SAS® technology successes in education on display at CoSN 2010
Four customers spotlight 1:1 learning, online curriculum, improving student performance through analytics
WASHINGTON, DC (Feb. 26, 2010) – Four SAS customers will highlight the many ways SAS technology improves K-12 education at next week's Consortium for School Networking annual conference. Education leaders will discuss SAS® Curriculum Pathways® online resource deployments in 1:1 learning environments and uses of SAS K-12 administrative solutions to predict and improve student performance.
SAS OnDemand for K-12 helps administrators take a data-driven approach to improving performance – without new staff, costly hardware or lengthy implementations. The hosted solution accommodates districts with limited resources for administrative technology, quickly providing superintendents the information they need.
SAS Curriculum Pathways, available at no cost and used by thousands of educators in all 50 states, provides standards-based content for grades 8-12 in the core academic disciplines – English, mathematics, social studies, science and Spanish. The product offers more than 1,200 academic resources, including lessons, engaging activities and interactive teaching tools, plus links to more than 4,000 academically appropriate Web sites.
Designed for wide-ranging classroom environments, technology capabilities and learning styles,SAS Curriculum Pathways is used in one-computer classrooms, virtual schools, small groups and 1:1 computing initiatives. SAS Curriculum Pathways Director, Bruce Friend, will demo the resources at CoSN Monday from 3:45-4:30 p.m.
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