How does ReadTheory impact student achievement? Explore firsthand experiences, efficacy, and stories from teachers around the world.
Kevin Jordan teaches English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to adults, and many are starting out at a first or second-grade reading level. When he heard about ReadTheory, he knew it would best serve his students, and looked forward to expanding his own skill set in the process.
With a wide range of abilities in her third-grade classroom, Anne Stehly was finding it hard to reach all of the students. Since third grade is the first year that students take the state standardized tests, she needed to focus on test-taking skills and question types that aligned with the test.
Kelly Stehlik knew that her special education students needed help with more than just the “look and find” reading comprehension questions. She noticed that they needed practice with higher-order questions–inferences, the main idea, making predictions, and more.
Carrie Kirkland knew that it was more important to meet her students’ needs than to just move them on to the next level. She needed a way to teach her high school students the basic reading comprehension skills they needed.
Caitlyn Herron was looking for a powerful reading comprehension tool that would consistently meet the needs of all students in her classroom. She also wanted a way to focus on the students’ positive work.
Teaching English as a second language, Michael Doherty needed a way to reach students who were at varying levels of comprehension, to increase engagement, and to raise student self-esteem.