Core5 will allow teachers to assign the literacy program’s Lexia Skill Builders activities directly to students’ iPads
BOSTON, June 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lexia Reading Core5 (Core5) will integrate directly with Schoolwork, a powerful new iPad app from Apple that helps teachers create assignments and handouts, see student progress and tap into the power of apps in the classroom – all right from their district or school-managed iPads. The combination of Core5 and Schoolwork, which launches later this month, will not only help streamline the classroom workflow for teachers and students by making it easier to distribute and collect instructional materials, it will also provide educators with useful and timely insight into each student’s progress to ensure learning is taking place.
Lexia Learning is making 78 of Core5’s Lexia Skill Builders (Skill Builders)—pencil and paper-based activities designed to reinforce and extend literacy learning—available to teachers and students through Schoolwork. Schoolwork will allow teachers to assign interactive versions of Skill Builders from the Core5 app and to see how students perform on those assignments online without printing. Because Schoolwork is built with privacy in mind, the app only receives and displays student progress data for activities a teacher explicitly assigns and only when students use the Managed Apple ID that was created for them by their school on their device.
The integration of Core5 into Schoolwork also helps teachers and students more effectively use the creative power of iPad, as students can mark up or type text into the Skill Builder and send it back to their teacher. Students using iPads that support Apple Pencil will also be able to use either an Apple Pencil or Logitech Crayon to write directly in the Skill Builder activity as teachers use Schoolwork to tailor teaching to the needs of individual students.
“Lexia is dedicated to improving student learning through the use of technology,” said Lexia President Nick Gaehde. “By integrating into Schoolwork, we have another opportunity to deliver exceptional personalized learning to students in need of further developing their fundamental literacy skills.”
Core5 is a research-proven, technology-based program that accelerates the development of fundamental literacy skills for students of all abilities in grades pre-K–5. The program follows a scope and sequence built for rigorous state standards and provides explicit, systematic instruction through personalized learning paths in six areas of reading. Core5 also seamlessly adapts with student performance, targeting skill gaps as they emerge, and equipping teachers with the data and instructional resources they need to personalize instruction for every student.
Over the last five years, Lexia has helped bring actionable student performance data to iPhone, introduced Core5 for iPad users, and launched on Apple Watch.
About Lexia Learning
Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone company, empowers educators through adaptive assessment and personalized instruction. For more than 30 years, the company has been on the leading edge of research and product development as it relates to student reading skills. With a robust offering that includes solutions for differentiated instruction, personalized learning, and assessment, Lexia Learning provides educators with the tools to intensify and accelerate literacy skills development for students of all abilities. For more information, visit www.lexialearning.com.
About Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) is dedicated to changing people’s lives through the power of language and literacy education. The company’s innovative digital solutions drive positive learning outcomes for the inspired learner at home or in schools and workplaces around the world.
Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone’s language division uses cloud-based solutions to help all types of learners read, write, and speak more than 30 languages. Lexia Learning, Rosetta Stone's literacy education division, was founded more than 30 years ago and is a leader in the literacy education space. Today, Lexia helps students build fundamental reading skills through its rigorously researched, independently evaluated, and widely respected instruction and assessment programs.
For more information, visit www.rosettastone.com. “Rosetta Stone” is a registered trademark or trademark of Rosetta Stone Ltd. in the United States and other countries.
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