Whats-New

What's New

We continue investing in our solutions to provide you with innovative tools, solid program planning, and ongoing support, to redefine your classroom. Click here for more detailed release notes.

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Plato Courseware

  • Health and Fitness Powered by Carone Learning

    Edmentum is pleased to announce our brand new K-12 health and fitness library powered by Carone Learning. This new partnership will provide over 65 semesters of health, fitness, and career and technical education curriculum to promote healthy living and expand student options. Aligned to meet your state standards, students can identify their own personal health and fitness plans with structured guidance. Students receive personalized experience that focuses on their health and fitness needs, goals, and interests where they can identify their own pathway at their own pace. Review this blog post to learn more about his partnership, and to view the specific courses that will be offered, check out our course catalog.

  • Teacher Graded Activities

    Edmentum’s Teacher Graded Activities, a tool to facilitate effective communication, allows students to submit work for review and feedback prior to finalization. This gives educators the opportunity to read questions or comments from learners and, at the same time, review their work in progress to provide them with feedback. Teachers can communicate directly with students within the actual graded activity, and a record of all comments made back and forth is available. Watch this video to learn more.

  • Over 100 Career and Technical Education Courses

    Ensure that your students are college and career ready with Plato Courseware's Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses. Edmentum provides an extensive CTE library with over 100 courses in all 16 nationally recognized Career Clusters®. Customizable content provides educators with the ability to personalize learning for each learner's interests. In addition, Edmentum will continue its CTE catalog expansion this fall with the addition of three new courses: Intro to Mobile App Development, Intro to Cybersecurity, and Advanced Computer Science.

  • New K-2 and 3-5 Learner Interfaces

    Did you know Edmentum's K-2 and 3-5 Plato Courseware and Edmentum Assessments learner interfaces have been updated? The new learner experience will give students access to the same features that they have in their current learner experience, just organized in a more engaging and age-appropriate way. Download this document to learn more about the new interfaces.

  • Voice Recorder

    Voice recorder is a tool for educators and learners who use Edmentum's Plato Courseware’s world language and English language arts courses. Since this tool has so many uses we’ve made it available in all courses. Edmentum’s voice recorder provides the opportunity to grade or submit assignments with recorded audio of spoken or world language. Educators can also assess content standards using this digital audio. The voice recorder can be used in teacher graded activities, for supplemental use to enhance current assignments as well as to address student accommodations. To learn more about how this tool works, check out this blog.

  • Power User Program

    Our new Power User Program, designed to quickly get you up and running, includes brief video lessons and activities that will walk you through specific features and functionality. The goal is to earn a Blue Ribbon for each topic just like your students. To get started, simply click “Power User Program” in the left-hand navigation bar.

  • Content Updates

    To maintain a tight alignment with changing state and national standards, Study Island constantly releases updates to our standards mastery content. Upon release this content will be automatically available to all customers who own the corresponding content.

    Winter 2017 - Coming Soon

    • Missouri: science and social studies, grades 3-8, biology, government

    Fall 2016

    • Utah: math, grades 2- high school
    • Alabma: math and ELA, grades 2- high school
    • Alabama: science, grades 3- high school
    • New York: social studies, grades 5, 6, 8, high school
    • North Carolina: math, high school
    • West Virginia: math and ELA, grades 2- high school
    • Missouri: math and ELA, grades 2- high school

    Summer 2016

    • Oklahoma: math and ELA, grades 2- high school
    • Mississippi: math and ELA, grades 2- high school
    • Louisiana: math and ELA, grades 2- high school
    • Massachusetts: science grades 3-high school
    • Virginia: social studies, grades 3-high school
    • ACT: math, reading, English/Writing, and science practice content; includes 3 practice assessments
    • SAT: math, reading, and writing/language practice content; includes 3 practice assessments
  • New Games

    As an organization committed to delivering high-quality tools that engage students in their learning, we at Edmentum are very excited to announce the release of two new games, Sushi Toss and Balloon Pilot. Students can earn game plays by answering questions correctly in their learning sessions, when in 'game mode'.

  • New and Updated Benchmarks

    Edmentum's benchmark assessments are aligned to the most up-to-date national assessment consortiums and state-specific assessments. We have released new and updated benchmark assessments that reflect the newest standards.

    • Indiana: ELA (grades 3-11), math (grades 3-8), algebra I & II, and geometry
    • Ohio: Biology EOC
    • North Carolina: math I, biology, and English II EOC
    • Texas: STAAR math Ed 2 (grade 3-8), algebra I & II, and geometry
  • NWEA MAP© Link for High School

    Study Island's Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA™) integration, currently available for grades 3-8, will now be available through high school! Study Island and NWEA customers can easily pinpoint academic strengths and weaknesses through NWEA MAP test results, and then automatically target those areas with Study Island's rigorous, standards-based content. Each student will receive a unique learning path within Study Island based on their individual MAP Rasch Unit (RIT) scores. To learn more about this integration, check out this blog post.

EducationCity

  • Home Access Letters

    We've just made it easier to encourage home use! From the Manage Users section of EducationCity, admins and teachers can now automatically generate Home Access Letters that are pre-populated with students' login details. At this time, this functionality is available for the English version of our home access letter only. If you're still looking for a Spanish home access letter, you can find it here.

