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Best Reading/English Instructional Solution

Recognizes the best instructional solution for language arts, reading, composition, and English curricula and content for students in the K-12 and postsecondary markets. Includes solutions for native and non-native English speakers at all levels, and can be managed classroom/course-based instruction or online supplemental instruction for individuals.

EF Englishtown - EF Education First

EF Englishtown (world's largest online English school) pioneered 24hr teacher led classes. Teaching over 15mill students, Englishtown uses speech recognition, social gaming, mobile apps & movies.

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  • In2Books - ePALS, Inc.

    In2Books, ePals' curriculum-based e-mentoring program for students in grades 3 through 5, matches students with adult pen pals, who read the same books, and exchange teacher-monitored, online letters about questions and issues raised by the text. The program provides standards-based professional development and professional learning communities and is facilitated by three resource-filled websites - one for students, another for pen pals, and a third for teachers.

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    Raz-Kids.com - Learning A-Z

    Raz-Kids.com is the dynamic, student-centric K-6 reading site where students read or listen to 27 levels of animated books—all online, anytime, anywhere. In addition to readers, the site has a classroom management tool for teachers to assign classroom rosters and track student progress, the motivational “Raz Rocket” clubhouse to encourage and reward students, and more.

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  • Prentice Hall Writing Coach - Pearson

    Unlock the writer in every child with Prentice Hall Writing Coach, a groundbreaking writing and grammar program that uses innovative digital tools to help students in grades 6–12 grow into confident, independent writers. It combines personalized digital instruction for students along with streamlined online support for teachers to ensure students learn the skills they need to become successful writers in college and in the workplace. The program features Writing Coach Online, an interactive writing coach that offers personalized paragraph and essay feedback on writing, along with assessment-driven, needs-based grammar instruction.

    So what is the Prentice Hall Writing Coach difference?

    • It reaches all student writers right where they are with personalized writing and grammar instruction. Students receive the guidance and instruction they need at the very foundations of writing.

    • It’s engaging! Built with adolescent writers in mind, the program uses professional and student mentor texts for instruction. It also uses interactive grammar games to make learning fun.

    • It’s manageable. With its streamlined design and focused components, teachers can easily select writing and grammar lessons that their students need.

    Prentice Hall Writing Coach: Coaching every student to be a winning writer!

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    Read Live - Read Naturally - Software Division

    Read Live is the new web-based version of Read Naturally's highly effective supplemental reading program. It features a comprehensive set of research-based programs that assesses reading and engages students with a motivating curriculum that supports fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and phonics. With Read Live, educators can easily differentiate instruction to meet the needs of a wide range of students, from first grade to adult.

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    Smarty Ants - Smarty Ants, Inc.

    SmartyAnts Reading World is a safe and interactive, virtual world where children encounter a variety of research-based activities, practices, games, instruction, and most importantly, choices as they embark on a journey that builds key early literacy skills. SmartyAnts adapts to each child's needs to provide a truly customized learning path throughout the program. Although it is designed to teach early literacy skills in English, the program is also available in Spanish, Korean, and Chinese. Students can access SmartyAnts online from any internet connected computer or tablet, from school or at home. Teachers have a variety of reports available through the data dashboard that allow them to identify each student's specific weaknesses and strengths while providing links to both Common Core and state standards and enrichment activities for each student. Through SmartyAnt's continuous progress monitoring teachers now have the tool and information they need to provide true data-based instruction in their classrooms.

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