TUCSON, Ariz., July 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Learning A-Z™, an online provider of PreK–6 education solutions and a division of Cambium Learning® Group, Inc., recently received two prestigious awards for the leveled content provided in its flagship reading product, Reading A-Z, that supports English language learners (ELLs).
Reading A-Z offers an extensive collection of leveled books translated into Spanish and French; it also provides additional resources to help reading specialists, tutors, and classroom teachers support ELLs. ELL resources are created using leading research-based strategies and designed to meet the needs of English learners at all levels of language proficiency, from beginners to more advanced students.
Reading A-Z's recent ELL awards include:
2015 SIIA CODiE Award
Best ELL/World Language Acquisition Instructional Solution
2015 AAP REVERE Award
Supplemental Resources, Resources for ELL
"These recent awards for Reading A-Z's ELL resources are a great example of our commitment to helping every student succeed," said Bob Holl, president and cofounder of Learning A-Z. "Today, ELLs make up nearly ten percent of the United States' student population, and the number of international students needing ELL resources we reach continues to grow each year. We're happy to be recognized for providing high-quality resources that support students learning English as a second language and help them shine."
Reading A-Z is a leading K–5 curriculum resource that provides an extensive collection of leveled fiction and nonfiction books, lesson plans, worksheets, and more. The product contains a number of resources for teaching students who are currently learning English; it can also be upgraded to the Learning A-Z Enhanced ELL Reading Solution, which provides a large collection of additional time-saving ELL-specific resources available in printable, projectable, digital, and mobile formats. To learn more, visit www.readinga-z.com.
About Learning A-Z
Learning A-Z is a leading provider of PreK-6 literacy-focused curriculum resources. Founded in 2002, Learning A-Z believes that comprehensive literacy is the foundation to all learning. With a robust library of incredibly effective and flexible curriculum resources, Learning A-Z provides the tools teachers need to deliver personalized instruction for a wide range of student needs, including ELL/ESL, intervention, special education, and daily instruction. Learning A-Z's award-winning line of products includes: Reading A-Z, Raz-Kids, Headsprout®, Science A-Z, Writing A-Z, Vocabulary A-Z, and ReadyTest A-Z. Learning A-Z is a business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ABCD), based in Dallas, Texas. For more information about the company, please visit www.learninga-z.com.
About the SIAA
The Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education, and intellectual property protection to 500 leading software and information companies. For more information, visit www.siia.net.
About the AAP PreK-12 Learning Group
A division within the Association of American Publishers, the PreK-12 Learning Group serves its diverse membership by providing valuable resources and industry intelligence; fostering a fair, competitive, and robust market; and encouraging the development of professional, quality content for teaching and learning. In 2013, the School Division of the AAP merged with the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) to form the PreK-12 Learning Group, which combines AAP's proven strengths in advocacy and legal affairs with AEP's successful programs for the benefit of its members. Read more at www.aepweb.org.
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