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March 22, 2017

iSPIRE is a finalist in 2017 Ed Tech Digest Awards!

Digital Reading Intervention Program Recognized as a Cool Tool! 

EPS Instruction and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, Inc. announced it is a finalist in the 2017 EdTech Digest Cool Tool Awards, recognized for its interactive reading intervention program, iSPIRE™ The EdTech Digest Awards honors new, emerging and established technology solutions for education. Featuring edtech’s best and brightest, the annual recognition program shines a spotlight on cool tools, inspiring leaders and innovative trendsetters.


March 21, 2017

School Specialty Partners With Quizlet!

New Online Study Tools and Games for the New Editions of Wordly Wise 3000®
 
EPS Instruction and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, Inc. announced today that it will partner with Quizlet, an online platform that provides engaging study and game activities to practice new vocabulary. EPS will incorporate Quizlet into the new Wordly Wise 3000® 4th Edition (print) and Wordly Wise i3000™ (digital) direct academic vocabulary programs, providing students and teachers with an exciting and innovative level of engagement and rigor.


March 14, 2017

School Specialty Partners with Listenwise!

Listenwise Premium Harnesses the Power of Listening to Introduce Complex Language, Vocabulary and Topics


EPS Instruction and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, Inc. today announced a partnership with Listenwise, an award-winning listening skills company that harnesses the power of listening to advance literacy and learning in all students. Listening is a core component of new literacy standards and assessments. According to the International Listening Association, while listening is critical to academic success— it is the communication activity that receives the least amount of classroom instruction. 


October 18, 2016

iSPIRE Wins Best New Product in Tech & Learning Awards!

Digital Reading Intervention Program Recognized as an Innovative Ed Tech Resource

EPS Literacy and Intervention is excited to announce that iSPIRE was chosen as a winner for “Best New Product” in the 2016 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence, presented by Tech & Learning Magazine. Winners were chosen because they included innovative applications that break new ground, or they added significant enhancements to proven education tools.

 
 


March 03, 2016

EPS Literacy & Intervention Launches iSPIRE!

Research-Based Intervention Program, to Put Struggling Readers on the Path to Mastery!
EPS Literacy and Intervention announces the launch of iSPIRE, an interactive reading intervention program that incorporates phonemic awareness, phonics, spelling, vocabulary, comprehension and fluency to accelerate literacy skill development for the lowest performing students in grades PreK-8. iSPIRE is powered by Exploros, a streamlined online teaching platform designed to connect teachers to students in a digitally transformed classroom with the teacher at the center of mastery based instruction.
 


June 09, 2015

EPS Literacy and Intervention Honors 2015 Academy Star Award Winners

Awards Recognize Students for Gains in Reading and Math; Teachers for Commitment to Students, Creativity in the Classroom
EPS Literacy and Intervention today announced the winners of its 2015 Academy Star Awards, honoring students who have overcome significant challenges to improve their reading and math skills. The Academy Star Awards also recognize dedicated teachers who work every day to provide their students with the opportunity to achieve academic mastery. Six students and six teachers were honored in this year’s award program.


June 02, 2015

EPS Literacy and Intervention Announces 2015 S.P.I.R.E. Award Winners, Recognizing Student Achievement in Building Literacy Skills

S.P.I.R.E. Teacher of the Year Award Honors Dedicated Elementary Educator
EPS Literacy and Intervention today announced the winners of its 2015 S.P.I.R.E.®  Awards, honoring students who have overcome significant challenges to improve their reading proficiency, as well as the teachers who go the extra mile every day to guarantee their students have the opportunity to improve their literacy skills. S.P.I.R.E. is a comprehensive and multisensory reading intervention program that integrates phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, spelling, and comprehension in a 10-step lesson plan especially designed for struggling readers.


April 28, 2015

Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) Re-Endorses Academy of MATH as Comprehensive Classroom Intervention Tool

EPS Literacy and Intervention’s Online Intervention Program for Math Earns Recognition As Proven Tool for Struggling Learners

EPS Literacy and Intervention announced today its Academy of MATH® online intervention program earned re-endorsement from the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) as a comprehensive intervention software tool designed to supplement existing math curriculum. This prestigious recognition signifies that the program meets or exceeds all of the criteria in CASE’s rubric for math intervention software.


April 14, 2015

EPS Literacy and Intervention’s Academy of READING Earns New Endorsement From Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE)

Online Reading Intervention Solution Meets or Exceeds Criteria as a Tool for Struggling Readers
EPS Literacy and Intervention announced today its Academy of READING® online intervention program has been re-endorsed by the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE). This prestigious recognition signifies that Academy of READING meets or exceeds all of CASE’s criteria for a reading intervention tool for struggling readers that is designed to complement existing reading curriculum.


January 27, 2015

EPS Literacy and Intervention’s Explode The Code Online Now Optimized for Mobile Devices

Bestselling Phonics Program Features New Student Interface 
EPS Literacy and Intervention announced today its popular phonics program, Explode The Code®, is now optimized for iPad® and Android devices, expanding opportunities for beginning and struggling readers.  Based on the Orton-Gillingham approach, Explode The Code is a multisensory program geared toward improving literacy with direct, systematic phonics instruction.


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