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As Math Proficiency Scores Decline Nationwide, How Should Curriculum Shift?

Math Proficiency Scores Decline Nationwide

Disruptions to education during the pandemic had a serious impact on knowledge retention and student performance, and it’s bearing out in assessment numbers. Whether it’s a fault in the test themselves, a byproduct of COVID, or a mix of both, mathematics is one of the subjects affected the most. A study from the National…

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Ramping Up Services for Students

How do you tackle COVID response, the misnomer that is “learning loss,” artificial intelligence, digital platforms and pedagogy, plus Rodney Dangerfield in 25 minutes? In this episode of EdTech Today, DreamBox Learning CEO  Jessie Woolley-Wilson addresses all of that and more. DreamBox Learning, the K-8 digital math company that pioneered Intelligent Adaptive Learning™ technology, recently…

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New Research on Academic Impacts from COVID-19 Closures Highlights Gains in Reading and Setbacks in Math

NWEA, a not-for-profit provider of assessment solutions, released new research today that reveals patterns of steady gains in reading and modest setbacks in math resulting from COVID-19 school closures. The research, Learning During COVID-19: Initial Findings on Students’ Reading and Math Achievement and Growth, is a follow-up to a study released by NWEA in April 2020 that…

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A Look at the True Impact of COVID on Learning Benchmarks

The nationwide STAR assessment, testing children of grades 1-8, recently released a report with its findings. According to Renaissance, the test shows a mild drop in reading and literacy, but a significant 7 percentage point drop in meeting math benchmarks. The test results estimate in weeks needed to catch up and meet the grade…

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National Study Shows Online Literacy Engagement Minimizes COVID Slide

A real-time national education study of more than one million students by two leading not-for-profit education groups has found that continued engagement with technology-enabled instruction during COVID-19 school closures has significantly reduced students’ loss of potential reading growth. The Successful Practices Network (SPN) and the Center for College and Career Readiness (CCCR) released these findings…

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5.3 Million Star Assessments Show the True Impact of the COVID Slide

Renaissance has released How Kids Are Performing: Tracking the Impact of COVID-19 on Reading and Mathematics Achievement, a report detailing the learning effects associated with COVID-19 school disruptions. Designed to end the speculation and provide guidance for educators as they address learning gaps, the report is based on the results of more than five million student…

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Defining the Struggle for Education Digital Transformation

Educational organizations are struggling to adapt in-person curriculum to virtual learning. Since the pandemic hit the U.S. in early 2020, K12 and universities have shifted to online learning, but not all have been successful. EdTech expert and founder of Beyond Academics, Matt Alex shares his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities. “Many factors are impacting…

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Overstock Alert: Panasonic Monitors Galore at Rentex!
June 22, 2024

Rentex has an overstock of Panasonic monitors available in their warehouse. These high-quality displays range from the compact 43″ TH-43EQ2 to the impressive 86″ TH-86EQ2, all featuring 4K Ultra HD resolution for stunning clarity. Each model offers excellent brightness, extensive connectivity options, and built-in USB media players for seamless content playback. With their slim designs…

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Rentex Expands LED Inventory with Black Pearl 2V2!
June 22, 2024

Rentex has just added the Black Pearl 2V2 to their extensive LED inventory! Now offering both the original BP2 and the new BP2V2, Rentex provides top-tier panels known for their rich color accuracy and exceptional in-camera quality. These LED panels are trusted by industry experts for live events, delivering stunning visual performance every time. Rentex’s…

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Panasonic PT-RQ18KU Projector Now Available at Rentex!
June 22, 2024

Rentex now offers the Panasonic PT-RQ18KU projector, a powerful addition to their AV rental inventory. This 16,000-lumen projector features 4K resolution with Quad Pixel Drive, ensuring smooth, high-quality images. It comes equipped with Geometry Manager Pro and boasts a 25,000:1 contrast ratio for exceptional visual clarity. The rental includes a 12G SDI input card and…

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Sunrise Hustle: Rentex Orlando’s Nonstop Order Prep!
June 22, 2024

As the sun rises, the Rentex Orlando team is already hard at work, prepping orders for delivery. Their dedication showcases Rentex’s commitment to 24/7 service, ensuring clients receive their AV equipment promptly. The team’s efficiency and round-the-clock efforts highlight their passion for providing top-notch service. Rentex’s relentless work ethic sets them apart in the AV…

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