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Penda Learning - Preparing for High Stakes Assessments Through Penda's Continuous Improvement Model (6:44)

Credit: Carlos Duran, Science Coach - Poinciana High School

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Each month, Penda Learning highlights a goal to guide students and teachers so they get the most out of Penda. Monthly goals are based upon Penda Learning's EFFICACY RESEARCH and latest IMPACT EVALUATION CASE STUDY DATA.

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Last Month:

- January - use Penda Learning for 30-minutes per week x 2 weeks = 1.0 hour of monthly usage (8.0 hours of usage in total)

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This Month:

- February - use Penda Learning for 30-minutes per week x 4 weeks = 2.0 hour of monthly usage (10.0 hours of usage in total)

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Looking Ahead:

- March - 1 hour (11 hours total)

- April - 2 hours (13 hours total)

- May - 2 hours (15 hours total)

Penda Learning Recognizes Duval County Public Schools Elementary/Middle/High Top 10 Power-Schools

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On January 8-9, 2019, Penda Learning awarded two Duval County Public School (DCPS) students with an 'award of excellence' for their outstanding scientific investigation and placement in this years DCPS Elementary & Secondary Science Fair.

As a proud sponsor of DCPS's annual science fair, Penda Learning also manned a station during school field-trip/visitation days. Penda staff enjoyed interacting with visitors, hearing from students about their experience in using Penda and from teachers about Penda's impact on instructional best practices.

Elementary, middle, and high school Penda Science school usage was reviewed and power-school users highlighted at Penda Learning's science fair station. Power-school status and ranking was determined by student usage (average hours of engagement logged per student).

Penda Learning is excited to share with you the top 10 power-school users in each category - elementary, middle, and high school. Read more here

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What DCPS Science Teachers Are Saying About Penda Learning Science...
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Hot off the press! Penda Learning's January enewsletter is now available! This edition is dedicated to high stakes assessment prep and continuous improvement via the use of Penda Learning. Be sure to check out the 24/7 online on-demand video included in this months enewsletter for self-help how-to guidance.

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Penda Learning is proud to announce it's partnership with Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools. In partnership, schools that are members of FCPCS can take advantage of the below offer provided by Penda Learning.

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Each month, Penda Learning highlights a goal to guide students and teachers so they get the most out of Penda. Monthly goals are based upon Penda Learning's Efficacy Research and latest impact evaluation case study data.

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Last Month:

- December - use Penda Learning for 30-minutes per week x 3 weeks = 1.5 hours of monthly usage (7.0 hours of usage in total)

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This Month:

- January - use Penda Learning for 30-minutes per week x 2 weeks = 1.0 hour of monthly usage (8.0 hours of usage in total)

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Looking Ahead:

- February - 2 hours (10 hours total)

- March - 1 hour (11 hours total)

- April - 2 hours (13 hours total)

- May - 2 hours (15 hours total)

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We're READY for 2019! Are You?

It's gonna be a big year at Penda Learning - lots to look forward to and be excited about!

- Teacher user-interface re-design

- Assignment wizard enhancements to better support all 3 levels of RTI

- 'Classroom intervention group' enhancements and simplifications allow teachers to create groups and select students in just a few clicks

- Science content/activity enhancements

- Ability to personalize any Penda math/science activity before assigning to students

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Penda Learning's Implementation & Support Services will be closed to enjoy the winter break and holiday season. Customer support will close from 12:00 pm ET on December 24, 2018 through 8:00 am ET on January 2, 2019. However, support will be available via email (Support@PendaLearning.com) and through online requests. Penda's Implementation & Support Services Team wishes you a safe and restful break and looks forward to supporting your school and student learning in 2019!