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Ken O'Connor, a.k.a. The Grade Doctor, endorses PowerTeacher 2.0!

Ken O'Connor is an independent consultant from Toronto who specializes in issues related to the communication of student achievement, especially grading and reporting.

In 1995, Ken developed eight guidelines for grading, which he published in a book titled How to Grade for Learning. In 2007, these same ideas were organized into another book, 15 Fixes for Broken Grades. He has also designed eleven guidelines for standards-based reporting. Ken is recognized as one of the leading experts on how to grade and report effectively.

Pearson is proud to have integrated Ken O'Connor's philosophies into its web-based gradebook, PowerTeacher 2.0.

Ken O'Connor on PowerTeacher 2.0

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Pearson is the industry leader in student information and performance solutions, offering Canadian schools and districts access to deep expertise and an unparalleled selection of technologies that address challenges of achievement, reporting, growth, and scalability.

The SIS choice for Canadian schools

PowerSchool® is the fastest growing, most widely used web-based student information system available today. Found in more than 50 countries, PowerSchool enables educators to make timely decision that impact student performance while creating a collaborative environment for parents, teachers and students to work together in preparing 21st century learners for the future. To read more, go to:

Tomorrow's gradebook available today

PowerTeacher™ is the revolutionary web-based classroom management solution designed to meet the evolving needs of today's educator with unparalleled ease-of-use. Its wide array of functions facilitate differentiated instruction, formative assessment, discipline management, parent communication and its ability to manage outcomes make it a perfect fit for Canadian schools. To read more, go to:

In depth reporting made easy

Pearson Inform™ provides one-click access to clear, intuitive reports on student and school performance and can be viewed directly from the PowerSchool application. Powerful graphs and charts - predefined or customized - make it easy to target assistance, measure progress, and inform decisions. To read more, go to:

"We selected PowerSchool because it provides the necessary features and functions for our schools to efficiently and effectively manage core operations and reporting."

- John Fahie
Director of IT Services,
Nova Scotia Department of Education

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