State Supported Platforms

To identify and filter platforms which are responsive to the needs of specific students or student groups, select options from the lists below and then select "apply." You can select options from one or more of the lists.

Edmentum
CASAS Score:
221-235, 236-245, Greater than 246
TABE Score:
511-546, 547-583, 584-630, 631-800
Cost:
State pays for licenses
Skills:
Other categories:
EdReady
  • 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.
Topics:
Skills:
Moby Max
  • 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.
  • Request an account on our statewide virtual school license for MobyMax.
  • 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.)
  • 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.
Topics:
Other categories:
Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment

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.
  3. Comprehensive classroom curricula for most modules.
  • 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 for Minnesota ABE programs. Others should check website for pricing.
  • 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)
CASAS Score:
211-220, 221-235, 236-245, Greater than 246
TABE Score:
511-546, 547-583, 584-630, 631-800
Access:
digitalliteracyassessment.org
Cost:
Varies
Superusers:
Other categories: