Austin, TX (PressExposure) March 10, 2012 -- Texas Educational Solutions (TES) and its math video tutorial partner, Virtual Nerd, are pleased to announce the release of alignment to both the TEKS and the STAAR Assessment for Grade 6-8 Mathematics and all mathematics End-of-Course Assessments. Teachers can now review formative or interim assessment data, aligned to TEKS, and prescribe specific playlists of video tutorials for their students based on the TEKS identified as "at-risk" for each particular student.
TES and Virtual Nerd are also delighted to announce that Virtual Nerd's Vice President, Doug Roberts, will be presenting "Using Web-Based Video and a Dynamic Whiteboard to Individualize Instruction and Improve Mathematics Achievement" at the annual CAMT conference. Roberts' presentation will be on Friday, July 20, at 11:45AM. If you will be at CAMT, email Karen@txedsol.com to let us know you'll be there, and please join us at Doug's session.
Finally, Virtual Nerd and TES are pleased to announce that for the rest of the 2011-2012 school year it will offer Texas districts unique opportunities to explore the Virtual Nerd Platform and service, including:
- Free pilots of the full School Edition Platform, including video tutorials, usage and progress reporting, playlist generation, and student intervention group management
- $2500 per school minimum annual site license for Tier III, Special Education, or other targeted intervention implementations, including unlimited access to School Edition services and video tutorials, regardless of school enrollment.
- Waiving implementation fees
- Free 2 hours of web-based PD with Virtual Nerd implementation managers and trainers
District leaders and principals interested in learning more about these special deals and Virtual Nerd, please contact Karen@txedsol.com or reach out to your local TES representative and we'll be happy to help.
About Virtual Nerd: Virtual Nerd (http://virtualnerd.com) offers math tutorials covering grades 6-12 in its patent-pending Dynamic Whiteboard®. The multimedia instructional content is delivered online and provides a highly interactive learning experience. Students using Virtual Nerd take a personalized path and learn at their own pace to achieve a fundamental understanding of math concepts. Teachers and administrators benefit from Virtual Nerd School Edition's integrated planning, assessment and intervention tools.
About Texas Educational Solutions: Texas Educational Solutions brings leading and award-winning educational software and professional development to Texas students and educators. Our software provides assessment, instruction and measurable gains to ensure adequate yearly progress. Texas Educational Solutions provides teachers with effective materials, excellent training, and service.