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Odyssey Release Notes 2012.2

This page provides an overview of the new features and enhancements included in the latest version of CompassLearning Odyssey. To learn more about this release, contact your CompassLearning sales representative or call 800-232-9556.

New CompassLearning Elective Courses

Five new elective courses have been added to Odyssey and are available for purchase. Each semester-long course contains summative assessments, including chapter tests and end-of-course exams. New electives are:
  • Marine Biology
  • Psychology
  • Renewable Energy
  • Paleontology
  • Space Exploration

Test Translator for GlobalScholar Performance Series Assessments

A new test translator, aligned with GlobalScholar's award winning Performance Series® computer-adaptive tests, is now available for purchase. The combination of Performance Series and CompassLearning Odyssey provides teachers with immediate assessment results, as well as personalized learning paths that fit the specific needs of each student and are aligned with Common Core State Standards.

New Authentic Task Activities

Twelve new Authentic Task activities have been added to the K - 5 Math curriculum in this release of Odyssey. These new activities are aligned with Common Core standards.


Help Button Added to Student Launch Pad

In the upper-right corner of the Odyssey Student Launch Pad, a Help button now appears (next to the Logout link). Clicking this button will open the Odyssey Quick Start guide for students and parents.


In previous versions of Odyssey, this guide was accessible only from within the student portfolio.

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