Reading Plus (Grades 3 through 12): simultaneously develops all three domains of reading – physical, cognitive, and emotional – by integrating them into one personalized online reading program. Rooted in eight decades of research, Reading Plus is proven to increase achievement in students from elementary grades through college.
To assist educators and students using our literacy solution at home, Reading Plus has provided resources to support remote instruction. Their new resources page includes information on how to engage parents, tips for educators on motivating students remotely, and examples of extensive reporting and teaching tools in the program. Reading Plus has compiled a list of five key factors to consider when selecting a remote learning program. Reading Plus is an effective at-home literacy solution with resources for parent engagement, extensive reporting, easily accessible Customer Service, and more. Provide distance learning opportunities using Reading Plus. (Available to our schools through June 30, 2020)**
CAPIT at HOME (Grades PK to 2): offers a phonics curriculum on a digital platform. Parents will receive the help they need to support their child’s learning, and teachers will receive Professional Development in phonics, as well as webinars to improve teacher performance. Students can continue to receive that all-important instruction from a professional teacher. To offer CAPIT at HOME to your students, please click on the link and enroll your organization. (Available to our schools through June 30, 2020)
As MI Write (Grades 3 to 12) is completely online, teachers are able to continue their instruction through the use of our different tools and features. There are so many ways that MI Write supports e-learning instruction. Custom prompts, communication tools, lessons, and peer review allow you to adjust seamlessly to the online format of your classroom. For each grade level, MI Write provides 50-80 pre-packaged prompts across multiple subject areas.
But if you are looking for something in particular, that is not available, you can create custom prompts, complete with uploaded documents and/or videos to go along with any topic. Communication tools are embedded within the program to allow students to reach out to their teachers with any questions at any point in the writing process.
Lessons are available to you and your students at any time to help elaborate on or introduce a new skill. You have the ability to assign a specific lesson to one student, a small group, or your entire class. Following a required lesson, you may also assign a constructed response essay where students can briefly describe and explain what they’ve learned from the lesson. Just let us know that you're ready to get set up with your virtual classroom.(Available to our schools through June 15, 2020)
Symphony Math (Grades - 5 and older students for Tier III Intervention): Foundational Math incorporating Manipulatives and the Growth Mindset. The best practices in developmental psychology and cognitive science are the cornerstones of Symphony Math®. Our uniquely designed delivery methods ensure that students, regardless of learning styles or knowledge levels, fully grasp fundamental mathematical ideas, even for difficult-to-explain and abstract concepts. We are offering free use (or dramatic discounts) for all schools. Please tell your fellow educators in other locations to apply here. (Available to our schools through June 30, 2020)
Ascend Math (Grades 6 to 12) offers award-winning math instruction that provides an individual study plan for each student, reaching below grade level to close skill gaps. Ascend Math’s study plans are unique to each student, prescriptive, adaptive, and automatically assigned. In essence, we can help students advance more quickly by focusing on their skill gaps and not areas where they have already proved proficiency.
Your school may have full use of Ascend Math for up to 100 students absolutely free until the end of April. We will provide school-wide licenses at our cost. After you fill out the form we will contact you to get you started. (Available to our schools through April 30, 2020)
Cloud9World (PK to 8th Grade) is a unique and innovative social and emotional learning program that integrates literacy as the vehicle for teaching character strengths. Our program is about the acquisition and strengthening of character, and the capacity to make wise choices for a well-rounded life and a thriving society. In support of our communities and schools during these difficult times, we are adjusting and opening our libraries to our schools’ families, so while at home they can read our e-books, watch videos, download our activities and learn about emotions with Kiwi. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for information. (Available to our schools through June 30, 2020)