Team Spotlight: Demystifying the Complex World of Taxonomies and Machine Learning

Each month we feature a member of the Certica team and highlight the impact they have on the education sector. This time, we sat down with Marci Ladd, Product and Solutions Manager for Academic Benchmarks, to learn more about Certica’s network of learning standards, taxonomies and the relationships between them, as well as the AB Connect recommendation engine and associated algorithms that power it.

Certica Solutions Announces AB Connect Professional Edition

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.

Certica Expands Navigate Item Bank Partner Program

Certica Solutions (Certica), provider of the Certica Connect™ edtech platform-as-a-service (PaaS), today announced the expansion of the company’s Navigate Item Bank™ partner program, including the addition of new distribution partners, growth of the Navigate business development team, and continued product expansion.

Certica Announces Solution for State Education Agencies to Author, Manage and Publish Machine-Readable Learning Standards

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.

What is Metadata and How Does It Impact Education?

Content developers and application providers can optimize the content search experience for educators by capturing, tagging and delivering learning standards and content in a consistent and machine-readable metadata format. This enables educators to find the content necessary to help their students achieve standard mastery.

Certica Partners with Mackin to Enhance Content Search and Discovery

Certica Solutions (Certica), provider of the Certica Connect™ edtech platform-as-a-service (PaaS), today announced that the company has entered into a partnership with Mackin, provider of library and classroom materials for grades PK-12. Mackin uses Certica’s Artifact® capabilities to enhance the search and discovery of book titles within Mackin.com and its Publisher Showcase website.