In this episode of the TeacherCast App Spotlight, I sit down with Peter Cleary from School Specialty to discuss the brand new Wordly Wise i3000 reading comprehension program. For the last 50 years, Wordly Wise has been a world leader in helping students learn how to read. In today's show, we explore how their new 10-step lesson plans give teachers and students an edge in an ever-changing digital classroom.
About School Specialty, Inc.®
School Specialty is a leading distributor of innovative and proprietary products, programs and services to the education marketplace. The Company designs, develops, and provides educators with the latest and very best school supplies, furniture and both curriculum and supplemental learning resources. Working in collaboration with educators, School Specialty reaches beyond the scope of textbooks to help teachers, guidance counselors and school administrators ensure that every student reaches his or her full potential. Through its SSI Guardian subsidiary, the Company is also committed to school, healthcare and corporate workplace safety by offering the highest quality curriculum, training and safety and security products. Finally, through its SOAR Life Products brand, the Company offers thousands of products that sharpen cognitive skills and build physical and mental strength in fun and creative ways. From childhood through adulthood, they help individuals live life to the fullest – engaged, happy and well. SOAR Life Products is a customized offering for hospitals, long-term care, therapeutic facilities, home care, surgery centers, day care centers, physician offices, and clinics. For more information about School Specialty, visit www.schoolspecialty.com.
About Peter Cleary
Peter oversees Professional Development activities at EPS Instruction and Intervention. EPS is a division of School Specialty. Peter holds a Bachelor of Education and a Master of Arts from Queen’s University, Canada. He has 5 years of direct teaching experience and 20 years overseeing Professional Development programs and has worked with hundreds of school districts across the U.S. helping them to implement reading and math intervention programs that target students who are not meeting their academic standards.
Links of Interest
- EPS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EPSLiteracyandIntervention
- EPS LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/29656
- EPS Twitter: https://twitter.com/ss_eps
- EPS Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/epsforeducators/
About EPS Instruction and Intervention
EPS Instruction and Intervention provides K–12 blended-media solutions that build core skills and close the achievement gap in reading and math. With powerful instructional tools and high-quality materials, the company’s reading and math intervention solutions are proven to help struggling students EPS offers an integrated approach to effective teaching and learning.
For more information on EPS and its proven programs Wordly Wise 3000®, S.P.I.R.E.®, Academy of READING®, Academy of MATH®, MCI, , Explode The Code® and EPS Custom Learning, visit http://epsbooks.com
Recorded August 30, 2017