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April 14, 2015

EPS Literacy and Intervention’s Academy of READING Earns New Endorsement From Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE)

Online Reading Intervention Solution Meets or Exceeds Criteria as a Tool for Struggling Readers
EPS Literacy and Intervention announced today its Academy of READING® online intervention program has been re-endorsed by the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE). This prestigious recognition signifies that Academy of READING meets or exceeds all of CASE’s criteria for a reading intervention tool for struggling readers that is designed to complement existing reading curriculum.


January 27, 2015

EPS Literacy and Intervention’s Explode The Code Online Now Optimized for Mobile Devices

Bestselling Phonics Program Features New Student Interface 
EPS Literacy and Intervention announced today its popular phonics program, Explode The Code®, is now optimized for iPad® and Android devices, expanding opportunities for beginning and struggling readers.  Based on the Orton-Gillingham approach, Explode The Code is a multisensory program geared toward improving literacy with direct, systematic phonics instruction.


November 12, 2014

Ten Outstanding Educators Honored By EPS Literacy and Intervention With 2014 Robert G. and Eleanor T. Hall Scholarship Awards

Scholarships Support Attendance at International Dyslexia Association's 65th Annual Conference
According to the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), 15 to 20 percent of the population as a whole has some symptoms of dyslexia, including struggles with reading, writing, and spelling. With sound teaching methods, students with dyslexia can meet and even exceed their academic goals. Ten educators passionate about teaching dyslexic students are attending the IDA’s 65th Annual Conference in San Diego this week as recipients of the 2014 Robert G. and Eleanor T. Hall Memorial Scholarships, sponsored by EPS Literacy and Intervention. Created to honor the founder of EPS and his wife, Eleanor T. Hall, these scholarships reward exemplary educators for the innovative instructional strategies they use to help their dyslexic students achieve at the highest levels.


October 14, 2014

EPS Literacy and Intervention Announces S.P.I.R.E. Touch Phonics App, Available Exclusively on the App Store

Dynamic New App Provides Struggling Readers With Powerful Digital Learning Tool
EPS Literacy and Intervention today announced its new S.P.I.R.E.® Touch PhonicsTM App, which provides digital manipulatives for phoneme segmentation and word building. Available now on the App Store, this dynamic tool provides a powerful digital learning experience to help struggling students build reading skills.


September 17, 2014

EPS Literacy and Intervention's Innovative S.P.I.R.E. Reading Program Results in Impressive Gains for Ohio School District

Efficacy Study Highlights Increased Achievement Among Students with Reading and Language Difficulties 
An efficacy study released today by EPS Literacy and Intervention confirms that its S.P.I.R.E.® reading intervention program is highly effective for special education students and English Language Learners (ELL) who are identified as nonreaders and struggling readers. The study found that students who received S.P.I.R.E. instruction achieved significant gains in phonics, vocabulary, comprehension and overall reading.


September 10, 2014

EPS Literacy and Intervention Announces 2014 S.P.I.R.E. Awards, Honoring Students for Great Gains in Reading

S.P.I.R.E. Teacher of the Year Award Recognizes Dedicated Elementary Educator
EPS Literacy and Intervention today announced the winners of its 2014 S.P.I.R.E.® Awards, which honor students who have overcome significant challenges to improve their reading proficiency, as well as the teachers who go above and beyond every day to ensure that all their students have the opportunity to improve their skills.


August 13, 2014

EPS Literacy and Intervention Honors 2014 Academy Star Award Winners

Awards Recognize Students for Significant Improvements in Reading and Math, Teachers for Dedication to Students
EPS Literacy and Intervention today announced the winners of its 2014 Academy Star Awards. These annual awards honor students who have overcome significant challenges to build proficiency in reading and math, as well as teachers who go above and beyond on a daily basis to provide their students with every opportunity to improve their skills. Four students and three teachers were honored in this year’s award program


June 25, 2014

EPS Literacy and Intervention Unveils Powerful Blended Learning and Assessment Solution at ISTE 2014

EPS E.P.I.C. Provides a Comprehensive, Flexible, and Robust Solution to Advance Struggling Students
At ISTE 2014 next week in Atlanta, EPS Literacy and Intervention will unveil a powerful data-driven blended learning and assessment solution that combines in-depth instruction with skills and strategies to ensure students rapidly master critical concepts and close the achievement gap in reading and math. EPS E.P.I.C. –Exceptional Performance through Individualized Curriculum– integrates research-proven curriculum, technology, and teaching methods to create dynamic, systematic, and individualized instruction for every student.


November 06, 2013

EPS Literacy and Intervention Honors 10 Outstanding Educators with 2013 Robert G. and Eleanor T. Hall Scholarship Awards

Recipients Will Attend International Dyslexia Association's 64th Annual Conference

Ten passionate educators who teach dyslexic students are attending the IDA's 64th Annual Conference in New Orleans this week as recipients of the 2013 Robert G. and Eleanor T. Hall Memorial Scholarships, sponsored by EPS Literacy and Intervention, a division of School Specialty. Created to honor the founder of EPS and his wife, Eleanor T. Hall, these scholarships reward exemplary educators for the innovative instructional strategies they use to help their dyslexic students achieve at the highest levels.


October 16, 2013

New Release of MathCoach® Interactive Debuts at NCTM Regional Conference

Online Program for K-5 Learners Built on Common Core Learning Progressions

Today at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Regional Conference, EPS Literacy and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, and CSL Associates, Inc., unveiled content and learning management updates to MathCoach® Interactive, an online math program designed to help students in grades K-5 master the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).


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