New Review: Edmentum’s Study Island

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Edmentum’s Study Island is a supplemental online product that helps students in grades K-12 master the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and prepare for STAAR exams. In summer 2016, Learning List reviewed language arts, science, and math resources for grades 4-6. In summer 2017, we added reviews for language arts at grade 3, writing at grade 4, science at grades 2-3 and 7-8, and high school biology.

Across subjects and grade levels, Study Island supports teacher-guided instruction and independent study. Instruction is presented in short lessons followed by a set of “Sessions” with practice activities. Lessons include definitions of new terms, examples, and illustrations to support understanding. Many lessons have interactive flashcards for new vocabulary and terms; flashcards also may be printed. Some lessons include animated and video-based content.

Sessions provides content in four modes: (1) Practice Mode presents sets of practice exercises with corrective feedback, (2) Game Mode contains interactive learning games, (3) Group Session Mode supports large group or whole class instruction, and (4) Worksheet Mode has editable, printable worksheets.

Online tools allow students to work independently and monitor their own progress. Teachers have access to comprehensive monitoring resources to track student and class progress in multiple, easy-to-use and -understand formats.

About Edmentum*

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Edmentum, Inc. is a leading provider of online learning programs designed to drive student achievement for academic and career success. With more than 50 years of experience driving significant advances in the industry, Edmentum offers a wide variety of innovative learning programs to empower 21st century teaching and learning.

Edmentum empowers educators to move education forward with proven instructional and assessment solutions. By connecting with over 8,000 school districts, serving nearly 14 million students, we deliver a blend of personalized teaching approaches with proven, award-winning online learning programs that specifically address the needs of individual learners and the expectations of everyone with a stake in student success. With more than 50 years of experience driving significant advances in the industry, Edmentum offers a wide variety of innovative solutions spanning a multitude of program areas to inspire teaching and learning.

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