Interactive, real-time quizzes help high school students master math
CUPERTINO, CA (September 26, 2017) – Curriki, a 2017 SIIA CODiE Award-winning provider of free high-quality curricula to learners worldwide, teamed up with AT&T to develop tools enabling educators to create interactive math assessments that give students real-time feedback, CEO Kim Jones announced today.
“We think these new content resources and technology will promote student achievement while giving students truly engaging learning experiences,” Jones said. “AT&T will help provide high-quality digital content for teaching and learning.”
Interactive quizzes scored in real time give students a level of engagement not available with traditional assessments submitted to the teacher to be graded at a later time, Jones explained. Because students instantly see whether they answered correctly or incorrectly, they receive encouragement to move forward, or important feedback on a concept they need to work on.
Assessments are provided to 8-12 grade students in three collections:
AT&T is sponsoring the collections with a $125,000 contribution. The support is part of the company’s investment in preparing students for success in school and careers through AT&T Aspire.
“We believe that technology can help students learn anytime, anywhere,” said Nicole Anderson, assistant vice president of social innovation, AT&T. “We collaborate with programs like Curriki that have proven success in removing barriers to connect students with the skills they need.”
Curriki Interactive Assessments have tremendous value to students because they can clearly see where they are, where they are going, and how to get there. Students will gain self-knowledge about their understanding of a topic or how deeply they have mastered a skill.
Curriki, a 2017 SIIA CODiE Award Winner and 2016 SIIA CODiE Award finalist, hosts a free library of 255,000+ educator-vetted learning materials in all K-12 subject areas and in many formats—from individual lesson plans, instructional videos and units, to games and simulations. All content contributed by educators and select partners is available to others for use, adapt and share at no cost. In addition, Curriki curates resources into course-sequenced, standards-aligned units to enable educators to easily find materials.
The mission of Curriki, a nonprofit organization, is to eliminate the gap between those who have access to high-quality education and those who do not. Its online community of educators, learners and committed education experts works together to create quality materials that benefit teachers, parents and students globally. With more than 520,000 members, Curriki has reached more than 13 million users worldwide. Join today at library.curriki.org.
About Philanthropy & Social Innovation at AT&T
AT&T is committed to advancing education, strengthening communities and improving lives. Through its community initiatives, AT&T has a long history of investing in projects that create learning opportunities; promote academic and economic achievement; or address community needs. The company’s signature philanthropic initiative, AT&T Aspire, drives innovation in education to promote student success in school and beyond. With a financial commitment of $400 million since 2008, AT&T is leveraging technology, relationships and social innovation to help all students make their biggest dreams a reality.
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