Revision Assistant from Turnitin Now with Lexile Measures

By Monica Burns
06/04/2017 on Class Tech Tips

Earlier this year I shared Turnitin Revision Assistant a formative writing product for classrooms. If you haven’t heard of Revision Assistant before, it was designed to extend the reach of teachers by giving student writers immediate, actionable and substantive feedback..Read full article here.

Nepris Connects Students and Professionals

05/19/2017 on Simba Information

…Nepris (Dallas) offers a platform for connecting STEAM professionals to schools. CEO and cofounder Sabari Raja told EER that Nepris was started in 2013 as a way to close the gap between industry and education amid a national conversation about a lack of qualified candidates for available jobs… Subscription required to view full article here.

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.