You deliver impactful instruction to your students in a variety of ways— direct instruction in the classroom, live virtual lessons, online tutorials, and even one-on-one and in small groups. With all the forms instruction may take, how do you know who's getting it and who needs additional support? With Study Island, you don't have to wonder. Our standards-based formative assessment and practice program provides you with the tools and data to assess and monitor standards mastery everywhere learning occurs.
Discover when learning breaks down to improve instruction
Does this situtation sound familiar? You deliver a carefully planned, well-executed lesson, and then, you give your students a quiz, and many of them bomb. With Study Island, you can incorporate formative assessment questions throughout your instruction and get a response from each and every student. No more surprise endings!
Prepare all students for the state test
Imagine if you could focus on delivering high-quality instruction without having to worry about teaching to the test. With Study Island, you can! Our items are built from your state standards and aligned to the state assessment, so every time your students work in Study Island, they are gaining experience with the same types of items they will see on their state tests.
Deepen understanding with proven effective practice
Common formative assessments are a great way to identify learning trends across classrooms and grades, to determine which instructional strategies are the most effective, and to ensure that all students are receiving high-quality instruction. With Study Island, teachers or administrators can build and share standards-based common assessments by selecting questions from our item bank and even by adding their own.
See why 150,000 educators love Study Island:
"With Study Island, I can see where my kids' strengths are; I can see where they need to improve."
"Our students were completely prepared for our state tests."
"There is nothing more amazing than hearing your student say 'I got it!'"
Bring joy to learning
Learning doesn't have to be boring to be effective. In fact, research shows that students learn more when they are having fun. With Study Island games and game-based Group Sessions, your students can engage in meaningful practice and formative assessment when playing games and competing with their classmates.
Utilize flexible features to customize your implementation
Study Island addresses a variety of classroom needs and instructional strategies. Check out the features below to learn more.
In a study validated my Marzano Research Group, Study Island has been proven to improve student achievement. Our research study shows that Study Island meets ESSA requirements and confirms that when used consistently, for as little as 30 minutes per week, per subject, Study Island produces significant growth outcomes for students.
To help students prepare for the questions they’ll experience on high-stakes exams, Study Island includes over 65,000 technology-enhanced items. Representing 13 different item types and built using the depth of knowledge (DOK) guidelines, these learning items promote higher-order thinking and inquiry for your 21st century learners.
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.
When students answer practice questions in Study Island they receive immediate feedback letting them know if the answer was correct or incorrect. The explanation that accompanies every question helps students understand why the correct answer is correct, allowing them to immediately address any misconceptions.
Every topic in Study Island comes with an aligned lesson. Perfect for independent work or when students are working at home, these short review lessons contain animated, guided practice, or even Khan Academy videos, along with practice items and detailed explanations.