|Lexia Learning's RAPID Assessment Wins Tech & Learning's Best of Show Award at ISTE|
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --Lexia Learning's RAPID Assessment Wins Tech & Learning's Best of Show Award at ISTE
Nationally recognized ed-tech awards program selects Lexia Learning's adaptive literacy assessment tool as a top product
Boston (July 19, 2016) - Lexia Learning, an award-winning provider of literacy assessment and instructional tools for K-12 students, today announced Lexia RAPID Assessment's recognition among Tech & Learning's Best of Show at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference.
Tech & Learning's Best of Show awards program honors products and services at ISTE that show the greatest promise. A distinguished group of tech-savvy advisors explored the show floor on the first day of this year's ISTE conference to determine which products showed the most potential to impact classrooms.
"The Best of Show award is a reflection of our mission to provide powerful tools to educators as they teach and assess literacy skills," said Nick Gaehde, president at Lexia Learning. "Each of our products is designed to support teachers as they deliver personalized instruction to students of all reading levels."
Developed in partnership with the Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR), Lexia RAPID Assessment supports reading achievement for students in grades K-12 by measuring the skills most predictive of reading success. RAPID harnesses adaptive technology to precisely assess reading skills while minimizing time spent on testing. Each administration of RAPID takes less than 60 minutes. The computer-adaptive assessment screens reading and language skills, identifies instructional needs and focus, and measures skill development and growth.
The education industry continues to recognize Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone (NYSE: RST) Company, as a top provider of K-12 literacy tools. In addition to the Tech & Learning Best of Show award, Lexia Learning has garnered accolades from District Administration Readers' Choice Top Products, Tech & Learning's Award of Excellence and eSchool News' Readers' Choice Award.
To learn more about Lexia RAPID Assessment, please visit www.LexiaLearning.com/Products/Rapid-Assessment.
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 adaptive assessment, Lexia Learning provides educators with the tools to intensify and accelerate literacy skills development for students of all abilities. For more information, visit 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, personalized language and reading programs drive positive learning outcomes in thousands of schools, businesses, government organizations and for millions of individual learners around the world.
Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone pioneered the use of interactive software to accelerate language learning and is widely recognized today as the industry leader in providing effective language programs. The company's cloud-based programs allow users to learn online or on-the-go via tablet or smartphone, whether in a classroom, in a corporate setting, or in a personal learning environment. Rosetta Stone is also a leader in the literacy education space, helping millions of students build fundamental reading skills through its Lexia Learning division. Additionally, the company's Fit Brains business offers personalized brain training programs developed by neuroscientists and award-winning game designers to be fun and help keep your brain sharp.
Rosetta Stone is based in Arlington, VA, and has offices and operations around the world. 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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