Author Archives: Jason Altman

Rainy Day Idea For Data Use

Rainy Day Idea For Data Use

I want to credit Shelly Strickland, a school administrator in the Taylor County, Florida school system for passing on this idea to me. At her school, Strickland uses those unfortunate rainy day recesses to put some exciting Discovery Education content in front of her students. Instead of sitting around with nothing to do, her elementary

June 4, 2012 Webcast

Discovery Education Assessment: The Ultimate Guide To the Detail Export Week of June 4, 2012 This webcast will highlight hints and tips for maximizing the potential of the Detail Export function within Discovery Education Assessment. This resource is available for both Benchmark Assessment data, as well as data acquired through Progress Zone. However, strategies are needed to prevent

Discovery Education Common Core Assessments Approved In New Mexico

Discovery Education Assessment is pleased to have been approved by the State of New Mexico Public Education Department to provide Common Core formative assessments for grades 4 through 10. We are committed to supporting the state’s goals for student academic achievement of the new Common Core standards. Educators from the great state of New Mexico, we would love to

May 28, 2012 Webcast

Discovery Education Assessment: The New and Improved Interactive Item Summary Week of May 28, 2012 Please follow this link to download this webcast. If you have not registered for the series please click here to receive notification as future webcasts become available.

May 21, 2012 Webcast

Discovery Education Assessment: Measuring Progress Between Benchmarks #2 Week of May 21, 2012 In this event we will show participants how to capitalize on all Discovery Education resources available in Progress Zone. Part 2 will investigate the Classroom Manager as well as Assigning Probes using the Discovery Education Student Center. We will also explore how to get

Evaluate Happy Students Using Games

Did you know that you may have as many as 165 educational games available to you through your Discovery Education Streaming Plus service? Just search by “games” using the media type filter. These games span all subject areas, including literature, fine arts, and science, and were developed with the differing needs of our youngest students,

May 14, 2012 Webcast

Discovery Education Assessment: Measuring Progress Between Benchmarks #1 Week of May 14, 2012 In this event we will show participants how to capitalize on all Discovery Education resources available in Progress Zone. Part 1 will investigate Creating Items, as well as Building Probes using these items and the existing item bank. We will also highlight the opportunities

Discovery Education Assessment Takes To The Road

This spring, Discovery Education Assessment will host several workshops and school visits with various school districts across the country. Some of the events are targeted towards teachers, while others are targeted toward administrators. These events are held in partner schools and feature professional development sessions as well as prize giveaways and a ton of fun. We

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