Reading Plus News

Supporting Reading Plus Students at Home during COVID-19

An open note from ReadingPlus about using RP for NTI during the COVID-19 Crisis. If you need support, contact us for Kentucky and Reading Plus directly for everywhere else. We are here to help! Our hearts go out to all those who have been impacted by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) across our school […]

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3 Tiers of Reading Intervention for Kentucky and Ohio

Reading Plus: The perfect solution for Kentucky and Ohio RTI programs

Reading Plus goes above and beyond to meet the needs of Response to Intervention (RtI) programs. Intervention is essential to help students change the way they read before they fall further behind. Reading Plus supports RTI programs by: offering assessment, intervention, and individualized instruction. assigning each student differentiated texts that match his or her reading level, […]

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Ky Tags Academic Edge Client Liberty Elementary as Model Site

Liberty ES, located in Lexington, Kentucky, and an Academic Edge client, has been tagged as a model site for Kentucky educational best practices. “Liberty is currently the only school in the state to boast a score of “exemplary practice” for their RTI,” according to Principal Gerry Brooks. Liberty has worked with the Academic Edge and […]

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“Are teachers becoming obsolete?” asks article….

“Are teachers becoming obselete?” asks article. Of course not! But the way we teach has been changing, mostly for the better, for decades…. Paul Barnwell, in an article in The Atlantic, reflects: Leaving my school building the other day, I had an unexpected realization: Perhaps a computer was a more effective teacher than I currently […]

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2016 Reading Plus Turkey Trot Contest. Nov 21-Dec 11

Get Your Post Turkey Read on with Academic Edge and Reading Plus Reading Plus Turkey Trot Contest: Monday, November 21st – Sunday, December 11th All classes are invited to participate in the 2016 Reading Plus Turkey Trot contest! This contest provides a focused opportunity for your students to increase their average number of completed SeeReader […]

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What are kentucky readers reading? RP says mysteries top the list!

What did Kentucky students choose to read this school year? Which stories inspired them? Which categories were this year’s favorites? Kentucky Reading Plus students get to choose what they read, and here is what they chose in 2016.

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Academic Edge receives accolades at Reading Plus conference

Academic Edge receives Reading Plus President’s Award, Teamwork Award, and is named a Top RP Support team.

Academic Edge received accolades at Reading Plus conference. Teamwork Award, President’s Award. You help us be the best we can be, so how can we continue to help you? Academic Edge was 1 of the top six Reading Plus customer sales and support teams. Academic Edge also won the Teamwork Award for being the top collaborator with […]

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Reading Plus Highlighted in Appalachia Regional Comprehensive Center Strategies that Work

Quick share for today from the Academic Edge: Reading Plus was highlighted in a couple of reports from The Appalachia Regional Comprehensive Center (ARCC). The ARCC is working with the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) to assist in building capacity to utilize more effective practices in order to better benefit students and create sustainability within […]

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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?

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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