Tag Archives: literacy and technology

Cool Tool | Lexia RAPID Assessment K-2

Recently expanded to grades K-2, Lexia RAPID Assessment helps K-12 educators prepare all students for reading success. Designed to measure the skills most predictive of reading success, RAPID adaptively assesses student performance in critical reading and language skills, while minimizing … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Big Word Club

You’ve heard of the Digital Divide, well, here’s a very different chasm in education: the Word Gap. What’s this? “A gap in vocabulary between rich and poor,” says Shane DeRolf, founder and CEO of Big Word Club. Research has documented that students from lower … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Accelerated Reader 360 from Renaissance

With the proven concept that consistent practice is powerful, Renaissance Accelerated Reader 360 oversees and assesses the reading abilities of K-12 students. Through the program, students read nonfiction and fiction texts personalized to their reading level, and then go on … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Readorium

This personalized web-based learning system (for grades 3-8) teaches students proficient reading strategies as human online “book mentors” guide them through engaging chapter books based on the Next Generation Science Standards. Students at all skill levels can master the same in-depth … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | ReadWorks

The non-profit ReadWorks is committed to solving our nation’s reading comprehension challenges by providing educators with the research-based curriculum and guidance they need to improve their effectiveness and their students’ achievement. They provide a pedagogically consistent product of comprehension units, articles, and question sets … Continue reading

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