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1Educational Vistas, Inc. A K-12 Education Company This PowerPoint presentation and related intellectual property are owned and copyrighted by Educational Vistas, IncPresenters:Mr. Scott B. CrowderProgram DeveloperDr. Bruce H. CrowderSenior Researcher
2EVI: The CompanyLeader in addressing current challenges: NCLB, IDEA, AIS, etc.Thumb on the pulse of current research & best of practice.Leader in management software applications.Leader in integrating teaching, learning & assessment.Leader in customizing applications.
3Research Base: R-BEM Focus on results. Develop vision. Demonstrate need for change.Inform, orient, team, plan & act.Systematically abandon the unnecessary.Use technology for development, housing, sharing & access.Work from end points.Evaluate formatively & summatively.
4R-BEM Curriculum Review Examine longitudinal data.Examine curriculum mapping and pacing.Look for effective alignment with State learning standards.Check for articulation from end points with sign-offs.Examine quality of text/material support.Review the assessment practices.Report with next step recommendations.
5R-BEM Instructional Management System (RIMS) Provides process, structure & models for developing a locally standards-based curriculum.Distributed K-12 application.Provides common language & frames of reference to enhance communication & integration.Serves as a lightening rod for programs.
6ELITE Student Assessment System Supports a district assessment system & access to timely, individual student testing data.School-based application.Provides timely, targeted intervention.Supports formative (i.e., pre- and quarterly) testing.Provides an electronic portfolio, rubrics simulation & planning.
7R-BEM Academic Intervention Management System (AIMS) Provides a support system for students working below proficiency (NCLB)Links to State Learning StandardsProfiles student performanceAllows for diagnosis & prescriptionsLinks to academic interventions & strategiesAssesses the effectiveness of interventionsProvides for parent correspondence & reporting
8R-BEM Special Education Management System (SEMS) Meets IDEA requirementsElectronic I.E.P.Standards-Based I.E.P.Staff Training Dimension: Transforming Special EducationContains State Learning StandardsProvides full reporting and querying
9R-BEM Planning To Assess Acquisition of State Standards (PAASS) Supported by ELITE assessment systemRelates to RIMS curriculum refinementIdentifies areas of needSets planning objectivesEstablishes targets to address objectivesProvides for action steps & strategies to address targetsAssesses the effectiveness of action planning
10R-BEM Formative Assessment System (FAS) Measures effectiveness of RIMSRelates to the degree of alignment with State standardsFeeds assessment data into ELITEProvides basis for diagnosis & prescription in AIMSInforms SEMS
11R-BEM StaffTracProvides a management system for all staff data and informationContains certification requirementsContains staff profilesProvides immediate access to staff reportsSupports budget development & decisionsOffers other options, e.g., substitute teachers, etc.
12The ducation Concept Creation of the 1st one-stop shopping solution. Internet-based, set of integrated solution to support teaching, learning & assessment.Basis for a district backend data warehouse for unlimited querying and required reporting.Provides data consistency across applications.Provides for sharing of in-process results for gauging effectiveness across the enterprise.Provides for cost savings through efficiency.Supports NCLB and State initiatives.
13Education Process Host What does it look like?RIMSELITESEMSAIMSEducation Process HostPowered by R-BEMSISVADIRSEmpirical data used to provide valuable in-process information to meet required reporting.StaffTrac
14ELITE Assessment Center Concept Critical To Success!Data capture & verificationInformation derived from reportsDiagnosis of deficiencies by student/teachersLinkage to interventions & strategies (teaching & learning)Proof of instructional delivery effectivenessModifications & adjustmentsELITE Assessment Center Concept