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  • Casper Star Tribune

    Casper teachers praise software that tracks student performance

    Tracking student progress in a school with over 400 students is a challenge that not so long ago involved piles of papers and long lists of penciled-in grades.

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  • TechCrunch

    TechCrunch: MasteryConnect Collects $15.2 Million So Teachers Can Teach To Students And Not To Tests

    MasteryConnect has raised $15.2 million to further market its software that it hopes will help enable educators to teach to their students, and not teach their students how to take tests.

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  • Wall Street Journal: The Power of Small Data in Education

    Salt Lake City-based MasteryConnect acquired education-technology peer Socrative for $5 million in a cash-and-stock deal. Twelve ed-tech companies were acquired last year, three times the 2012 total…

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  • PandoDaily: The Power of Small Data in Education

    As the tech industry's capacity for gathering and parsing big data has grown rapidly in recent years, its collective imagination is working overtime creating opportunities to put that data to work…

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  • Scholastic: Pin the Lesson

    MasteryConnect's Resource Pinner is an exchange for teacher resources like no other. The idea is to create a Pinterest-like community for K–through–12 teachers to share items like lesson plans, hot educational Web sites…

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  • TechCrunch: With $1.4M In New Funding, MasteryConnect Wants To Give Teachers A Better Way To Track Student Progress

    One of the most important roles that technology can play in transforming education revolves around data. Whether that’s by implementing APIs to make student data more transportable (à la Clever and LearnSprout)…

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  • EdSurge: Testing For a Reason

    When Mick Hewitt started MasteryConnect in 2011, he wanted to go beyond recording the end–of-the-term grades and help teachers gauge students' progress by focusing on "formative assessments," ongoing…

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  • Getting Smart: EdTech 10: The Good Stuff

    Happy Saturday! We are half way through November and definitely feeling thankful for so many interesting and good things happening in the world of education this week…

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  • Reuters peHUB: leads fudning round for edtech firm MasteryConnect

    Salt Lake City-based educational technology company MasteryConnect has secured $3.425 million in funding. Previous investor Catamount Ventures led the round with participation from Michael & Susan Dell…

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  • Vator News: Edtech startup MasteryConnect adds $3.425M to Series A

    A while back, I watched Waiting for Superman, and I got all fired up at first—and then I remembered that teachers are the pack mules of society…

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  • Dow Jones: MasteryConnect adds #3.38M to Series A Round for K-12 Learning Platform

    Education technology provider MasteryConnect said it has received an additional $3.375 million in funding from its original Series A investors. The new funds will enable MasteryConnect to accelerate adoption of its learning…

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  • Education Week: 14 Developments to Watch for in 2014

    It's been a big year for innovations in learning. If 2012 was the year of the MOOC, 2013 was the year blended learning went mainstream––even schools that were just layering tabs on top of an obsolete model…

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  • THE Journal: Free Pinterest-Style Education Service Hosts Common Core Teaching Aids

    MasteryConnect has created a new education service that takes a pinboard-based approach to social sharing, with a focus on tools and tips for teaching Common Core State Standards…

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  • EdTech Times: MasteryConnect Launches Pinterest-Inspired ‘Resource Pins’

    Resource Pins’ social pinboard–based format facilitates the exchange of popular, proven tips and tools for teaching Common Core. Standardized topical index and search offer pinpointed lesson plans…

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Press Releases

  • MasteryConnect Launches New Mobile App for Teachers, Including Evidence Capture Functionality

    Leading formative assessment and mastery learning solution provider MasteryConnect announced today the official launch of their new mobile app for educators, the MasteryConnect Teacher App.,,

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  • Socrative PRO: MasteryConnect Launches Premium Formative Assessment App

    Leading education technology provider MasteryConnect has announced the availability of a paid/premium version of its wildly popular formative assessment app Socrative. Socrative PRO, released earlier this month, ...

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  • MasteryConnect Announces Integration with Canvas Learning Management System

    MasteryConnect, a leader in K-12 formative assessment and competency-based learning solutions, announced today that it will now offer a full integration with Canvas, the learning management system ...

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  • Veteran Educator Trenton Goble Unveils New Education Book: Reclaiming the Classroom

    Veteran educator Trenton Goble today announced the release of his book Reclaiming the Classroom: How America’s Teachers Lost Control of Education and How They Can Get It Back.

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  • MasteryConnect Announces Milestone of One Million Standards in Its Competency-Based Platform

    Education technology leader MasteryConnect today announced that it has added one million standards to its platform across all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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  • Mooresville Graded School District Adopts MasteryConnect’s Competency-Based Learning Platform

    Mooresville Graded School District and MasteryConnect announced today that they have partnered to provide the company’s mastery-based learning platform to the district’s 400 teachers and 6,100 K-12 students for three years.

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  • MasteryConnect Announces $5 Million in New Funding

    Education technology leader MasteryConnect today announced that it has secured $5 million in funding from Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan.

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  • TE21, Inc. Announces Partnership with MasteryConnect

    Today educational assessment content and curriculum company, TE21, announced a partnership with competency-based and formative assessment solution leader, MasteryConnect, which will enable teachers to assess core standards quickly and effectively, monitor student performance, and report student mastery to parents and administrators.

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  • CO School District Adopts New System to Measure & Improve Student Learning

    Jefferson County Public Schools, Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) and MasteryConnect announced today they have entered into a partnership to provide high-quality interim assessment tools to all schools in the Golden, Colorado district.

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  • MasteryConnect Announces Cloud-Based Professional Development Platform and Partnership with School Improvement Network

    Leader in education technology MasteryConnect announces today the release of their new web-based professional development platform, Mindful.

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  • MasteryConnect Raises $15.2 Million to Accelerate Development of Mastery Learning Platform for K-12 Education

    Round led by Trinity Ventures, with additional participation from Pelion Ventures and Catamount Ventures. Larry Orr, general partner at Trinity Ventures, will join MasteryConnect's board of directors.

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  • MasteryConnect Acquires Socrative for $5 Million in Cash and Stock

    Acquisition Increases Company's Reach to 21 Million Students and 1 Million Teachers in all 50 States and 175 Countries.

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  • MasteryConnect Receives Another $3.425 Million from Investors to Fuel Mastery Learning in K-12 Schools

    New Capital brings MasteryConnect's Series A Funding Total to $8.975 Million. Additional Investment Will Be Used to Accelerate Continued Adoption of the MasteryConnect platform in K-12 Schools…

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  • MasteryConnect Partners with Microsoft Education.

    MasteryConnect is proud to announce a partnership with Microsoft Education. Microsoft has an incredible history of supporting technology in education, and is recognized as a leader in providing solutions for…

  • MasteryAssess is Windows 8 Education App of the Week!

    The MasteryConnect assessment app “BubbleSheet” is getting a new name…MasteryAssess. We’ve launched this recent name change to the app alongside the release on the Windows 8 platform…

  • A Milestone – MasteryConnect Now Has Teachers in Over 10,000 Districts!

    We’ve reached another great milestone together. MasteryConnect now has a registered teacher in over 10,000 of the 14,000 districts in the country. We want to express our sincere thanks to all of you in our learning…

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  • MasteryConnect Launches Pinterest-Inspired ‘Resource Pins’ to Help K-12 Educators Share Common Core Teaching Resources

    SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Education technology provider MasteryConnect today announced the launch of Resource Pins, a social pinboard-based platform that empowers K-12 teachers to create, collect and share…

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