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.

Certica Solutions Acquires Unbound Concepts

Certica Solutions (Certica), provider of the Certica Connect™ edtech platform-as-a-service (PaaS), today announced the acquisition of Baltimore-based Unbound Concepts, innovator of the Artifact™ application which provides educators, librarians, readers and curriculum buyers with a better way to search, browse and discover books. Artifact embodies a unique taxonomy of over 700 terms – including topics, themes, literary elements and learning criteria – which enables enrichment and more effective discovery of content.