Somerset County, NJ, March 02, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- The Somerset County Library System is pleased to announce that it is the first public library to launch the NJ ASK online study program on its website, www.somerset.lib.nj.us . Combining students’ enthusiasm for all things Internet and parents’ interest in their children’s success, the Lumos Online NJ ASK study program offers diagnostic tests, workbooks, practice tests and test taking tips. Students will have access to Math, Language Arts and Science practice tests for grades 3, 4 and 8.
Somerset County Library System Head of Youth Services, Marna Elliott said, “Parents have been requesting materials to help their children prepare for NJ standardized tests and we are excited to be able to provide this service to them.”
Designed by expert NJ teachers, the Lumos Online NJ ASK study program can be conveniently accessed year-round by students using a computer with internet access (Internet Explorer version 6 or higher) and their library card. The program is interactive and provides immediate feedback to students to
promote learning allowing each student to prepare at a pace that is right for them. The performance of each student is tracked throughout the entire program and the reports can be reviewed by both parents and students to facilitate collaborative learning.
The study program adheres to the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards and standardized test guidelines. It complements classroom training and standardized test preparation and will help schools meet or exceed the No Child Left Behind mandate.
To start using the program, visit the library’s website, wait for the NJ ASK Study Program banner to come up and click on it. You will need your Somerset County Library System card’s barcode to access the program.