Clever, i-Ready, IXL
Who? What? When? Where? Why?

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i-Ready:

Who- Kindergarten through 6th graders

What- “i-Ready is an online program for reading that will help your student’s teacher(s) determine your student’s needs, personalize their learning, and monitor progress throughout the school year. i-Ready allows your teacher(s) to meet your student exactly where they are at in their learning of reading skills and provides data to increase your student’s learning gains” (https://i-readycentral.com/familycenter/what-is-i-ready/).

When- Access anytime from chromebook, laptops, desktop computer, or  iPads that are compatible with iOS™ 11 or above, such as the iPad Air®, iPad Air 2, iPad Pro®

Where- Anywhere internet is available

Why- i-Ready presents engaging reading instruction at students reading ability. The program provides meaningful growth in reading skills (phonemic awareness, phonics, high frequency words, vocabulary, reading comprehension (literary and informative). The lessons allow students to be successful when reading. i-Ready also gives teachers actionable insight into students reading needs.

 

IXL:

Who-1st through 6th grade

What- “IXL’s curriculum is built on 8,500+ skills that are finely scaffolded to help teachers target specific areas of math, language arts, social studies, science and Spanish. IXL is aligned to the Common Core and all state standards, as well as popular textbook series. Wherever a student is in their personal learning journey, IXL has the right content to support them” https://www.ixl.com/membership/teachers/how-it-works.

When-Access anytime on any device. Download the app on your phone too.

Where-Anywhere; at home, in the car, in the backyard, at Grandma and Grandpa’s

Why- IXL provides interactive curriculum that adds motivation to learning by allowing students to discover and win virtual prizes. IXL also allows students to build on their knowledge and remediate gaps in understanding. The online program presents students with personalized instruction that accelerates learning.