Are you struggling with closing the gap for your at-risk readers?
We’ve got your solution!
By downloading our free SMARTER reading toolkit training, you will have all the information and materials necessary to transform your reading instruction and boost your at-risk readers. Using this toolkit and the training will help your students close the gap and gain proficiency.
The SMARTER reading training toolkit will help you:
How do I sign up for the SMARTER toolkit?
Enter your email address here and we will send you your SMARTER toolkit immediately.
In addition to the resources you will get an email training series with additional resource links and a video message to help you learn to deliver SMARTER Intervention.
You will have everything you need right at your fingertips to begin transforming your struggling readers.
YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED
I have high readers as well as struggling readers in my classroom. Will these tools work for everyone?
Yes! Our SMARTER approach to reading instruction is differentiated for you so that you can reach all the diverse needs in your classroom. Each lesson has 3 tiers of differentiation built into it and we share recommendations for using our lessons over the course of a week to provide what each group of reader’s needs.
How much time per day does this take?
Since our materials are all electronic, you can quickly and easily download and print what you need when you need it; lessons, games, writing prompts, additional activities. You can use our lessons and resources to provide a short 10-minute mini-lesson for your whole group, and then break into small groups to go deeper into the skills and strategies. We provided a framework for you that supports this important work in 20-30 minute small groups, depending on the time you have available.
How does this compare to other programs?
Other programs are what we consider incidental phonics. This means that phonetic rules are taught as they appear or pop-up in books. There is no system or road map to teach progressive rules and this is extremely confusing and overwhelming to students – especially our struggling readers. Our program builds on itself, it is systematic starting with the simplest concepts or phonograms and moving to more complex skills gradually. This allows students to build a solid foundation of letter/sound and syllable rules that they will rely on as they begin decoding bigger words.
Our program is comprehensive and offers a truckload of stuff – for an insanely affordable price! We not only provide an entire school years’ worth of lessons, but we have games, writing prompts, and additional activities that align with every lesson. This means we have given you everything you need for whole group instruction, small group work, centers, spelling block, homework, assessment resources, progress monitoring tools, and additional activities for students who need more time on a concept.