Dallas, Texas – October 20, 2009 – Study Island, a subscription-based online education company has announced that Study Island has been selected as a Classroom Winner in the 16th Annual Teachers’ Choice Award from Learning magazine. Winners will be spotlighted in the January 2010 issue of Learning and on its website (www.learningmagazine.com)
 
Teachers’ Choice Awards are selected by teachers across the country after a rigorous review of nominated programs. According to Heather Crews, Learning magazine Teachers’ Choice Awards Coordinator, “The products are evaluated on quality, instructional value, ease of use, and innovation. Only those products that meet our teachers’ stringent standards are chosen to receive a Teachers’ Choice Award. “
 
Study Island offers subscription-based online products that provide standards-based instruction, practice, assessment and productivity tools for teachers and students. Each of Study Island’s products is specifically built from the requirements for a subject area in a grade level in a particular state, provides real-time reporting on student achievement and offers students immediate feedback and explanations, and when required, remediation content.  By engaging students and providing them with the tools they need to succeed, Study Island enables them to take control of their own learning, boost their confidence and keep them interested in using Study Island products, while creating a culture of academic success.
 
“We are thrilled and honored that teachers selected Study Island to be a Teachers’ Choice Award winner,” stated Tim McEwen, CEO of Archipelago Learning. “The goal of Study Island is to partner with educators to enhance classrooms and most importantly, help students succeed. For teachers to acknowledge that with this award is humbling and very rewarding.”
 
About Study Island
 
Study Island is owned and operated by Archipelago Learning, LLC, a leading subscription-based online education company that provides standards-based instruction, practice, assessments and productivity tools that improve the performance of educators and students via proprietary web-based platforms. Study Island, the core product line, helps students in Kindergarten through 12th grade master grade level academic standards in a fun and engaging manner.  For more information, please visit www.studyisland.com and www.archipelagolearning.com. Archipelago Learning, LLC is headquartered in Dallas, TX.   

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