Literacy software recognized as one of three overall favorite technologies and secures three additional platinum awards for top technology adopted in the last year, best reading program and favorite adaptive/personalized learning program
Boston, Mass., Nov. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone Company (NYSE: RST), today announced its Lexia Reading Core5® product has been recognized by THE Journal’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards as the favorite technology product added to K-12 classrooms this year. Nominated by educators across the U.S., Lexia also earned platinum standing, surpassing all other hardware and software solutions, in the categories of Best Reading Program and Best Adaptive/Personalized Learning Tool. In addition, readers selected Lexia as one of the top three favorite technologies currently used in schools.
For its third annual Readers’ Choice Awards program, THE Journal’s staff invited members of the education community to submit the best products, providers and services in any category of their choosing—and a record number of readers weighed in.
“More than 1,400 education technology professionals, including IT staff and educators, spoke out about the tools they think have the most positive impact on the mission of education,” said Dave Nagel, editor-in-chief of THE Journal and editorial director for 1105 Media’s Education Group.
According to THE Journal, when readers were asked to name their favorite technology products they added to their school or district this year, the majority of respondents named Lexia as a top provider, besting Google Chromebooks and Google G Suite for Education. Lexia also was recognized as one of the top three favorite technologies currently in use—joining Apple iPad and Google G Suite for Education as other preferences.
“Our company is honored to be recognized by the educators who read THE Journal,” said Nick Gaehde, Lexia president. “They are clearly voicing their opinion on the importance and integral role that technology plays in engaging learners and improving student outcomes.”
Lexia Reading Core5, Lexia’s flagship product, is a research-proven, technology-based program that accelerates the development of fundamental literacy skills for students of all abilities in grades pre-K–5. The highly acclaimed program follows a rigorous scope and sequence built for college and career ready standards and provides explicit, systematic instruction through personalized learning paths in six areas of reading. For more information, go to https://www.lexialearning.com/products/core5.
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About Lexia Learning
Lexia Learning, a division of Rosetta Stone, empowers educators through adaptive assessment and personalized instruction. For more than 30 years, the company has been on the leading edge of research and product development as it relates to student reading skills. With a robust offering that includes solutions for differentiated instruction, personalized learning and assessment, Lexia Learning provides educators with the tools to intensify and accelerate literacy skills development for students of all abilities. For more information, visit www.lexialearning.com.
About Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) is dedicated to changing people’s lives through the power of language and literacy education. The company’s innovative digital solutions drive positive learning outcomes for the inspired learner at home or in schools and workplaces around the world.
Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone’s language division uses cloud-based solutions to help all types of learners read, write, and speak more than 30 languages. Lexia Learning, Rosetta Stone’s literacy education division, was founded more than 30 years ago and is a leader in the literacy education space. Today, Lexia helps students build fundamental reading skills through its rigorously researched, independently evaluated, and widely respected instruction and assessment programs.
For more information, visit www.rosettastone.com. “Rosetta Stone” is a registered trademark or trademark of Rosetta Stone Ltd. in the United States and other countries.
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