This summer, we released a new feature we’re really excited about — the student profile. Our goal...
Otus and GradeCam Partner to Increase Teacher Efficiencies for Formative and Summative Assessments Otus is a fast-growing edtech company that combines learning, assessment, data, and classroom management tools into a single platform. Today they announced a partnership with GradeCam, an innovative education solutions company. GradeCam allows teachers to create, scan, and score assignments using any […]
In today’s schools, there is no shortage of student data. High-stakes test scores, classroom assignment scores, student behaviors, attendance, performance on learning standards, engagement- the list goes on and on. The real challenge for educators, students, and families is how all of those pieces of data can be assembled into a holistic story of student […]
Partnership offers preferred pricing for K-12 School Districts Across State Otus is a Chicago-based educational technology provider for K-12 school communities. Today they announced a partnership with CESA Purchasing to offer all-in-one technology platform to K-12 schools in Wisconsin. CESA Purchasing works with over 100 vendors to provide discounts and promotional benefits for Wisconsin schools. […]
Author’s Note: We love Google! To see all of the ways in which Otus leverages Google and allows users to expand their use of Google Apps for Education, click here. Keep in mind, your teachers can continue using Google Classroom with Otus! Teachers who use Google Classroom enjoy its ease-of-use and requires very little setup in […]
A guide to using Otus as an eLearning platform to comply with Public Act 099-0194/HB 2781 In order to be approved to offer eLearning Days by the State of Illinois Board of Education as stated in Public Act 099-0194, a school district must submit an eLearning Plan. Part of the plan relates to how a […]
Listen to Lisa Westman discuss ways schools can overcome teacher objections to the standards-based grading initiative. Also read, “What is standards-based grading?“
Listen to Dr. Lee Ann Jung discuss ways schools can overcome parent objections to the standards-based grading initiative.
Beginning in a few weeks and through the end of the school year, you will begin to see new features in Otus that will lead us to a brand new offering for our clients: interactive historical analytics. This new module will allow Otus to further support instructional initiatives such as RTI/MTSS, data-informed instruction, and differentiation. […]
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the number of choices educators face when selecting software, apps, or platforms to support a teaching and learning initiative. Vetting these options is a daunting task and many times we don’t even know where to start. Some of us depend on reviews from local colleagues while others refer to […]