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.

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.

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.

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.

 

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.

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.