Posted on March 14, 2012
Originally published in The El Dorado News-Times on March 15, 2012.
Both Strong and El Dorado elementary students are beneficiaries of the 2012 Arkansas Capstone Online Reading Experience grant.
ACORE Capstone Digital, developer of personalized literacy environments, matches schools? funding dollar for dollar with grant funds to be used for the purchase of myON reader, a literacy environment providing online access to more than 2,500 enhanced digital books with multimedia supports (embedded dictionary, highlighting and audio), customized to a student?s interest and reading ability as measured by the Lexile Framework for reading.
Recipients of the 2012 ACORE Grant are: Gardner Strong Elementary School in Strong; and Northwest Elementary, Hugh Goodwin Elementary and Retta Brown Schools in El Dorado.
myON reader provides students with a unique online environment where they have access to the largest digital library with reading supports, gives teachers access to personalize reading programs for their students and gives administrators the ability to monitor and forecast reading growth based on class, grade, building and district.
For more information about myON reader, visit www.TheFutureinReading.com.