Introducing* - SW/WC Service Cooperative

PLATO Learning, Inc.
6th Annual SW/WC
"Collaborate. Innovate.
Empower 21st Century
PLATO Account Manger:
Wendy Cox
(612) 749-0027
[email protected]
PLATO Account Manager:
Gregory Hayes
(612) 719-3172
[email protected]
New Expanded
Electives Offering
New PLATO Electives Offering
24 new elective courses, creating a diverse
offering to give students choice.
New PLATO Electives Offering
Students have the opportunity to experience
content outside of the core curriculum.
New PLATO Electives Offering
Meet the individual needs and interests of
your students with PLATO electives.
PLATO Curriculum Offering
Course Structure
Electives Course
One Semester (90 – 110 hours)
Units 1 - 5
Units 6 - 10
Final Exam
Learner Interface
Course Features
 Exciting and meaningful
students learning experience
 Next generation instructional
design with engaging
interactive activities
 Opportunity to customize
courses and content within the
PLATO Learning Environment
Licensing Models
Two ways to purchase
PLATO Electives powered by eDynamic
Secondary Electives Library
Concurrent Model
$375 per concurrent license
PLATO vCourses
Consumable Model
$89 per course
High Stakes Exam
Intervention & Preparation
High School & Beyond
 The PLATO Learning Beyond HS Library Course Package includes:
Compass Test-college placement test
Accuplacer Test-college placement test
ASVAB Test-qualifying test for Armed Services
State Specific Exam Intervention / Preparation
Work Keys Course
Career Readiness Certificates Course
 All within the context of COURSE Architecture!
 Exemptive Pre-Tests
 Ability to assign only subjective specific strands/content if desired
National College & Career Ready Focus
Why Beyond High School?
•National focus
•Students are underprepared for test/exams and the
rigors of college/career
•Educators are being asked to better prepare students
•Support ongoing commitment to preparing students
for college and career
College Entrance Test Preparation
The ACT assesses high school students' general
educational development and their ability to complete
college-level work. Courses include:
•Science Reasoning
College Entrance Test Preparation
The SAT assesses academic readiness for college. It
keeps pace with what colleges are looking for today,
measuring the skills required for success in the 21st
century. Courses include:
•Language Arts
College Placement Test Preparation
ACCUPLACER tests provide information about academic
skills and, in conjunction with a student’s academic
background, are used by advisors to provide guidance on
course selection. Courses include:
•Sentence Skills
College Placement Test Preparation
The COMPASS placement test helps college educators
quickly evaluate incoming students' skill levels and place
them into appropriate courses. Courses include:
Work Skills Evaluation
WorkKeys is a job skills assessment system that helps
employers select, hire, train, and retain a highperformance workforce. WorkKeys scores help compare
a learner’s skills to the skills real jobs require. Courses
•ACT WorkKeys
Work Skills Evaluation
National Career Readiness Certificate
Based on WorkKeys, the National Career Readiness
Certificate is the recognized national standard for
measuring fundamental employability skills and is a
reliable predictor of workplace success. Courses include:
Military Qualifying
The ASVAB is a test developed and maintained by the
Department of Defense. ASVAB scores count towards the
Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT) score. Courses
Mechanical and Electronics
Comprehension and General Science
•Numerical Operations and Mathematics
Knowledge and Arithmetic Reasoning,
•Word Knowledge and Paragraph Comprehension
High School Completion
The General Educational Development tests measure the
skills and knowledge similar to a high school course of
study. GED graduates earn a GED credential. Courses
•Social Studies
State Exam Intervention - Highlights
Mapped to State assessment blueprints
Specific Learning Paths for each subject area that mirror the test
NOT Test Prep, but rather Test ‘Learning’
Additional Data & Reporting allows teachers to add or subtract special
emphasis in preparing individual students.
Fill skill gaps
Increases student time-on-task
Allow self-paced learning
Confirm knowledge acquired
Guide students through content
Consultants maximize program impact
Utilize with a wide array of student Populations
Next Steps?
• Guided Product Demonstration?
• Additional Discussions – Times & Dates?

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