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At Edmentum, we believe in growing and progressing our learning technology and services to inspire greater student impact. As we research, design, and continuously update our products to meet your changing needs, we’re committed to listening and learning from you—our educator partners—and responding with innovative program enhancements and offerings that you can trust.

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New FL Research: Strong FAST and Exact Path Correlation

This research study examined the relationship between scores on spring 2023 Exact Path diagnostic assessments and scores on the spring 2023 FAST assessments. Strong correlations were found between Exact Path diagnostic scores and FAST assessment scores in grades 3, 4, 5, and 7 in math and in grades 3-9 in reading. This evidence means Florida schools can confidently rely on a student’s Exact Path diagnostic scores as a predictor of success on Florida FAST assessments. Read the research brief here.

Feb 08, 2024

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New OK Research: Strong OSTP and Exact Path Correlation

This research study examined the relationship between scores on Exact Path diagnostic assessments and OSTP scores from spring 2021 and 2022. Strong correlations were found between Exact Path diagnostic scores and OSTP scores across all grades 3-8, subjects, and seasons. These findings suggest that the assessments measure similar skills and knowledge, and that Exact Path is a strong predictor of OSTP performance. Read the research here.

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New LA Research: Strong LEAP and Exact Path Correlation

Strong correlations were found between Exact Path diagnostic scores and LEAP scores across all grades 3-8, subjects, and seasons, as well as between Exact Path diagnostic scores and LEAP scores for high school students who tested in Algebra I, Geometry, and English I and II. These results support use of Exact Path as strong predictor of success in mathematics, reading, and language arts in grades 3-8 and on LEAP high school assessments. Read the research here.

Feb 02, 2024

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New NH Research: Strong NH SAS and Exact Path Correlation

This research study examined the relationship between scores on Exact Path diagnostic assessments across testing windows (fall, winter, and spring) and NH SAS scores from spring 2021, 2022, and 2023. Strong correlations were found between Exact Path diagnostic scores and NH SAS scores across all grades 3-8, subjects, and seasons. High correlations were also found between spring Grade 2 Exact Path diagnostic scores and NH SAS Grade 3 scores. These results support use of Exact Path as an early indicator of student achievement in mathematics and reading, and a strong predictor of success on New Hampshire SAS assessments. Read the research here.

Feb 01, 2024

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New AR Research: Strong ACT Aspire and Exact Path Correlation

This research study examined the relationship between scores on Exact Path diagnostic assessments across testing windows (fall, winter, and spring) and ACT Aspire scores from Spring 2023. Strong correlations were found between Exact Path diagnostic scores and ACT Aspire scores in grades 9 and 10, across all subjects and seasons. This evidence means Arkansas schools can confidently rely on a student’s Exact Path diagnostic scores as a predictor of success on ACT Aspire assessments. Read the research here.

Jan 31, 2024

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NCII Approval: Exact Path Receives Highest Ratings Possible for Academic Screening

Edmentum Exact Path received the highest ratings possible as an Academic Screening Tool from the National Center on Intensive Intervention (NCII) for reading and mathematics in grades 3-8. The NCII is a nationally recognized technical assistance center funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs. The NCII Technical Review Committee found “Convincing evidence” in Exact Path’s ability to screen diverse populations of students and correctly identify students at risk versus those not at risk of meeting grade-level standards. Learn more here

Jan 26, 2024

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Updated Algebra I Content for Maryland

We're committed to maintaining a tight alignment to Maryland state standards. We've updated content in Algebra I to be fully aligned to Maryland College and Career Ready Standards for Mathematics. You can rest assured that when your students practice and assess in Study Island, they are continually engaging rigorous content to support grade-level readiness and test preparation.

Jan 12, 2024

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Administrator Dashboard Enhancement: Implementation Fidelity Monitoring

The Exact Path Administrator Dashboard enhancement provides a more comprehensive view of how students are using Exact Path to ensure administrators have quick access to the data they need to lead their implementation to success. From district- and class-level data, administrators can now drill down to individual student-level usage and performance metrics and pinpoint opportunities for high impact professional development and intervention leadership.

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Jan 08, 2024

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New SBAC Research: Exact Path Diagnostics Highly Correlated to SBAC Assessments

This research study examined the relationship between scores on Exact Path diagnostic assessments across testing windows (fall, winter, and spring) and scores on the SBAC during spring 2021, 2022, and 2023. Strong correlations were found between Exact Path diagnostic scores and SBAC scores in Grade 11 across subjects and seasons. Read the study here.

Nov 08, 2023

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New CA Research: Strong grade 11 CAASPP and Exact Path Correlation

This research study examined the relationship between scores on Exact Path diagnostic assessments across testing windows (fall, winter, and spring) and scores on the CAASPP during spring 2021, 2022, and 2023. Strong correlations were found between Exact Path diagnostic scores and CAASPP scores in Grade 11 across subjects and seasons. Read the study here.

