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ShadowCAT: Taking Computer Adaptive Testing to a Whole New Level

Computer adaptive tests (CATs) are computer-administered tests that tailor the selection of test items during the administration of the assessment based on the responses of examinees. By adapting the difficulty of the test to the ability level of the examinee, … Continue reading

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OECD Test for Schools in the News

McGraw-Hill Education CTB is the accredited administrator for the OECD Test for Schools, a benchmarking tool that allows schools to gauge their students’ performance against international college and workforce readiness standards. The test is designed to measure aspects of the … Continue reading

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Drive Student Achievement and Inform District Educational Strategy with Engrade

Engrade™ unifies the data, curriculum, and tools teachers, school leaders, and administrators use every day by integrating all of the district’s software and systems. The powerful platform supports third party applications and open education resources in one fully secure easy-to-use, … Continue reading

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Teachers at Eugene Elementary Turn Data Insights Into Fun Student Learning Activities with Acuity

When a 3rd grade student at Eugene Elementary School in Rock Island, IL told us “with Acuity… it feels more like fun than work,” we were thrilled. That’s exactly what Acuity does: It enables teachers to use assessment data insights … Continue reading

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COMMON CORE: IT’S 2014. ARE YOU READY?

For many months now, we’ve been sharing information and resources to help gear everyone up for the implementation of the Common Core State Standards. These standards have become fodder for many debates over educational standards, changes, and resources (or lack … Continue reading

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