Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 6, 2008
Study Island, LLC, one of the leading and fastest growing Web-based educational companies, has launched a grant matching program for the state of California.
"We are pleased to offer a grant opportunity to schools in California for a standards mastery tool to help increase student achievement," stated Schanen Mickolas, Study Island's Proposal/Bid Writer. "We realize these are challenging times, and we'd like to reward the creativity of our educators for the way they will utilize the Study Island program and motivate their students."
Ten Elementary and ten Middle Schools will be awarded $1,000.00 and $1,500.00 respectively towards the Study Island program on January 30, 2009.
Grant applications are due by January 9, 2009 and may be found via the Study Island Web site at http://www.studyisland.com/CA.
Study Island is foundationally and statistically research-based and is effective in increasing student learning and achievement in diverse settings across the nation. Moreover, Study Island enables students to choose their style of learning and work at their own pace. Study Island records statistics for each student using multiple real-time reports, which helps teachers measure student progress and identify areas needing improvement. In addition, teachers can choose to use the printable worksheet or classroom response pad functions, making Study Island an extremely flexible, user-friendly, interactive program.
For qualifications and additional information about the 2008-2009 California Technology Grant Matching Program, please review the application online or contact:
About Study Island
Study Island is a leading provider of online, standards-based assessment, instruction, practice, and test preparation for the U.S. K-12 educational market. Named in Inc500 as one of the top small businesses of 2006, Study Island is used by over 8.1 million elementary and secondary students in over 18,000 schools, and is adding over 400 new schools per month. During the last school year (2007-2008), Study Island averaged 960,000 distinct student sessions and 7.4 million questions answered per day.
Founded in 2000, Study Island products are built from the ground-up from each state's standards, and this deep customization has enabled the Company to quickly gain market share via word-of-mouth teacher endorsements and build a loyal following. Currently, the Company's reach is 44 states with plans for rapid expansion to all 50 states by the end of 2008. For more information, view http://www.studyisland.com.
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