Oct 03, 2023

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New TN Research: TCAP and Exact Path are Highly Correlated

A new research study correlated scores on the Exact Path diagnostic assessment with scores on the spring Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP). Strong correlations were found between the Exact Path diagnostic and TCAP scores across content areas, testing windows, and grades. These findings suggest that the assessments measure similar skills and knowledge, and that Exact Path is a strong predictor of success on the TCAP. Read the full report here.

Sep 21, 2023

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New AL Research: ACAP and Exact Path are Highly Correlated

A new research study correlated scores on the Exact Path diagnostic assessment with scores on the Alabama Comprehensive Assessment Program (ACAP). Strong correlations were found between the Exact Path diagnostic and ACAP scores across content areas, testing windows, and grades. These findings suggest that the assessments measure similar skills and knowledge, and that Exact Path is a strong predictor of performance on ACAP across the school year. Read the research brief here.

Sep 04, 2023

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Plagiarism Detection Tool

As educators continue to understand the challenges and opportunities presented by artificially generated content, Edmentum has partnered with Copyleaks, a market-leading AI-based text analysis platform to enable teachers to detect potential plagiarism and the presence of AI content across multiple formats, including text and images. Edmentum offers the Copyleaks platform as an add-on solution to its Courseware and Apex Courses products.

Prioritize academic integrity and guide teachable moments among students by adding Copyleaks to your Edmentum Courseware or Apex Courses implementation.

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Sep 01, 2023

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Updated Social Studies Content for Florida

We're committed to maintaining a tight alignment to Florida state standards.

Just in time for SY23-24 we've updated content in Social Studies grades 3-8, U.S. History, U.S. Government, and World History. You can rest assured that when your students practice and assess in Study Island, they are continually engaging rigorous content to support grade-level readiness and test preparation.

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Updated Social Studies Content for Louisiana

We're committed to maintaining a tight alignment to Louisiana state standards.

This summer we updated content in Social Studies grades 3-8, H.S. American History, and H.S. Civics and Government. You can rest assured that when your students practice and assess in Study Island, they are continually engaging rigorous content to support grade-level readiness and test preparation.

Aug 28, 2023

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Fluency Tasks to Enable Universal Screening

We've launched 108 brand-new K-3 oral fluency tasks and oral fluency progress monitoring to enable universal screening for reading difficulties and dyslexia risk factors. Teachers use the Exact Path diagnostic in conjunction with oral fluency tasks to identify, communicate, and target the fundamental literacy needs of students to accelerate their journey to reading proficiency.

Exact Path K-3 fluency tasks are one-minute oral fluency assessments designed to calculate words per minute and reading accuracy. Students read a printed passage aloud while the teacher simultaneously records any errors on their own printed document. These tasks can be regularly administered to inform instructional needs and results can be tracked within the system for progress reporting. When the Exact Path reading diagnostic is administered in combination with a fluency task, teachers leverage the resulting data to universally screen for reading difficulties and determine whether a student has risk factors for dyslexia.

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GaDOE Approval: Exact Path for Universal Reading Screener

As an approved universal reading screener, Georgia districts and schools can rely on Exact Path to screen all students for reading difficulties and dyslexia risk-factors. With Exact Path, teachers can measure each student’s foundational literacy skills and inform reading instruction, identify students with significant reading deficiencies and characteristics of dyslexia, and monitor fluency progress. Learn more here.

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NDDPI Approval: Exact Path a State-Approved Interim Assessment

All North Dakota school districts must assess students in grades K-10 two times a year in mathematics and reading. As an NDDPI state-approved interim assessment, North Dakota schools can now administer Exact Path math and reading assessments to meet this testing requirement. Learn more here.

Aug 18, 2023

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Updated Math Content for Tennessee

We're committed to maintaining a tight alignment to Tennessee state standards.

This summer we updated content in Math grades 2-8, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry. You can rest assured that when your students practice and assess in Study Island, they are continually engaging rigorous content to support grade-level readiness and test preparation.

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Updated Math Content for Georgia

We're committed to maintaining a tight alignment to Georgia state standards.

This summer we updated content in Math 2-8, Algebra 1, Geometry, Analytic Geometry, and Coordinate Geometry. You can rest assured that when your students practice and assess in Study Island, they are continually engaging rigorous content to support grade-level readiness and test preparation.

Aug 07, 2023

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Florida Middle School Courses

We've launched robust, rigorous, and Florida BEST standards-aligned middle school courses for grades 6-8 math, language arts, science, and social studies.

In 2023, Edmentum made significant updates to create high school courses aligned to the new BEST standards; now we have extended this work to our middle school offerings. Course updates will focus on standards alignments and course design expectations to adhere to all Florida requirements.

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Core Middle School Course Customization

We improved the overall experience for our middle school core subject courses by offering more customization, easier assignment submission, and streamlined grading workflows.

