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12 Aug 2015

Seeking High Schools to Help with the National Standardization of the DESSA – High School Edition

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Educators, schools and districts can be a part of making the gold standard of social-emotional competencies assessments available for grades 9-12 Charlotte, N.C. – August 10, 2015 – Research has scientifically confirmed that social and emotional learning (SEL) programs have a positive impact on student achievement, and the Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA) is widely [...]

24 Jun 2015

Helping Schools Help Kids

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Plymouth State Engages New Hampshire Educators with Universal Screening Tool PLYMOUTH - For decades, elementary school children have been tested on their math and language knowledge; the results indicate their academic strengths and weaknesses so teachers can address areas for improvement. Now, education professionals are asking, what if you evaluated those same students for their [...]

19 Jun 2015

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Experts Discuss Importance of Assessment Tied to Curriculum

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Community Unit School District 300 in Illinois shares it successes with SEL during June 24th webinar Charlotte, N.C. – June 17, 2015 – The need for schools to offer students social and emotional learning (SEL) development opportunities is making headlines in both mainstream and education media and organizations have conducted research to determine how SEL [...]

17 Jun 2015

Apperson Partners with Open Circle to Align SEL Assessment with Open Circle’s Curriculum

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Alignment empowers educators to foster and assess students’ social and emotional development Charlotte, N.C. – June  17, 2015 – As part of its commitment to educating the whole child through academic and social & emotional learning (SEL), Apperson Inc., a K-12 leader in assessment tools and software solutions that are designed to assess performance and [...]

2 Jun 2015

Alien Worlds: A Hardware Guy’s Transition to Software

By | June 2nd, 2015|Higher Education, K12|0 Comments

The Journey into Product Management Having spent the first 5 years of my career at Black & Decker (now part of Stanley Black and Decker), I feel confident saying I’ve worked with and for some of the best product management professionals in the world. B&D is where I learned how to sell, where I learned [...]

15 May 2015

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Experts Help Educators Enhance Student Learning in Four-Part Apperson Webinar

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Hosted on the SimpleK12 platform, the “Day-of-Learning” includes four half-hour webinars detailing the essential role of SEL in education  Charlotte, N.C. – May 15, 2015 – Research shows that helping students learn social and emotional skills can improve academic achievement.  To help educators understand the concept and measurement of social and emotional competence, Apperson and [...]

14 May 2015

Bellevue, WA Students Achieve More from New Social & Emotional Learning Program

By | May 14th, 2015|K12|0 Comments

The Bellevue School District, located in Bellevue, WA, is one of many that is quickly realizing the direct and essential impact Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) is having in the classroom. They were recently interviewed by the Seattle Times in which they shared tactics, methods and successes they've had since bringing focus to social & [...]

24 Apr 2015

Why Social-Emotional Learning Assessment Matters

By | April 24th, 2015|K12|0 Comments

The social and emotional learning movement continues to gain momentum. A recent study published by the Remedial and Special Education journal and covered in a release on GlobeNewswire, found that bullying by middle school students with disabilities was significantly reduced when they received lessons from the Second Step program, a social and emotional learning (SEL) [...]

24 Apr 2015

Apperson’s Online K-12 Assessment Programs Win the 21st Annual BESSIES Awards

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Charlotte, N.C. – April 24, 2015 – Apperson’s Evo modules, Evo Academics and Evo Social & Emotional Learning (SEL), were named winners of ComputED Gazette’s 21st Annual Best Educational Software Awards (BESSIE Awards). The programs won Best Assessment Tool and Best Counseling Tool respectively in the Teacher Tools category. In addition, both Apperson Evo modules [...]

14 Apr 2015

Apperson’s Online Assessment Platforms Finalists for 2015 SIIA CODiE Awards

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Charlotte, N.C. – April 14, 2015 – Evo Academic and Evo Social & Emotional Learning (SEL), both Apperson Evo modules, were named finalists in the 2015 Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Awards, the premier awards for the software and information industries. Evo Academic was chosen in the Best K-12 Course or Learning Management [...]