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Twig Science Elementary Updates

  • May 1 2024  Color-coded I Can Statements: Digital Student Lessons now feature color-coded I Can Statements to match our print books. I Can Statements appear at the top of every Full and Fast Track Digital Student Lesson and are available in English and Spanish.
  • April 29 2024 Print Full Lessons: Lessons can now be printed.
  • April 24 2024 Print Fast Track Lessons: Fast Track Lessons can now be printed.
  • April 24 2024 Print Leveled Reader Lessons: Leveled Reader Lessons can now be printed.
  • February 29 2024 Teacher Dashboard Improvements: We've made changes to the scrolling Grade display in order to improve tablet and mobile phone usability. Teachers can now easily navigate to their chosen grade on all devices. 
  • February 08 2024 Lesson Slides in Google Classroom and PowerPoint Format: Slides for each lesson can now be downloaded in Google Classroom and PowerPoint formats. This is available for Full Lessons and Fast Track Lessons in both English and Spanish.
  • January 24 2024 Full Lesson Pacing Guide: We now have pacing guides available for Full Course lessons. 
  • January 04 2024 Lab Kit Refill Lists: We now have Refill Lists available at Grade level. 
  • January 04 2024 Lab Kit Lists for Fast Track: Find Lab Kit Lists specifically for Fast Track lessons at Grade Level. 
  • January 04 2024 Teacher Provided Materials List for Fast Track: We now have Teacher Provided Material PDFs specifically for Fast Track Lessons. These can be found at Grade level. 
  • September 21 2023 ReadAloud Screen Improvements: ReadAloud for Digital Assets can now be viewed in a larger window. 
  • August 01 2023 Edit Performance Bandwidths: District Administrators can now edit Performance Bandwidths on the Assessment Platform.
  • February 28 2023 Canvas Integration: Twig Science now offers LTI integrations via Thin Common Cartridge (TCC) for Canvas.
  • February 20 2023 Edit and Share assessment functionality for admins: District Admins and School Admins can now edit and share assessments. 
  • February 15 2023 Twig Science is certified by the TrustEd Apps Seal of Data Privacy program of the 1EdTech Consortium (formerly IMS Global Learning Consortium), a non-profit community partnership of leading educational providers, government organizations, and edtech suppliers working together to enable better digital teaching and learning.
  • November 20 2022 Admin Dashboard updates: District Admin and Admin Dashboard has been updated to include quick links to: Assessment Reports, Users, Data Imports and SAML Configuration.
  • October 25 2022 Schoology integration: Twig Science now offers LTI integrations via Thin Common Cartridge (TCC) for Schoology.
  • August 28 2022 Leveled Reader with digital Flipbook and ReadAloud versions: All Leveled Reader lessons now feature digital versions of the Leveled Reader book.  
  • August 11 2022 Google Slides in Spanish: Google Slides can now be downloaded in Spanish from each Driving Question. This is a rolling release with Spanish Google Slides available for the first module now. All modules will be available by November 2022. 
  • July 27 2022 Admin Dashboard: School Admin can now access district assessment reports and browse user data from our Admin Dashboard.
  • June 30 2022 SSO with SAML: Twig Science now supports SAML as a single sign on (SSO) option for school districts. 
  • June 10 2022 Live Assessment Monitoring: View student assessments in real-time.  Our live assessment monitoring provides a real-time view into how your classes and students are performing across a specific assessment, all assessments, and the standards.
  • May 11 2022 Edit Assessments: Twig Assessments are now fully editable. Teachers can now edit assessment images, titles and instructional text as well as any assessment questions. Custom assessments can be created, assigned and graded all from the Twig Science Assessment Center. 
  • December 16 2021 New Module Features: Each module now contains an anchoring phenomenon, this is a specific, observable event chosen to inspire curiosity. Students can construct their own learning journeys as they explore the phenomenon, and use their newfound knowledge to help them grasp the bigger concepts.
  • August 02 2021 Twig Science in Spanish: Twig Science is now available in Spanish. You can view all teacher lessons in Spanish, watch videos with Spanish voice-over or Spanish captions, and assign student lessons in Spanish.
  • June 16 2021 Twig Coach Lessons: Previously known as Distance Learning Lessons,Twig Coach offers a number of digital resources and features designed for distance learning.
  • June 01 2021 Log in with Google email credentials: Districts can now enable Google SSO by using Google email addresses when rostering users.
  • May 14 2021 Progress Indicators for Assigned Lessons: Students can "turn in" an assignment for you to review. You will now see progress indicators for each assigned lesson, letting you know the status of each assigned lesson.
  • April 20 2021 Assigned Lessons Center: This provides a centralised view of all lessons you've assigned to your students. Access lessons quickly, and manage their access.