Texas Education Agency Adopts Triumph Learning's Innovative icore™ Science Curriculum
Grades 5-8, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and Integrated Physics and Chemistry
NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- icore Science, a supplemental online program that challenges and motivates the 21st century learner, has been adopted by the TEA™. The Texas State Review Panel found icore to be fully aligned to the TEKS and has approved it as an excellent interactive learning tool for the students of Texas.
This spring, icore was an honored recipient of the 2011 CODiE Award for Best K–12 Instructional Solution. With real-time student data and differentiated activities that address all learning styles, this program both saves teachers time and increases student achievement.
Texas-centric and 100% compliant, icore Science provides:
- Web-based content aligned to the new and enhanced TEKS
- Flexible delivery to any computer, whiteboard, or tablet
- Adherence to Section 508 requirements of the Disabilities Act
- Lab activities developed specifically for Texas classrooms and linked to safety rules
- 5e Lesson Plan Template
- Text to speech
- Activities for enrichment, skill reinforcement, and assessment
- Teaching tips for administration of labs and other activities
icore content was recognized by the Texas State Review Panel as fully compliant and error-free. "Triumph Learning is proud to offer a Web-based supplemental science product that was developed along best practices in science education. Members of the state review panel found the instructional design to be straightforward and therefore easy for teachers to integrate into their lesson planning. The content was created using feedback from Texas educators with special attention paid to ease of implementation in the classroom. The activities are geared to helping students master the challenging new and revised science standards," said Wendy Sleppin, Vice President/Editorial Director, Math & Science.
To learn more about the icore Texas adoption, go to www.triumphlearning.com. Beginning August 8, 2011, educators will be able to purchase icore from the TEA EMAT system at http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/taa/instruct07192011.html.
Triumph Learning is committed to providing the students of Texas with comprehensive online science programs. icore also offers professional development for educators.
About Triumph Learning: Triumph Learning is the market leader in standards-focused instruction for state tests. Its four brands are designed to meet a wide range of classroom needs: Coach and Buckle Down provide standards-based instruction and test preparation resources; icore is innovative digital curriculum; Options offers specialized classroom kits. Triumph Learning is a subsidiary of Haights Cross Communications. www.triumphlearning.com
About Haights Cross Communications: Founded in 1997 and based in New York, NY, Haights Cross is a leading developer and publisher of products for the kindergarten through twelfth grade (or K–12) supplemental education, library, and medical education markets. Haights Cross imprints include: Triumph Learning and Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD). www.haightscross.com.
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