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CTB/McGraw-Hill Releases Acuity PhD Professional Development Library

Posted Jun 24, 2010
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CTB/McGraw-Hill has announced the release of Acuity PhD, a new on-demand professional development library to support the company's Acuity InFormative Assessment solution. Developed by educators, for educators, Acuity PhD is an collection of online professional development courses for teachers, assessment coordinators, and administrators.

By leveraging technology to make professional learning more accessible and efficient, Acuity PhD provides a more flexible and convenient way to conduct training, the announcement states. Courses focus on using Acuity assessment results to deliver targeted instruction and improve student achievement. Available 24/7, Acuity PhD features one- to two-hour courses targeted to specific educator roles. With Acuity PhD, educators can monitor their own understanding of Acuity, and learn how to use Acuity data to accurately inform instruction and decision making.

Acuity PhD is based on best practices from educators. Video content is based on current industry research, and provides a convenient means for educators to get answers to assessment questions immediately.

Features of Acuity PhD include:

  • A high-quality professional development program, written by educators, for educators
  • Engaging video and detailed tracking and performance reporting for at-a-glance self-assessment
  • Web-based, all-inclusive site license provides unlimited, anytime/anywhere access
  • Flexible levels of training for different roles

For more information, visit

Source: CTB/McGraw-Hill,

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