Tag Archive for education

Gradeable is now FREE. Here’s why.

Gradeable is happy to announce that we now offer a free version of our time-saving assessment and analytics platform to enable frequent, high quality feedback and formative assessment. Why are we choosing to make our assessment tools free for teachers? Students deserve assessment to empower diversity in learning and thinking, not stifle it. Machine-scorable bubble sheet testing…

The Big Education and Technology Stories of 2013

In the State of the Union earlier this year, President Obama focused on reshaping education in the United States. He made the case for getting today’s students ready for today’s “high-tech” economy. President Obama was talking about the importance of math and the sciences, but he highlighted the role of technology in our everyday lives,…

Friday Bulletin Board

Abbreviated version because I have a food hangover. Move over Oregon Trail. Sim City is the new multi-dimmensional learning tool For the past couple weeks, SimCity’s publishers have been encouraging educators to use SimCityEDU, the educational version of the wildly popular urban planning simulation game. The article goes into the benefits of having students build…

Gradeable HQ

by Rebecca SegalYou share so much with us, we thought it was about time we shared some of our stories with you. Teachers live at school.  We live at Gradeable.  So where does Gradeable live? We are based at Boston’s one and only EdTech accelerator, LearnLaunchX.  We moved here in June and will be here…

The Differences Between Projects And Project-Based Learning – Edudemic

More on one of our themes this week: project-based learning.  We’re big fans!

get-educated:

From Edudemic: Project-Based Learning is a fluid technique to enhance learning that really looks nothing like projects as they’re described below. For example, in a PBL scenario, the teacher’s work is typically done prior to the start of the project, it’s graded on a clearly defined rubric, and has driving questions that keep the learning going.