We continue to build on an initial Apex course integration with notable improvements to the Courseware course experience, including:

  • Unlocking full use of custom course builder and Flex assignments, just like any other native Courseware course
  • Enabling a familiar course structure with lessons focused on instruction, practice, and mastery tests and key teacher graded activities such as practices and labs are now unit activities. This structure will carry over to the Gradebook for streamlined grading workflows.
  • Creating a improved student experience for mastery tests by allowing easy test question navigation and access to student tools such as highlighters.
  • Embedding assignment features so that access of introductory material, instructions, or rubrics doesn’t require leaving the page. Additionally, instructional content is embedded alongside student activities, and student answers will persist from one session to the next. When work is submitted, teachers can access responses and provide timely feedback.
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Aug 01, 2023

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New Math Curriculum for Grades 3-5

We've released 11 new math lessons focusing on key skills across all math domains to ensure elementary students' successful transition to middle-school level math. These research-based, age-appropriate lessons provide students with targeted learning experiences in fractions, decimals, and the coordinate system, and encourage positive learning habits through executive function principles.

Jul 28, 2023

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On-Target Grade and Editable Target Dates

We introduced two pacing and progress-focused updates designed to help drive student accountability toward successful on-time course completion and success.

On-Target Grade offers educators and students a meaningful new data point for tracking performance, by providing an average grade of all completed and scored activities students are expected to have completed by the target date. While Current Grade provides an average of only work students have completed, and Course Grade provides an average of all work available in the course—both those activities students have and haven’t completed, On-Target Grade splits the difference, by answering the question: Based on my expectations of where students should be tracking, what is the learner’s grade right now?

Additionally, we've made On-Target Grade even more powerful by also introducing editable Target Dates. This update allows educators to make adjustments to when specific activities should be completed, either for an individual student or for entire sections. Do you want to give a specific student an extension on an activity? Edit the Target Date of when that activity is due, and the learner isn’t penalized for their tardy assignment in their On-Target Grade.

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Jul 21, 2023

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Microsoft and Google SSO in Genius

For EdOptions Academy and ALVS educators and students alike, Genius is now equipped with Microsoft and Google Single Sign-On (SSO) capabilities, allowing all user types to securely log into Genius without creating or remembering a separate password. This provides quicker, secure access into Genius, maximizing instructional time and reducing the burden associated with remembering separate credentials.

Users will select the appropriate SSO button to quickly and securely log into Genius, streamlining classroom technology and maximizing instructional time.

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Microsoft and Google SSO in Genius

For EdOptions Academy and ALVS educators and students alike, Genius is now equipped with Microsoft and Google Single Sign-On (SSO) capabilities, allowing all user types to securely log into Genius without creating or remembering a separate password. This provides quicker, secure access into Genius, maximizing instructional time and reducing the burden associated with remembering separate credentials.

Users will select the appropriate SSO button to quickly and securely log into Genius, streamlining classroom technology and maximizing instructional time.

Jul 13, 2023

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Updated Georgia Math Tutorials

We're committed to maintaining a tight alignment to Georgia state standards.

This summer we updated Tutorials content for Math grades 6-8, Algebra, Advanced Algebra, and Geometry. You can rest assured that when your students learn, practice, and assess in Apex Tutorials, they are continually engaging rigorous content to support grade-level readiness and enrichment.

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Updated Tennessee Math Tutorials

We're committed to maintaining a tight alignment to Tennessee state standards.

This summer we updated Tutorials content for Math grades 6-8, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, and Integrated Math I, II, and III. You can rest assured that when your students learn, practice, and assess in Apex Tutorials, they are continually engaging rigorous content to support grade-level readiness and enrichment.

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Updated Florida Social Studies Tutorials

We're committed to maintaining a tight alignment to Florida state standards.

This summer we updated Tutorials content for MS Civics. You can rest assured that when your students learn, practice, and assess in Apex Tutorials, they are continually engaging rigorous content to support grade-level readiness and enrichment.

Jul 03, 2023

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Four AP® Courses for College Readiness Exam Success

We've added four additional AP® courses to expand student access and prepare students for success on AP® exams: AP® Macroeconomics, AP® Microeconomics, AP® Statistics, and AP® Psychology.

With these additions, our robust offering in Courseware will grow to 12 introductory college-level courses aligned to the College Board® and latest national standards. This investment represents another step forward toward making our Apex Courses catalog available on the Edmentum platform.

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Jun 30, 2023

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New Teacher Homepage

The Exact Path teacher homepage streamlines intervention by giving teachers access to a new dashboard that organizes student achievement data into 3 levels: (students that) need attention, may need support, and deserve recognition. Teachers can quickly sort students by critical metrics, identify students that need immediate support, and link to helpful resources to keep students moving towards success.

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Streamlined Onboarding for Educators

Our new Getting Started Checklist in Exact Path focuses teacher and administrator onboarding on only the most relevant features and strategies to quickly launch their Exact Path implementation successfully.

New teachers and administrators now have access to a new Getting Started Checklist through the Exact Path Help Center. There they can launch a series of guided walk-throughs to help them hit the ground saving time and making an impact. In addition, we've released a searchable Exact Path Learn & Support site. This makes key information in Exact Path documentation much more easily accessible.

