Curriculum Associates' i-Ready® Wins AAP's 2016 Best-of-the-Best Golden Lamp Award

i-Ready and Ready® Mathematics win REVERE Award in Supplemental Resources—Reading and Language Arts and Whole Curriculum—Math category respectively

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., June 9, 2016—Curriculum Associates' i-Ready and Ready® Mathematics were both named winners of the 2016 Association of American Publishers (AAP) Awards. i-Ready won a REVERE Award in the Supplemental Resources for Reading and Language Arts category and was additionally recognized with a Golden Lamp for Supplemental Resources, the organization's most prestigious award that honors “the absolute best resources.” Ready Mathematics won a REVERE Award in the Whole Curriculum for Math category.

“It is a great honor for two of our flagship programs to be recognized by this industry-leading awards program,” said Rob Waldron, CEO of Curriculum Associates. “Our teams work tirelessly to create products to improve classrooms, and we are particularly proud to see i-Ready honored with the coveted Golden Lamp Award.”

Celebrating its 50th program year, the REVERE (Recognizing Valuable Educational Resources) Awards continue to identify outstanding educational products that engage today's teachers and students. The AAP PreK–12 Learning Group produces the prestigious awards program that is unique to the educational industry in recognizing learning resources in all media, for all ages, and in a wide variety of educational subject areas and learning environments.

Built to address the rigor of the new standards, i-Ready helps students make real gains. i-Ready collects a broad spectrum of rich data on student abilities that identifies areas where a student is struggling, measures growth across a student's career, supports teacher-led differentiated instruction, and provides a personalized instructional path within a single online solution.

Also built from scratch by strictly following the Publishers' Criteria for the Common Core State Standards, Ready Mathematics emphasizes conceptual understanding through reasoning, modeling, and discussion that explores the structure of mathematics while also developing students' procedural fluency. The program uses a research-based, proven-effective, gradual-release instructional model that balances conceptual understanding and procedural fluency to build confidence and mastery of the Common Core Math Standards.

To learn more about i-Ready and Ready, visit www.curriculumassociates.com.

About the Association of American Publishers
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) represents about four hundred member organizations including major commercial, digital learning and education and professional publishers alongside independents, non-profits, university presses and scholarly societies. We represent the industry's priorities on policy, legislative and regulatory issues regionally, nationally and worldwide. These include the protection of intellectual property rights and worldwide copyright enforcement, digital and new technology issues, funding for education and libraries, tax and trade, censorship and literacy. Find us online at www.publishers.org or on Twitter at @AmericanPublish. Read more about the REVERE Awards program at REVEREawards.org or on Twitter at @REVEREawards.

About Curriculum Associates
Founded in 1969, privately owned Curriculum Associates, LLC designs research-based print and online instructional materials, screens and assessments, and data management tools. The company's products and outstanding customer service provide teachers and administrators with the resources necessary for teaching diverse student populations and fostering learning for all students.

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