State Supported Platforms

Burlington English

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EdReady

Website

  • EdReady is a math and English readiness system that employs a low-stakes knowledge inventory to personalize a learner’s path to subject mastery within the context of a specific goal.
  • Proxy hour equivalent: Clocktime, per timeout setting provided by publisher; multiply the amount of clocktime recorded by1.25, and round to nearest quarter hour for entry in SID. You can include/count time spent on testing/assessment and time spend studying. 
  • Criteria for awarding Proxy Hour Equivalent/Proxy Hour Documentation: Report from data management system.
  • Prerequisites: Advanced ELL or any ABE or L1 learner
  • Online: Yes
  • Available on tablets/smart phones: Yes
  • Access: Cost paid by individual program.
  • Superuser: Adam Kieffer

Access:

Web-based, tablets/smart phones

Cost:

Cost paid by individual program.

Superusers:

Adam Kieffer

Topics:

College Prep

Skills:

Reading

Other categories:

CCRSMobile FriendlyTime on taskWeb-based

Moby Max

Website

  • Brief Summary: MobyMax is an online program designed for K-8 schools to offer differentiated learning and fill gaps in student knowledge. It provides beginning literacy instruction for  Pre-Beginning and Beginning ESL learners.
  • Proxy Hours Equivalent/Criteria for Awarding Proxy Hours: Clocktime, as per timeout setting provided by publisher; multiply the amount of clocktime recorded by 1.25, to account for teacher coordination with learner, and round to nearest quarter hour.
  • Proxy Hour Documentation: the Work Time report, which can be found on the Day Tally tab of the Time Summary section of the teacher site.  Click the “Print” button for downloadable options (PDF or spreadsheet). The Proxy Hour Award Formula spreadsheet can be used to calculate the additional .25 time per hour.
  • Prerequisites: Appropriate for all levels of ESL literacy (CASAS 153+). The curriculum ends with 8th grade content, so would not be appropriate for GED preparation or adult diploma programs. It may be appropriate for basic skills/pre-GED students
  • Web-based: Yes.
  •  Available on tablets/smart phones: Yes (not as a separate app, but the website is mobile-friendly.)
  • Note on costs: There are both Free and paid Pro versions. The curriculum and basic teacher tools are free, and any teacher can register and use it without purchasing anything.  However, there are additional teacher tools and resources, such as diagnostic testing, printable worksheets, games and badges, etc. available for those who choose to purchase the Pro version - cost is $99/year for an individual teacher or $1,295/year for a school with an unlimited number of teachers. 
  • Resources: Easy-to-use teacher documentation is available within the teacher site.
  • Moby Max Webinar recording from 2/6/20
  • Moby Max for Distance Learning Webinar recording from 5/720 and slides.
  • Moby Max Login Guide for Learners (download and edit for your program/learners)
  • Advanced Tutorial video
  • Choosing curriculum screencast
  • Assigning Content and Sequencing (download for your staff)
  • MM FAQ for Teachers
  • Moby Max Vimeo Channel

CASAS Score:

Less than 200, 201-210, 211-220, 221-235, 236-245, Greater than 246

Access:

Web-based, tablets/smart phones

Cost:

Free and paid Pro versions.

Superusers:

Susan Wetenkamp-BrandtHeather Turngren

Topics:

ESL

Skills:

PronunciationReading

Other categories:

FreeTime on taskWeb-based

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment Website

  • Description:
  1. Twelve online assessments are available to assess basic digital literacy skills in the following areas: Basic Computer Use, Internet, Windows Operating System, Mac OS, Email, Microsoft Word, Social Media, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Information Literacy, Your Digital Footprint, and Career Search.
  2. Northstar Online Learning (NSOL) provides self-directed instruction and review for Computer Basics, Internet Basics, and Career Search. Microsoft Word and Email will be released in early fall 2020.,=
  • Proxy Hour Equivalent: Seat time should be used when administering assessments in person or at a distance (distance proctoring is available due to COVID 19 - information on how to do this is available in test location admin panels). Time-on-Task proxy hours should be used with indepeendent student learning done on NSOL), adding .25 hours per hour of seat time. Detailed reports are available for NSOL activity completed by learners.
  • Prerequisites: None (assessments are designed for students levels 3-4 and above).
  • Proxy Hour Documentation: Copy of reports generated from platform.
  • Web-based: Yes.
  • Available on tablets/smart phones: Can be accessed but is not fully functional.
  • Access: Included in state purchasing contract.
  • Superuser: support@digitalliteracyassessment.org
  • Setting up accounts and providing training: support@digitalliteracyassessment.org
  • Resources: Video: Overview and How to Use Northstar
  • Northstar Curriculm webinar recording (9/27/19)

Edmentum

Edmentum Website