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FETC News:Scan tests and speed grading process, online

The new online version of GradeCam gives districts a tool for teachers to conduct assessments in time to affect the learning in progress. 
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Providing teachers with a way to conduct frequent assessments enables schools to ensure mastery of key skills long before standardized tests are taken. The new online version of GradeCam gives districts a tool for teachers to conduct assessments and to collect usable information in time to affect the learning in progress.

When a paper-based test is scanned by a document or web camera, GradeCam Online compresses the image and sends it to a server for analysis by its proprietary image recognition code. Item-by-item results are displayed immediately and stored for generating real-time reports, and any reports needed in the future. GradeCam Online also integrates with all electronic grade books.

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My staff is curious about online assessment, both its benefits and potential drawbacks. However, we’re not ready to invest in an expensive system without more research, and at this time neither the district nor our state is moving toward Web-based assessments. Are there inexpensive resources we could use now to

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Excerpted from a recently released whitepaper from Pearson entitled “Considerations for Next- Generation Assessments: A Roadmap to 2014.”

GRADECAM ONLINE (WWW.GRADECAM.COM)

The new GradeCam Online gives districts a tool for teachers to conduct assessments and to collect usable information in time to affect the learning in progress. When a paper-based test is scanned by a document or web camera, GradeCam Online compresses the image and sends it to a server for analysis by its proprietary image recognition code. Item-by-item results are displayed immediately and stored for generating real-time reports, and any reports needed in the future. GradeCam Online also integrates with all electronic grade books. Price: Available at $1.50 per student per year.Category: assessment

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Live From NECC: Instant Grading

GradeCam Corporation introduces GradeCam, software which, when paired with an affordable web or document camera, allows classroom teachers to assess student learning instantly by scanning and grading multiple choice tests