Online Program Improves N.C. Readers

Monday, March 11, 2013

Data show Raleigh County Schools’ students are reading better through individualized online learning programs.

Sandra Sheatsley, director of federal programs for the district, said kindergartners are working toward reading up to a second-grade level as they work their way through MimioSprout, a supplemental online reading program.

Rolled out in November in all kindergarten classrooms, the program consists of 80 20-minute episodes.

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