Presentation on theme: "What Is Study Island? Completely web-based program based solely on State Standards (SOL’s) Focuses specifically on the objectives outlined by the state."— Presentation transcript:
What Is Study Island? Completely web-based program based solely on State Standards (SOL’s) Focuses specifically on the objectives outlined by the state in an assessment-like environment Collects valuable data for diagnostic reports Essential learning objectives, practice questions, and explanations User Friendly Study Island is used by over 9 million students in 19,000 schools.
Identification of Audience Grades K-12 School Leaders/Administrators Curriculum/Instructional Development Team Instructional Personnel K-5 Grade Level 6-12 Subject Specific Teacher Aides/Tutors
Target Goals By the next year, 90% of the students in grades K-12 regularly participating in Study Island, will meet minimum proficiency or make progress in reading/language arts and math on state assessment, compared to a comparable group of students who do not participate in Study Island. By the next year, 95% of students in grades K-12 regularly participating in Study Island, will meet minimum proficiency or make progress in social studies/science on the state assessments, compared to a comparable group of students who do not participate in Study Island. Demonstrate an increase GED performance and success Utilize successful reading and math intervention software
Key Benefits for Teachers Real Time Reporting √ Automatic grading and recording √ Diagnostic report helps teachers gear teaching towards weaker areas. √ LiveView – monitor student progress in real time Adjust Passing Parameter √ Allows teachers or admin to individualize Study Island for different students’ ability levels, making it harder or easier to pass Multiple Study Modes √ Choose from Test Mode, Game Mode, CPS System, or Printable Worksheet
Key Benefits for Teachers Web Based Learning Allows students to continue working at home for homework or during school vacations. Comment on Questions Teachers can message our content team for questions and request updates on material Class Manager Create your own class web assignment page Create New Test and Custom Material Special Needs Functions Text-to-Speech 3 Answer Choices/ Short Answer Formats Highlighters & Notepad Live Help
How Do Students Start Studying? After signing in on Study Island’s home page, students can click on the subject tab you want them to work on OR They can work from your Class Page on assignments you create for them from the Class Manager feature.
Students, Con’t At first log in, students must complete at least 10 questions on the PreTest to unlock the other topics. To pass a topic, students must take at least 10 questions and receive a passing score, as set by their teacher (default is 70%) A blue ribbon is displayed next to the topic once it has been passed. Once students have passed all topics in the section, they have completed the program and may take the PostTest (if applicable)
Group Members Participation Melissa: Study Island Screen Shots & Instruction Material Israel: Identification of Partners & Selection of Material for Presentation. Jason: Textbook Correlation & Study Island Manuals Jamie: Identified the Audience, and Target Goals