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Learn about best practices from Naviance users, read customer success stories, and discover new ways to extend the reach of your college and career readiness efforts from a wide-variety of third-party experts.

National Volunteer Week: Spring into Service with Hobsons and x2VOL

By Diana Agnon, Director of Sales & Marketing, intelliVOL

Filed under: Academic & College Planning, Marketplace, News & Events, Self-Discovery & Career Exploration, Student Engagement

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It’s National Volunteer Week in the United States and Canada, so a wide array of organizations are hosting special events to promote volunteerism and engage local residents. The goal is to raise awareness about needs in our communities and encourage volunteerism year-round.

Ask Questions. Build Knowledge. Discover Strengths.

By JerLene Mosley, Consultant, Gallup

Filed under: Marketplace, Naviance Network, Self-Discovery & Career Exploration, Student Engagement

To ask and to listen are two of my favorite activities. It is what we do at Gallup. Our robust research has helped us to cull through thousands of questions to find the most predictive and reliable data to use to help people gain new insights and solve problems. Through our strengths resources and tools, we can accelerate learning more about the best in our colleagues, our students, and ourselves.

Quick Guide to ACT Aspire™

By Nicole Howard, Content Development Specialist, Hobsons

Filed under: Academic & College Planning, Marketplace, News & Events, Student Engagement, Test Prep

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In 2014, ACT introduced ACT Aspire™, the first digital, longitudinal assessment system that allows for tracking of student progress from elementary school to early high school. With more schools and districts adopting ACT Aspire™, it’s important to understand the test and what it means for students and educators.

Getting Started With Gallup: Are You Leading With Strengths?

By Rob Spackey, Product Marketing Manager, Hobsons, and

By Sarah Ameigh, Marketing Database Manager , Hobsons

Filed under: Marketplace, Student Engagement

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At this year’s Naviance Summer Institute, Naviance Network members received a free strengths coaching session with a Gallup Consultant, a preview of Gallup's professional development program which teaches educators how to leverage their strengths and impact student engagement.

Upgraded Personalized Learning Assessments Now Available

By Crystal Nikish, Marketing Manager, Hobsons

Filed under: Marketplace, Self-Discovery & Career Exploration

Do What You Are Results

Are your students introverts or extraverts? Do they like studying in groups or by themselves? Do they respond better to linguistic, mathematical, or interpersonal types of activities? With AchieveWORKS, the new bundle of personalized learning assessments available for purchase in Naviance, you’ll be able to answer these questions about your students, and more.

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