SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Education technology leader MasteryConnect today announced that it has added one million standards to its platform across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. This robust collection of standards covers all grade levels and all core subjects, including vocational subjects for high school students and voluntary education topics like fine arts, physical education, technology education and more. The comprehensive database is a component of the company’s competency-based learning platform and available to all MasteryConnect users at no additional cost.
“At MasteryConnect, we believe in the importance of standards-based education to improve instruction,” said Mick Hewitt, chief product officer at MasteryConnect. “To make teaching standards easier in K-12 classrooms, we have collected all state and common core standards in our singular, simple-to-use platform, as well as an expanding bank of national standards.”
Reaching this milestone of nationwide standards coverage enables teachers to better use MasteryConnect’s platform to aggregate standards, share standards-aligned resources and assessments, and then assess with grading tools that support scoring performances, multiple choice, technology-enhanced questions, rubrics, oral presentations, writing assignments and more.
"The work MasteryConnect has done to get all state standards uploaded to their platform opens the doors for educators to get the feedback necessary to get all kids to learn those standards,” said Dr. Garrick Peterson, Administrator of K-12 Curriculum and Instruction at Alpine School District. "It is not until teachers receive data from their own formative assessments tied to those standards, visually make sense of that data, and compare it to other teachers that learning really takes off for kids."
The complete standards resource, continually maintained and updated, enables teachers to spend less time worrying about data and more time teaching. Before this feature, teachers could customize their platform by manually inputting the standards used by their school, but now these standards and more are available at their fingertips for instantaneous use.
“Standards-based education is the most impactful approach to improve student outcomes, and teachers are doing the work,” said Cory Reid, CEO of MasteryConnect. “We’re excited to provide access for all teachers across the nation to track student progress against standards in every subject area.”
For more information about MasteryConnect and its standards-based learning platform visit www.masteryconnect.com.
MasteryConnect is the market leader in competency-based learning for K-12. MasteryConnect helps teachers in the trenches identify student levels of understanding in real time against any set of standards in order to personalize learning and improve outcomes. MasteryConnect supports teachers via its cloud-based platform, including Socrative.com, as well as through numerous apps on all web-enabled devices. MasteryConnect is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information, visit MasteryConnect.com.