NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., February 13, 2017—Curriculum Associates recently launched i-Ready® Ideas to provide teachers with an online, community-driven forum where they can view and share best-practice tips and resources for using i-Ready, the award-winning online assessment and instruction program. This new forum will include images, videos, and downloadable resources to help teachers engage students, explore the use of data, and use i-Ready with greater fidelity in their Reading and Mathematics classrooms.
“We wanted a way for our large and growing community of educators to easily share the ways they are using i-Ready to drive student gains,” said Rob Waldron, CEO of Curriculum Associates. “With i-Ready Ideas, we’ve provided a forum for curating these great ideas, helping teachers learn from and inspire one another.”
Teachers can explore a wide range of topics in i-Ready Ideas, from ways to celebrate student success, share i-Ready data to facilitate conversations with students about goal setting, and to promoting the growth mindset. All the resources are tagged by keyword, grade level, and roles for easy searching and filtering by the user. In addition to teacher-submitted resources, i-Ready Ideas includes a curated collection of resources compiled by Curriculum Associates. The forum is designed to allow educators to easily share all of the resources via their social media channels.
To visit i-Ready Ideas and submit resources, educators can access the portal via www.i-readycentral.com/ideas. Educators are also encouraged to share their i-Ready resources and best practices via social media using #MyiReady.
Built to address the rigor of the new standards, i-Ready helps students make real gains. i-Ready collects a broad spectrum of rich data on student abilities that identifies areas where a student is struggling, measures growth across a student's career, supports teacher-led differentiated instruction, and provides a personalized instructional path within a single online solution.
i-Ready is currently being used this school year by approximately 10 percent of all K–8 students nationwide, serving more than 4.2 million students across all 50 states. Additionally, more than 1 million students use the program every school day.
To learn more about i-Ready, visit www.i-Ready.com.
About Curriculum Associates
Founded in 1969, Curriculum Associates, LLC designs research-based print and online instructional materials, screens and assessments, and data management tools. The company’s products and outstanding customer service provide teachers and administrators with the resources necessary for teaching diverse student populations and fostering learning for all students.