MobyMax Enters China

Posted by MobyMax on Nov 29, 2016 9:00:00 AM

ACFED becomes the exclusive distributor of MobyMax in China

Nov. 29, 2016   MobyMax is proud to announce the selection of American Center for Educational Development (ACFED) as our exclusive distributer in the regions of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau.

China has the largest population of ESL learners in the world. One in four people in China speak English at some level of competence, which makes China the largest English-speaking country in the world.

We look forward to ACFED introducing MobyMax to China’s students. ESL learners across the globe have seen significant academic improvement using MobyMax’s personalized learning curriculum.

ACFED and its Chinese headquarters in Beijing have been working closely with the local markets in China for many years. We expect ACFED to see rapid adoption of MobyMax in China.

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7 New Phonics Modules from MobyMax

Posted by MobyMax on Nov 28, 2016 10:02:24 AM

The first all-inclusive early reading system that transforms early reading

Nov. 28, 2016   MobyMax, the award-winning innovator of educational tools that enable students to learn twice as fast, has just released 7 new early reading modules for building strong foundational reading skills.

“We cover the core early reading subjects of phonics, reading, writing, and spelling in exciting new ways,” said MobyMax co-founder Glynn Willett. “A teacher’s time is so fractured with so many needs that teachers find it a great relief to have MobyMax assist them. Every teacher will find powerful enhancements for helping their students learn to read.”

All of the new early reading modules use interactive manipulatives with automatic read-aloud and include:

  • Alphabet teaches capital and lowercase letters.
  • Phonics Sounds teaches letter-sound correspondences.
  • Phonics Blending teaches segmenting and blending with a word list of over 4000 words.
  • Phonics covers everything from the alphabet to Latin and Greek roots.
  • Dolch Sight Words and Fry Sight Words help students quickly master sight words.
  • Phonic Spelling helps students practice spelling words from a leveled list or teacher’s list.

Last school year, over 4 million students used MobyMax’s Early Reading subjects for grades K to 2. Those subjects included Early Reading Trio, Reading Stories, Reading Skills Literature, Reading Skills Informational, Vocabulary, and Language. With the release of the new phonics modules plus the 6 current MobyMax reading modules, teachers for the first time have access to an all-inclusive and comprehensive early reading system. “MobyMax’s Early Reading will generate enthusiasm for lifelong learning with the most engaging reading environment a student will ever find,” said Willett.

MobyMax Early Reading modules are included as part of MobyMax’s suite of 28 subjects for grades K to 8.

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ComputED Gazette Recognizes MobyMax’s Innovation and Effectiveness With 4 EDDIE Awards

Posted by MobyMax on Nov 14, 2016 10:41:46 AM

MobyMax Earns Top Honors for Best Multi-Subject Website (Early and Upper Elementary), Best Multi-Level Website, and Best Teacher Tools

Nov. 14, 2016 – MobyMax, innovator of personalized and blended learning curriculum for K-8 students, earned top honors in the 2016 Education Software Review (EDDIE), garnering awards in an unprecedented four categories:

  • Best Multi-Subject Website Early Elementary
  • Best Multi-Subject Website Upper Elementary
  • Best Multi-Level Website
  • Best Teacher Tools/Integrated Classroom Tools Website

Presented by ComputED Gazette, the awards honor publishers that augment classroom curriculum and improve teacher productivity. MobyMax provides technology that enables students to learn twice as fast while giving teachers real-time student monitoring tools and enhancing parental engagement.

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MobyMax in Active Use in 73% of K-8 Schools in U.S.

Posted by MobyMax on Jul 6, 2016 2:31:07 PM

MobyMax broke two significant records in the 2015-2016 school year.

One, MobyMax was in active use in 73% of public elementary schools, middle schools, and junior high schools in the United States.

In addition, MobyMax had 16.5 million registered students. That amounts to 41% of the 40.1 million students attending public and private grades K-8.

