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Solutions for Clinical Assessments in EdTech — Pearson’s work with Tailwind Business Ventures

In the swiftly evolving digital landscape of today, educational technology (edtech) isn’t merely a trendy term; it represents a significant transformation that is influencing countless students and educators. Tailwind Business Ventures takes pride in being an integral part of this revolution, as we diligently provide top-notch, scalable solutions to educational institutions. In this narrative, we are delighted to recount our collaboration with Pearson, which serves as a compelling illustration of how technological intervention can enhance the extent and efficacy of education.

Pearson’s Challenge

With more than 80 years of experience in the assessment field, Pearson’s Clinical Assessment group offers innovative and comprehensive products and services.  They merge innovation with quality test design to develop increasingly more effective tools for children and adults, educators and clinicians.

We partnered to develop a new version for aimsweb Plus, a K-12 universal screening, progress monitoring, data management and reporting system.  aimsweb allows educators to screen students, identify those at risk of academic failure, enable early intervention, and monitor the effects of instructional changes.

Tailwind’s Solution — Comprehensive, All-in-One Solutions

To tackle Pearson’s challenges, our Tailwind team harnessed a robust technological foundation, working with Java 8; Spring-Book 2.0.4; Netflix Zuul; AWS SQS and S2; Swagger 2; Quartz Scheduler; Jersey SSE; and Redis, among many other technologies,, complemented by some MySQL. Our approach revolved around empowering Pearson to effectively manage its expanding user base, with a strong emphasis on scalability and seamless service integration.

The Impact — Integrated, Scalable EdTech Solutions

aimsweb Plus screens and monitors the reading and math skills of PreK-12 students.  With its robust set of standards-aligned measures, aimsweb Plus is proven to uncover learning gaps quickly, identify at-risk students, and assess individual and classroom growth.  aimsweb Plus also has add-on screeners for behavior and dyslexia for a comprehensive, all in one system.

Opportunity — Let’s Scale Your Impact Together

Pearson’s Clinical Assessment work relies on adaptable solutions, and here we are showcasing the remarkable results attainable through a robust technological framework and a partner well-versed in the distinctive intricacies of the edtech sector.

At Tailwind Business Ventures, we proudly assume that role as your partner. Our dedication lies in guiding you through the intricacies of technology, guaranteeing your ability to meet present requirements while laying the groundwork for future growth.

Are you poised to amplify your influence? Get in touch with us today, and let’s embark on this journey together.

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