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Provider

Capstone

Contact Information

Primary

Kelly Fitzgerald
29850 E 167th Pl
N/A
Brighton, CO 80603

Phone: (303) 655-0030
Email: coloradobookrep@aol.com

Secondary

 Customer Service
1710 Roe Crest Dr
North Mankato, MN 56003

Phone: (800) 747-4992
Email: customerservice@capstonepub.com

General Information

Website: www.capstonepub.com/default.aspx
Screenshots / Demo: www.capstonepub.com/content/digital_cil
Effectiveness Data: www.capstonepub.com/content/teacher_research
Type of Organization: For Profit Company
Organization is best described as: For-Profit
Age of Firm / Number of Years in Operation: 22
Level(s) services may be provided: - Elementary
- Middle
- District
Provides performance guarantees in contract: NO
Educational Services Provided Curriculum Alignment
Instruction
Technology
21st Century Skills
Specific Content Area :
Reading - Narrative and Informational, Interdisciplinary Connections - Science, Social Studies

Name of Schools/ Districts that this organization has served in Colorado:

Over the years, we have worked with many individual schools and districts in Colorado including but not limited to Adams 12 Five Star, Aurora, Cherry Creek, Denver, Harrison, Jeffco, Dist 11, St. Vrain, Mesa, etc. Please contact your Representative, Kelly Fitzgerald directly for further references.

Recent References:

Denver Public Schools
Karen Shannon
karen_shannon@dpsk12.org

Cherry Creek Schools
Denise Wendl
dwendl@cherrycreekschools.org

Name of Schools/ Districts that this organization has served in other states:

Our Customer List stretches across the United States and overseas.

Qualifications of this Organization (licensure, trademark, etc.):

The Capstone Family (Print and Digital)

With the Capstone family of imprints as your partner,(Capstone Press, Compass Point Books, Heinemann-Raintree, Picture Window Books and Stone Arch Books), you can tap into the widest range of high-kid-appeal material that’s certain to give all students—from struggling to gifted readers—the meaningful lift that helps them achieve success. We’ve also extended learning online through innovative digital media products (including Capstone Interactive Library™, CapstoneKids™ FactHound™ and PebbleGo™) and our services (CollectionWiz™ and Library Processing).

The goal of all reading assessment programs is to match students to books at their reading level. For your convenience, we have correlated our titles to the most respected leveling systems: ATOS (Accelerated Reader), SRC / Lexile®, Guided Reading and Early Intervention Levels.

Capstone Interactive Library
Your Digital Library Collection Begins Here
Over 2,000 industry leading Capstone titles now available for you to easily manage via full MARC record integration into your existing library catalog! Content and genres include Science & Math, Social Studies, Language Arts, Graphic Novels, Spanish & Dual Language, Readers, Folklore, Fables, Scary Stories, Early Chapter Books and more.

•iPad compatible!
•Use on any high-speed internet connected computer or device
•Easy access for all students of all abilities!
•Spoken word audio and text highlighting
•24/7 access from school or home
•Unlimited, simultaneous use! No check out limits

PebbleGo - The ideal solution for K-3 interdisciplinary connections
Specifically designed to meet the needs of preK-3 researchers, PebbleGo databases support literacy and build a foundation for a lifetime of learning. Our database modules include Animals, Earth and Space, Biographies and Social Studies.

Every PebbleGo database includes:
Simple Navigation
•Guided keyword searching
•Large visual search
•Consistent five-tab navigation makes information easy to find and recognize

Extended Learning
•Video and/or audio clips for most articles
•Teach students to cite their source
•“Share what you know” with a printable template, ideal for first reports

Expertly Leveled Text & Engaging Spoken-Word Audio
•Ability to turn audio on/off
•Bolded words have glossary definitions and pronunciations
•Follow along with text highlighting

Educator Resources & Administration Tools
•Correlate to curriculum standards
•Lesson plans and reproducibles for each database
•Usage reports and more

Qualifications of Instructors/ Staff that Provide Services:

Kelly Fitzgerald, your Capstone Representative has been trained with in-depth knowledge on all Capstone products and is certified to offer onsite training and support. In addition, you may contact her to set up a personal meeting, with product questions or for a quote that includes current promotions.

Cost:

Varies by product

Explanation of how we are able to provide differentiated services to meet the individual needs of schools and districts.

Kelly works closely with Colorado Library Media Specialists in both school and public Libraries, and is familiar with Colorado Academic Standards in addition to Common Core State Standards. She offers her product knowledge and personal attention in regards to book/digital product selection and assisting with any special requirements. She will work with you to create and outstanding book (and eBook) collection based on your specific curriculum and community needs.

How will we evaluate our services and support to schools and districts and its effectiveness in school/ district/ student achievement?

If you like my service, tell a colleague! If not, tell me. I will make it right.

Sample of services offered for a school or district:

Under 500 Students:

Kelly Fitzgerald, your Capstone Representative has been trained with in-depth knowledge on all Capstone products and is certified to offer onsite training and support. In addition, you may contact her to set up a personal meeting, with product questions or for a quote that includes current promotions.

500-1000 Students:

Kelly Fitzgerald, your Capstone Representative has been trained with in-depth knowledge on all Capstone products and is certified to offer onsite training and support. In addition, you may contact her to set up a personal meeting, with product questions or for a quote that includes current promotions.

1000+ Students:

Kelly Fitzgerald, your Capstone Representative has been trained with in-depth knowledge on all Capstone products and is certified to offer onsite training and support. In addition, you may contact her to set up a personal meeting, with product questions or for a quote that includes current promotions.

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