Kurzweil 3000-firefly Surpasses 1 Million Document Downloads

Dec 09, 2013, 05:00 ET from Cambium Learning Group, Inc.

NATICK, Mass., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the past 365 days, students using Kurzweil 3000®-firefly have demonstrated an overwhelming commitment to their education by downloading over 1 million digital documents from the program's cloud-based Universal Library. This data was derived from reporting features in Kurzweil 3000-firefly that measure student logins and files accessed, which provide educators the ability to make informed decisions about a student's academic progress.

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"One million digital documents is a substantial amount of content," said Alex Saltonstall, president of Kurzweil Educational Systems®. "This statistic indicates to us that students have made Kurzweil 3000-firefly a tool of choice to succeed in school, whether at the elementary, secondary, or postsecondary level. We're pleased to be an important part of the academic life of so many individuals and to have the opportunity to help them reach their potential."

Kurzweil 3000-firefly enables struggling students, including those with learning differences such as dyslexia and English language learners, to learn from the same content as their peers. Anchored in the principles of Universal Design for Learning, it supports the complex tasks of developing fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, writing, study skills, and strategies for test taking. Kurzweil 3000-firefly and the free companion iPad app provide access to any curriculum—anytime and anywhere.

For more information, visit www.kurzweiledu.com.

About Kurzweil Educational Systems
Kurzweil Educational Systems® is recognized as the leading developer of literacy software for people with learning differences such as dyslexia, attention deficit disorder, or those who are English language learners, as well as those who are blind or visually impaired. Kurzweil provides complete reading, study skills, writing, and test-taking support for students. For more than 30 years the company has been driven by the vision to serve the needs of struggling learners to enable them to reach their full potential. We offer products that bring the power and pleasure of reading and learning to the lives of users, striving to enhance learning and expand literacy. Kurzweil Educational Systems is committed to providing research-based solutions that help educators raise the achievement levels of preK–12 students as well as adult learning communities. For more information, visit www.kurzweiledu.com.

About Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
Cambium Learning® Group is a leading educational solutions and services company that is committed to helping all students reach their full potential by providing evidence-based solutions and expert professional services to empower educators and raise the achievement levels of all students. Cambium Learning Group is composed of four business units: Voyager Sopris Learning (www.voyagerlearning.com | www.soprislearning.com); Learning A–Z® (www.learninga-z.com); ExploreLearning® (www.explorelearning.com); and Kurzweil Educational Systems® (www.kurzweiledu.com) and IntelliTools® (www.intellitools.com). Together, these business units provide best-in-class intervention and supplemental instructional materials; gold-standard professional development and school-improvement services; breakthrough technology solutions for online learning and professional support; valid and reliable assessments; and proven materials to support a positive and safe school environment. For more information, visit www.cambiumlearning.com

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