Herndon, VA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014
K12 Inc., the nation’s leading provider of proprietary curriculum and online school programs for students in pre-K through high school, is proud to announce that its Timed Reading & Comprehension Practice mobile app, which lets readers practice reading fluency and comprehension skills, was recommended by the Parents’ Choice Foundation.
The Parents Choice Awards are distributed annually by a team of judges who are experts in areas of industry and interest, from dinosaurs to digital media and from mathematics to making mayhem. The award selection process queries developmentally appropriate content and challenges, design and function, educational value, long-term play value, and the benefits to a child’s social and emotional growth and well-being. Fewer than 20% of the products submitted to the program receive any level of commendation.
“This is the third K12 application to be recognized this year by the prestigious Parents’ Choice Foundation,” said Abha DasGupta, vice president of mobile & gaming at K12 Inc. “K12 mobile apps provide convenient and dynamic educational solutions to students, families, and teachers seeking additional content to enrich learning. The award truly underscores the commitment of our hard working designers and developers to create effective high-quality, multi-media education products for children to use across multiple technology platforms.”
K¹² Timed Reading & Comprehension Practice lets readers in levels K–4 practice fluency by reading 250+ short, timed stories. This offering includes comprehension questions to check reading understanding following grade 1 through 4 stories, as well as per-student charts to track grade and story mastery. Teachers or parents can track individual students or an entire class across 46 unique Flesch-Kincaid reading levels between 0.0 and 4.7.
About K12 Inc.
K12 Inc. is the nation’s foremost provider of proprietary technology-powered online solutions for students in pre-kindergarten through high school. K12 has partnered with more than 2,000 school districts and has delivered more than 4 million courses over the past decade. K12 provides curricula, academic services and learning solutions to public schools and districts, traditional classrooms, blended school programs and families. K12 works with more than 5,000 teachers across the U.S. – the largest network of online school teachers in grades K through 12.The K12 program is offered through K12 partner public schools in more than two-thirds of the states and the District of Columbia, and through private schools serving students in all 50 states and more than 110 countries. More information can be found at http://www.K12.com.