In spring 2020, Data Recognition Corp. (DRC) will be replacing Scantron as the permanent assessment administrator for the “Heart of Dixie” state.
Alabama testing standards aren’t changing, but the state’s assessment administrator is changing hands. The Alabama Scantron Performance Assessment Tests were designed in 2017 to replace Alabama’s ACT Aspire and ARMT exams. Scantron, however, was never meant to be a permanent assessment administrator for the state. The use of the Scantron Performance Series was a stopgap measure for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years. Keep Reading »
Two 6th-grade math teachers want to spread the word about USATestprep
With more than 138,000 assessments completed and close to 800,000 activities logged, Pickens County schools recently ranked among the top 5% of Georgia schools for their successful use of the USATestprep platform.
Two teachers have been instrumental in the county’s utilization of the standards-aligned platform. Tammy Duncan and Tom Kleinberg, both 6th grade math teachers at Jasper Middle School have been teaching for 21 years and six years, Keep Reading »
“I looooove USATP! So good for the kids. My favorite feature is the ‘remediation’ with a click of a button. There is NO way a teacher could do that in a class of 35-40. Some teachers are afraid of ‘tech,’ but I am sharing how awesome it is on my site. Thank you!”
Biology teacher Andrea Buckner
When we received the above email from California Quartz Hill High School biology teacher Andrea Buckner, Keep Reading »
Caitlyn Thomas is a Math 8 teacher at the Virginia Virtual Academy powered by K12. The academy formerly used Study Island but made the switch two years ago to USATestprep. Both middle and high school now use the online teacher and student success platform for benchmark assessments and daily classroom instruction.
Thomas believes the USATestprep platform makes it easy for teachers to quickly get up to speed.
“We’ve grown tremendously over the past few years,” she says. Keep Reading »
Anne Edwards has been teaching middle school world history for the better part of thirty-two years. (Let’s hear it for Anne.)
Yay Ms. Edwards!
A beloved teacher at Southwest Middle School in Orange County, Florida, Anne has been assessing, testing, remediating, wrangling, and enjoying her time in the classroom with her 6th grade world history students for twenty years. She started using USATestprep three years ago with amazing results.
USATP: Give us the headline on your thoughts surrounding USATestprep. Keep Reading »
Events, conferences and trainings—oh my! USATestprep educational trainers are on the move this spring, hopscotching across the U.S. to demo our powerful online-learning tool that makes it easier for teachers to do what they do best—teach.
We love traveling, training, and teaching (and teachers), so if you have an event or conference where you’d like us to be, please reach out! We are light packers, great conversationalists, and so long as coffee is readily available, Keep Reading »
USATestprep moves forward with plans to expand in Chicago’s public schools as a CPS approved vendor.
Atlanta, GA – March 28, 2019– USATestprep, one of the nation’s leading providers of standards-aligned solutions for teacher and student success, is blowing into the Windy City in a big way. The company’s site-licensed online learning platform was recently approved by The Chicago Public Schools’ Department of Procurement as a CPS approved vendor, a precursor to being allowed to be used by teachers in Chicago’s public school system. Keep Reading »
While teachers are typically the ones handing out assignments, when it came to finding the perfect teaching tool, one teacher in Danville, VA looked to his students for help.
High school English teacher Cary Wright has taught in Danville, VA for 23 years and counting. Two years ago, as he was preparing his 11th grade students at Galileo Magnet High School for their spring reading assessment, he asked his students to find a free or low-cost test-prep site. Keep Reading »
USATestprep will be on-site to demo their grades 3 to 12 learning platform to attendees of the 2019 National Summit for Principal Supervisors
Fort Lauderdale, FL – March 22, 2019 – USATestprep, one of the nation’s leading providers of standards-aligned curriculum and assessment solutions, will be on hand at this year’s annual National Summit for Principal Supervisors, held April 3-5 in Fort Lauderdale. Representatives of the company–which include former Minnesota Education Commissioner Dr. Keep Reading »
Farmington R-7 School District has been using USATestprep at varied grade levels for more than 5 years. We were thrilled (doing the happy dance), when they wrote us a letter telling us the five things they love about our standards-aligned solutions based platform.
5 Reasons We Love Using USATestprep
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- The items in each database are rigorous and there are various types, including selected response (MC), short answer, free response,