DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - September 06, 2016) - Istation, a leading provider of education technology, announces that its e-learning program has achieved IMS Global Conformance Certification for the OneRoster v1.0 standard.
OneRoster allows schools and districts to securely and seamlessly update and integrate their student rosters with technology providers. Previously, many schools spent time customizing the roster input process for each technology partner. Now, OneRoster allows schools to use a standards-based approach for rostering digital applications.
"Istation is proud to be recognized by IMS Global Learning Consortium as achieving OneRoster conformance certification," said Bill Lowrey, Chief Technology Officer of Istation. "We strive to make the Istation program as easy and accessible as possible to our users, and OneRoster certification allows us to provide another great service to our educators."
"We are pleased that Istation has achieved conformance certification for its e-learning program to the OneRoster v1.0 standard," said Mark Leuba, VP of Product Management. "Istation's support of openess is helping to grow the education technology ecosystem based on open standards."
Istation is OneRoster certified across its entire product line, which includes digital assessments and adaptive curriculum in English reading, Spanish reading and math.
Additional details about the OneRoster specificiation can be found at www.imsglobal.org/activity/onerosterlis.
Istation is an award-winning comprehensive e-learning program used by more than four million students across the world. Known for its accurate assessments, engaging curriculum and trusted teacher tools, Istation helps students in prekindergarten through 12th grade achieve academic growth. Istation's computer-adaptive assessments (known as ISIP™) immediately place students on personalized instructional paths unique to their needs. An animated, game-like interface effectively engages students so that they don't even know they're being evaluated. Along with its highly interactive digital curriculum, Istation provides teachers with access to thousands of lessons perfect for instructing small groups or an entire class. Comprehensive progress reports are also immediately available for educators, administrators and parents. Students can also use their Istation subscriptions at home. Since its founding in 1998, Dallas-based Istation has seen tremendous growth. The company's animated program is now helping students learn to read and grow academically across the United States and several countries.