ISTE 2016 Coverage

Achieve3000 Unveils Nonfiction Blended Learning Literacy Solutions

The New Jersey-based company announced new updates to its blended learning products.

Achieve3000 has announced several new and updated literacy solutions. The company is launching state-specific editions for all of its products. Additionally, they announced new products for a number of programs, a makeover to the Teacher’s Edition homepage, and new tools, assessments and full courses.

Achieve3000 released more than 65 state-customized editions of its nonfiction blended learning literacy solutions:

  • KidBizPro, TeenBizPro and EmpowerPro for English language arts, science and social studies;
  • KidBizBoost, TeenBizBoost and EmpowerBoost for Tier II and III response to intervention and special education;
  • KidBizAccess, TeenBizAccess and EmpowerAccess for English language learners; and
  • KidBizEspañol, TeenBizEspañol, and EmpowerEspañol for Spanish language learners.

Each of the blended learning literacy solutions has assessments, available in both English and Spanish, that measure and monitor students’ reading levels.

In addition, Achieve3000 launched its ELA Test Challenge, courses that prepare students for high-stakes state assessments. The courses help students achieve stamina through practicing with drag-and-drop sequencing, click-to-highlight tasks and multiple-choice questions. The Challenge courses are available through Achieve3000’s mobile apps, both online and offline.

Achieve3000 introduced custom textbook alignment courses that help students to build vocabulary and reading comprehension skills. Each textbook alignment course provides a set of lessons that extend topics and themes for popular textbook programs.

The company has made improvements to the Teacher’s Edition homepage, with improvements to workflow and grading options, easier navigation and improved assessment tools. Teachers can also utilize the "Celebration and Success" section to promote student motivation and success.

Lastly, the company announced its LevelSet Writing assessment that will feature immediate, automatic scoring of student writing. LevelSet Writing is scheduled to launch in 2017; interested parties can join the pilot program for the upcoming school year.

Achieve3000 is exhibiting at the ISTE 2016 conference in booth 1315. Further information is available on the Achieve3000 site.

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