Headsprout Early Reading Program(TM) Purchased With Stimulus Funds by Boone County School District for use Over the Next 5 Years
Early Reading Program Will Enhance Grade-Level Reading Skills For Over 3,000 Kindergarten and 1st Graders In All 12 District Elementary Schools beginning September, 2009
“The progress of our Headsprout students is remarkable,” said
“We’re very pleased and excited to be a trusted partner in the Boone County School District’s unwavering commitment to help the children of
With a proven record of success in school districts across the country, the Headsprout Early Reading program dramatically improves phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension, all vital to a reader’s success. Headsprout Early Reading offers a unique adaptive experience for each student because its patented Sprout Learning Technology immediately adjusts to each student’s reading strengths and weaknesses. As the child proceeds through the lessons, the technology adapts to his/her individual performance, ensuring success for every student. Lessons average 20 minutes and are available from any Internet-connected computer with minimal training required for teachers. Children complete each lesson independently.
Elementary Curriculum Consultant Krista Decker raves, “My son has been using Headsprout at home since December and has gone from a nonreader to a reader. The program has made an amazing difference in his attitude toward school. Before Headsprout he wouldn’t even attempt to try to read; now he is willing to try to read anything. Thank you Headsprout!”
Headsprout was founded in 1999 by a team who has spent the last 20 years improving education for young children. Headsprout’s Sprout Learning Technology, which powers Headsprout Early Reading and the soon to be published Headsprout Reading Comprehension, provides a low-cost, easy-to-use instructional solution for reliably teaching fundamental literacy skills. Headsprout’s mission is to be a major force in helping eliminate illiteracy in young children in this country in this decade, by making its Sprout Learning Technology available for children everywhere through the Internet. Headsprout is a privately-held company based in
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