New App To Build Vocabulary Released

Curriculum Associates announces a new addition to i-Ready Diagnostic & Instruction product line, winner of the 2013 CODiE Award for Best Student Assessment Solution, with the release of the first app in a new series of educational games for the iPad.

World’s Worst Pet is the first educational game in this series. Designed for grades 4–8, the game provides targeted skill development focused on Tier Two vocabulary, a key area of emphasis in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

The app focuses on developing understanding of Tier Two vocabulary words, which include academic vocabulary as well as domain-specific vocabulary such as science and social studies words.

The app can be downloaded at