Learning, Inc., is a leading provider of comprehensive school
improvement programs to K-12 schools and school districts, including
research-based software products, teacher training and consulting.
Learning’s research-based software products are among the
most popular in schools nationwide, including Accelerated Reader,
Accelerated Math, STAR Reading, STAR Math, PerfectCopy, and others.
The Company’s software products, called learning information
systems, give students and teachers continuous constructive feedback
that helps motivate students, dramatically accelerate learning,
improve test scores, achieve mastery of all state standards, while
reducing teacher paperwork. The Company also provides electronic
assessment products and services to educational publishers, and
sells enterprise software for training and knowledge management.
The Renaissance process combines products with professional development
training to form a scalable, replicable, and sustainable model
for school improvement.
for instance, track their own progress, giving a greater sense
of ownership to their learning, thereby increasing their motivation
to learn. Teachers use timely academic information to improve
and personalize instruction and to diagnose learning difficulties.
Administrators monitor progress toward school-wide goals and provide
instructional leadership based on data. Finally, parents and teachers
communicate more effectively because both parties have a readily
available objective, accurate academic information. In short,
information from the computerized learning information systems
becomes a common language for data-driven difficulties and intervene
appropriately, and ensure success for every child. Research has
proven that students of teachers who follow these practices achieve
accelerated growth in reading and math.
in 1986 by Judi and Terry Paul in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin,
the Company now has more than 1,000 employees worldwide and has
trained over 300,000 Pre-K-12 educators in the Renaissance process.
Today, Renaissance Learning has six U.S. locations and subsidiaries
in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.
further information call: 800-338-4204
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