Lead without Limits Wisdom: Why EdTech is Essential for Education

January 13, 2016

Jonathan Redeker, U.S. history and government teacher and technology coordinator in Goshen Central School District, started in the district as an eighth-grade social studies teacher.

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Topics: Lead without Limits Awards, Best Practices, Goshen Central School District, performanceplus

Capitalizing on Summertime

July 10, 2015

By Heather Lewis, PerformancePLUS Educational Consultant
Ahhh, summertime! When I was a kid and dreamed of being a teacher, one of the selling points I made to my second- and third-grade friends (who did not have the love of school that I did) was, “But you always have summer vacation!” How silly, right?

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Topics: education, data, K-12, performanceplus

How Akron Public Schools Prepared for the Common Core

April 1, 2015

By Dennis Pierce

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Topics: Common Core Standards, performanceplus

Three Technology Trends that Shaped K-12 Education in 2014

January 9, 2015

With 2014 coming to a close, it is hard not to recognize the ever-changing ways in which innovative technology has impacted education and shaped the way we communicate, teach, and learn. School administrators and educators are always integrating the latest technology trends to make learning more engaging and productive.

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Topics: technology, K-12, performanceplus

Greater Latrobe School District Launches eSchoolPLUS Family App as Latest Technology Initiative

January 7, 2015

Long at the forefront of the use of technology to advance teaching and learning, Greater Latrobe School District, Pa., became one of the first school districts in the nation to roll out the eSchoolPLUS Family App.

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Topics: eschoolplus, efinanceplus, e-rate, eSchoolPLUS Family App, Home Access Center, performanceplus

SNUG 2014: Radnor Township School District, Pa., Presents Blueprint for Positively Affecting Student Achievement with PerformanceTRACKER

November 25, 2014

During this week before Thanksgiving, SunGard K-12 Education is taking a look back at our user conference and celebrating our customers and their remarkable efforts to help students achieve. We are grateful for their dedication and their continued confidence in SunGard K-12 and our software.

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Topics: SNUG, PerformanceTRACKER, performanceplus

SNUG 2014: Radnor Township School District, Pa., Offers Tips for a Successful PerformanceTRACKER Implementation

November 24, 2014

During this week before Thanksgiving, SunGard K-12 Education is taking a look back at our user conference and celebrating our customers and their remarkable efforts to help students achieve. We are grateful for their dedication and their continued confidence in SunGard K-12 and our software.

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Topics: SNUG, PerformanceTRACKER, performanceplus

PLUS 360 Recognized by Educators, Industry Leaders

October 8, 2014

During the past year, SunGard K-12 Education’s PLUS 360 suite has been recognized for effectiveness and functionality by educators and software industry leaders from across the nation.

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Topics: eschoolplus, PLUS 360, performanceplus

Seven Tips for Using Assessments as a Motivational Tool

September 30, 2014

The Common Core State Standards were created to ensure that all students graduate from high school with the necessary skills and knowledge they need to succeed. But without motivation, students will lack the desire and enthusiasm to learn. Educators can inspire students by implementing certain motivational strategies with regard to assessments.

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Topics: assessment, performanceplus

Paramus Public Schools Builds a Data-Focused Culture

August 21, 2014

Performance data is a crucial foundation for meaningful insights in education.

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Topics: performanceplus