Common Core

Common Core: An Intro from Gradeable

Hope everyone’s ready for some Common Core talk because this week is all about THE CORE. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are learning standards adopted by 40+ states that sets the bar for where students should be at each grade level.  Right now, the Common Core measures mastery of math and reading by taking…

Gradeable at Innovate NYC, Part 2

Over the weekend, Mikaila revisited our team of Gradeable GapApp teachers in the New York school system for the Innovate NYC Schools initiative. Gradeable was selected as one of the ed tech startups to participate in the first ever #GapApp challenge. The contest proposed by the New York City department of education, challenging software developers…

Friday Bulletin Board

Gradeable at MassCUE On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, Parul and Katie went down to Gillette Stadium in Foxboro to participate in this year’s technology conference. At the home of the New England Patriots, Gradeable joined 1,500 educators who loved technology. The event was sponsored by Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MassCUE) and the Massachusetts…

Authentic Assessment as Part of a Testing Reform Campaign: Monty Neill

What are some of the ways we can make assessment more human?  We support Monty’s idea that teacher driven assessments can provide a valuable counterpoint to infrequent standardized testing — in fact that’s what our software is designed to support.  Very thoughtful article — worth a read!