Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 1, 2009
Study Island, LLC, one of the leading and fastest growing Web-based educational companies, has announced the release of the newest addition to their family of products, Study Island Reading: Reconsidered & Revisited. The launch date of Study Island Reading: Reconsidered & Revisited is March 31, 2009.
Study Island Reading: Reconsidered & Revisited is an engaging series of graphic novels designed to assist struggling readers, reluctant readers, avoidance readers, and English Language Learners by engaging readers in the study of literature and language.
"We are so pleased to bring graphic novels to Study Island. There's no other program I've seen that combines the visual engagement of graphic novels with the rigor of effective reading comprehension instruction," stated Heather Harper, Study Island's Managing Editor of English Language Arts. "All readers, even struggling readers, can emerge with increased higher-order and critical-thinking skills."
Study Island's graphic novel program consists of:
•The World as You Know It - a Study Island original, six-book series with a middle school reading level and a high school interest level
•Graphic Planet by ABDO Books - a nonfiction series featuring major world events and biographies of fascinating people
•"The Timbertoes" by Highlights for Children - a two-volume series covering comprehensive reading and math skills for young students
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 9.1 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.
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 own 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.
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. The Company currently has product standards in all 50 states. For more information, visit http://www.studyisland.com/intervention.