Launches Imagine AscendTM to Deliver Innovative Solutions for Millions of Students with Disabilities
亚利桑那州斯科茨代尔.-(美国商业资讯)- imagine Learning, the largest provider of digital curriculum solutions in the United States serving 15 million students in more than half the districts nationwide, today announced a major new initiative to address the urgent learning needs of more than seven million students with disabilities across the U.S.
“This is a seminal moment for Imagine Learning as we commit significant time and resources to serve the needs of our most vulnerable students”
作为计划的一部分, Imagine Learning收购了Winsor Learning, a nationally recognized leader in intervention and supplemental literacy products that focus on teaching foundational reading skills grounded in the science of reading. 温莎学习的领导团队加入了Imagine Learning. 条款没有披露。.
成立于1997年, Winsor offers a portfolio of products and services focused on literacy intervention for dyslexic and at-risk students using the Orton-Gillingham approach, 以及为K-5年级开设的补充全班扫盲课程. Winsor’s innovative Sonday System® is a comprehensive line of structured literacy materials that enable multi-sensory reading instruction for Pre-K – 12 students and is used in approximately 4,50个州的000个学区.
Imagine Learning还推出了Imagine AscendTM, a new comprehensive solution for special education students that combines digital courseware with highly qualified virtual instructors. Imagine Ascend provides districts with a sustainable solution for staffing shortages and a scalable approach to increasing graduation rates, 这两个都是特殊教育项目的关键需求. The Imagine Ascend portfolio of 课程 and services will support learners with accommodating instruction and help educators serve students with disabilities.
“This is a seminal moment for Imagine Learning as we commit significant time and resources to serve the needs of our most vulnerable students,乔纳森·格雷尔说, Imagine Learning的董事长兼首席执行官. “收购温莎学习, 同时推出Imagine Ascend, establishes Imagine Learning at the forefront of innovative curriculum delivery for more than seven million students with disabilities. We’ve seen first-hand the impact of pandemic-driven learning loss and have heard directly from our education partners that they require specialized curriculum to address the needs of students with disabilities who have been disproportionately impacted. We take the responsibility to deliver interventions for these learners seriously and our commitment remains constant: to ignite learning breakthroughs, 与学校和教师合作, 支持家庭, 并为每个学习者提供更好的结果.”
美国大学15%的学生.S. public schools were served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in the 2020-2021 school year, 过去10年上涨了13%. 这些学生的残疾状况影响了他们的学习能力, 包括言语和语言障碍, 特殊学习障碍, 自闭症谱系障碍, 以及情绪或行为障碍, 等.
“如今的特殊教育市场严重分散, served by dozens of companies that fail to connect the dots and offer an integrated solution. Imagine Ascend curates the best available curriculum to create a platform of intervention solutions,”先生说。. 灰色的.
The need for intervention and supplemental literacy tools for foundational reading skills is rapidly growing as schools seek to implement curriculum based on the science of reading. With pandemic-driven learning loss generating skyrocketing needs for effective reading interventions and states implementing new literacy and dyslexia legislation across the country, 温莎准备好了继续增长.
“我们特别高兴地欢迎温莎学习团队加入Imagine Learning. Winsor will be a critical engine of growth for us as we build out our Imagine Ascend portfolio. We believe there is significant opportunity to expand Winsor’s product set across our footprint as we create digital supplements to complement their existing offerings,先生总结道。. 灰色的.
阿曼达Burnette, 温莎学习的首席执行官, 说, “Winsor was created more than 25 years ago to offer students with reading challenges the tailored solutions they need to be successful learners. Today’s announcement is the next step in our history and will accelerate our commitment to serve more students all across the country. We are thrilled to join a team who shares our philosophy and has the incredible reputation and respect that Imagine Learning holds in the education space. 我们期待在今后的岁月里为学生们服务, 老师, 以及最需要我们的学区.”
Imagine Learning is a PreK–12 digital learning solutions company that ignites learning breakthroughs by designing forward-thinking solutions at the intersection of people, 课程, 以及推动学生成长的技术. Imagine Learning serves more than 15 million students and partners with more than half the school districts nationwide. Imagine Learning的旗舰产品包括Imagine Edgenuity®, online courseware and virtual school services solutions; supplemental and intervention solutions for literacy, 语言, 数学, 机器人, and coding; and high-quality, 数字化优先的核心课程, 包括说明数学®、EL教育®以及奥德尔教育®——都在英国365网站教室和树枝科学上®. 阅读更多关于Imagine Learning的数字解决方案 imaginelearning.com.
Winsor Learning提供基于Orton-Gillingham的Sonday System®课程和培训. 行业领先机构的教育专家, such as the National Center for Learning Disabilities and the International Dyslexia Association, have evaluated the Sonday System and determined that the program contains the required elements for teaching reading identified by the National Reading Panel. 温莎学习相信给孩子们最好的机会在学校取得成功. We’ve partnered with one of the country’s foremost experts in the Orton-Gillingham multisensory method for reading intervention to create the Sonday System: a simple, cost-effective tool for K-12 educators to identify and quickly intervene with struggling readers. www.winsorlearning.com