to Teachers

The GLOBE Program (http://www.globe.gov) is taking this opportunity to salute teachers everywhere----for all of the things you do----for inspiring your stude...
Sep 12, 2012

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Engrade Raises $5M to Accelerate Expansion of Platform, Districts Served

Posted on July 3, 2013 at 1:46pm 0 Comments

Engrade, the district-level education platform that unifies the data, curriculum, and tools teachers, schools leaders, and administrators use every day by integrating all of a district’s software and systems, today announced it has secured $5 million in a Series B funding round to accelerate its nationwide expansion and product development. The company has grown rapidly in recent years as it has worked with schools and districts to solve one of the most…

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Adaptive Learning in Higher Education: A Reality Check

Posted on March 13, 2013 at 11:31am 0 Comments

Today, the higher education marketplace is thick with companies and organizations claiming to have “personalized learning” or “adaptive learning” capabilities.  Companies are using this language in their sales and marketing efforts, creating confusion for institutions as they grapple with determining an approach to personalized learning that matches their students’ and instructors’ needs.  But if one cuts through the clutter, adaptive learning may be one key capable of actually unshackling…

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Kickboard Raises $2 Million in Series A Funding Led By New Markets Venture Partners and Two Sigma Ventures

Posted on February 27, 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Kickboard, a web-based school analytics platform that allows educators and school leaders to capture, analyze and securely share critical student performance data, announced today that it has received $2 million in Series A funding led by New Markets Venture Partners and Two Sigma Ventures, with participation from several angel investors. The new round adds to $800,000 from previous seed and angel rounds, bringing the total amount…

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