Ed-Fi Alliance, LLC, dedicated to boosting student achievement by empowering educators with actionable data, and Certica Solutions, a leading provider of platform-as-a-service for education agencies, today announced that they are partnering to make the Academic Benchmarks system of learning standards mappings available through the Ed-Fi Operational Data Store (Ed-Fi ODS/API).
Managing and maintaining alignments of educational content to academic standards can be challenging—especially when there are hundreds of different educational standards that are regularly changing over time.
Certica Solutions (Certica), provider of the Certica Connect™ edtech platform-as-a-service (PaaS), today announced the general availability of AB Connect™ Professional Edition which bundles capabilities from the Academic Benchmarks™ and Artifact® systems and taxonomies.
Award-winning education technology company, Nearpod, uses Academic Benchmarks alignment and search capabilities to bring interactive learning into the classroom. Adam Franklin, a learning experience designer at Nearpod, shares his perspective on how integrating AB Connect™ has impacted their business.
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Certica Solutions (Certica), provider of the Certica Connect™ edtech platform-as-a-service (PaaS), today announced a new learning standards management solution specifically for state education agencies (SEAs), which allows standards and instructional specialists to more efficiently manage the process of learning standards creation, curation, dissemination and public commenting; and fosters significant interoperability between learning standards, aligned content and K-12 vendors.
A group of Missouri superintendents have formed a partnership aimed at improving testing programs. Idaho and Ohio approve science standards. Follow us on Twitter @CommonCorner for more education news.
States consider assessment changes as Mississippi debates replacing end of course assessments with ACT and Illinois considers leaving PARCC. Colorado considers adopting customized NGSS.
Computer Science Education makes news this month as the Governors’ Partnership for Computer Science Education expands membership and multiple states begin development and take steps towards approval of computer science standards. Students in Mississippi and New York are affected by a data breach at Questar.
In this edition, South Carolina and Wyoming make changes to Social Studies Standards and Wisconsin joins the list of states requiring personal finance education. Looking for more education news? Follow us on Twitter @CommonCorner.