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Cool Tool | Evaluate from Catapult Learning

Catapult Learning’s Evaluate™ system is a robust next-gen assessment tool. Through a combination of web-based formative reading and math assessments and superior reporting and analysis tools, Evaluate engages students in their own learning, guides teachers as they target instruction, and … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Illuminate DnA

There’s no question that looking at data helps inform instructional practice. But, too often, the data teachers need is either too difficult to collect and access—or too overwhelming to interpret effectively. Illuminate Education’s Data and Assessment (DnA) system was built from … Continue reading

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Declaring War on Paper

Before democratizing education, using edtech for an even more basic task. GUEST COLUMN | by Johan Hagglund Most people have come to think about edtech as expanding the reach of education— democratizing it. Or using technology to adjust to leaning … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | CoCubes

If there are any lessons to learn about technology platforms for hiring and assessment, you might look to CoCubes, India’s largest assessment and hiring platform. They run assessments to measure employability across all domains, from programming to plumbing. They work with 750-plus … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | OpenStax

Created to provide an alternative to traditional textbooks whose prices are rising farther and farther beyond what many students can afford to pay, OpenStax is a nonprofit organization committed to improving student access to quality learning materials. Their free textbooks are … Continue reading

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