Best College & Career Readiness Solution

Recognizes the best digital product or service that develops 21st Century workforce skills and knowledge for students. Includes applications that help close the gap between a learner's current interest and skills and the needs and expectations in the workplace.

Courseware - Edmentum

Courseware provides over 400 highly customizable, standards-aligned courses that help educators meet students where they are, achieve first-time credit and credit recovery needs, and prepare students for success in post-secondary education and the workforce. Courseware is rigorous, relevant, and aligned to state and national standards with courses covering core, elective, CTE, world language, and advanced or technical education subjects to prepare students for their next step into post-secondary education or the workforce. Districts trust Courseware to: • Provide equitable access to courses through robust course offerings. Additionally, Edmentum can also provide state-certified virtual teachers to teach courses in areas in which districts have gaps in staffing. • Address versatile needs including unfinished learning, unit recovery, credit recovery, and acceleration. • Give educators access to unmatched course customization, flexible assignment creation, and insights into pacing and progress. • Offer students a personalized, competency-based environment to manage their own learning, accelerating beyond mastered concepts, and receiving direct teacher feedback to guide learning forward Holistic support is provided for Courseware partners by our best-in-class full-time Edmentum consultants to identify long-term goals and build a unique implementation that supports their students’ college and career readiness needs. Easy-to-use and highly customizable curricula built around constructivist learning principles support educators in creating courses aligned to students’ interests and local standards for original credit and credit recovery. Initial assessments determine which lesson components students need most and exempt mastered concepts, while mastery quizzes ensure concept understanding. Engaging content meets each student at their proficiency level and offers media-rich and interactive learning experiences, including augmented reality and project-based learning activities. Each step of the way, students experience built-in instructional tools like highlighters, dictionaries, click-to-speak functionality, and text translation. Surrounding the content itself is a trusted data layer for instructional success. Unmatched progress monitoring, gradebook functionality, and usage reporting provides educators with tools to take action and deliver support when students need it most.

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  • eDynamic Learning CTE and Career Catalog - eDynamic Learning

    eDynamic Learning is a teacher-founded company with a mission to help students tie their interests and skills to a rewarding future. Our goal is to support students in exploring a variety of career options that help them make informed decisions as early as possible. We offer the largest collection of career exploration, Career Technical Education (CTE), and workplace readiness courses in North America and support schools in helping students find success whether they decide to go on to college or straight into the workforce. Our course writers are teachers, paired with an industry expert, who unpack both the state standards and industry certification exam standards to build the blueprint for each course. Then through a sequenced track of courses prepare students for over 85 industry certifications. Schools can offer any of 43 pathways, supporting 57 career tracks in 14 of the national career clusters. For example, our one of our IT pathways, students start with a career exploration course, then move into the network security fundamentals course and finish with the Operational Cybersecurity course which prepares them for the CompTIA Security+, MTA Security and CCNA CyberOps certifications. When students go through these sequenced pathways they are prepared to go right into the workforce or have a leg up in college. And our Workplace and Internship Readiness course helps students develop the workplace essentials and soft skills all employers seek. All courses are highly rated with teachers and students and are used as a textbook replacement, in class and online. They are compatible with nearly all LMS systems and run on all technology platforms and devices, including Chromebooks and smartphones. Each course has a consistent and user-friendly design and includes engaging narratives, interactive features (videos, podcasts, slideshows, flashcards), reflective discussions, assessments, and inquiry-based activities. Teachers can customize the curriculum with teacher or district-authored content to include videos, lessons, links, slides, and accommodate various IEPs/504 plans, and provide meaningful feedback. eDynamic Learning courses include both formative and summative assessments. Unit quizzes, a midterm exam, and a final exam are auto graded for teachers, and the projects and activities are assessed by the teacher using a scoring rubric. Each course includes extensive teacher resources including a pacing guide, answer keys, and guides to support blended, online and inquiry-based learning. Teachers also have a dashboard and gradebook to monitor and grade work. Report features allow schools to see attendance, grades, assignment attempts and more. All courses meet WCAG 2.0 AA, a 508 requirement to supports the hearing and visually impaired and a built-in literacy toolbar to support reading disabilities and English Language Learners. Our most popular courses include Web Design, Culinary Arts, Sports & Entertainment Marketing, and Veterinary Science.

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  • Body Structures and Functions - National Geographic Learning

    Reflecting the latest research and practices, BODY STRUCTURES AND FUNCTIONS – Anatomy and Physiology, 14th edition, provides a thorough overview of the basics required for the study of the human body and how it functions. With an all-new Chapter 1: Scientific Foundations and Lab Practices, the 14th edition is aligned to National Healthcare Foundation Standards as well as NGSS Next Generation Science Standards to meet the needs of future health professionals as well as scientific laboratory requirements. The text walks students step-by-step through a general introduction to life functions, terminology and phonetic pronunciations used to describe body parts, and a review of human development and body processes. The One Body feature describes the interrelationship between all body systems while career Profiles give students insight into growing health care professions. In addition, Diverse Artwork has been added to update photographs, drawings, and figures to showcase diverse patients to offer a more realistic view of human body varying in age, race, weight, height and gender. MindTap, the online solution for Career and Technical Education, includes a full, interactive eBook, annotation and study tools, videos, practice and auto-graded assessment as well as Learning Lab simulations for Anatomy & Physiology, designed to immerse and engage students in real-world scenarios with health care professionals and patients as they describe symptoms across the body systems and engage in learning activities to understand anatomy basics and clinical applications.

