Penda Successfully Decreases Knowledge and Achievement Gaps in Math and Science in DeSoto ISD, TX
The gaming platform increases the level of interest of students for math and science. Students love the avatar-based activities.
Educators are able to make data-driven decisions weekly based on the automatic progress monitoring reports.
Usage by students is automatically tracked for critical time-on-task evaluation.
Penda redefined progress monitoring for the district by tracking progress on each Texas Knowledge and Skill (TEKS) standard.
Infusion of literacy within the math and science content – important in Texas but also a new requirement for Common Core states. Penda lessons mirror the PARCC standards with compare and contrast activities that emphasize higher order thinking skills.
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