Curriculum

Education


Odysseyware

Odysseyware supplements the MCJCS school curriculum and direct classroom instruction by offering opportunities for teachers to engage in blended learning, administer academic interventions, and in some cases assist with credit recovery. Odysseyware is a leading provider of online curriculum and eLearning solutions for charter, public, and virtual schools across the United States. With more than 30 years of experience, Odysseyware provides innovative, 21st century learning opportunities for today’s tech-savvy learners. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, the company has effectively revolutionized online education by offering a multimedia-enriched curriculum for grades 3-12.

Founded on research-based educational models, Odysseyware’s curriculum reaches digital natives and specific students who are challenged within the constraints of the traditional classroom. With the accelerated use of technology, the company enhanced their curriculum to include an increasing number of interactive and Internet-based features. Today, the company offers students a customizable, web-based curriculum accessible from anywhere at any time.

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i-Ready

The rich data from i-Ready Assessment empowers teachers with a deeper knowledge of their students’ needs. Based on industry leading research into assessment design and backed by extensive validity evidence, sophisticated data is transformed into meaningful, actionable insights that make differentiating instruction a reality for teachers. A suite of intuitive reports provide a common language through which both teachers and administrators can work toward the shared goal of student achievement. The i-Ready Assessment suite:

  • Pinpoints students’ strengths and knowledge gaps at the sub-skill level
  • Delivers individualized learning paths in i-Ready Personalized Instruction
  • Saves time by automatically grouping students and offering targeted instructional recommendations
  • Helps educators spot trends across student groups

To accelerate growth, educators must do the hard work of helping every student address learning gaps while also enabling all students to access grade-level learning.

i-Ready Learning’s instructional resources help educators accelerate growth and grade-level learning. These tools provide rigorous and motivating reading and mathematics instruction that:

  • Personalize pathways to growth with precise instruction that is guided by i-Ready Assessment data
  • Motivate students to persist in building their skills
  • Provide scaffolded support that meets the needs of all students, especially English Learners

STAR Assessment

Youth receive the STAR Math and STAR Reading assessment once they are in Detention for 7 days and are tested again prior to their release in order to provide benchmark academic skills data to guide instruction as well as provide evidence of student academic growth as students prepare to return to the community.