The company for teachers, by teachers, responds to teacher requests with three platform feature upgrades.
Atlanta, GA – June 24, 2019 - To kick off the summer months, USATestprep, a national leader in performance-based, standards-aligned curriculum and assessments for grades 3-12, announces the launch of three new platform feature upgrades, effective immediately.Keep Reading »
Atlanta, GA - June 18, 2019 - USATestprep, a national leader in performance-based, standards-aligned curriculum and assessments for grades 3-12, announced today the launch of the company’s new Illinois 8th grade comprehensive science (ISA) practice review.
Written by teachers and aligned to the most current Illinois standards, this comprehensive “mega-test” provides unsurpassed curriculum mastery to help teachers prepare their students for high-stakes testing and assessment and offers:Keep Reading »
Our team here at USATestprep has a serious appreciation for our users, especially power users like Jessica Price. She is currently the only biology (honors) teacher at Bartlett Ninth Grade Academy in Arlington, Tennessee. Price started teaching in 2013 at Millington Central High School and moved to one of the largest school districts in Tennessee, Bartlett City Schools, in 2014. Busy raising her almost two-year-old daughter and earning her EDS …Keep Reading »
"My students went from a 58% pass rate to 127-154% growth in eighth grade to 91-97% pass rate in high school.”
In the Mississippi high school where C. White taught 9th grade English for 10 years, impoverishment was an accepted part of daily life. Almost 100% of students at the school received free or reduced-fee lunch. Many of her students entered her classroom performing below a 5th-grade level. Classrooms of …Keep Reading »
USATestprep is seeking an inside sales professional to join our growing team as a Sales Development Representative in our Atlanta, GA office. The Sales Development Representative is responsible for prospecting and initiating the sales cycle with potential clients. Successful Sales Development Representatives are competitive, motivated by results, and are passionate about sales and the solutions we provide to our clients. This position offers a unique opportunity for those who seek …Keep Reading »
The driving force behind our successful state-aligned resources writes curriculum, maintains rigorous standards, leaps tall trees in single bounds and, yes, they answer the phone when you call.
If you’re a subscriber to USATestprep (And if you’re not—for shame. Go here.), you know our Academic Team stands at the ready to answer any questions about our 300,000+ standards-aligned items. This is the dream team responsible for writing, reviewing, and maintaining …Keep Reading »
We fell in love with this article from veteran teacher Peter Barnes, first published in Edutopia, about his 20 years in the classroom. Our favorite paragraph:
I try to focus on the tiny interactions that make differences for students: a two-minute conversation about a student’s new dog, a positive email to a parent about her child’s progress, a high five for a former student in the hallway. These moments sometimes …Keep Reading »
With school funding stretched thin, teachers need to take the lead in seeking out alternate funding opportunities
How can schools, classrooms, and teachers receive additional funding? Money is out there, but it’s not always easily accessible. Add in that administrators are bombarded by teacher requests for funding for various programs and--with limited time to research, validate, and explore the many options available--are often left feeling wary and overwhelmed. What if …Keep Reading »
The academic department is seeking an experienced academic leader to fill the position of Academic Product Manager. The successful candidate reports directly to the Chief Academic Officer and will work closely with the marketing and sales departments to bring new products to teachers and identify fresh distribution opportunities. The Academic Product Manager will work creatively, collaboratively, and pragmatically to ensure products are brought to market quickly, within budget, and error-free. …Keep Reading »
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 …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.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!”
When we received the above email from California Quartz Hill High School biology teacher Andrea Buckner, we …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.Keep Reading »