SALT LAKE CITY, September 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instruct today announced that the Vermont Virtual Learning Cooperative (VTVLC) has selected MasteryConnect strengthen its approach to student assessment. VTVLC is working with Vermont public schools to offer online classes to its learners statewide, which has become increasingly important due to the COVID-19 crisis. Instructure’s assessment management system will provide educators with instant information on each learner’s progress against academic and other standards, such as socio-emotional and transferable skills.
“Vermont is at the forefront of the movement to provide equitable and child-centered education for every student in its districts, ”said Melissa Loblé, Director of Customer Success at Instructure. “VTVLC makes this vision possible for thousands of students statewide, providing flexible and personalized paths to progress through grade levels and through to graduation. MasteryConnect will help students demonstrate required mastery. for from Vermont pioneering competency-based graduation model. ”
All VTVLC courses are taught by licensed Vermont educators who are employed in over 300 Vermont public schools. As part of a larger effort to make education more student-centered, Vermont adopted competency-based graduation requirements with an emphasis on personalization, flexibility and project-based work.
“Districts need a data-driven approach to truly bring to life what students are able to accomplish in a true online learning environment based on national standards,” said Jeff Renard, director / principal and founder of VTVLC. “It’s a very different experience from emergency distance learning that we saw at the start of the pandemic. We want to show without a shadow of a doubt that what we are doing is reaching the competence of the students, and we are confident that MasteryConnect will help us accomplish this. “
MasteryConnect is a K-12 assessment management system that helps educators use formative assessment data to adjust instruction and provide timely interventions that better support student mastery of the standards. Assessment is a key pillar of the Instructure learning platform, which also includes learning management software like Cloth. Integration with Canvas was important to VTVLC, as its teachers and students use Canvas with Canvas studio to provide a solid virtual learning experience.
With MasteryConnect, teachers can see students’ mastery of standards in an intuitive visual way, without the use of spreadsheets or additional tools. The solution enables educators to document student growth over time and receive real-time actionable data on students’ understanding of what has been taught and assessed, at the classroom, school or school level. district. MasteryConnect provides a visual at-a-glance representation to tell the full story of learning, which can be essential in informing and engaging all stakeholders who help improve student outcomes.
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