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Reimagined Grades 1-5 Math

We have reimagined grades 1-5 math in Calvert Learning. These exciting updates ensure that students encounter up-to-date, engaging instruction and activities as they build a strong foundation in math that enables future success.

Grades 1-5 math curriculum has been completely rescoped, resequenced, and rewritten. This includes new projects, rubrics, activities, and assessments as well as updated third-party basal and enrichment content.

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Diagnostic Year-Over-Year Reporting

With a new Year-Over-Year Results report available to administrators, educators can choose two academic years to compare, filter by school, grade, and even demographic information, and analyze grade-level proficiency classifications over time.

Is your district increasing student proficiency year-over-year? Are specific schools showing necessary improvement? Are there interesting trends at individual grade levels? These are just a few of the questions answered with this exciting new report, providing you critical information to make even greater academic recovery.

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Jun 26, 2023

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New OH Research: Strong OST and Exact Path Correlation

This research study correlated scores on Exact Path diagnostic assessments across testing windows (Fall, Winter, and Spring) with scores on the spring 2022 Ohio State Test (OST). Strong correlations were found between Exact Path diagnostic assessment scores and OST scores across all content areas, grades (3-8), and seasons. High correlations were also found between Exact Path math diagnostic and Ohio's Algebra I and Geometry end-of-course tests. These findings mean Exact Path is a strong predictor of performance on OST assessments and readiness for Algebra 1 and Geometry. Read the research brief here

Jun 22, 2023

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OSDE Approval: Exact Path a Universal Screener of Reading Deficiency and Dyslexia for the RSA

Edmentum Exact Path has been approved by the Oklahoma State Department of Education as a universal screener of reading deficiency and dyslexia risk-factors for the Reading Sufficiency Act (RSA)! Plus as an ESSA tier II evidence-based solution, Exact Path also qualifies as an IPRI evidence-based remediation program. Exact Path addresses identified areas of reading deficiency by providing each student with individualized, systematic reading instruction designed with the Science of Reading.

Learn more about the approval here.

Jun 13, 2023

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New AZ Research: Higher AASA Scores After Completing 8+ Skills

Edmentum is excited to share the results of it's Arizona efficacy study! A rigorous study examined the impact of Exact Path usage in grades 4-8 on state assessment scores in math during the 2021-2022 school year in a large school district in the Western United States. Completion of 8+ skills corresponds to significant and sizeable improved achievement on the AASA in mathematics, with improvement indexes as high as 19 points. Read the research brief here.

Jun 01, 2023

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New NC Research: Strong NC EOG and Exact Path Correlation

This research study correlated scores on Exact Path diagnostic assessments across testing windows (Fall, Winter, and Spring) with scores on the spring 2022 NC EOG tests. Strong correlations were found between Exact Path diagnostic assessment scores and NC EOG Test scores across all content areas, grades (3-8), and seasons.

This means North Carolina schools can confidently rely on Exact Path diagnostic data to help them predict and prepare students for upcoming state exam performance. Read the research brief here.

May 26, 2023

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Manage Educator Permissions

We've granted administrators greater permissions and control to flexibly adjust which educators have the ability to add and drop students from sections.

This improvement to global user management supports better oversight and implementation consistency for educators guiding the overall health of their program.

May 20, 2023

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New SC Research: Strong SC READY and Exact Path Correlation

Edmentum is excited to share the results of it's South Carolina correlation study!

This research study correlated scores on Exact Path diagnostic assessments across testing windows (Fall, Winter, and Spring) with scores on the spring 2019 SC READY. Strong correlations were found between Exact Path diagnostic assessment scores and SC READY scores across all content areas, grades (3-8), and seasons. These findings suggest that the assessments tend to measure the same skills and knowledge, and that Exact Path is a strong predictor of performance on SC READY tests across the school year. Learn more here.

May 01, 2023

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Enhanced Virtual Learning

Whether staffing shortages have created class overload, gaps in availability of certified teachers, or scheduling challenges, you can leverage Enhanced Virtual Learning to offer virtual classes customized to your existing bell schedule. Create your own recipe for live, synchronous virtual instruction across a building or an entire district. All courses are delivered by Edmentum’s state-certified virtual teachers using our award-winning digital curricula and the support of your own district staff.

We provide:

  • State-certified educators who become an extension of your district team
  • High-quality instructional practice and pedagogy
  • Standards-aligned learning technology

Access customized virtual instruction when and how you need it.

Apr 28, 2023

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Targeted Small-Group Instruction

Edmentum now provides high-quality small-group tutoring meant to level-up intervention. This is an excellent choice for schools that are facing staffing shortages or overcrowded skills recovery/intervention programs. Schools can strengthen instruction, build capacity, and offer equitable access to tutoring opportunities that may not be available on-site, leveraging Edmentum's qualified, data-driven educators.

