Sept. 19, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- Sopris Learning, a provider of research-based assessments, supplemental and intervention materials, positive behavior supports, and professional development offerings, announced the release of innovative educator tools to support
RAVE-O: Proven Literacy Intervention
Town is a booming new eCommunity of
teachers and administrators from around the country and around the world. Developed to provide an online forum for
educators to candidly and collaboratively discuss all things
, educators can share teaching ideas, students' successes and challenges, and insights that will benefit their colleagues and ultimately improve results. Additionally, there is a wealth of helpful resources to support educators implementing
- Videos of model lessons and real implementations
- Complimentary webinars with authors and literacy leaders
- Podcasts of exclusive author and researcher interviews
- Relevant education blogs and research articles
- An interactive open discussion board
- "Ask the RAVE-O Town Council" forum
"District and building administrators, teachers, literacy coaches, and all those involved in RtI and intervention services can have open dialogue to collaboratively and creatively explore ways to teach
interactively and effectively," says
, President, Sopris Learning.
Sopris Learning also released
Online Training (for more details, visit
"The training is available in a convenient, self-paced online learning environment. The easy-to-navigate online course is an excellent cost and time effective alternative to face-to-face training," says
, president, Sopris Learning. It is sold as individual licenses and features in-depth implementation training, including:
- Gold-standard research and connections to the classroom
- Methods, materials, and strategies for implementation—including opportunities for practice
- A video host to guide educators through each section
- Tools to search, highlight, and annotate
- Embedded video segments for modeling lessons and explaining how to use all components
- Check-your-understanding quizzes that provide feedback and document participation
With 24/7 access to all course materials, the
Online Training (
) offers an estimated 9-12 instructional hours of training. A certificate is available upon course completion and can be applied toward continuing education credit.
Reading through Automaticity, Vocabulary, Engagement, and Orthography
Proven Literacy Intervention
is an evidence-based, interactive, multisensory reading intervention program. Developed by world-renowned neuroscientist Dr.
is a proven, effective program that has been rigorously tested for more than 10 years in randomized treatment-control groups, outperforming comparison groups in the areas of vocabulary, word attack, fluency, and comprehension. Wolf is also the author of
Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain.
About Sopris Learning
Sopris Learning, a member of Cambium Learning ® Group, is committed to bringing learning to life for students and making professional growth meaningful for educators. We are proud to represent the life's work of world-renowned researchers and education leaders. For 35 years, Sopris Learning has supported teachers and students with a range of proven assessments, academic interventions, literacy and math supplements, positive behavior supports, and professional development. With a firm commitment to translating research into practice, we have helped schools and districts boost student participation, improve test scores, and increase graduation rates.
Sopris Learning is a business unit of Cambium Learning ® Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD) based in Dallas, Texas. For more information, please visit
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