|By PR Newswire||
|August 29, 2014 05:00 AM EDT||
DALLAS, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voyager Sopris Learning™, provider of a comprehensive suite of evidence-based interventions, assessments, and professional services, announced today that the online version of LANGUAGE!® with Focus on English Learning (FOEL) and Everyday English Plus is now available for purchase. LANGUAGE with FOEL is an intensive literacy intervention that integrates reading, writing, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, foundational skills, and spoken English to raise the achievement of students, including newcomers to English, in grades 4–12.
With this release, LANGUAGE! FOEL and Everyday English Plus materials are available in an interactive eBook platform. Major benefits of this platform are that it enables literacy educators to:
- Teach LANGUAGE! FOEL and Everyday English Plus digitally from any device
- Send notes and assign work to students
- Evaluate work and send immediate feedback to students
- Increase opportunities for student self-monitoring
With the new eBooks, students are able to highlight, make notes, and show their work. Additionally, they can submit assignments and review feedback. Students can use analytics to see the time they spend on assignments in text and percent complete.
Moving the content to a digital platform increases implementation flexibility and supports school district technology initiatives. LANGUAGE! provides an acceleration solution for non-readers, struggling readers, and English language learners utilizing mastery and skill based instruction. The Focus On English Learning component provides additional research-based strategies for English learners. Everyday English Plus provides a primer to develop the skills of newcomers to the English language prior to entering the LANGUAGE! curriculum.
"Since supporting schools and districts in their technology initiatives is one of our primary goals, digitizing LANGUAGE! components increases options for connecting what students know and like about digital tools and what educators know about good teaching," says George Logue, president of Voyager Sopris Learning. "The LANGUAGE! FOEL eBook provides a wide array of innovative tools that inspire and engage both students and teachers."
LANGUAGE! with FOEL, Everyday English Plus, and eBooks is available for implementation now. For more information, visit www.voyagersopris.com/language.
About Voyager Sopris Learning
Voyager Sopris Learning™ is committed to partnering with school districts to overcome obstacles that students, teachers, and school leaders face every day. The suite of instructional and service solutions we provide is not only research based, but also evidence based—proven to increase student achievement and educator effectiveness. Our solutions have been fully tested in the classroom, ensuring that they are easy to implement and teacher friendly. They are innovative, both in overall instructional approach and in the strategic use of technology in blended and 100% online solutions, and they are supported by an unparalleled commitment to build local capacity for sustained success. With a comprehensive suite of instructional resources, we provide assessments, professional development and school-improvement services, literacy and math instructional tools—both comprehensive intervention and supplemental—and resources to build a positive school climate. Voyager Sopris Learning is a member of Cambium Learning® Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABCD), based in Dallas, Texas. For more information, please visit www.voyagersopris.com.
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