You've worked hard all year to accelerate your students’ progress. Thanks to your dedication, many of your students are now reading better than ever. How can you ensure this crucial progress is not lost over the summer? While you can’t personally be there to ensure your students don’t experience the “summer slide,” you can help them avoid it. It’s as simple as sending home a letter. Read more
Congratulations to fourth grader; Brighton W. from Middletown, CA on winning the March Read Naturally Star Student award. Read more
How do you recognize your students’ achievements in Read Naturally? Sharing success with parents is one of the best ways to celebrate progress. In Read Naturally Live, this is easier than ever. Did you know the Read Naturally Live program will send emails directly to parents? You don’t even need to log into your email! Educators and parents alike are loving this handy feature. Read more
Register for one of our summer/fall seminars before April 30, and get 20% off! Use code EBSD2015 to take advantage of the Early Bird Discount. Read more
When you’re looking for information about an educational product or program, what’s your first step? Often, you’ll look online. You’ll find the company’s website; you’ll search for user testimonials; you may even seek data from independent organizations that review educational products. Depending on the reviewer, this last step can be helpful. Unfortunately, not all reviewers offer reliable information. One in particular, What Works Clearinghouse (WWC), is notorious for misleading educators. The National Institute for Direct Instruction (NIFDI) recently released a report that outlines numerous reasons why educators should not trust WWC’s reviews. Read more
Are you looking for high-quality, research-based reading curricula at an affordable price… or even for free? Chances are, Read Naturally offers just what you need. Our highly effective tools target all aspects of reading development. Educator favorites include: Read more
Congratulations Karina H. from National City, CA for being Read Naturally's February Star Student! Karina is a 3rd grade student at El Toyon Elementary. Below is what her teacher, Silvia Toledo, had to say about Karina.
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Our teacher’s manuals are packed full of useful information about how to implement our programs effectively. They’re extraordinarily well researched and include hundreds of helpful suggestions. Have you read them recently? Cover to cover?
Don’t worry if the answer is no. We know how busy teachers are, and we want to make it easy on you to implement our programs with fidelity. That’s why we’ve created Fidelity Checklists. Download as many as you’d like—they’re free on our website! Read more
Last month, Read Naturally attended an early-learning conference to promote Funēmics, our phonemic awareness program. Many attendees were surprised to see us there. They expressed that early childhood educators should not be teaching reading to students before they’re ready. When we explained that Funēmics is a pre-reading curriculum that does not incorporate letters or written words, they were shocked. “But you’re a reading company,” they said. Read more
Make the most of your Read Naturally program by attending a seminar this summer or fall! These seminars are held throughout the country and are hosted by the nation's top Read Naturally experts. You will learn crucial information on how to start a new Read Naturally... Read more