Apr 26, 2023

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FL DOE Approval: Exact Path for K-3 Good Cause Promotion

Edmentum Exact Path continues to expand as trusted assessment solution by the Florida Department of Education. Exact Path's reading diagnostic has achieved approval status for use as an Alternative Assessment for Good Cause Promotion and can officially be administered in lieu of the Florida statewide ELA assessment to measure 3rd grade reading performance. Exact Path math, reading, and language arts diagnostics have also been approved as a Norm-Referenced Assessment for Florida private school’s annual assessment requirement. Learn more here.

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OH DOE Approval: Exact Path for 3rd Grade Reading Guarantee

Edmentum Exact Path continues to expand as trusted data and assessment solution by the Ohio Department of Education. Exact Path's reading diagnostic has achieved approval status for the 2023–24 for use as a Comparable Assessment to Ohio's K-3 Diagnostic Assessment for the Third Grade Reading Guarantee (K-3 Diagnostic). This is in addition to it's approved use as High Quality Student Data (HQSD) and a Gifted Identification Assessment. Learn more here.

Apr 25, 2023

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New AZ Research: Strong AASA and Exact Path Correlation

Edmentum is excited to share the results of it's Arizona correlation study! This research study correlated scores on the Exact Path diagnostic assessment across testing windows (Fall, Winter, and Spring) with scores on the spring 2022 AASA. Results from this study indicate high correlations between the Exact Path diagnostic assessment and Arizona's Academic Standards Assessment (AASA). This means Arizona schools can confidently rely on Exact Path diagnostic data to help them predict and prepare students for upcoming state exam performance. Read the full report here.

Apr 12, 2023

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High-Impact Tutoring with Littera

Edmentum has partnered with Littera Education to sharpen the impact of our learning technology programs with the option to add high-impact, high-dosage virtual tutoring. Support intensive skills recovery and propel individual student growth with K-12 1:1 up to 1:3 pre-scheduled, video-based tutoring before, during, or after school.

Mar 03, 2023

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All-in-One Audit Report for Enrollments and Progress

Account administrators, program administrators and teachers can now include active as well as dropped and completed student enrollments in the Courseware Audit Report. With this enhancement, educators get a all-in-one report for a comprehensive view of student enrollment and course completion progress. The Courseware Audit Report is accessible in multiple ways, through the Admin Center Reports, Classic Reports, Program Admin Dashboard and New Reports.

Feb 03, 2023

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Updated Math Content for Oklahoma

We're committed to maintaining a tight alignment to your state standards and continually invest in improvements for our Study Island content. As such, the Oklahoma Math content in Study Island was recently updated across grades 2-8, as well as Algebra I & II and Geometry. The content aligns to the updated Oklahoma Academic Standards for Math. You can rest assured that when your students practice and assess in Study Island, they are continually finding rigorous, appropriate content to support proficiency.

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Updated Social Studies Content for New Jersey

We're committed to maintaining a tight alignment to your state standards and continually invest in improvements for our Study Island content. As such, the New Jersey Social Studies content in Study Island was recently updated for grades 4, 8, and 12. The content aligns to the updated New Jersey Student Learning Standards for Social Studies. You can rest assured that when your students practice and assess in Study Island, they are continually finding rigorous, appropriate content to support proficiency.

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Updated Science Content for Indiana

We're committed to maintaining a tight alignment to your state standards and continually invest in improvements for our Study Island content. As such, the Indiana Science content in Study Island is now updated across grades 2-8, as well as Biology. The content aligns to the updated Indiana Academic Standards for Science. You can rest assured that when your students practice and assess in Study Island, they are continually finding rigorous, appropriate content to support proficiency.

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Updated Social Studies Content for Illinois

We're committed to maintaining a tight alignment to your state standards and continually invest in improvements for our Study Island content. As such, the Illinois Social Studies content in Study Island is now updated for grades 4 & 7 to reflect the new Illinois Learning Standards. You can rest assured that when your students practice and assess in Study Island, they are continually finding rigorous, appropriate content to support proficiency.

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Updated Social Studies Content for Alabama

We're committed to maintaining a tight alignment to your state standards and continually invest in improvements for our Study Island content. As such, the Alabama Social Studies content in Study Island is now updated across grades 3-8 to reflect the new Alabama’s Course of Study Standards. You can rest assured that when your students practice and assess in Study Island, they are continually finding rigorous, appropriate content to support proficiency.

Jan 31, 2023

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New ELA Curriculum for Grades 3-5

Available as of January 30th, there are 7 new and updated Exact Path lesson modules for third through fifth grade English language arts. These new lessons are based on the science of reading, covering key phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension concepts critical to successful reading.

All of these updated lessons include:

  • Research-based explicit instruction aligned to the Science of Reading to support the whole learner
  • Deliberate practice with immediate strengths-based feedback
  • Mastery assessments developed using backwards design, ensuring alignment between the skill, instruction, and assessment
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New Math Curriculum for Grades 3-5

Available as of January 30th, there are 11 new and updated Exact Path lesson modules for third through fifth grade math. Newly released math modules are guided by our learning design principles and rooted in theory, best practices, and research. This video highlights examples of scaffolding from three new 4th grade math modules about dividing whole numbers, multiplying whole numbers, and equivalent fractions.

