Resources

Resources

Explore these resources to learn more about the hot topics in education—from blended learning to Common Core to personalized learning—and discover how Lexia can help your students develop fundamental reading skills in a variety of educational environments.

Strategies to Improve Adolescent Reading Proficiency

In this webinar, Dr. Suzanne Carreker, CALT-QI, Principal Educational Content Lead, Lexia Learning, discusses why 66% of eighth-grade students in the United States cannot read proficiently and what educators can do right now to combat this crisis. Dr. Carreker uses the Simple View of Reading to explain why identifying and addressing the diverse needs of non-proficiency can be incredibly complex—but not impossible with the right tools.

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Lexia Debuts New PowerUp Literacy Program, Enhancing Core English Language Arts Instruction for Non-Proficient Readers in Grades Six and Above

BOSTON (Jan. 17, 2018) – The National Center for Education Statistics has found that approximately two-thirds of eighth-grade students in the United States cannot read proficiently; that percentage has held relatively steady for 25 years. To help schools and districts close the achievement gap for non-proficient readers in grades six and above, Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) Company, has released Lexia PowerUp Literacy™. The new program is designed to simultaneously accelerate the development of both fundamental literacy skills and higher-order thinking skills through adaptive learning paths.

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Charter Schools Across the Country Renew and Expand Use of Lexia Reading Core5 Literacy Program After Experiencing Extraordinary Gains

BOSTON (Nov. 9, 2017)  Committed to rigorous personalized instruction, positive school culture, and support of lifelong learners, the nation’s charter schools are posting remarkable gains with the Lexia Reading Core5® literacy program. With almost 700 charter institutions already using Core5 to enhance students’ reading abilities, Charter Schools USA; Somerset Academy Miramar (Florida); and Chicago International Charter Schools (CICS) Irving Park, a Distinctive Schools campus, are among the most recent Charter Management Organizations and charter schools to renew and expand their use of Lexia’s highly regarded, research-proven reading approach.

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THE Journal Readers Recognize Lexia Reading Core5 as a Top Ed Tech Product in Schools

Boston, Mass. (November 1, 2017) – 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.

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Comprehension: 6–12

 In the Comprehension & Text Analysis strand, PowerUp teaches students how to read a text deeply. PowerUp uses increasingly complex texts of various genres that are appealing and relevant to non-proficient readers in Grades 6-12. Before reading a leveled text, academic vocabulary is introduced and practiced.

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Grammar: 6–12

Engaging videos provide introductions to the parts of speech, parts of sentences, and writing conventions. Through a variety of activities, students practice identifying the key elements of grammar and their functions. Words are categorized as parts of speech by the function they perform in a sentence (e.g., nouns name, adjectives and adverbs describe, conjunctions join).

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Word Study: 6–12

Word Study activities help students develop accuracy, automaticity, and fluency in reading and help improve spelling by focusing on the reliable and recurring patterns in spoken and written words. In the Word Study & Text Fluency strand, the program systematically advances and spirals students’ knowledge about patterns in English. 

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