  • Single Sign-On with Google Classroom or Microsoft Office 365 for Education

    EducationCity has partnered with Google Classroom and Microsoft Office 365 for Education to provide single sign-on capabilities, free of charge, for our customers. Enable this functionality to streamline the login process for your students. To initiate setup, please contact Customer Support at 800.995.5410 or educationcitysupport@edmentum.com.

  • PlayLive Leaderboard Access

    The PlayLive arena just got a little more exciting! In addition to the new animation and music added earlier this summer, users can now access the leaderboard at the end of their PlayLive session as well as when they enter the competition area. Using the leaderboard, students can keep an eye on high scores and set learning goals for themselves.

Edmentum Assessments

  • New K-2 and 3-5 Learner Interfaces

    Did you know Edmentum's K-2 and 3-5 Plato Courseware and Edmentum Assessments learner interfaces have been updated? The new learner experience will give students access to the same features that they have in their current learner experience, just organized in a more engaging and age-appropriate way. Download this document to learn more about the new interfaces.

  • Flex Assignment Updates

    This spring we made several usability enhancements to the Flex Assignments application located on the Edmentum Assessments platform, including: the ability to access quick reports directly from the Flex Assignments application, the ability to edit progress for individual learners from the Flex Assignments application, and the ability to archive Flex Classes in the administration center.

  • New and Enhanced Edmentum Test Packs

    To align with changing standards and state assessments, Edmentum released new National Social Studies assessments and several new and updated national and state-specific assessments through Edmentum Test Packs, including:

    • Indiana: ELA (grades 3-11), math (3-8) algebra I & II, and geometry
    • Ohio: Biology EOC
    • North Carolina: Math I & II, biology, and English II EOC
    • Texas: STAAR math (grades 3-8), algebra I & II, and geometry

EdOptions Academy

  • Health and Fitness Powered by Carone Learning

    Edmentum is pleased to announce our brand new K-12 health and fitness library powered by Carone Learning. This new partnership will provide over 65 semesters of health, fitness, and career and technical education curriculum to promote healthy living and expand student options. Aligned to meet your state standards, students can identify their own personal health and fitness plans with structured guidance. Students receive personalized experience that focuses on their health and fitness needs, goals, and interests where they can identify their own pathway at their own pace. Review this blog post to learn more about his partnership, and to view the specific courses that will be offered, check out our course catalog.

  • ISTE Seal of Alignment for Readiness

    EdOptions Academy receives the ISTE Seal of Alignment for Readiness. This approval recognizes EdOptions Academy as a highly effective resource for successfully acquiring knowledge and skills that are foundational to the globally recognized ISTE Standards. The Readiness seal of recognition is for resources that focus on learning to use technology and that help build the foundational technology skills needed to support the ISTE Standards. The ISTE Seal of Alignment program rigorously reviews and recognizes resources for their alignment to the ISTE Standards:  Creativity and Innovation, Communication and Collaboration, Research and Information Fluency, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Digital Citizenship, and Technology Operations and Concepts.

  • Over 100 Career and Technical Education Courses

    Ensure that your students are college and career ready with Plato Courseware's Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses. Edmentum provides an extensive CTE library with over 100 courses in all 16 nationally recognized Career Clusters®. Customizable content provides educators with the ability to personalize learning for each learner's interests. In addition, Edmentum will continue its CTE catalog expansion this fall with the addition of three new courses: Intro to Mobile App Development, Intro to Cybersecurity, and Advanced Computer Science.

  • Voice Recorder

    Voice recorder is a tool for educators and learners who use Edmentum's Plato Courseware’s world language and English language arts courses. Since this tool has so many uses we’ve made it available in all courses. Edmentum’s voice recorder provides the opportunity to grade or submit assignments with recorded audio of spoken or world language. Educators can also assess content standards using this digital audio. The voice recorder can be used in teacher graded activities, for supplemental use to enhance current assignments as well as to address student accommodations. To learn more about how this tool works, check out this blog.

  • Reading Eggspress Reporting Dashboard

    The new Reading Eggspress reporting dashboard allows you to access and analyze your student data at a deeper level than ever before!

    • A simple, intuitive dashboard makes data easy to understand, and it includes the ability to modify date ranges and export or print reports.
    • Class views of every dashboard table allow you to see your entire class filtered by a specific metric.
    • Student reports allow you to drill down to a specific student to view individual progress and learning gains. An additional student table allow you to see more details such as recent activities.
    • Subscription Coordinators can access the same data dashboard with the ability to filter data for the whole school or for a specific teacher.

    To learn more about these exciting reporting enhancements, watch this short video. For a more detailed breakdown of these reports and how to use them, download the Reading Eggspress Reporting User Guide

Edmentum Adult + Higher Ed

  • Over 100 Career and Technical Education Courses

    Ensure that your students are college and career ready with Plato Courseware's Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses. Edmentum provides an extensive CTE library with over 100 courses in all 16 nationally recognized Career Clusters®. Customizable content provides educators with the ability to personalize learning for each learner's interests. In addition, Edmentum will continue its CTE catalog expansion this fall with the addition of three new courses: Intro to Mobile App Development, Intro to Cybersecurity, and Advanced Computer Science.

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