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 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 measurable 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 »


Program Overview

S.P.I.R.E.

Price List

SPIRE 3rd Edition

Placement Test

SPIRE Placement Test

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

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

Research and Articles

Case Study-Summer Program Case Study-Grace Miller Elementary School Case Study-Stilwell Public Schools Effectiveness Report, Whitehall, OH Effectiveness Report, Farmington, New Mexico Effectiveness Report, Tooele City, Utah Case Study - Baltimore City Schools Research Paper Effectiveness Report "Prevention of Reading Failure" by Sheila Clark-Edmands Teaching the Disruptive Child
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