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TEAMS (The Education Assets Management System) is a cloud-based offering for sharing Instructional Resources (IRs) across multiple school districts. Teachers and students have 24X7 access to lesson plans, supplemental material, assignments, and tests that can be accumulated by collaborative efforts of school districts that meet state-defined standards. Instructional resources are not published until reviewed and approved by an authorized panel of educators.

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Teams Features

  1. 1. TEAMS the education assets management system Powered by
  2. 2. About TEAMS TEAMS (The Education Assets Management System) is a cloud-based offering for sharing Instructional Resources (IRs) across multiple school districts. As a teaching tool, it supports instructional best practice and is used to locate lesson plans, supplemental material, assignments, and tests accumulated by collaborative efforts of school districts that meet state-defined standards. As a learning tool, it provides insights to identify gaps in individual student performance and align resources most likely to improve understanding.
  3. 3. Core Applications TEAMS is hosted in the Amazon Cloud at and is accessed 24x7 from a variety of devices including computer and tablets. At it’s core TEAMS consists of a set of core applications: The Assets Hub aligns instructional resources, tests, and other curriculum content created through collaborative effort to local, state and national standards. The Report Hub provides immediate access to reports and analyses designed to streamline planning and measuring student, teacher and school performance over time. The Search Hub provides instant access to a wealth of quality content through a fully integrated, super- fast and user friendly search engine
  4. 4. Assets Hub Instructional resources (IRs) can be created using a collaborative effort by assigning specific components to school districts best equipped to deliver quality content based upon their track record. Curriculum specialists and teachers create and upload their schools content, align them to standards and organize them into libraries that so they can be found by others and shared with other school districts. School districts may subscribe to and share libraries with other members of TEAMS to create a trusted network of resources. Workflows embedded in the application support the authoring, review, and approval of instructional content items so users can trust the content they are using.
  5. 5. Reports Hub With the Report Hub, users all components needed to gain immediate access to reports and analyses designed to streamline planning and measuring student, teacher and school performance over time. Once logged in, each user will view their personalized dashboard and browse reports that have been made available based on their role. Reports developed to make it easy for Parents and Teachers to quickly get answers such as: • How are my children doing? • Are my children improving? • Is my child meeting expectations? • What resources could I be using at home to improve their results? Interactive reporting features designed to make navigating reports easy such as • View Top Rated, Last Accessed, and Favorite Reports. • Filters by school, grade level, school year, demographics, and even for individual students where permitted. • Export and share results. • Graphical and tabular data views for each report. • Drill-through discovery
  6. 6. Search Hub Find all approved content quickly and seamlessly from a single user friendly search engine. Filter results by keyword, grade level, subject area, and standard. Tag and organize search results into personal or shared resource groups. Create electronic pacing guides and narrow results by month, and week.
  7. 7. Add-on Applications Your school district may grant you access to other applications that are part of TEAMS. All applications are integrated into TEAMS using single-sign on (SSO) and can be accessed from TEAMS or directly. Custom applications developed and managed by your district can also be integrated with TEAMS using an API. Available Applications: • Teacher Evaluations for managing staff evaluations • Referrals to enter minor incidents as they happen • Gradebook to log formative assessments • Scheduler to help plan lessons and other events • K12 Trends Data Warehouse to monitor and report on student performance • P20 Trends Data Warehouse to link P-12 with post secondary and workforce data for preparing the 21st century workforce.
  8. 8. General Features TEAMS unifies access to education applications for Students, Parents, Teachers and Administrators
  9. 9. Speed TEAMS offers an iterative approach for implementation to allow changing business requirements to be taken into account, allowing the system to be provided quickly for a specific K-12 business area, while not restricting future extensions. The system design supports rapid prototyping, so that a new business requirement can be quickly explored together with business users.
  10. 10. Flexibility and Scalability TEAMS has a modular system design that enables phased implementations to be split into a series of separate (smaller) projects to compensate for the different priorities held by different business areas. Simplifies the overall implementation by avoiding the need to run very large projects or purchase monolithic applications.
  11. 11. Expandability As the district’s data requirements mature, grow, and undergo changes, potential new sources of data and need for additional applications will undoubtedly be identified. TEAMS is able to incorporate new data sources and applications quickly without the need for complex and time-consuming redesign.
  12. 12. User-Oriented TEAMS adapts to our customers’ requirements through an improvement lifecycle based on industry trends and user feedback. When new features and functionality are added they are immediately available to all customers in the hosting environment.
  13. 13. Accessibility TEAMS may be accessed anywhere 24x7 from a wide range of devices including iPads, iPhones, iPods, PCs Macs, Android Devices, Windows Phone and even Microsoft Surface. The design is optimized for touch screen (next generation) devices and includes easy to use controls making the system intuitive and responsive for frequent daily use. Applications share the same TEAMS account information through Sigle-Sign-On.
