It is not every day a student receives worldwide recognition, but China Grove Middle School 8th grader Mason Barnes did just that.
During the week of September 20 - 24, 2021, Barnes earned more points than any other student in the world using Literacy MS on Achieve3000.
“RSS has partnered with Achieve3000 since 2005 to provide students access to non-fiction texts on high-interest topics personalized to their individual reading level,” said Dr. Jason Gardner, Rowan-Salisbury Schools Chief Academic Officer.
Achieve3000 delivers a comprehensive suite of digital solutions that significantly accelerate and deepen learning in literacy, math, science and social studies. Students typically read one to two articles a week and answer a short assessment to measure comprehension.
“I’ve never seen a student accomplish something like this, and I’m so proud of Mason,” said Julia Kraft, Barnes’ 8th grade English Language Arts teacher at China Grove Middle School.