Release Notes 8.25.2021 released an automatic software update on August 25, 2021. See the list below for update details. If you have any questions or feedback, our Support Team is always happy to help.

New WACS Report for District Administrators

Affects: Waterford Reading Academy

District administrators now have access to a new Waterford Assessment of Core Skills (WACS) report to access district and school performance data for the selected benchmark.

screenshot of a district report

New Feature: Restore Deleted Students

Affects: Waterford Reading Academy

Educators can now restore information for students they previously deleted in the Students tab of Waterford Reading Academy. When students are restored, they will need to be re-assigned to any classes, schools, and teachers.

Waterford Reading Academy App Now Available

Affects: Waterford Reading Academy

In response to customer feedback, we released a companion app that allows students to use Waterford Reading Academy on iPads and Android tablets. Kindle Fire compatibility will be released in the near future.

This app can be downloaded from the Apple and Google Play stores. You can recognize it by the following icon:

screenshot of the Waterford Reading Academy app icon

At this time, the companion app is for students only. Teachers will still need to access their account through a browser.

New Content Available in Waterford Reading Academy with Spanish Language Support

Affects: Waterford Reading Academy

Many new resources have been added for the back-to-school season, including:

  • 110 new individual digital activities designed to teach foundational skills in phonological awareness and phonics
  •  24 graphic organizers that support the development of communication and critical-thinking skills
screenshot of a Waterford activity

All new digital activities include Language Support for Spanish.

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