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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.

Nationally Renowned Educational Leaders Paul Griffin and David Rose Join Lexia Learning to Further Support District-Level Success

BOSTON (Oct. 12, 2017) – Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone Company (NYSE: RST), today announced that Paul Griffin has joined the company as Head of National Partnerships, and David Rose has joined as Senior Educational Outreach Specialist. The addition of these two seasoned educational leaders is part of the company’s ongoing commitment to support the needs of school districts striving to help every student read, write and speak confidently and proficiently. 

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Research Summary: Three-Year Longitudinal Study of Lexia Reading Core5

This longitudinal study tracked reading scores of students who used Core5 for three years. Measurements were collected with standardized reading test at six time points – Fall and Spring of kindergarten, first, and second grade. The study also considered a potential summer slide, that is, a decline in academic performance over the summer.

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Strategies to Support Non-Proficient Adolescent Readers: Identifying and Addressing Why They Struggle

Proficiency in reading impacts all subjects across the secondary curriculum. Adolescents differ in their reading proficiency (Snow, 2002) and, therefore, differ in their levels of academic success. The white paper explores the causes of non-proficient reading as well as possible solutions for helping adolescent students in grades 6 and above learn to read well and find reward in reading.

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Lexia Learning Releases iPad App for Lexia RAPID Assessment

BOSTON (Sept. 7, 2017) – In order to increase the flexibility and efficiency with which districts and schools can administer adaptive reading assessment, Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone company, has made the Lexia RAPID Assessment™ literacy program available on iPad with the RAPID iOS app. The computer-adaptive screener and diagnostic tool for grades K-12 is now available on the App Store. 

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Lexia Research Team Collaborates with Tufts University Researcher to Author Chapter for New Textbook Created to Give Educators Insight into Optimal EdTech Design

BOSTON (August 24, 2017) – Although more than $13 billion is spent on educational technology each year, many educators admit that their purchasing and implementation decisions are based on word-of-mouth rather than scientific studies, which means that their students may not be working with a solution that can truly boost learning. To help educators better evaluate whether a digital tool will support best instructional practices, Lexia Learning’s research team, in collaboration with the Program Director at the Center for Reading and Language Research lab at Tufts University, authored a chapter for a newly published textbook on educational technology. 

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Academic Language: From Theory to Practice
Academic Language: From Theory to Practice

As described in “ Understanding Academic Language and its Connection to School Success ” (Friedberg, Mitchell, & Brooke, 2016), academic language is critical for reading comprehension and overall academic success. Often referred to as “the language of school”, academic language encompasses the words and phrases that characterize the texts, discussions, and assessments that students encounter in educational settings.

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Coachella Valley Unified School District Adds Lexia RAPID Assessment to Support Literacy Instruction and Drive Academic Language Growth

BOSTON (August 9, 2017) – Educators and policymakers are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of helping students strengthen academic language, the specialized language used in educational settings. To help their students master this critical skill, district leadership at Coachella Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) in Thermal, CA has expanded its use of Lexia products to include the Lexia RAPID Assessment™ solution, which predicts reading success and targets academic language. 

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