Istation, a leader in educational technology, gained K-2 Multi-Tiered System Support (MTSS) approval for Istation’s Indicators of Progress Early Reading (ISIP™ ER) in South Carolina. The MTSS list provides vetted educational technology that incorporates academics and social and emotional learning into one framework.
Powered by the science of reading, Istation’s reading assessments and instructional resources for pre-K through 8th grade cover the National Reading Panel’s “Big Five” foundational essentials: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, comprehension and vocabulary. Schools get the support they need to improve foundational reading and growth with assessments that provide actionable and insightful data that measure these skills and many others.
Students take a computer-adaptive assessment, known as ISIP, which measures overall proficiency and abilities. Istation uses student progress and assessment data to create personalized data profiles with relevant information on students’ progress. These instantaneous and customizable reports include both graphic and contextual analyses for each student. Teachers can use this data to plan and differentiate instruction, provide necessary interventions and discover students who may be at risk for learning disabilities.
“Driven by scientific evidence and comprehensive research, Istation has been helping educators improve students’ core skills for over 20 years,” said Istation CEO Richard Collins. “We are honored to be approved by the South Carolina Department of Education and look forward to serving as a collaborative partner to educators, helping to drive personalized learning for students across the state.”
Learn how Istation Early Reading works as an MTSS resource to address the personalized needs of each student by providing teachers with invaluable insights to help students prosper.
Founded in 1998 and based in Dallas, Texas, Istation (Imagination Station) has become one of the nation’s leading providers of richly animated, game-like educational technology. Winner of several national educational technology awards, the Istation program puts more instructional time in the classroom through small-group and collaborative instruction. Istation’s innovative reading, math and Spanish programs immerse students in an engaging and interactive environment and inspire them to learn. Additionally, administrators and educators can use Istation to easily track the progress of their students, schools and classrooms. Istation now serves over 4 million students throughout the United States and in several other countries.
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