Charlotte, N.C. – Oct. 19, 2015 – Assessment leader Apperson has introduced a new program designed to give schools a more affordable solution to deliver assessments online, via pencil and paper, or a combination of the two, and to access all of that data in the cloud. With the new Apperson Advantage Program, schools can have access to a DataLink 1200 test scanner, paper-based test answer sheets, and school-wide access to Evo Academics for cloud-based assessment building, scoring, analysis and reporting all for one low annual fee of $599.
Evo Academics gives educators the flexibility to create, administer, and score exams either online or in paper format. With this online platform, all educators can tie questions to standards, transfer results to a variety of gradebooks, and share assessment questions with colleagues. Whether tests are delivered via paper and pencil and scanned or given digitally through the platform, proficiency results are provided immediately allowing educators to personalize learning based on individual student needs.
“We understand that schools need simple, cost effective solutions to help them understand where students are in their academic advancement at any given time,” said Bill Apperson, chairman of the board of Apperson. “Our Apperson Advantage Program offers all of the tools needed to make analyzing the effectiveness of a lesson easy. Educators will immediately see if students comprehend what they are teaching and they can adjust their approach if need be to impact learning.”
Included in the Apperson Advantage Program is:
The DataLink 1200 Test Scanner –A tabletop test scanner scoring up to 35 answer sheets per minute on tests of up to 200 questions. Maintenance included.
Evo Academic Assessment School-wide Subscription –Use the proven technology of Apperson scanners and send data directly to Evo. Evo allows educators to manage online assessments and access results, share questions and assessments with colleagues, create electronic or paper answer keys, and more.
DataLink Answer Sheets – Whether using multiple choice, essay or open response questions, the 12 packs of answer sheets included in the program deliver accuracy.
DataLink Connect Software – Allows for digitally scoring and reporting of test results, tying questions to standards, and transferring results to popular gradebooks.
To learn more about Apperson or the new Apperson Advantage Program, visit http://www.apperson.com/.
Apperson’s K-12 assessment solutions help educators develop a 360° panorama of the student and his or her strengths, as well as areas of opportunities, that can inform curriculum decision-making and create positive learning outcomes. Whether it’s DataLink scanners, or the Evo assessment platform, Apperson’s products support and encourage a holistic learning and development approach by helping teachers turn assessment data into actionable information.