Alyssa Boyce

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Turnitin Offers Lexile Scores to Help Teachers Better Assign Reading Passages

May 24, 2017 on EdSurge

TURNITIN, the plagiarism-catcher turned instructional writing program, is now introducing Lexile scores to their Revision Assistant, a tool which provides computer-generated feedback to students on their writing…Read full article here.

By |May 26th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

ORIGO Stepping Stones 2.0–A Versatile, Easy-to-Use Math Program

By Jacqui Murray
05/24/2017 on Ask a Tech Teacher

Origo Education’s award-winning Stepping Stones 2.0 K-6 math program (with a separate program for pre-K) is versatile, easy-to-use, and nicely differentiated for varied learning and teaching strategies…Read full article here.

By |May 25th, 2017|Client Articles, ORIGO Education|

How Capistrano USD is Transforming its Writing Instruction

By Virginia Reischl
05/21/2017 on Getting Smart

…For instance, our district uses Turnitin’s Feedback Studio, a platform for checking student writing for originality and leaving drag-and-drop comments or voice recordings in response to student papers…Read full article here.

By |May 22nd, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Cult/Tech Podcast with Sabari Raja of Nepris

By Jason Visenberg
05/2017 on Red Cup Agency

…We discuss the STEM education gap and how the Nepris platform is addressing it by providing career role models for students all over the world…Listen to podcast here.

 

By |May 19th, 2017|Client Articles, Nepris|

Aiding teachers with students’ reading levels

By Ariana Fine
05/18/2017 on District Administration

Turnitin has added Lexile measures to its instructional writing program, Revision Assistant, to better help teachers match appropriate texts to individual students and personalize instruction…Read full article here.

By |May 19th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Turnitin Adds Lexile Measures to Revision Assistant

05/17/2017 on THE Journal

Turnitin’s Revision Assistant has incorporated the Lexile Framework for Reading from MetaMetrics,  a company that develops scientific measures of academic achievement…Read full article here.

By |May 19th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

New Metrics Measure Success at Kaneland High School

By Matthew Lynch
05/18/2017 on The Edvocate

…Kaneland is still in the early stages with Hero K12 but its effect on tardiness is dramatic…Read full article here.

By |May 19th, 2017|Client Articles, Hero K12|

Can This Man Save Detroit Public Schools?

By Derek Newton
05/15/2017 on HuffPost 

…The district again brought in technology, this time HERO K12, which enables districts, schools and teachers to consistently reinforce and track desired student behaviors such as good citizenship or punctuality…Read full article here.

By |May 16th, 2017|Client Articles, Hero K12|

Researchers develop groundbreaking technology for student writing success

By Dennis Pierce
05/08/17 on eSchools New

…Using Revision Assistant has allowed South Kitsap teachers in all disciplines to give students more frequent writing assignments, without adding more work to their already-full plates…Read full article here.

By |May 11th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Revolutionary Teaching Projects Recognized by IMS Global Learning Consortium

By Matthew Lynch
05/09/17 on The Edvocate

…And what the Newport-Mesa Unified School District is doing with Turnitin Revision Assistant applies…Read full article here.

By |May 11th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Moving toward a smarter use of IT resources at Bucknell

By Param Bedi
04/28/2017 on EdScoop

…We started researching the tools we needed to support this approach, and we acquired the IT Service Management (ITSM) and Project Portfolio Management platforms from TeamDynamix. Now, this software is embedded in nearly everything we do…Read full article here.

 

By |April 30th, 2017|Client Articles, Team Dynamix|

How Can We Build Confident Student Writers?

By Guest Writer Kelly Olgen
04/27/17 on The Edvocate

A mastery of the written word is a MUST in today’s educational settings and in the workplace beyond them…Read full article here.

By |April 28th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Blended Learning Via Technology in the Classroom

By Jacqui Murray on Teach Hub

…Through sites like Nepris, you make all the arrangements online, meet virtually on your class computer, and interact just as you would if you trundled everyone onto a bus, motored up the freeway in rush hour traffic, and shepherded everyone on a tour hoping no one got lost…Read full article here.

 

By |April 25th, 2017|Client Articles, Nepris|

Problems With Unruly Classroom Behavior? There’s an App for That

By Matthew Lynch
April 20, 2017 on Education Futures Blog: Education Week

Hero rethinks traditional discipline policies and builds programs to recognize students in a positive way on a school-wide or district-wide scale…Read full article here.

By |April 22nd, 2017|Client Articles, Hero K12|

K-12 Dealmaking: Hero K12 Unveils Investment Plans, and Smart Sparrow Raises $4 Million

By Alexa J. Henry
04/18/2017 on EDWEEK Market Brief

In the latest dealmaking news, student behavior management application Hero K12 announced plans to invest and acquire ed-tech companies. Also, digital provider Smart Sparrow raised $4 million…Full story may require registration here.

 

By |April 21st, 2017|Client Articles, Hero K12|