Building the Habits of Close Reading to Support Comprehension

Fostering close reading of texts is crucial to developing students’ knowledge and skills

Direct Instruction reading program helps Michigan students reach, maintain grade level proficiency

McGraw-Hill Education’s Reading Mastery literacy intervention program boosts fluency of students in Roseville Community Schools

Digital library inspires Connecticut students to read

Branford Public Schools uses myON to cultivate lifelong readers

New Tools for Personalizing Literacy

Creating collaborative, creative learning spaces through myON’s interactive online platform


Aligned to the Common Core, StudySync comprises web-based reading, writing and critical thinking lessons. StudySync also provides educators with teacher-created writing prompts and assessment rubrics. It includes online access to hundreds of classic and contemporary texts—both fiction and nonfiction.


Built by teachers to motivate readers, this literacy software offers more than 80,000 fiction and nonfiction texts. LightSail embeds Common Core-aligned assessments in each text, allowing educators to monitor students’ daily progress. As students gain in reading level, LightSail adapts their materials, moving readers up a staircase of text complexity and ensuring they read within their zones of proximal development.

Read 180

The Read 180 intervention program is a comprehensive system of curriculum, instruction, assessment and professional development proven to raise reading achievement for struggling readers in grades 4–12 and beyond. Designed for any student reading two or more years below grade level, READ 180 leverages adaptive technology to individualize instruction for students.