Curriculum Associates' New i-Ready® Standards Mastery Offering Prepares Students for Success with New, More Rigorous Standards

i-Ready Standards Mastery provides real-time insight into students' mastery of individual and grade-level standards and detailed instructional recommendations for teachers

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., November 9, 2015—In response to educators' need for detailed insight into student understanding of the new standards, Curriculum Associates has recently launched a major enhancement to the i-Ready program. i-Ready Standards Mastery allows schools and districts to get just-in-time information on students' mastery of the standards and provides the instructional tools teachers need to address specific gaps and challenges. Built to cover Common Core standards for Reading, Language, and Mathematics, the new assessments complement the rich data offered by i-Ready Diagnostic by providing detailed information on individual standards as they are covered in the classroom.

“More than ever, schools and districts need to know if what they are doing in the classroom is working—insight into whether or not students are mastering the standards they are teaching every day. Great teachers are the first and most important piece of the puzzle, but teachers also need timely, actionable data to identify and fill those gaps,” said Rob Waldron, CEO of Curriculum Associates.

The robust feature set in i-Ready Standards Mastery was designed to prepare students for success on the new state and consortium assessments. Its rigorous assessments include a wide range of technology-enhanced items that effectively prepare students for the new assessment demands. Reports provide a simple but powerful view of students' mastery of standards at the district, school, class, and individual student level as well as item-level analysis. Teachers are also equipped with rich instructional recommendations based on Curriculum Associates' proven Ready and i-Ready instructional programs, providing support for remediation and re-teaching of standards.

To learn more about i-Ready Standards Mastery, visit http://www.curriculumassociates.com/products/iready/i-ready-standards-mastery.aspx.

About i-Ready
Built for the Common Core, i-Ready combines a valid and reliable measure and personalized instruction in a single online product. The adaptive diagnostic for grades K–12 pinpoints student needs down to the sub-skill level and generates a combination of online instruction for grades K–8 and downloadable teacher-led lessons that are unique to each student's diagnostic result, in addition to providing targeted skill instruction support through mobile apps. These individualized instructional plans are easy to understand, differentiate instruction, and support a blended learning solution. To learn more about i-Ready, visit www.i-Ready.com.

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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