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Likelihood to Recommend

Modern Hire

While video interviewing is still considered too "unconventional" by too many small business HR people I visit with, the ROI can easily be found within 4-6 months (if the company is having to fly more than 3 or 4 candidates in for interviews)... so I would argue that Montage is well-suited for organizations of all sizes. For best success, though, I would make sure that any HR leader seeking to implement spend the time to educate your leadership team on how the technology works and why it is a worthwhile investment (especially underscoring the risk mitigation provided against alot of frivolous EEOC claims, as the interviews are recorded and the records are yours to keep... meaning you have Exhibit A to share should you ever receive a Charge Notice, which demonstrates exactly what was asked by the employer and how the candidate responded).
Brad Holliday, PHR, SHRM-CP, CBM, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Renaissance Accelerated Math

It's great for practice but not as good as other programs with lessons that support students when they get into trouble. I'd prefer a video to pop up for students to review when they bomb a particular practice. I'd like them to watch the video and then do the lesson again. After that, if they need help they should come to me. That is one thing I like better about Moby Math. I also like Moby better at identifying and providing missing skills that are below grade level. With Renaissance Accelerated Math, I have to separate students into a variety of banks. That is time-consuming and may not specifically target all the skills that a student needs or does not require.
Carly Schwartz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Modern Hire

  • Montage is easy to use. Scheduling is intuitive.
  • It sends invitations with links directly to attendees Calendars...which streamlines the meeting scheduling process.
  • Technically easy to use and informative for all users.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Renaissance Accelerated Math

  • “Kids don’t care what you know until they know that you care.”
  • One of the very first things I learned my first five years of teaching, except that student teaching does not really prepare you, is that it is my job to help my students succeed, not to just give them a grade. In the beginning, I taught the lesson, assigned work, administered tests, and took grades. I did that because that is how we are supposed to determine efficiency. Right? No, Wrong. I learned this the hard way and, sadly and regrettably, at the expense of my students at that time. Over time, I noticed how sometimes it took re-teaching along with small group instruction and interventions for students to understand and master the concepts. Since then, I have allowed for them to fix, re-do, and re-re-do their work, as needed.
  • I focus on my interventions just as much as I do my initial teaching of the objective. Making sure that they truly understand and master the content before moving on to another objective helps me just as much as it helps them. It saves me from continually re-teaching. Slow and steady does win the race. This approach allows me to help the student master objectives with more efficiency.
  • Accelerated Math has allowed for me to individualize my instruction and interventions. I love this program. Truly! I have three types of students; above, on target, and below. This program allows for growth in each area. However, I have found the most growth in my bottom quartile. Why? I believe it is because I am able to recognize a problem or issue with a particular objective immediately. I, then, can address that issue immediately before the bad habits or wrong approach is repeated.
  • This program is masked as a whole-group classroom approach, however, the most important components are found under the mask. One-on-one instruction is how I describe it to educators. My students are actively engaged in their own learning. They are also actively engaged in the learning of their peers, as well. I use a lot of peer tutoring techniques. They have access to knowing who is also working on mastering the same objective(s) they are working on plus they know who has already mastered said objective. This allows them to know who to go to for effective help. They are able to steer their own learning to a point. They can ask a peer or me. They can get on Accel math and look at the objective and see completed answers for a reference. This also boosts the confidence of their own understanding. They feel confident in having control of the path they want to use for gaining knowledge. Peer-tutoring and peer-discussions give them the opportunity to say out loud what they are thinking/feeling about a concept and rationalize their approach to evaluating said concept. As the teacher, I play various roles. I can teach, facilitate a small group, or just be an observer. A lot of times, I just ask open-ended questions to jump start their own questions.
  • Accel Math has assisted my math classrooms with tremendous gains. My test scores have gone up significantly. My students have a greater sense of accomplishment since they have been given the "driver's seat" for their own learning. This makes my heart smile! ;)
Missy Berry | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Modern Hire

  • While we are a fan of the concierge service, there have been a time or two where we have scheduled for it but the Montage partner didn't log-in/dial-in in a timely manner and we were left trying to address technical issues outside our comfort zone.
  • The Montage platform is solid, without question. That said, there are pieces of the interface for both the prospective candidate and the hiring manager which could be made far-more intuitive than they exist today. We all know that in hard-to-fill roles across the nation today, there are more opportunities than there are great candidates with which to fill them... so we need to do all we possibly can to make the candidate experience as simple, quick and painless as possible.
  • It would be great if the Montage platform could easily interface with our ATS.
Brad Holliday, PHR, SHRM-CP, CBM, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Renaissance Accelerated Math

  • I would like to see the standards were set up in order
  • I am never sure of what standards I want to include in set up
  • iReady is taking over assessment, but I think we will always include AM STAR progress monitoring
Christine Montiforte | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Modern Hire

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Renaissance Accelerated Math

Renaissance Accelerated Math 7.3
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As a tech savvy person, I found Accelerated Math to be easy to learn. There are a ton of options to display your data and integrate your students learning abilities into the program. It can, however, be a little overwhelming for a tech beginner and if they don't have someone to walk them through the initial steps and get them started, I can imagine it might be difficult for them to get going.
Laura West | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

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Renaissance Accelerated Math

Renaissance Accelerated Math 9.0
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It is consistently available with outages planned and communicated well in advance. The outages also seem to be planned to provide the least disruption to teachers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

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Renaissance Accelerated Math

Renaissance Accelerated Math 10.0
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It is easy to use and understand. Students have no difficulty finding their way around, and teachers easily understand the reports and data.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

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Renaissance Accelerated Math

Renaissance Accelerated Math 8.5
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Renaissance has great videos and articles in their help section. They also have an online user community that has great discussions about using their products, access to free webinars, and great tips. They have the honor roll program/challenge to help users track their progress and talk to other users for ideas and tips. Most one-on-one help comes from our instructional facilitators in our county.
Amber AuBain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Modern Hire

Technology is similar, though Montage is a bit more user-friendly. Also found the recordkeeping and release of same to be more attractive with Montage. Both are competitively priced.
Brad Holliday, PHR, SHRM-CP, CBM, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Renaissance Accelerated Math

Accelerated Reading and STAR Assessments. We use all three to help prepare students for state assessments. They are all targeting a different area so one is not better than the other. We use the reading portion to help with growth in reading and the STAR Assessments to pinpoint those who struggle with reading to prepare interventions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

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Renaissance Accelerated Math

Renaissance Accelerated Math 9.0
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If there is going to be an outage for service, Renaissance does a great job of communicating that well in advance to allow the faculty to plan accordingly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Modern Hire

  • We have seen saved travel spend.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Renaissance Accelerated Math

  • Thanks to the practices, exercises, and tests, by end of year 85% of my students will be on grade level or above and those who struggle will make significant growth.
  • I like that I can quickly assess and fix misconceptions with a quick print out of a couple of problems.
Carly Schwartz | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Modern Hire

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Renaissance Accelerated Math

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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