NATICK, Mass., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kurzweil Educational Systems®, a business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. [NASDAQ: ABCD], a leading educational solutions and services company committed to helping all students reach their full potential by providing evidence-based solutions and services, announced today that a robust and flexible reporting feature has been added to Kurzweil 3000®-firefly. This reporting feature, available to any customer with a current subscription license, measures student logins and files opened—allowing educators to collect data that will be integral to their students' success.
Teachers and administrators in K-12 and post-secondary institutions will know in real time whether the literacy tools provided to support their students are being accessed and used. Early identification of students or student groups not using the literacy supports enables early intervention, such as supplemental training—ultimately leading to the academic success and retention of students.
"We are excited to offer our customers insight into how their students are using Kurzweil 3000-firefly," said Alex Saltonstall, general manager, Kurzweil Educational Systems and IntelliTools. "The reporting feature was designed in consultation with our users to help teachers and administers quickly identify areas of particular strength and areas where support and coaching are necessary. Whether used to understand a district's use of the system broadly, or to track a specific student's progress relative to an IEP or other instructional goal, this reporting tool will help our customers achieve our shared mission—student success."
Kurzweil 3000-firefly is literacy support software that 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 test taking. Kurzweil 3000-firefly and the free companion iPad app provide access to any curriculum, anytime and anywhere.
Go to www.kurzweiledu.com to learn more about Kurzweil 3000-firefly.
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 over 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. Kurzweil Educational Systems is part of the Cambium Learning Technologies group. www.kurzweiledu.com
About Cambium Learning Group
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. The company is composed of four business units: Voyager Learning (www.voyagerlearning.com) and Sopris Learning (www.soprislearning.com), Learning A–Z (www.learninga-z.com), ExploreLearning (www.explorelearning.com), and Kurzweil Educational Systems (www.kurzweiledu.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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