  14. 14. Asset Hub Features Link instructional resources to curriculum and subscribe to instructional content networks
  15. 15. Administer Common Core Standards Helps schools make sure that all students are meeting the standards by associating instructional content with CCSS. As a teacher, this means that you can quickly find instructional content that is related to a specific standard, benchmark, grade level and/or indicator. As new standards are implemented, they are automatically made available in the Assets Hub so teachers and curriculum specialists can begin linking their instructional resources..
  16. 16. Administer Custom Standards TEAMS supports the diversity of how each state and school district chooses to manage their curriculum by allowing our customers to define their own standards, benchmarks and indicators. The system is flexible in that it allows customers to maintain multiple standards at the same time to accommodate the variety of local, state and national standards that have been established.
  17. 17. Browse Instructional Resources Resources are maintained in libraries that are authored by you, your school district and shared libraries your district has subscribed to in their resource network. From the browser, users can upload, edit, download, copy, approve, share and delete instructional resources. Import and Export resources as Zip files. Easy to use filters and search functionality makes finding and organizing resources consistent regardless of their type.
  18. 18. Storage and Classification of Resources The Asset Hub supports the classification and online storage of a wide range of instructional resources. Each resource may be linked to pre-defined sets of categories, subjects, grade levels, standards, thinking levels, applications, courses, tests, and libraries. Meta-data helps users find resources using the browser when manage resources and when using the Search Hub. Users can store resources in their private library or publish them to any number of district libraries.
  19. 19. Review and Approve Instructional Content Workflows allow content submissions to be approved by content library owners where necessary before committing the resource to the repository. They allow customers to subscribe to shared libraries and approve subscription requests from other customers on the network.
  20. 20. Instructional Resource Networks Resource networks brings instructional resources together similar to how social networks allow individuals to share information with their peers. With TEAMS, customers can find other customers who are sharing resources and request that they share resources. Networks are point-to-point connections with resources being shared only between those two points. Districts may opt to share their content with the global TEAMS user community. Content sharing between networks respects content copyrights to prevent illegal use of content.
  21. 21. Resource Activity Feeds Resources that users add are automatically added to your activity feed. When users choose to watch for changes for a selected resources, changes such as edits, comments, approvals and even deletions are reported in their activity feed.
  22. 22. Reports Hub Gain immediate access to reports and analyses to streamline planning and measure performance over time
  23. 23. Finding Reports View a catalogue of reports available and dynamically narrow the list by selecting a category. Reports shown are controlled using role based access. Enter keywords or select a category to quickly find reports Filter the list of reports to show your favorites!!
  24. 24. Viewing Reports Each report can be viewed in Graphical View or Tabular View easily be selecting from the available display tabs. Reports are rendered using HTML5 and can be viewed on any web browser (including mobile devices). Print and download options are available for both Graphs and Tables; Tables may be downloaded to Excel or CSV format for further analysis.
  25. 25. Report Types Tabular Views are rendered consistently regardless of report and allow for user interactions such as dynamic grouping, sorting, filtering, and filtering. Graphical Views may vary by report and may include: • Bar Charts • Column Charts • Area Charts • Line Charts • Pie Charts • Donut Charts
  26. 26. Custom Reports Print View reports may be developed using Telerik Report Designer if more complex reports are required. Supports pixel perfect rendering and paging of reports. Supports the export format of your choice: PDF, Excel 97-2010, Word, PowerPoint, RTF, CSV, MHTML, and all image and graphic formats supported by GDI+ (JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, TIFF, etc.)
  27. 27. Dynamic Filtering Users can customize their experience by setting the context filter for any report. The list of filters available may vary based on the users role. For example: A parent will not see demographic filters. Once applied, each report will use the filter to automatically adjust the data displayed in the reports. Employees see all the filters displayed here. Parents see filters only for School Level, School Name, Subject, Course, Timeframe, and Student (list restricted to just their children!) Students see filters only for School Level, School Name, Subject, Course, Timeframe.
  28. 28. Linking to Instructional Resources Link parameters may be added for report columns to allow discovery of recommended instructional resources For example; A parent that notices that their child is not performing well in Math when viewing their progress report can click on the chart or table to view instructional resources related to that subject and grade level. Instructional resources are displayed via the Search Hub.
  29. 29. Dashboards Users access their Dashboard from the My Dashboard page. Each dashboard view may be tailored to the users role. Users with multiple roles may select from a list of dashboard views relevant to them. Data displayed in the dashboard can be filtered using the context filter. The My Dashboard page also displays links to your favorite reports for quick access.
  30. 30. Dynamic Security Access to the information that may identify a student is controlled by they system to comply with FERPA. • Students can only see their own records • Parents can see their children's records • Teachers can see records of students taking their course • School Administrators can see records of students in their school
  31. 31. More Information? Our Service Desk is standing by to help you!
  32. 32. Website Additional information about TEAMS can be found at Here you can find detailed information on: - Features - Benefits - Support - Community - Company
  33. 33. Thank You Thank you for choosing TEAMS! Find out more by visiting