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Using Portable Custom Interactions to Measure 21st Century Skills

Teaching mathematics and science requires much more than simply imparting core knowledge and ideas. Students must immerse themselves in practices that allow them to develop cross-curricular skills such as calculating, modeling, problem-solving, and reasoning if they are to succeed in a world that increasingly utilizes science and technology. In the past, it’s been difficult to […]


4 Ways to Ensure Academic Freedom in Remote Learning

The term “academic freedom” has been around for over a century. It refers to teachers’ and students’ freedom to teach, study, and pursue knowledge and research without unreasonable interference or restriction from law, institutional regulations, or public pressure. Educators, faculty, and institutional leaders have historically worked to maintain academic freedom, but recent spikes in online […]

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How to Eliminate Bias in Online Assessment

In traditional learning environments, instructors may exhibit unconscious biases that, while entirely unintentional, negatively affect learning outcomes for certain groups of students. Instructors may demonstrate bias toward students based on gender, race, socioeconomic status, ability, and various other identifying characteristics. As remote learning grows in popularity, it’s tempting to assume that a lack of face-to-face […]

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Why User Experience Matters in Online Testing Systems

Remote learning tools are helping students and instructors succeed as we shift to distanced learning. However, they only work if everyone can access and use them effectively. It’s often difficult to know which testing software solutions will work best for your students or even what to look for in a digital learning tool. To create […]

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Using Digital Assessment Tools to Keep Up With an Evolving Business World

In 1999, futurist and entrepreneur Ray Kurzweil proposed the “Law of Accelerating Returns,” or the argument that technological change doesn’t advance linearly, but exponentially. Every year, the rate of change increases, causing each year’s innovations to wildly outstrip the previous year’s. It’s easy to see that this prediction was an accurate one. The business landscape […]

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3 Ways Digital Assessment Software Simplifies Exam Management

Controlling access and managing paper-based assessment can quickly become unwieldy, especially in large-scale assessment. Think of a state department of education, for example. A state may be delivering anywhere between thousands to hundreds of thousands of exams, across varying schools, grade levels and regions. With paper-based assessment, exam management at this scale becomes a time […]

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