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School Specialty Literacy and Intervention blended-media systems provide the best of teacher-led and online data-driven instruction. Our new Intervention Systems bring together proven reading programs—Academy of READING®, Making Connections® and MCI—that have been classroom tested to address the specific needs of struggling readers.

Using a powerful combination of resources, you can assess students quickly, provide direct instruction in key concepts, monitor and facilitate individualized learning, and access real-time, formative data to differentiate instruction—all in a single system.

  • Overview
  • Intervention System 3–5
  • Intervention System 6–8
  • Intervention System 9–12

What is Blended-Media?

School Specialty Literacy and Intervention blended-media systems provide the best of teacher-led and online data-driven instruction. A recent survey of more than 1000 educators indicated close to 75% prefer this combination as it allows them the greatest flexibility to meet the varying needs of their students. With teacher-led instruction, concepts and strategies can be introduced in a whole-class or small group model. By pairing direct instruction with scientifically based online learning, struggling students can work at their own pace to master skills in a personalized environment. Ongoing data capture offers teachers real-time access to detailed information on learning gaps to further differentiate instruction.

What is an Intervention System?

Each of our new Intervention Systems bring together powerful content from top reading programs in order to create an in-depth, blended-media program to address the needs of your struggling students. This combination also provides flexibility of instruction to help you effectively manage your classroom through progress monitoring, teacher-led instruction, data capture, reporting and professional development support.

How can an Intervention System help my students?

We understand that every day you are faced with the challenges of addressing different student learning needs, while meeting the requirements of high-stakes testing and student progress - all with limited resources.

Our Intervention Systems bring together proven reading programs that have been classroom tested over many years. You'll have the ability to assess your students quickly, provide direct instruction in key concepts, monitor and facilitate their efforts, enable them to work independently toward mastery, and access data to highlight problem areas.

Highlights of our Intervention Systems:

  • Bring students to grade level reading
  • Develop skills that lead to fluent reading -phonological awareness, phonics, and vocabulary
  • Provide the most reinforcement for struggling readers
  • Combine benefits of both teacher-led and online data-driven instruction

 

Help Struggling Students Become Independent Readers

Introducing Our New 3–5 Intervention System (fits RTI Tier 2)

Academy of READING® and Making Connections®—two best–selling programs—come together in a blended-media model that combines quality, teacher–led instruction with data-driven, online learning and assessment. This powerful combination efficiently addresses students' reading intervention needs.

Our new 3–5 Intervention System provides in–depth instruction for struggling readers in the five pillars of reading– phonemic awareness, phonics, comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency–plus writing practice! Extended practice and ongoing reinforcement enables struggling learners to master key concepts and become successful, independent readers.

Highlights

  • Individualize learning by combining differentiated, teacher-led instruction and adaptive, computer-based training
  • Maximize student achievement through comprehensive, in-depth coverage of the five pillars of reading:
    • Structured phonemic awareness exercises
    • Automaticity-based phonics training
    • Direct vocabulary instruction
    • Scaffolded comprehension instruction
    • Oral fluency practice
    • PLUS—Writing activities
  • Get real–time access to online data for decision-making
  • Implement quickly to get measurable results
  • Access customized professional development and 24/7 support

 

Accelerate Striving Readers to Grade Level and Beyond

Introducing Our New 6-8 Intervention System (fits RTI Tier 2)

Academy of READING® and MCI—two best–selling programs—come together in a blended–media model that combines quality, teacher–led instruction with data–driven, online learning and assessment. This powerful combination efficiently addresses students' reading intervention needs.

Our new 6-8 Intervention System provides in-depth instruction in phonics and word study, comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency—plus writing practice! Extended practice and ongoing reinforcement enables struggling readers to master key concepts.

Highlights

  • Individualize learning by combining differentiated, teacher-led instruction and adaptive, computer-based training
  • Maximize student achievement through comprehensive, in-depth coverage of the five pillars of reading:
    • Structured phonemic awareness exercises
    • Automaticity–based phonics training
    • Direct vocabulary instruction
    • Scaffolded comprehension instruction
    • Oral fluency practice
    • PLUS—Writing activities
  • Get real-time access to online data for decision-making
  • Implement quickly to get measurable results
  • Access customized professional development and 24/7 support

 

Close The Achievement Gap for Struggling High School Readers

Introducing Our New 9–12 Intervention System (fits RTI Tier 2)

Struggling readers in high school have a wide range of abilities and skill deficits that can affect all subject areas. Intensive remediation, individualized learning and structured comprehension instruction are critical to help at–risk high school students close the gap quickly and build capacity for academic success.

Academy of READING® and MCI–two best-selling programs—come together in a blended-media model that combines quality, teacher-led instruction with data-driven, online learning and assessment.

Our new 9–12 Intervention System provides in-depth instruction for adolescent struggling readers in the five pillars of reading—phonics and word study, comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency—plus writing practice! Extended practice and ongoing reinforcement enables struggling learners to master key concepts.

Highlights

  • Individualize learning by combining differentiated, teacher-led instruction and adaptive, computer-based training
  • Maximize student achievement through comprehensive, in-depth coverage of the five pillars of reading:
    • Structured phonemic awareness exercises
    • Automaticity-based phonics training
    • Direct vocabulary instruction
    • Scaffolded comprehension instruction
    • Oral fluency practice
    • PLUS—Writing activities
  • Get real-time access to online data for decision-making
  • Implement quickly to get measurable results
  • Access customized professional development and 24/7 support