SCOTTSDALE, AZ (PRWEB) September 19, 2012
eInstruction, a global education software and technology company, and New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), a non-profit dedicated to empowering teachers and granting all students access to a high quality education, have partnered to transform CTL’s award-winning STEM course materials into rich, interactive content, simplifying the integration of instruction and real-time assessment for users of eInstruction’s Insight 360™ classroom instruction system.
Now free open-source digital content aligned to Common Core State Standards will be embedded with eInstruction’s CueTag™ technology. The addition of CueTag to more than 20 STEM courses developed by and for K-12 math and science instructors eliminates the time required to create and prepare standardized Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) lesson content that engages students, drives classroom collaboration and empowers real-time assessment when used with Student Response Systems (SRS). Users of Insight 360 can now launch multiple choice, numeric response, true/false and yes/no questions to effectively teach and instantaneously assess student comprehension of K-12 STEM subject matter.
“Conducting assessment of students’ understanding of mathematics and science during instruction is a critical step in ensuring their success, and the addition of eInstruction’s exciting CueTag technology makes this possible for any teacher, anywhere,” said Dr. Robert Goodman, CTL’s Executive Director. “Because the content is tagged and prepared for instruction when educators download it from our website, they will realize significant time savings and will be able to focus on the art, and skill, of teaching.”
“The fusion of CTL’s expert STEM content aligned to Common Core State Standards and eInstruction’s innovative CueTag technology enables both educators and students to transform the way they teach and learn the subjects of science and math in today’s classrooms,” said Glenn Aument, Vice President of Business Development, eInstruction. “We are extremely excited to be a part of this venture that leverages superior content and the latest technology to enhance formative assessment and drive achievement in STEM education.”
Currently, 38 of the most popular topics in high school Algebra-based Physics and K-8 mathematics, Algebra I and Geometry are available online with more than 2900 CueTags. To download the tagged content in Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe PDF and SMART Notebook formats, visit the free courseware section of http://www.njctl.org.
About New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning
CTL is an independent non-profit foundation created by the New Jersey Education Association in 2006. Its hallmark programs, the Progressive Science Initiative and the Progressive Mathematics Institute, have been steadily growing in use, both in the United States and internationally. PSI and PMI represent a shift in pedagogy, incorporating social constructivism and direct instruction, making science and math more accessible. For more information about CTL, visit their web site, njctl.org.
eInstruction is a leading education technology company dedicated to providing interactive teaching and learning technology and services that help educators drive academic progress every day, and give administrators the ability to monitor, aggregate, and analyze student performance data. The company offers educators a family of software, student response systems, fixed interactive whiteboards, mobile interactive whiteboards, professional development, and content.
eInstruction’s research‐based solutions have been shown to increase student engagement and achievement while providing real‐time feedback and performance data to educators and administrators. Millions of students, teachers, and professors use eInstruction® technology in 600,000 K‐12 classrooms and more than 500 higher education institutions around the world. Available in more than 40 languages, eInstruction® technology is enhancing education in over 90 countries worldwide.
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