Monday, May 18, 2015

Galileo Technology Providing Cutting-Edge Solutions for Curriculum, Assessment, and Instructional Effectiveness Initiatives

Galileo K-12 Online Instructional Improvement and Effectiveness System from Assessment Technology Incorporated is comprehensive, standards-based, and research supported. The system provides an array of curriculum, assessment, instructional effectiveness, and reporting tools aligned to Common Core and local state standards and facilitates advancements in teaching strategies, assessments, and implementation of instructional effectiveness initiatives.

Galileo’s tools help users to:
  • Administer a full range of assessments including benchmark, formative, screening and placement tests, plus interim and final course examinations, pretests and posttests, technology enhanced early literacy and early math assessment series, computerized adaptive tests, and instructional effectiveness assessments.
  • Evaluate instruction based on reliable and valid assessment information including continuously updated forecasts of student achievement on statewide tests.
  • Use Item Response Theory generated assessment information to guide classroom instruction, enrichment, and reteaching interventions.
  • Receive immediate assessment feedback providing the ability to track student progress towards standards mastery and inform instructional decisions using Galileo’s Dashboards.
  • Elevate student achievement by using Galileo benchmark assessment data to inform instruction. A study, called for by the Massachusetts Department of Education and completed by MAGI Services, evaluated the use of Galileo K-12 Online and revealed that when teachers used Galileo benchmark data to guide instruction, achievement was enhanced.

Experience Galileo for yourself. There are a number of ways to learn first-hand about Galileo K-12 Online. You can:

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