11trees and OnRamps Partner to Pilot the Annotate PRO Feedback and Learning Analytics Solution in Over 100 Texas School Districts
Austin, TX – August 28, 2018 –11trees is proud to be partnering with OnRamps, at The University of Texas at Austin, to bring its feedback solution, Annotate PRO, to over 100 Texas school districts. In the coming year, OnRamps will be piloting Annotate PRO in its English Language Arts (ELA) course to drive feedback inside the Canvas Learning Management System. Every teacher with an OnRamps ELA class will be eligible for their own, personal Annotate PRO account so they can utilize a rich library of comments to create targeted feedback more efficiently. In addition, the platform will enable teachers to effortlessly create a history of feedback for students; use that history to help students be accountable for their learning; and access unique, aggregated analytics—organized by competency and skill—that can help facilitate constructive exchange.
OnRamps, The University of Texas at Austin’s signature dual enrollment and professional learning and development program, works to expand access to high-quality educational opportunities and to advance educator excellence. Dedicated to increasing the number and diversity of students who engage in learning experiences aligned with the expectations of leading research universities, OnRamps has served more than 10,000 students and 330 Instructors across Texas in 2017-2018.
11trees builds teacher productivity and student engagement solutions for the Microsoft Office, Google Chrome, and Canvas Learning Management System ecosystems. Our goal is to make feedback easier to create, to be more impactful, and to help students succeed by holding them accountable to that feedback. We support students with engagement, motivation, and skill-building tools to help them persist and succeed.
- 11trees’ Solutions:
- Annotate PRO: create and share libraries of reusable comments to help teachers and students create impactful, personalized, specific feedback more quickly – regardless of chosen platform. Optimized for Microsoft Word, Google Docs, and Canvas SpeedGrader. Offering the College Edition Library of pre-written feedback covering key areas including argument, use of evidence, style, grammar, and documentation. Feedback is a teacher’s superpower!
- Q for Success: Chrome and Microsoft Word apps to help students better utilize key academic resources, like library databases, tutoring, writing centers, and to learn academic writing through deliberate practice. Optional Canvas LMS integration brings course-level resource inside the platforms students use to think and create: Office and Google Apps. Success begins with good questions!