All of these updated lessons include:

  • Research-based explicit instruction that is proven to support the whole learner
  • Deliberate practice with immediate strengths-based feedback
  • Mastery assessments developed using backwards design, ensuring alignment between the skill, instruction, and assessment
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Executive Function Teacher-Led Activities

To support early learners in K-2, we are now providing all educators with access to Edmentum's instructional activities for executive function skills. These teacher-led activities are designed for small-group and whole-class instruction, and help students learn skills to sustain attention, resist distraction, tolerate frustration, reflect on past experiences, and plan for the future.

The teacher guide and all 48 activities can be found in the Help Center. These short activities fit perfectly into classroom transitions or warm-ups and give K-2 teachers additional ways to weave whole learner approaches into daily instruction.

Jan 27, 2023

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New Middle School Course: Texas History A/B

We have updated our social studies library with the second semester of the new Texas History course for middle school. Built from state standards, Texas History traces across twelve major eras of the state's history as outlined in the TEKS, beginning with the history of Indigenous groups in the region to contemporary issues of concern in twenty-first century Texas.

We're continuing to combine our Apex Courses and Edmentum Courseware libraries to bring you more robust, standards-aligned courses that will be easily accessible in Courseware. More courses are on the way!

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New Course: Florida Mathematics for Data and Financial Literacy

We have updated our math library with the new Mathematics for Data and Financial Literacy A/B course for Florida high school students. This 2-semester elective is built and aligned to Florida's B.E.S.T. standards and emphasizes mathematical literacy and communication of essential principles, helping students to develop mastery of critical skills for postsecondary readiness in math.

We're continuing to combine our Apex Courses and Edmentum Courseware libraries to bring you more robust, standards-aligned courses that will be easily accessible in Courseware. More courses are on the way!

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New Course: Mathematics for College Liberal Arts

We have updated our math library with the new Mathematics for College Liberal Arts A/B course for Florida high school students. This 2-semester elective is built and aligned to Florida's B.E.S.T. standards and emphasizes real-world applications of math to help students reach mastery and develop critical skills for postsecondary readiness in math.

We're continuing to combine our Apex Courses and Edmentum Courseware libraries to bring you more robust, standards-aligned courses that will be easily accessible in Courseware. More courses are on the way!

Dec 16, 2022

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Second Semester of the New Biology Course

We've expanded our catalog with the second semester of the new Biology course. Educators, you can now access semesters A and B of Biology with your access to the current library. Biology is a newly developed course aligned to NGSS standards with emphasis on inquiry- and discovery-based. This course is available in both a Core version and a Prescriptive version, perfect for credit recovery, that allows students to test out of the material in which they show mastery with a unit pretest. 

As part of the Edmentum family, you can continue to expect an in-depth learning experience for your students in Apex Courses digital curriculum. You and your students will have access to robust and rigorous courses in Apex equipped with familiar built-in tools, such as on-screen translations or text to audio, that meets unique student support needs.

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Second Semester of the New U.S. History Survey Course

We've expanded our catalog with the second semester of the new U.S. History Survey course. Educators, you can now access semesters A and B of U.S. History Survey with your access to the current library. U.S. History Survey, a year-long survey course helps students identify, evaluate, and explore significant events, milestones and people in American history. This course is available in both a Core version and a Prescriptive version, perfect for credit recovery, that allows students to test out of the material in which they show mastery with a unit pretest. 

As part of the Edmentum family, you can continue to expect an in-depth learning experience for your students in Apex Courses digital curriculum. You and your students will have access to robust and rigorous courses in Apex equipped with familiar built-in tools, such as on-screen translations or text to audio, that meets unique student support needs.

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Second Semester of the New Texas History Course

We've expanded our catalog with the second semester of the new Texas History course. Educators, you can now access semesters A and B of Texas History with your access to the current library. Texas History traces across twelve major eras of the state's history as outlined in the TEKS, beginning with the history of Indigenous groups in the region to contemporary issues of concern in twenty-first century Texas. 

As part of the Edmentum family, you can continue to expect an in-depth learning experience for your students in Apex Courses digital curriculum. You and your students will have access to robust and rigorous courses in Apex equipped with familiar built-in tools, such as on-screen translations or text to audio, that meets unique student support needs.

Nov 18, 2022

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Bulk Import and Export Progress

We have made it easier for Courseware administrators to move student progress and performance data across courses and programs. Instead of one student at a time, program and account administrators are now able to easily import and export scores, completion status, master status, and exemptions for multiple students in one go. The ability to import and export student data in bulk means administrators will save time and ensure past progress and performance data is transferred, captured and applied for their students.

Nov 01, 2022

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New Math Curriculum for Grades 3-5

This fall, we released 19 new and updated Exact Path lesson modules for third through fifth grade math. These new lessons are primarily focused on solving word problems using research-based learning methods. Using an explicit approach to solving word problems, students are taught what to do before, during, and after solving problems.

