July 16, 2015
PEACHTREE CORNERS, GA
Classworks® by Curriculum Advantage, Inc., a leader in personalized learning and teacher-led instruction, and Renaissance Learning, a leader in K-12 assessment and learning analytics, today announced a strategic partnership that makes personalization of learning easier for teachers. Renaissance® STAR Reading® and STAR Math® assessment data now fully integrates with Classworks suite of instruction. The integration gives teachers a seamless and more efficient tool to provide engaging personalized instruction for students while also reducing the testing burden in classrooms.
Classworks automatically imports Renaissance STAR assessment data and delivers individual learning for students based on that data, eliminating the need for an additional assessment. Students can immediately engage in Classworks research-based instruction matched to their needs. The personalized learning paths are automatically generated by Classworks software, with added flexibility for teachers to customize for each student.
“Classworks and Renaissance share the same goal — to ensure that all students have the opportunity to grow and succeed,” said Tracy Boney, senior vice president of marketing and curriculum at Classworks. “We are excited to give educators the power of Classworks rigorous and engaging online instruction combined with STAR’s high-quality assessment and learning analytics to more efficiently and effectively personalize student learning.”
“STAR assessments are used in over 36,000 schools worldwide to provide an accurate picture of student performance and growth, and they are the first step to developing individualized learning paths,” said John Flora, senior vice president of products at Renaissance Learning. “By partnering with Classworks, we are able to help more teachers automatically connect their assessment data to the tools they rely on for personalizing instruction, giving them more time for teaching while also reducing the number of assessments students are taking overall.”
Classworks is an online instructional and assessment solution proven to help students become critical thinkers and independent learners. Classworks offers K-8 Math, Reading, Language Arts, and Science instruction as well as assessment and productivity tools. Classworks provides on-grade level, rigorous instruction for the classroom, as well as personalized instruction for students. Classworks results-driven, engaging educational solutions are built upon strong instructional pedagogy and technological innovation to improve teaching and learning. For more information, please visit www.classworks.com.
About Renaissance Learning®
Renaissance® is a leader of cloud-based K-12 assessment and learning analytics with a presence in more than one-third of U.S. schools and 60 countries around the world. By delivering deep insight into what students know, what they like and how they learn, Renaissance Learning enables educators to deliver highly differentiated and timely instruction while driving personalized student practice in reading, writing and math daily. Renaissance Learning is comprised of top researchers, educators, content-area experts, data scientists and technologists who create and perfect classroom-proven tools.