SAN JOSE, Calif., March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenEd, creator of the world's leading online library of standards-aligned resources for K-12 teachers, today announced the 2.0 release of their resource efficacy rating engine. By analyzing millions of anonymous student resource interactions paired with follow-up assessment results, OpenEd's unique efficacy engine provides educational videos and games with a rating indicating how effective the resource is in achieving educational goals. This pairing is done with machine learning to ensure accuracy of the results.
To search OpenEd's library of efficacy-rated videos, games, please visit https://www.opened.com/search
OpenEd resources are seamlessly available in Google Classroom, Pearson Realize, Canvas, Schoology, Renaissance Learning, Matchbook Learning, ONEder, Chalkable, Agilix Buzz, Otus Learning, and new partners InnovateEDU/Cortex, ACT, Lessoneer and more.
"More than 450,000 US teachers use OpenEd, either directly but increasingly within partner applications," said Adam Blum, CEO and co-founder of OpenEd. "Because of the large amount of users, we have a unique view into the effectiveness of instructional resources, especially videos and games."
A sampling of resources rated at 95 percent or higher efficacy include:
- The Electromagnetic Spectrum, explores the different types of radiation represented by electromagnetic waves and how their properties vary.
- Super Why's Beach Mystery Clue Game, practice changing the meaning of a sentence by altering a word, and help Super Why helps solve the mystery!
- Social and Historical Perspective of Dogs, explores theories of how dogs became a domestic pet.
- Sesame Street - The Count Counts Seven Flowers, a 1972 classic Sesame Street clip in which 'the Count' counts 7 flowers.
As always, OpenEd's easy-to-use API allows any Educational Technology company to easily insert OpenEd resources into their existing technology offering.
"Increasingly teachers are overwhelmed by the never-ending amount of resources available to them on the web," said Erin Mote, co-founder and executive director at InnovateEDU. "Our LMS, Cortex, leverages OpenEd's API to provide access to high-efficacy resources on demand for every standard used in New York state. Better resources mean enhanced student learning and engagement across classrooms and curriculum."
OpenEd offers standards aligned K-12 resources. With a million assessments, homework, videos, games, and lesson plans, teachers can find just the resource they need. For more information, please visit http://about.OpenEd.com/
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