All of these new lessons also include:

  • Research-based explicit instruction to support the whole learner
  • Deliberate practice with immediate strength-based feedback
  • Mastery assessments developed using backwards design, ensuring alignment between the standard, instruction, and assessment
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New ELA Curriculum for Grades 3-5

This fall, we released 11 new and updated Exact Path lesson modules for third through fifth grade English language arts. These new lessons are based on the science of reading, covering key phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension concepts critical to successful reading.

All of these new lessons also include:

  • Research-based explicit instruction with embedded social emotional learning
  • Deliberate practice with immediate strength-based feedback
  • Mastery assessments developed using backwards design, ensuring alignment between the standard, instruction, and assessment
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Oct 20, 2022

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Standards Mastery in Exact Path

Our robust assessment and learning path program, Exact Path, has expanded. In addition to diagnosing learning strengths and needs and providing individualized instruction, you now have the meaningful option to target standards mastery via just-in-time formative assessments and practice. Combined, accelerate growth from each student’s unique learning level and achieve grade-level proficiency aligned to your own scope and sequence needs.

Standards Mastery is available to support grades 3–8 across all 50 states, as an optional program add on, to formatively assess, practice, and measure progress against specific state standards. Using pre-built, 10-question item sets, educators can quickly deploy Standards Mastery assignments and leverage standards-based reporting to inform scaffolded on-grade instructional needs.

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Aug 01, 2022

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16 New Middle School Core Courses

We've updated our middle school library with 16 newly improved courses with key investments in all four core subjects.

You will now find even more robust courses aligned to the latest national standards, built on sound pedagogical design with rich learner engagement, and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This exciting progression forward represents the first step toward combining our Apex Courses and Edmentum Courseware libraries, bringing together the best and brightest courses and learning principles grounded in sound pedagogy and proven design.

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Jul 18, 2022

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Accelerating Learning Path Progress

We know students are more engaged when they see a clear path toward success. We've accelerated the learning path experience so students can make more progress faster and educators can receive more actionable immediate data.

Augmenting the learning path means that students experience one complete skill module at a time. That most often includes a lesson, practice, and associated 5-question Progress Check allowing learners to immediately earn a mastery Trophy when they demonstrate success or address misunderstandings via a Building Block topic aligned to essential prerequisite skills. All the while, educators are presented with a faster feedback loop for real-time progress monitoring data and intentional small-group planning.

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Enhanced Elementary Experience

Our youngest learners expect a friendly and instinctive experience when they learn online. We've taken that to heart by implementing a one-skill learning path design that guides focus, whilst adding important content for grade 3–5 students to strengthen scaffolding and skill progression.

The improved one-skill learning path designs will offer a true path-like visual for our earliest K–2 learners and a simple, sequenced progression for 3–5 students that eliminates any guesswork. After an exciting year bolstering content across grades K–2, we've turned our focus to investments in grades 3–5 in summer 2022, starting with 15 new or updated math lessons.

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Benchmark Assessments in Exact Path

We've added the ability to deliver a balanced assessment system inside of our award-winning program, Exact Path, by making grade-level benchmarks available for seven strategic states side-by-side with your adaptive diagnostics.

By utilizing our Exact Path assessment offering, you gain access to both adaptive diagnostics to provide valid growth measures and indicators of intervention needs side by side with grade-level benchmarks built from your state assessment blueprint to quantify student performance against state standards. Benchmarks are available for Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia in time for the 2022-23 school year.

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Reimagined 6+ Learner Experience

We've zeroed in on opportunities to simplify, optimize, and bring clarity to our secondary learner experience, creating a clean, accessible design for students using Courseware, Flex Assignments, Exact Path, and Assessments.

To empower our secondary learners with the ability to better answer, "What’s next?" in an environment more aligned to the modern design of technology programs they use daily, we've made essential improvements. A clean, tile-based design reduces unnecessary scrolling and uses familiar color indicators that align with different Edmentum programs while greater accessibility meets WCAG A and AA standards.

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Copy a Section

We've made section creation easier, allowing you to copy over settings from previous sections to remove unnecessary steps in your workflow while ensuring student management and reporting stays intact.

The ability to create a new section at the start of a new year or semester by copying a section from an existing section allows educators to preserve the same section curriculum and gradebook settings from their existing section including copying instructors, section descriptions, and section instructions.

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Mastery Test Attempt Controls

We've made it easier to set mastery test attempts at a more global level, granting administrators greater control and implementation consistency and creating less administrative work for teachers!

Mastery tests and specifically mastery test attempts are an important setting for course management. By default, students have unlimited attempts, and teachers can change this number for specific sections. We've now alleviated this section-by-section burden by allowing Program and Account level administrators to manage the number of times that students can unlock their mastery test and even setting override permissions if they wish to keep this control at the admin level.

