Read more stories about
Education >>

MATR Sponsor:

MATR Supporters:

Microsoft joins project to assess learning skills

January 13, 2009View for printing

Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday it would team up with tech giants Intel and Cisco to support work designed to modernize ways to assess learning skills worldwide.

The announcement, made at a forum of educators in London, adds to a host of educational initiatives being sponsored by Microsoft.

A white paper drafted with the project says that current assessment tools are badly in need of an overhaul -- and therefore stymieing efforts at education reform.


Full Story: ... tion13.html
No reader comments so far. Be the first to comment by clicking the button below.

Reprinted under the Fair Use doctrine of international copyright law. Full copyright retained by the original publication. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, this material is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.

E-mail this page to a friend!