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  • DHO Health Science - National Geographic Learning

    The highly respected DHO HEALTH SCIENCE continues to provide an all-in-one resource to build student excitement about the vast possibilities for a future in healthcare as well as covering introductory knowledge and skills in the health science curriculum. Organized in two parts, the text opens with foundational information required to enter a broad range of health professions, including infection control, first aid, legal requirements, and professionalism. Part two covers fundamental entry-level skills for a range of specific careers, including medical assisting, dental assisting, nursing assisting and more. Carefully revised to include current medical issues and technology from the Opioid Epidemic to frozen Stem Cells, the Ninth Edition is updated to current National Healthcare Foundation Standards, HIPPA and OBRA requirements, as well as HOSA student competitions. The ninth edition has also added NEW Case Study Investigations that bookend each chapter and offer students a chance to bring newly learned knowledge to help analyze patient scenarios and make recommendations. Prepare future health care professionals with an extensive learning package that includes an online teacher’s resource kit and instructor’s manual, student workbook, and MindTap, the online learning solution that includes hands-on Learning Lab simulations where concepts come to life via learning activities and videos of patients and medical professionals in decision-making scenarios.

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  • NCCERConnect - Pearson Education

    With over 6000 accredited training and assessment locations across the US and a curriculum developed with the support of over 125 construction CEOs, associations and academic leaders, NCCERconnect provides students with industry ready training that is uniquely recognized by employers nationally. In an industry in need of 350,000 employees this product uniquely positions them for career success and placement. NCCERConnect is an interactive learning experience for craft professionals and a product of the partnership between NCCER (the industry’s top certification program in the construction training across 70+ crafts) and Pearson. NCCERconnect is an online training solution that prepares students to become craft professionals utilizing multiple visual, auditory and interactive elements. It is ideal for blended, distance education, or traditional classroom environments. In addition to providing an etext, NCCERconnect enhances student learning and readiness for industry by providing videos, interactives, course management, diagnostic dynamic presentations, augmented reality simulations, concept checks and trade term tutorials. With over 6000 accredited training and assessment locations across the US and a curriculum developed with the support of over 125 construction CEOs, associations and academic leaders, NCCERconnect provides students with industry ready training that is uniquely recognized by employers nationally. In an industry in need of 350,000 employees this product uniquely positions them for career success and placement. Initial launch 2015 - relaunch 2021

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  • Naviance - PowerSchool

    Naviance by PowerSchool is the leading college, career, and life readiness (CCLR) platform that helps middle and high school students connect learning to life goals. With Naviance, schools and districts enable students to discover their strengths and interests, build critical social emotional learning skills, create actionable goals, and find their best-fit path after high school. For educators, Naviance provides case management and in-depth analytics to assist educators with the delivery of lessons, one-to-one college and career counseling, document delivery, and tracking of success metrics across a group, school, or district. Research shows students who participate in early post-secondary courses are more likely to enroll and persist in post-secondary environments. Naviance’s robust college and career exploration and research tools allow students to personalize their future planning based on their interests and strengths. Interactive, easy-to-use assessments and lessons in Naviance help students understand their strengths and interests, gain skills to overcome obstacles, and learn how to effectively set goals. With Naviance, families can stay informed on student progress, staff are enabled to support student needs, and administrators have visibility into student outcomes. Collaboration across families, staff, and administrators creates a culture that prioritizes empowering students to stay engaged in their college and career planning and accomplishing their future goals.

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  • Transeo - Transeo

    Transeo is a suite of student readiness tools focused on increasing access, equity, and economic mobility in education. The solution, built by educators for educators, supports educational systems in their mission to scale post-secondary preparedness for each and every student. Transeo, a SaaS platform, streamlines the entire student journey, from work-based learning management, graduation requirement tracking, career pathway support, Perkins V reporting, comprehensive progress monitoring, and everything in between. The platform acts as an educational system's source of truth— with integrations to learning management and student information systems, Transeo generates relevant, simplified data to help create actionable plans for scaling pathways and WBL experiences. Through best practice and an unwavering commitment to college and career readiness, Transeo takes the heavy-lifting off educators so they can spend more time focusing on what matters most: students.

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  • uCertify Course - uCertify

    uCertify provides highly engaging, flexible, cloud-based and device-enabled courses for technology, engineering or vocational training.

     

    uCertify courses can be used for self-paced, mentor-guided or instructor-led training. Each student is provided with an individualized learning path. Educators can use these courses to deliver credit courses or augment their existing credit courses. Educators can customize these courses to add additional content with ease to accommodate diverse audiences and education missions.

     

    uCertify courses engage students through interactivity, hands-on learning and instantaneous feedback.  The course navigation is driven by a dashboard that is adapted to the specific course.  Students can toggle between the various learning tools and resources and then return back to the topic at hand with one click. 

     

    Each uCertify course comes complete with a study planner that allows students to track their progress.  In addition, a progress meter for each major activity allows the students to take corrective actions. 

     

    uCertify works closely with a number of major publishers to source content for these courses. Administrators appreciate uCertify because of comprehensive reports on student performance, course efficacy and also for ease of  integration and administration.

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