Capstone Digital Announces Winter Reading Extravaganza Winners
January 30, 2013 11:14 AM
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Jan. 30, 2013 – Capstone Digital, developer of myON reader™, announces the winning schools in its 2013 Winter Reading Extravaganza. The contest invited students, teachers, and families currently using myON reader to read the most enhanced digital books from Dec. 14, 2012 through Jan. 11, 2013. During this time period, students from over 1,200 schools read more than 590,768 books.
The top schools winning a $500 Capstone Digital gift certificate to purchase new books for their library are:
Sanborn Elementary School in Longmont, CO (St. Vrain Valley School District)
Mead Elementary School in Mead, CO (St. Vrain Valley School District)
Mountain View Elementary School in Longmont, CO (St. Vrain Valley School District)
Erie Elementary School in Erie, CO (St. Vrain Valley School District)
Denham Oaks Elementary in Lutz, Fla. (Pasco County School District)
"We're proud of all of the students who participated in our Winter Reading Extravaganza, but want to especially congratulate our top schools for their astounding accomplishments, cumulatively reading more than 43,754 books," said Todd Brekhus, president of Capstone Digital. "myON reader continues to create excitement and support growth for all students and we continue to observe unparalleled usage in schools — it's really rewarding to watch."
myON reader provides online access to more than 4,000 books with multimedia supports (embedded dictionary, highlighting and audio), customized to a student's interest and reading ability as measured by The Lexile® Framework for Reading. Accessible at school or home, myON reader creates a collaborative reading environment where students, educators and parents work together to support student reading performance. Students also have access to a safe, social network where they can read, rate, review and recommend books to classmates.
For more information about myON reader, visit TheFutureinReading.com.
About Capstone Digital
Capstone Digital, a division of Capstone, develops personalized learning environments for students. As the flagship product, myON provides access to the largest integrated library of digital books with multimedia supports. Using Capstone Digital products, students gain confidence in their abilities, take ownership in their reading growth, and achieve success across the curriculum. For more information, visit http://www.thefutureinreading.com.