Articles Tagged With: PowerSchool
In 2010, infosnap (an ISV partner) united with our Pearson K-12 forces for online application and registration services. By executing rollouts with a number of shared customers, both teams recognized that the file-based export and import approach used by Pearson (and thus infosnap) to exchange student and family data with PowerSchool needed to evolve to allow more robust and real-time data exchange. The Pearson team began working hand-in-hand with infosnap and other partners to scope and develop an application programming interface (API) that would improve data exchange from PowerSchool and …
Our team at Pearson is always looking for ways to advance and innovate. With this said, we are delighted to announce the arrival of PowerSchool apps for iPhone®, iPod Touch® and iPad® users! We are truly thrilled to share the news, and look forward to providing you with details as we get closer to the launch date. Stay tuned because you don’t want to miss this!
-Pearson School Systems Team
From left to right:
Chris Bauer, Bhreagh’s Dad
Shelley Richardson, Director of the Kids Help Phone, Atlantic Region
Bhreagh Bauer, Pearson’s 10-millionth student
Ramona Jennex, Nova Scotia Minister of Education
Sheonagh Mc Cullough, Bhreagh’s Mom
Paul Fletcher, President of the School Systems group of Pearson
Eleventh grader, Bhreagh Bauer, from Horton High School in Nova Scotia, Canada, was recently marked as the 10 millionth student to enroll through PowerSchool. Her high school acquired access to PowerSchool through a province-wide initiative called iNSchool—a program intended to leverage technology to support student success. PowerSchool was the central program …
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When you hear about a new tool you want (or are required) to use in your classroom, how do you learn how to use it? By attending school-sponsored professional development workshops? By asking a trusted colleague for a demo? By independently pouring through all the material you can find?
What if you could get a little tutorial whenever you needed it from someone who was infinitely patient?
That’s the main idea behind Pearson’s Mastery in Minutes: to provide you the bit of information you need when you need it. The …
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What do you get when you mix a group of PowerSchool-savy school folks plus a team of Pearson’s best trainers and have them focus on standards for three days? A robust school- and district-level ability to develop educational success strategies for students in PowerSchool 7.0.
In the Core Tools for Student Success summit, System Administrators will learn how to implement standards in PowerSchool 7.0, how to create standards-based report cards using ReportWorks, and how to implement custom pages using PowerSchool 7.0.
Curriculum specialists will learn about Ken O’Connor’s 15 …
Today Pearson announced an agreement with PCG Education to provide PowerSchool, the industry-leading student information system (SIS), with robust, integrated functionality to address the special-education needs of today’s schools and districts. Read more…
We announced the launch of the latest versions of PowerSchool and PowerTeacher at PowerSchool University in Charleston, South Carolina (4 days early!). We have included some information below, in case you missed it. Also, you can check out the website for the keynote.
“Over the last 18 months, we have replaced all legacy infrastructure within PowerSchool, so the system is now a 100% Java application that now runs on the Oracle 11g database,” said Paul Fletcher, president of the School Systems group of Pearson. “This investment keeps PowerSchool on pace with …
We are ecstatic for the June 24th release of PowerSchool 7.0! We are so excited that ecstatic may be an understatement… We are thrilled, happy, confident, anxious and proud!
PowerSchool supports more than 10 million students in 50 states and over 60 countries. Our goal has always been to enable educators to make timely decisions that impact student performance while creating a collaborative environment for parents, teachers, students, and administrators. With this goal in mind, we continually strategize and discuss ways to make PowerSchool better. We’ve spent countless months, days, hours …
We’re excited to announce that Pearson has launched a new Advanced Reporting Toolkit! ART is available for use with Chancery SMS for state reporting. The reporting framework has been designed to dramatically reduce the amount of time required to define and validate data extracts. ART is loaded with an array of features such as:
Ability to run extracts by district and by school
Significant performance improvements
Improved component integration with Chancery SMS
District-level management of the extracts process
Improved flexibility via customization
Extensible with third-party SQL systems
Run reports from snapshot data (not live data)
Ability to add …
PowerTeacher Provides Intuitive Environment for Monitoring Student Progress, Including Mobile App for Anytime, Anywhere Access
Rancho Cordova, CA, February 23, 2011 — As our nation’s education system increases its focus on standards-based education and student achievement, it has become more important than ever before that teachers are able to track student progress on a weekly, daily and, often, hourly basis. Millions of teachers around the country have the tool for easily and accurately monitoring student progress at their fingertips with PowerTeacher, Pearson’s web-based gradebook. A new PowerTeacher video from Pearson shows the ways that this online gradebook is helping students, teachers and parents monitor progress …