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More than 15 major studies validate Edivate’s significant impact on teacher effectiveness and student achievement. All of these studies were conducted by independent researchers, and eight have been peer-reviewed and published in education journals.

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Edivate User vs Non-User Impact Study No. 1: Closing the Achievement Gap

Edivate Schools Outperform Non-Edivate Schools Despite Beginning at a Disadvantage.

100 schools using Edivate (formerly PD 360) were compared to non-Edivate schools in their respective districts. The schools using Edivate started out at a disadvantage compared to the non-Edivate schools but were able to close the achievement gap…

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Edivate User vs Non-user Impact Study No. 2: Surmounting Shortfalls in Student Achievement

Edivate Schools Beginning at a Disadvantage Overcome and Exceed Non-Edivate District Schools in Just One Year.

This study compared student proficiency in math and reading in 176 schools using Edivate (formerly PD 360) against district averages. Schools utilizing Edivate began at a disadvantage. However, within one year…

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User vs Non-User Impact Study No. 3: Outperforming Districts

Edivate Schools vs Non-Edivate Schools: A Study of 750 Schools

This study measured student proficiency in math and reading in 750 schools using Edivate across 30 states. Students were classified as either proficient or advanced, and totals were compared to performance levels in the schools’ respective districts…

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Edivate User vs Non-user Impact Study No. 4: Surpassing District Averages

Students See Greater Gains when Teachers Use Edivate at Least 90 Minutes Per School Year.

Research published in the International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education examined the difference between schools that used Edivate, on average, for at least 90 minutes over the course of the school year, and those that used other forms of PD. The difference was substantial.

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Maximizing Edivate User Impact Study No. 1: Higher Edivate Participation Yields Greater Student Gains

Schools Using Edivate Outperform District Benchmarks by Nearly 29%

Data collected from 187 elementary and middle schools utilizing Edivate (formerly PD 360) across 8 states showed that all of the schools using Edivate experienced substantial returns…

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Maximizing User Impact Study No. 2: Beyond Academics—Students Improve in Four other Meaningful Metrics

Schools with Higher Edivate Participation vs. Lower Participation See Not Only Significant Student Gains but Improvement in Dropout Rate, College-bound Rate, Discipline Occurrence, and Teacher Retention.

A study published in the Journal of Instructional Psychology measured results among teachers who spent more time engaged in activities in the Edivate suite and teachers who spent less time engaged in Edivate activities. The results were extremely positive….

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Maximizing User Impact Study No. 3: Edivate—A Two-Year Follow-up

After Two Years, Edivate Schools Continue to Significantly Outperform Non-Edivate Schools

Research documented in the Journal of International Education Research showed remarkable improvement in student scores in both math and reading after only two years of Edivate implementation and participation….

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Maximizing User Impact Study No. 4: The Long-term Impact of Edivate

The Rate of Student Gains Increases over Time with the Greatest Gains Seen by the Seventh Year

A study published in the Journal of International Education Research tracked the improvement in student test scores over time in schools that used Edivate…..

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Maximizing User Impact Study No. 5: Edivate Combined with Seminars Superior to Either PD Resource Alone

After Just One Year, 35% of Students are Proficient or Advanced in Reading, and 40% are Proficient or Advanced in Math

A study published in Contemporary Issues in Education Research showed that when teachers use a combination of seminar-based PD and online PD in concert, rather than separately, students see significantly greater gains in math and reading…

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Maximizing User Impact Study No. 6: Effective Teacher Observations

Schools with a Higher Teacher Observation Rate See Gains in Math and Reading at 7 Times the Rate of Schools with a Lower Teacher Observation Rate.

Research documented in the Journal of College Teaching & Learning found that schools that use effective teacher observations followed up by targeted professional development experience a significant rise in student assessment scores….

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User Impact Study by Demographic: Title I Schools

In Just One Year, Edivate Schools Show a 13.2% advantage in Math and a 4.6% Advantage in Reading over Non-Edivate Schools.

Research published in Contemporary Issues in Education Research compared two groups of teachers in 422 Title I schools. The group that participated in Edivate and Observation 360 showed significant student gains in reading and math, with gains of 5% and 7% respectively…

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Impact Study by Area: Hawaii

Hawaii Schools Using Edivate Outperform Rest of State in Academic Growth by More than 30%.

This study compared student achievement between 294 Hawaii schools utilizing Edivate (formerly PD 360) and schools in the same districts not using Edivate. The results showed that the schools using Edivate were at a distinct, measurable advantage when compared to non-Edivate schools in their districts—year after year…

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Impact Study by Area: Wake County, North Carolina

Edivate Schools See Rapid Improvement Compared to Non-Edivate Schools

This study compared 160 Wake County, North Carolina schools using Edivate (formerly PD 360) with other schools in their district not using Edivate. Results showed that the schools using Edivate experienced significantly greater gains in standardized test scores…

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Impact Study by Area: St. John the Baptist Parish (Learning 360 Framework)

St. John the Baptist Parish Improves Student Assessment Scores by as much as 22% with Learning 360 Framework

This study showed that schools in St. John the Baptist Parish in New Orleans, Louisiana who utilized onsite training and guidance from the Learning 360 Framework experienced dramatic improvement in reading, math, science, and social studies—across all grades…

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Impact Study Projections: Edivate’s Potential Impact on Society

A 20-Year Projection of Edivate’s Impact Could Mean a Decrease in Government-funded Welfare and Healthcare Costs, and an Increase in Earning Potential of up to $85 Billion.

Rigorous studies have repeatedly shown that effective, personalized PD, such as Edivate, can transform teachers, students, and schools. But can transformed teachers, students, and schools significantly impact society as a whole?

A study published in 2016 in the Journal of International Education Research shows the exciting potential effects of high-impact PD on society as a whole…

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