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  • Pearson Plan to Protect the Gradebook From Java Updates

    By: admin | March, 2014 | 4,260 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Management, News, PowerSchool

    Pearson is dedicated to protecting teachers from Java updates and browser plugin issues, and ensuring stability for PowerTeacher Gradebook. Pearson has established a three-phase plan for addressing these needs:
    Stay on top of Java updates. In January, a new version of Java was released that affected all Java-based applications. By staying informed of the upcoming changes, Pearson was able to release an update in 2013 that anticipated the changes and protected the Gradebook from the update.
    Isolate PowerTeacher Gradebook from OS Java updates and browser plugins. PowerTeacher 2.8 includes a new launch …

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  • Our Special Announcement

    By: Aaron Morrison | January, 2012 | 1,854 views | 6 Comments | Posted in: News, PowerSchool

    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

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  • PowerSchool Training When You Want It

    By: Aaron Morrison | October, 2011 | 14,834 views | 1 Comment | Posted in: PowerSchool

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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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  • PowerTeacher Provides Intuitive Environment for Monitoring Student Progress, Including Mobile App for Anytime, Anywhere Access

    By: Paul Smith | February, 2011 | 43,525 views | 1 Comment | Posted in: News, PowerSchool

    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 …

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  • Apps, Software and Sites Every Teacher Should Know About (Part 1: Organization)

    By: Aaron Morrison | January, 2011 | 10,215 views | 6 Comments | Posted in: Classroom Resources, Technology in the Classroom

    In recent years, computers, smartphones, iPods and iPads have become more prevalent in K12 classrooms. In 2009, “ninety-seven percent of teachers had one or more computers located in the classroom every day” (National Center for Education Statistics).
    Due to the increase use of technology in the classroom, we thought it was appropriate for us to search the web for “Apps, Software, and Sites Every Teacher Should Know About”.  Since there are thousands of great tools out there, we’ve had a hard time whittling all of this information down into one post.  …

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  • PowerTeacher Mobile 1:1 Now Available!

    By: Paul Smith | January, 2011 | 39,627 views | 90 Comments | Posted in: News

    We released a major update to our PowerTeacher Mobile iPad App this week.  PowerTeacher Mobile 1.1 includes the most often requested enhancements and is designed to make grading on the go easier than ever before.

    Over 40 new features and enhancements
    Almost two times faster than version 1.0
    Plus numerous fixes and user interface changes

    Find out more at our iTunes App Store.

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  • Technology in the Classroom

    By: Aaron Morrison | October, 2010 | 6,743 views | 1 Comment | Posted in: Technology in the Classroom

    Technology influences education on a daily basis. Don’t believe me? Let’s go over some research that was conducted in 2009 by the National Center for Education Statistics. Today, over 54% of Elementary and Secondary teachers may arrange to have computers brought into their classroom. Amazingly, internet access is available for 96% of the computers that are brought into these classrooms.

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