“While maybe not a Guinness World Record, no other edtech curriculum publisher comes close to our rapid growth,” said MobyMax co-founder Glynn Willett. “I believe our accelerated adoption is because we added a substantial number of new subjects to our already extensive curriculum with Cognitive Skills Science, Social Studies, Early Reading Trio, and Alphabet. Of course, the fact that MobyMax students learn twice as fast is another key reason why our curriculum is exploding into schools at such a phenomenal rate.”

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School CIO features MobyMax

Posted by MobyMax on Apr 21, 2016 12:53:28 PM

Aldeane Comito Ries Elementary School in southwest Las Vegas (NV) is using MobyMax (www.mobymax.com) to deliver blended learning for all students.  "MobyMax sets up personal learning paths for each student and helps them fill any gaps that might be missing," says Janice Heffernan, a blended learning strategist for the school.  According to Heffernan, the administration decided to take the school in a different direction to address the learning needs of all students.  With the right tools in place to establish blended learning at Ries Elementary School, Heffernan said that students are learning at an accelerated pace.  "Students are now becoming award of their own learning.  They're seeing where they are and they're understanding what they need to do in order to improve."

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MobyMax Named SIIA Education CODiE Award Finalist for Best Science Instructional Solution

Posted by MobyMax on Apr 11, 2016 6:00:00 AM

MobyMax Cognitive Skill Science earns prestigious education industry recognition

WASHINGTON (April 11, 2016) MobyMax, the most widely adopted personalized learning curriculum in the United States, today announced that MobyMax Cognitive Skill Science was named a finalist for the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards in the Best Science Instructional Solution category. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries and have been recognizing product excellence for over 30 years. The awards offer 91 categories that are organized by industry focus of education technology and business technology.

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MobyMax Enhances Special Education Instruction at Arkansas School

Posted by MobyMax on Apr 7, 2016 7:03:54 AM

Online Curriculum’s Find-and-Fix Technology Integrates Special and Regular Education

Potomac, MD (April 7, 2016) – MobyMax, the most widely adopted personalized learning curriculum in the United States, is partnering with Yerger Middle School in Hope, Ark., to target instruction and improve learning in special education.

“MobyMax’s built-in assessment tool helps to evaluate students and give lessons specific to their ability,” said Karen Townsend, a special education instructional specialist from the school. “I don’t have to create several different lesson plans to target the different levels and abilities of my students.”

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3 Crucial Tips To Build A Blended Learning Plan That Works

Posted by MobyMax on Mar 28, 2016 8:30:00 AM

by Janice Heffernan, Teacher

As educators strive to provide robust, relevant instruction to every student, schools are constantly seeking innovative methods by which to deliver that instruction.

In a blended learning model, educators combine face-to-face education with online learning to develop such innovations in instruction. Although blended learning may seem to be the perfect answer, developing a successful blended learning plan can be easier said than done. As a blended learning strategist at Aldeane Comito Ries Elementary School, I’ve found that the initial planning stages are the key to an effective blended learning model.

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MobyMax Debuts Personalized Social Studies Curriculum

Posted by MobyMax on Mar 23, 2016 5:00:00 PM

By Joshua Bolkan 03/23/16

MobyMax, a provider of personalized curricula, has launched a new cognitive skills social studies curriculum for grades 1 and 2 with grades 3-8 coming by August.

"Engaging, interactive lessons are organized into four major domains: history, geography, government and economics," according to a news release. "Each lesson uses cognitive skill manipulatives to push students to think critically about topics being covered. Additionally, lessons include quick checks for understanding to recap main ideas, periodic reviews of relevant vocabulary and short quizzes for each topic. Each lesson concludes with a comprehensive test, which provides teachers a final summative measure of mastery."

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MobyMax Launches Cognitive Skill Social Studies Curriculum

Posted by MobyMax on Mar 23, 2016 8:14:22 AM
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