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1 Feb 2017

Finding a Balance with Work and Life

By | February 1st, 2017|K12, Teach Talk, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Teaching is a very demanding profession, requiring long hours spent reviewing coursework. Between creating lesson plans, grading tests, and reviewing papers, it seems that teachers never get a break. Not to mention the “normal” 40 hours a week they spend teaching in a classroom. It’s no secret that teachers are overworked and underappreciated. But do [...]

15 Dec 2016

Apperson Helps Students Prepare for the SAT and ACT with new Practice Test Forms that Mimic the Tests

By | December 15th, 2016|K12|0 Comments

Press release created by KEH Dec 13, 2016. Testing sheets are compatible with the DataLink 1200 scanner giving schools detailed analysis and reporting through DataLink Connect Software In many states, high school juniors are required to take the ACT or SAT test. Assessment leader Apperson is helping schools prepare students for these important tests by [...]

18 Mar 2016

Spring Bulletin Board Ideas

By | March 18th, 2016|K12, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Spring is the season for new beginnings. The weather gets warmer. The daytime gets longer. Trees grow new leaves and flowers bloom to brighten everything in sight. For teachers, the season provides a perfect opportunity to redecorate the classroom and incorporate fun, fresh activities into the lesson plan. In an effort to spread some springtime [...]

29 Sep 2015

Offering Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Intervention Strategies

By | September 29th, 2015|K12|0 Comments

Teachers and out-of-school staff now have proven methods to enrich their SEL climate and instruction Charlotte, N.C. – Sept. 29, 2015 – Research indicates that social and emotional learning (SEL) programs can have a positive impact on student achievement. Now, Apperson is adding to the intervention strategies available in its SEL assessment system Evo Social [...]

16 Sep 2015

Afterschool Programs “Role” with Social and Emotional Learning: Update

By | September 16th, 2015|K12|0 Comments

In August, we hosted a webinar with the United Way of Greater Cincinnati and reviewed the most recent results of their community impact study. As we expected, our audience for this webinar was diverse and featured both schools and out of school time programs. The idea of a strong SEL focus where kids “Live, Work [...]

12 Aug 2015

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

By | August 12th, 2015|K12|0 Comments

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

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

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

By | June 19th, 2015|K12|0 Comments

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

By | June 17th, 2015|K12|0 Comments

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 [...]