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Completed Student Report and Filter

During fall 2021, we enabled the ability to "Complete a Student," thereby preserving student records for completed courses. Now we’re adding the ability to gather critical historical data for this group of learners via an in-program filter and a new exportable report.

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Student-Submitted Status

Students can stop questioning if their work was really submitted with the addition of a submitted status indicator in the student interface.

In Courseware and Flex Assignments, students now see a "Submitted and pending score" notification upon submitting work, thereby eliminating confusion around how learners are progressing in their coursework and reducing questions that teachers may regularly receive.

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Jul 08, 2022

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New Integrated Math I-III

New Integrated Math I, II and III courses reinforce our commitment to providing our partners with best-in-class core courses, which are essential for graduation success.

These new courses are aligned to national standards, in addition to a series of state-specific course launches for California, Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Washington, and West Virginia. Throughout all of these courses, you’ll find increased opportunities for students to practice and demonstrate mastery, connections to students’ prior knowledge to stretch understanding of new concepts, and scaffolding using detailed examples and step-by-step explanations.

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Jun 23, 2022

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Grading Period Reporting

Educators now have the flexibility to add specific course breakpoints aligned to unique grading periods, both to help segment course curriculum and enable easier reporting for those specified time periods.

Curriculum administrators are now able to adjust the grading periods that display, selecting between a full year, semester, trimester, or quarter structure and adding accompanying date ranges for each chosen period. After grading period selections are made, educators can see the new grading periods by viewing the course components and leverage via two critical reports: Performance and Progress Summary as well as Target Percent Complete.

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Course Unit Resequencing

Calvert partners now have the flexibility to easily control unit sequencing within a given course based on specific program, school, or district scope and sequence needs.

A designated Curriculum Administrator can drag and drop course units to resequence courses during their institution’s school year planning period, aligning the student experience to district pacing and reporting needs, without extensive manual effort to omit or skip lessons needed.

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Adjust Pacing: Enabling Retakes and Omits

We've made it easier for you to adjust pacing for your learners while performing other actions that might be necessary, like granting retakes or omitting lessons. Sometimes, students need to retake several lessons after breezing too quickly through the material. Other times, students join your class midyear, and you need to help them keep pace with the rest of the class.

Using Adjust Pacing, a teacher can move a student’s pacing day backward, with options for granting retakes, as well as forward, with options for omitting lessons. In both cases, teachers can make the right choice for each student’s unique path through a course.

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Support Educator Role

We've launched a new system role called Support Educator, designed specifically to grant student course visibility for school personnel such as teaching assistants, paraprofessionals, counselors, special education teachers and coordinators, and tutors.

Support Educators are granted similar permissions as Learning Guides, with the ability to view curriculum and progress, run reports, and add attendance time, therefore playing a more active role as critical stakeholders and collaborators armed with curriculum insights to empower student success. We also updated our interface experience for both Support Educators and Learning Guides, implementing both tile view and list view for navigating between multiple students to ensure that monitoring progress is as simple as possible.

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Mar 21, 2022

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Exact Path Diagnostic Flexibility

We've taken our award-winning Exact Path program and made it even more flexible and customizable for our educator partners. Schools and districts now have the ability to obtain the Exact Path diagnostic as a stand-alone option, separately from our learning paths. Do you want to assess all students, but only provide learning paths to students most in need? Are you only in search of a valid, reliable growth assessment independent of any curriculum? To support these common implementations and more, we’re proud to offer this new solution.

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Enhanced Learning Path Design for K-2 Students

We know that students find greater success when they have a deep understanding of their own progress. To support our youngest students in grades K-2, we've taken the view of the learning path they see and turned it into just that, a path!

From the student interface, learners can clearly pinpoint where they are and how far they have to go before a Progress Check with each checked circle on the path representing a skill module to complete. Additionally, a single play button drops them straight into the content they should work on next, taking the guesswork out of where to go next.

As with all of our recent upgrades to the learner interface, this page now includes full accessibility meeting WCAG 2.1 AA standards.

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Admin Dashboard Updates

Our Admin Dashboard has quickly become a beloved go-to data snapshot and as such, our investment in this area has continued with one entirely new data view and some expanded options for two other existing data views. Let's take a closer look:

How many skills have students mastered?


We're bubbling up a new metric for our admins, focused entirely on skill mastery signified by trophies earned following a Progress Check in the learning path. This metric can be seen by subject and filtered for all locations or a single building to celebrate exciting student milestones and achievement. Additional drill ins and disaggregated data views to come!

Do students have learning paths?


This glimpse at learning path generation launched previously and already includes the ability to drill in and see data reported by location. Now we've added drill ins with the option to choose specific schools, individual grade levels, classes, and completely disaggregated views of student data to discern who has learning paths and who do not.

How much time do students spend on their learning paths?


Similarly, this look at time spent in the learning paths was already available with the option to drill in and see data reported by location. Now, we've added drill ins to review usage by specific schools, individual grade levels, and classes. The option for student-level drill ins is not included in this dashboard release.