Online testing environments, adaptive technologies, and new digital platforms hold the potential to transform K-12 assessment and further personalize learning, says a new Pearson report.
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December 12, 2014
December 04, 2014
Students using the blended learning math program Teach to One: Math, which adapts to students' instructional needs daily, increased their math skills significantly over national norms.
November 03, 2014
Superintendent John White announces that students in elementary and middle school will take the exam on paper, rather than on computer, this academic year.
October 21, 2014
Digital games have gone mainstream in U.S. schools, but their full potential to support learning has yet to be tapped, a new report finds.
October 10, 2014
With the spring 2015 deadline for implementing online testing drawing near, some Michigan administrators are expressing last-minute concerns about the technological readiness of their schools.
October 02, 2014
State laws have not kept pace with the growth of computerized testing, leaving unaddressed the potential for new types of cheating, according to a new report from ACT.
September 26, 2014
An indie video game dubbed "No Pineapple Left Behind," currently under development, offers a satirical take on public school management. Its motto: "They take tests. You make money."
August 26, 2014
Schools Superintendent John Deasy said the district will launch a new bidding process and "no longer utilize our current contract" with Apple.
August 21, 2014
Computerized essay-scoring may actually be more effective in changing student behavior than human scoring, Annie Murphy Paul wrote recently in the Hechinger Report.
July 30, 2014
A federal pilot study found that fourth graders are capable of using a computer to write well enough to be assessed, but did not determine if computer-based tests can effectively measure their abilities.