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itslearning Adds Features to Its Digital Learning Platform

Posted Mar 20, 2014
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itslearning, a digital learning platform, has added new tools that enhance personalized learning, communication and development for administrators, teachers and students. Built through an ongoing partnership with Forsyth County Schools, these new features extend learning opportunities, maximize instructional time, and support critical thinking, standards mastery and content distribution through a recommendation engine.

The major addition to the itslearning learning management system is a Standards Mastery and Recommendation Engine. Unique to itslearning, this engine offers immediate feedback, progress tracking and a recommendation platform that provides teachers with suggested resources and content tailored to the requirements and learning styles of individual students and standards. A standards mastery report records each student’s performance on assignments, activities and assessments, showing teachers which areas of the standards are not yet met or mastered. The system automatically recommends standards-aligned resources and content for those students who need further support, providing customized learning resources that enable teachers and administrators to better track individual student progress toward mastery.

In addition to helping students receive specific feedback from teachers and understand what expectations have been set for an assignment and how that assignment relates to standards, itslearning rubrics now can be shared among course creators. Additionally, the newly improved rubrics are searchable and can calculate grades based on the rubric settings.

Educators also can take advantage of innovative system tools that help them save time on everyday tasks:

— Gradebooks with automated scoring of assessments, SIS integration and instructional feedback.

— Enhanced attendance tracking with immediate student data imports from the SIS and integrated dashboard to help users quickly configure and monitor student attendance and seating charts.

— Content migration tools that enable districts and teachers to maximize their time with simple one-click integration of pre-existing content to the itslearning platform.

Source: itslearning, Inc., www.itslearning.net


 
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