About The Program

S.P.I.R.E.® is a research-proven reading intervention program for your lowest performing students. It is designed to build reading success through an intensive, structured, and spiraling curriculum that incorporates phonological awareness, phonics, spelling, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension in a systematic 10-Step lesson plan.

NEW! S.P.I.R.E. is now available in a digital version, iSPIRE!

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Dramatically increase student's reading skills through

Explicit Teacher-led Instruction  

Lessons are are clearly written and keep teachers at the center of instruction.

Consistent 10-Step Lesson 

Systematic, sequentially structured lessons ensure mastery of concepts and allow for easy implementation.

Multisensory Learning

Auditory, visual, and kinesthetic activities keep students actively engaged.

Mastery of Concepts 

Data-driven instruction with continual practice and review ensure measureable and permanent gains.


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Research Proven

Special Education and English Language Learners (ELL) who received S.P.I.R.E. instruction made significant reading gains on standardized and norm referenced assessments.  View the Research Study »


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Placement Test

SPIRE Placement Test SPIRE Placement Test Directions SPIRE Placement Test Recording Form

Sample Lessons

Decodable Reader: Night Flight (from Set 4B) Level 1: (Short e) Sample Pages Level 2: (tch) Sample Pages Level 3: (ay) Sample Pages Level 4: (ea) Sample Pages Level 5: (ow) Sample Pages See more...

Customer Resources

Scope and Sequence 10-Step Lesson Overview Quick Start Lessons Videos: Quick Start Lessons S.P.I.R.E. Pattern Mark Ups Introductory Lesson Planner Reinforcing Lesson Planner Sounds Glossary Implementation Guide Decodable Readers Teacher's Guide Videos: Customer Interviews See more...

Research and Articles

Effectiveness Report, Whitehall, OH Effectiveness Report, Farmington, New Mexico Effectiveness Report, Tooele City, Utah Research Paper Effectiveness Report "Prevention of Reading Failure" by Sheila Clark-Edmands Teaching the Disruptive Child See more...

Customer Success

2015 S.P.I.R.E. Super Stars 2014 S.P.I.R.E. Super Stars
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