Does Study Island have games?
More than 20 games are built into Study Island to keep students engaged. Games are only accessible when students answer questions correctly so students are motivated to do their best on every question.
What is game mode in Study Island?
Game mode gives students a little extra motivation while working through their math, ELA, science, or social studies practice.
How does Study Island work?
Study Island is a leader in customizable, standards-based content. To help you easily identify how each topic is aligned, specific grade-level standards for your state can be viewed in the main area that houses all of your practice topics, also known as a Topic Tree. Next to each topic, you’ll find your standard code.
Is Study Island a complete curriculum?
Study Island is not meant to be used as a primary curriculum. It is only a supplemental tool. However, there are mini lessons for review before or during each individual standard’s specific set of questions.
Is there a study on the Study Island program?
A study was conducted in 2008 that supports the overall effectiveness of Study Island in impacting student achievement in a positive manner. The study showed that over the course of the year, students who used Study Island improved and grew while using program particularly in the area of math.
What is the benchmark score for Study Island?
The teacher can set the benchmark score at 75 percent for mastery. The student then answers the designated number of questions. If the student scores at or above the mastery target score, then they will receive a blue ribbon within that individual standard. Students learn quickly that they want to earn as many blue ribbons as possible.
What to do at the end of the day in Study Island?
End your day by assigning extra practice in Study Island as homework. You can motivate students to work through their assignments by allowing them to utilize Study Island’s game mode after school hours.
How are blue ribbons earned on Study Island?
The student then answers the designated number of questions. If the student scores at or above the mastery target score, then they will receive a blue ribbon within that individual standard. Students learn quickly that they want to earn as many blue ribbons as possible. Study Island provides remediation.