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Press Release: Turning Technologies Joins with Pearson to Leverage Data, Create Collaborative Classroom Environments

Turning Technologies’ Insight 360 instructional platform now integrates with Schoolnet instructional management system for a comprehensive assessment solution

Youngstown, OH – September 3, 2014 – Turning Technologies, the global leading partner for learning engagement and assessment services, today announced it will work with Pearson to seamlessly integrate Schoolnet, the premier provider of web-based assessment solutions with Turning Technologies Insight 360 software, an interactive, mobile instructional platform for both teachers and students that creates collaborative classroom environments. Insight 360 can now be used to deliver Schoolnet assessments, collect and transfer results seamlessly into the Schoolnet platform. The integration will be available with Insight 360 version 2.6 and Schoolnet version 16.1.

“We understand the value of Schoolnet in K-12 classrooms and the importance data places in fueling decisions made on a state, district and school level,” said Turning Technologies’ CEO Mike Broderick. “Schoolnet aligns directly with our mission to manage, enhance and deliver instructional and assessment content in meaningful ways that improve learner success. Combined with our powerful Insight 360 engine to deliver dynamic material, teachers are provided easily-accessible, up-to-date information to implement lessons that will prove the most effective in developing student mastery. We are looking forward to continuing our collaboration with Schoolnet well into the future.”
The award-winning Schoolnet suite of data-driven education software is the only unified solution to align student assessment, curriculum and instruction; guide collaborative, data-informed discussion; and enable targeted instruction for every student. The Schoolnet Instructional Management System (IMS) enables districts to improve student achievement and drive efficiencies by bringing together their programs and initiatives around assessments, curriculum, instruction, reporting and analysis into a single user-friendly platform.

Insight 360 is a personalized instructional platform that facilitates and simplifies content planning, delivery and real-time assessment. Insight 360 acts as a digital version of the 21st century classroom, providing access to multiple edtech tools and content in one, convenient application without having to jump between resources. Platform is highly customizable so teachers can implement tools as they determine the needs of learners. Software is driven by a computer and launched via the Teacher App, allowing greater teacher mobility during lessons. Students view instructional material and respond to interactive questions, unique constructed response assignments or assessments with a multitude of devices that support mixed response environments. Teachers view instant feedback and results on their device. Readily adopted in classroom environments, schools already using Insight 360 will be able to launch and collect Schoolnet assessment results without additional training costs in order to accurately measure student achievement.

About Turning Technologies:
Turning Technologies creates leading instructional, assessment delivery and data collection solutions for learning environments. Founded in 2002, the company began with the development of response technology that was affordable, user-friendly and better documented so that users could easily grasp its benefits. Today, over 15 million response devices have been delivered to K-12 schools, universities and businesses worldwide. As the recognized leading provider of assessment delivery and data collection systems, Turning acquired eInstruction in 2013 to expand both its market share and product offerings across all industry segments. eInstruction is a proud pioneer in education technology with more than 30 years of experience and a diversified solution set that includes innovative classroom instruction systems, interactive whiteboards, research-based software and professional development that facilitate significantly higher levels of collaboration, engagement and achievement across all stages of the learning process. Adding to its robust product portfolio, Turning also now offers the Triton Data Collection System, a technology-enabled testing solution that combines the front end ease of paper testing with the efficiencies of computer-based testing, rock solid reliability and security for various assessment and certification environments. Based in Youngstown, OH, information on Turning Technologies can be found at www.TurningTechnologies.com. Follow @TurningTech.

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