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In Summit Reflections, educators review tools that they have seen at an EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit. Summit Reflections can only be completed onsite at the event; reviewers are incentivized to leave reviews.
Technology Educator, School Type: Other

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Usage: This is a great tool for teachers to use to reflect on their own teaching. It would be a great tool for RTI. It includes individual data by standard on individual students.

Strengths: Individualized targeted intervention to help classroom teacher differentiated instruction.
Quick assessment tool for teachers and easy to use interface.
I like the fact that the resources for missed assessments are right on the assessment.
Teachers can make their own tests or use the ones within Nutmeg.

Suggestions for Improvement: Researched- based documentation in order to allow school purchasing options.

Verdict: I like how it will show teachers individuals skills that students need to work on. This would be a great times saver for implementing targeted intervention.

Misti, Teacher/Sts. School Type: Middle School, BYOD Devices

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Usage: I would use it to create formative assessments to help students progress through the common core curriculum and to fill in skills gaps.

Strengths: It solves the need for preplanned digital content and allows for student improvement based on a formative assessment.

Suggestions for Improvement: 1. Admin login
2. Report card function needs to be more.
3. I won't to see the polar area chart on the student report and for it to be clickable.

Verdict: Common core aligned, formative, immediate feedback.

Assistant Principal, School Type: Elementary School, High ELL Population, Low Income Population

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Usage: The resource provides CCSS for all grade levels.... I would use it to provide students resources for math based on their needs.. It would be helpful in developing individual student needs.

Strengths: The assessment is very useful.
The immediate feedback of resources are of benefit to students.

Suggestions for Improvement: Give more resources for ELA
Provide resources for RTI

Verdict: This is a new company. They are willing to work with schools and districts to develop what is needed..

Teacher, School Type: Middle School

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Usage: I would like to start small by using it in a RtI class, but would eventually like to use it whole class to differentiate instruction. This would be an excellent formative assessment and would be perfect for the students to get individualize help.

Strengths: The assessments and linking to videos for extra help. I'm excited to start using it in my class.

Suggestions for Improvement: Make an app to make it easier for students to have access to the reports. I don't really have any other recommendations until I use it officially, but I'm sure I can update more after!

Verdict: The videos and extra practice at the end of each assessment. And the fact that it is linked to CCSS. Perfect for remediation and getting all students to succeed!

6th Grade Literacy Teacher, School Type: Middle School, Low Income Population

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Usage: I would use it as a student management free media for personalized instruction.

Strengths: I like the accessibility of student lead online technology.

Suggestions for Improvement: Accessibility, not too expensive, and enjoyed the presenter.

Verdict: I like the accessibility and flexibility of online application.

Anthony, Teacher. School Type: Elementary School, Low Income Population

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Usage: I plan on making all of my quizzes and tests on this site! Very good product.

Strengths: Practice for students and data integration.

Suggestions for Improvement: Accessibility pieces. More content.

Verdict: I would love to use this for lesson plannif and data collection.

Teacher / Dean, School Type: Middle School

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Usage: I would build my assessment on it.

Strengths: Great question bank, nice interfaceq

Suggestions for Improvement: I would like to see the integration of a grade cam type of technology

Verdict: The question bank is really impressive.

Ap, School Type: Middle School, High ELL Population, Low Income Population

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Usage: Blending class resources.

Strengths: Recommends work to empower learning and stern the learning. Reinforce skills.

Suggestions for Improvement: Cost... 10. Per student...

Verdict: Reports that would be easy to understand.

Teacher, School Type: High School

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Usage: Student Data lookup

Strengths: Great user interface

Suggestions for Improvement: Limited parental access

Verdict: Teacher technology readiness, personalized student remediation

Instructional Supervisor, School Type: Middle School, Low Income Population

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Usage: To share with teachers. Tool for teachers to help with interventions in math

Strengths: Would give teachers the ability to find lessons for students to work on to strengthen proficiency on standards.

Suggestions for Improvement: Until I use it I can't answer. It would be great to include ELA as well as math

Verdict: It would be another tool to help teachers know what students need to work on during intervention time during the school day.

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