JogNog Students Excel on Massachusetts Standardized Test

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Teachers choosing the JogNog app saw students perform 3.5% better than their peers.

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JogNog, a leading provider of learning apps for elementary and middle school students, announced today the results of its JogNog Science Challenge for the latest Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) tests. For the second year in a row, schools using the JogNog learning apps performed at least 3.5% better than the state average. The announcement was made at a meeting of Massachusetts teachers and leaders from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in the Marshall Simonds Middle School in Burlington, MA. The teachers share the same goal as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: that all students reach the level of Proficient or Advanced on the Science MCAS.

To help schools achieve these MCAS goals, JogNog and leading Massachusetts teachers created the JogNog Science Challenge. It uses the JogNog app to prepare students for standardized tests without requiring additional class time. The app enables students to master science, technology and engineering concepts from a standard curriculum while having fun competing with their friends. It also saves teachers’ time with online assessment, identifying problem areas confronted by their students, and providing ready-to-use quizzes that students can finish at home or in self-paced study.

"We are thrilled that the MCAS results for 2013 show that the JogNog app can both save teachers’ time in preparing for standardized tests and deliver exceptional results," said Stephen Smith, CEO and Co-Founder of JogNog.com. "We congratulate the teachers who participated in the JogNog Science Challenge, as part of their focused effort to give their students a stronger science education.”

A performance report for schools involved in the JogNog Science Challenge can be found online at http://www.JogNog.com/press/2013JSCResults.pdf. Teachers can register their own classrooms to compete in the ASC during the 2013-2014 school year at http://www.JogNog.com/JSC.

About JogNog
JogNog provides an educational app that motivates students to learn in an engaging and fun way. Specifically designed to meet teachers’ needs, it delivers content matching Common Core and state curriculum standards for grades 2 through 8. JogNog incorporates the latest in educational research that regularly results in a full letter grade increase in student test results. JogNog is available on the web, iPad, iPhone, Android, Kindle Fire and Windows phone. For more information about JogNog, visit http://www.JogNog.com.

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