Kurzweil Educational Systems

Learning A-Z Introduces Foundations A-Z to support Science of Reading-Based Literacy Instruction

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Foundations A-Z bolsters the acquisition of foundational skills for students in Grades K-5 through lesson plans that easily integrate with existing core instruction.

Key Points: 
  • Foundations A-Z bolsters the acquisition of foundational skills for students in Grades K-5 through lesson plans that easily integrate with existing core instruction.
  • Foundations A-Z provides engaging, purposeful learning opportunities for students, including videos, songs, games, and interactive activities, to create a multimodal experience that encourages active learning.
  • When implemented together in support of core ELA instruction, these solutions provide a continuum of learning, from reading foundations to reading comprehension, delivering a complete solution for literacy proficiency.
  • The Cambium family of companies includes Cambium Assessment, Lexia Learning, Learning A-Z, Voyager Sopris Learning, ExploreLearning, Time4Learning and Kurzweil Education.

Creativity Comes Alive with Nationwide Back-To-School Art Contest, hosted by Time4Learning

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

LAUDERDALE,Fla., Sept.20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Time4Learning, a national homeschooling platform and a Cambium Learning Group Company, today announced that it will once again celebrate student artwork during its nationwide 2021 Back-to-School Art Contest.

Key Points: 
  • LAUDERDALE,Fla., Sept.20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Time4Learning, a national homeschooling platform and a Cambium Learning Group Company, today announced that it will once again celebrate student artwork during its nationwide 2021 Back-to-School Art Contest.
  • Time4Learning today announced its nationwide 2021 Back-to-School Art Contest is open for submissions.
  • "Activities that foster creativity and imagination are integral to creating an enriching, child-centered homeschooling experience," says Time4Learning President and Founder John Edelson.
  • The Cambium family of companies includes: Cambium Assessment, Lexia Learning, Learning A-Z, Voyager Sopris Learning, ExploreLearning, Time4Learning, and Kurzweil Education.

Back to School: Parents and Teachers Say Overcoming Learning Loss is the Biggest Hurdle of the School Year

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 6:00pm

The survey found that the majority of parents and teachers anticipate that overcoming learning loss caused by the pandemic will be the biggest hurdle in the 2021-2022 school year (48% and 58%, respectively).

Key Points: 
  • The survey found that the majority of parents and teachers anticipate that overcoming learning loss caused by the pandemic will be the biggest hurdle in the 2021-2022 school year (48% and 58%, respectively).
  • The majority of parents and teachers (79%) also believe that children are about half a school year or more behind in learning.
  • Elementary school teachers are predominantly optimistic about learning recovery (55%); however middle school teachers rank worry and skepticism (40% each) before optimism (38%).
  • The Cambium family of companies includes: Cambium Assessment, Lexia Learning, Learning A-Z, Voyager Sopris Learning, ExploreLearning, Time4Learning, and Kurzweil Education.

Learning A-Z in Collaboration with UNICEF Kid Power® Awards Classroom Winner of Donation Drive

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 2:00pm

TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Learning A-Z, a Cambium Learning Group company, in collaboration with UNICEF Kid Power , a UNICEF USA program, announced the classroom of Rachel Paterson at Kori Nevers Gakuin Elementary School in Japan as the winner of its donation drive.

Key Points: 
  • TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Learning A-Z, a Cambium Learning Group company, in collaboration with UNICEF Kid Power , a UNICEF USA program, announced the classroom of Rachel Paterson at Kori Nevers Gakuin Elementary School in Japan as the winner of its donation drive.
  • Learning A-Z teamed up with UNICEF Kid Power on a donation drive to motivate students to continue reading and completing their work to support their communities.
  • "Here at UNICEF USA, we believe that kids have the power to make real-life impact, and our collaboration with Learning A-Z proves it," said Ryan Modjeski, Managing Director of UNICEF Kid Power.
  • To make even more impact (beyond the collaboration between Learning A-Z and UNICEF Kid Power), sign up for free at http://unicefkidpower.org/kidsa-z .