Can’t Login to Lexia Core5? Check your Caps. Lexia passwords are now case sensitive.
Scholastic has upgraded its password protocols and Lexia logins are now case sensitive. So if you password happens to have capital letters in it, it would have let you login in the past with all lower case. Not anymore… having trouble? Contact the Academic Edge for help with your Lexia logins.Read more »
Lexia V2 Released Sept 26. Check out the new cool stuff!
Lexia recently rolled out a whole new version, 2.0! From enhanced support for ELL, to just making all our lives easier, here’s the skinny on the new version of Lexia Core5… Need to sign up or renew? Contact the Academic Edge today.Read more »
Who won Academic Edge’s Ky Reading Plus and Lexia Core5 Literacy Challenges?
We issued a literacy challenge for this winter and spring. Who could improve their reading outcomes most by optimizing use of Reading Plus or Lexia Core5 reading support software? Over one hundred schools participated, many led during the different months of the challenge, but who won?Read more »
Kentucky’s March 2015 Leading Reading Schools have the Academic Edge
Wow! Lots of reading going on in Kentucky! Academic Edge congratulates the March 2015 reading leaders. Reading Plus Top 10 Boston ES (Nelson Co.): 17 Pulaski Co. HS (Pulaski Co.): 14 Northern MS (Pulaski Co.):13 Eminence ISD: 12 Southern MS (Pulaski Co.): 12 Huntertown ES (Woodford Co.): 11 Pulaski ES (Pulaski Co.): 11 Trigg County […]Read more »
Let’s talk about sex: Sexual health topics among adolescents and youth development professionals
New research article by Academic Edge team members describes sexual health issues teens talk about in community-based organizations. Sex. It’s everywhere. It’s, well, what we do. But we don’t talk about it. Or do we? Kids certainly do, and in the darnedest places. And not just the sex thing, but sexual health. The issues identified included relationships, […]Read more »
Reading Plus March News and Tips
Setting exceptions for spring break, keeping students honest, and a close look at West Port High School. It’s the March edition of Reading Plus’s teacher newsletter! Academic Edge, Inc., Kentucky’s leading provider of school-based reading solutions and support brings you this month’s edition of the Reading Plus Teacher Newsletter. Lots of new stuff, all in […]Read more »
Blended learning? Flipped classrooms? Personalized instruction? What’s the scoop?
What is Blended learning? How about Flipped classrooms? Or Personalized instruction? The terminology surrounding these new, technology-driven instructional models can be confusing—and potentially overwhelming. Words. Phrases. What do they mean? How can they help me teach better? Blended, flipped, personalized? Huh? The terms are zipping around, online, face to face, everywhere. So, what do they […]Read more »
North Butler Schools Rock Learning During Snow Days with Lexia Learning!
What do you do when schools closes (again!) for snow and winter weather? If you are an Academic Edge school, you issue a Lexia challenge and keep kids reading, of course! That’s exactly what North Butler Elementary School did. NBES LEXIA SNOW CHALLENGE: The snow didn’t keep many North Butler kids from learning to be proficient […]Read more »
Leaders of the Pack Rnd 1: Top Lexia & Reading Plus Kentucky Schools
[/section] [section] The Lexia Top 10! 1. Nelson: Bloomfield ES- 91% 2. Pulaski: Nancy ES 90% 3. Pulaski: Burnside ES 88% 4. Pulaski: Shopville ES 86% 5. Lewis: Lewis County Central ES 85% Up and Coming 6. Wayne County: Bell ES 84% 7. Pulaski: Pulaski ES 82% 8. Nelson: Boston ES 82% 9. Grayson: HW […]Read more »
Principal and Teacher of the Year use Reading Plus: Could a Kentucky teacher be next?
NASSP National Principal of Year and FRAHS Teacher of the Year use Reading Plus to help readers read better, at a better pace, and master basic needs, and exceed their potential! Could your school be next? Tell us your story, and in the meantime, check out West Port High School’s story! Reading Plus, the online […]Read more »
Rockstar Pulaski Co. Hub School: Uses Reading Plus & Lexia, wants to share!
Academic Edge client Rockstar Pulaski Co. Hub School: Uses Reading Plus & Lexia, wants to share! From persistently low performing to a model for others. How did Pulaski Co High School do it? Named as one of 2 recent hub schools for Kentucky, PCHS is ready to host any visiting schools wanting to learn more. Oh, […]Read more »
Suicide & Faith Leaders: Academic Edge discusses what faith leaders do to make a difference and how researchers and developers can help.
Academic Edge discussed its multi-year suicide prevention research project at annual national conference of the American Public Health Association in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2014. “Faith Leaders play a key role in suicide prevention,” says Rick Goldsworthy, Director of Research & Development at the Academic Edge, Inc., “They are often the first, and frequently only, person to whom […]Read more »
What do sex, kids, and community based organizations have in common? A lot, according to Academic Edge… check it out!
Sex in the CBO: Community Based Organizations as Avenues for Addressing Sexual Health “Sexual health is a problem in the US. Kids get pregnant. Kids get diseases. Kids are in unhealthy relationships. We aren’t doing enough. Maybe we don’t know how, maybe we don’t care, or maybe we just duck and cover, pulling the ostrich maneuver and […]Read more »