AUSTIN, TX – November 7, 2011: English Spanish Success™ (ESS!™), a division of
Sunburst Digital, announced today the release of Comprendo! Elementary. Comprendo!
Elementary is an English-Spanish dual language, K-3 digital content solution. The
program includes engaging interactive media, integrated assessments and instructional
support utilities across core subjects aligned to state standards and the Common Core.
“Comprendo! Elementary complements our popular Sparkito! Kinder early-learning
offering with a scaffolding K-3 resource entirely in English and Spanish. The program is
aligned to every state’s standards for Math and Science; and the Common Core for Math”
offers Cecilia Colome, Director of Academic Standards. “The program follows research
on moving Spanish-heritage speakers from basic interpersonal communication skills
(BICS) to cognitive academic language proficiency (CALP) by embedding academic
vocabulary directly in subject matter-specific content.”, adds Ms. Colome.
ESS!™ products help the increasing number of US school districts who are now faced
with unique instructional challenges for their swelling Latino student enrollments.
“Our new digital curriculum solution immerses students into a world of engaging skills
and knowledge based both in English and Spanish” offers Josh Bohls VP of Sales and
Marketing. “The formative assessments are integrated with leading learner response
Comprendo! the most powerful Elementary dual-language learner resource available .”
Comprendo! Elementary is available now in a “plug & teach” format through Sunburst at
http://www.sunburst.com and http://www.englishspanishsuccess.com.
ABOUT ENGLISH SPANISH SUCCESS™: English Spanish Success™ (ESS!™), a division of
Sunburst Digital, targets the growing demand from educational communities looking for
academic achievement solutions promoting student expectations for their Spanish heritage
speaking learners. ESS!™ is a movement intent on illuminating Latin lives by connecting
educators with curriculum and instructional resources promoting positive learning outcomes.
ABOUT SUNBURST DIGITAL: For more than 25 years, the Sunburst team of software
developers, instructional designers, sales, service and classroom specialists have been knowledge
experts in delivering and connecting educators with innovative digital content solutions that
enhance academic achievement outcomes. Sunburst proprietary and 3rd party products like:
About™; 10th Planet™; Math Pathways®; Write Brain!™; A-to-Zap!®; Curious George®
Schoolhouse; Sesame Street Digital™; Knowledge Adventure School™ enhance learning in
more than 97% of all US school districts. Sunburst continues an inspired tradition of supporting
curriculum and instruction by delivering digital content solutions targeting Common Core, state
standards and local priorities that engage learners and integrate seamlessly with existing 21st
century technology. In service of teachers, parents and students everywhere, Sunburst is driven
to deliver on the digital promise to education because teaching changes the world.
PDF announcement can be found attached below!
We are eager to see this technology enter classrooms and begin driving English Spanish Success™
PR- English Spanish Success Launches Comprendo! Elementary 11-7-2011 (47.2 KiB)
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