MetaMetrics and Istation Expand Partnership to Provide Educator Professional Development on Lexile and Quantile Frameworks | National
Istation is an exclusive distributor of the Lexile and Quantile Educator Academy
DURHAM, NC i DALLAS, May 31, 2022 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Istation, a leader in educational technology, and MetaMetrics®, developer of the Lexile® and Quantile® frameworks, today announced an expanded collaboration that will enable educators to become experts in the use of measures of Lexile and Quantile to speed up students. learning. Istation is now the exclusive educational distributor of the Lexile and Quantile Educator Academy.
Launched by MetaMetrics a February 2021the Lexile and Quantile Educator Academy was developed in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This program provides meaningful instruction to help educators learn how to use Lexile and Quantile measures to differentiate instruction, communicate effectively with parents, and improve student learning.
Hundreds of educators from across the country, who have already completed their courses, praise the Academy of Educators.
Kasey Gilmoremath interventionist at Chapel Hill Independent School District Junior High TexasHe said: “The only thing teachers need is more time and the Academy of Educators showed me how to quickly and easily use free math resources that align with state standards to differentiate my learning. students “.
Each course lasts 10 hours, at its own pace and asynchronously. In the Lexile certification course, educators receive detailed information about the Lexile framework for reading, ranging from basic knowledge and research to detailed examples of how to use the Lexile & Quantile Hub tools to make decisions based on data that improve instruction.
The Quantile Certification Course provides detailed information on Quantile’s framework for math, including essential knowledge of measurement, supporting research, and ways to use measurement to improve student learning and prepare students. for university and professional success.
“We are excited to announce an expanded partnership with MetaMetrics,” said Ossa Fisher, President and COO of Station. “At Istation, we know how important it is to support the continuing professional development of educators. We look forward to empowering your classrooms with new growth opportunities!”
Upon completion of professional development courses, teachers become certified Lexile and Quantile educators. In addition, in more than 20 states, teachers will receive CEU or professional development hours at the end of each course.
“If children are our most important assets, teaching is our most important profession,” he said Malbert Smith, CEO and co-founder of MetaMetrics. “We’ve heard from many teachers how our Academy of Educators helped them save time and get to know the students where they are. We are excited to partner with Istation to expand the adoption of the Academy of Educators.”
Istation and MetaMetrics have been partners since 2014, when the MetaMetrics Lexile scale was linked to the ISIP Early Reading and ISIP Advanced Reading assessment. For more information on pricing and the Lexile and Quantile Educator Academy, visit info.istation.com/metametrics.
Founded in 1998 and based in Dallas, Texas, Istation (Imagination Station) has become one of the country’s leading providers of richly animated and game-like educational technology. Winner of several national educational technology awards, the Istation program dedicates more time to classroom instruction through collaborative, small-group teaching. Station’s innovative reading, math, and Spanish programs immerse students in an engaging, interactive environment and inspire them to learn. In addition, administrators and educators can use Istation to easily track the progress of their students, schools, and classrooms. Istation now serves more than 4 million students the United States and in many other countries.
MetaMetrics is an award-winning educational technology organization that offers the only universal and scientifically valid scales for measuring oral and silent reading and listening (Lexile) and math (Quantile) with plans to develop measures for writing. The Lexile and Quantile frameworks measure students’ ability and the complexity of the content they encounter. Lexile and Quantile measures and related technologies link assessment to instruction and provide the next steps for students of all ages and abilities. The measures also provide valuable information on the growth potential of students. MetaMetrics measures, products, and services are licensed to dozens of educational product companies to help them achieve this growth. For 35 years, MetaMetrics ’work has been increasingly recognized for its research-based approach to improving learning. For more information, visit metametricsinc.com.
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