Ohio Schools Get Powerful Boost for Literacy with Learning A-Z® Foundations A-Z®

Award-winning and Science of Reading-aligned solution approved as state supplemental foundational skills program.

TUCSON, Ariz.-- Learning A-Z, a Cambium Learning Group brand, announces that its award-winning literacy solution, Foundations A-Z®, has been approved by the Ohio Department of Education & Workforce as a supplemental foundational skills curriculum. Foundations A-Z has been officially added to the High-Quality Instructional Materials in English Language Arts (HQIM ELA) PreK-Grade 5 Core Curriculum and Instructional Materials Approved List.

Recognizing the limitations of a “one-size-fits-all” approach, the Foundations A-Z solution embraces the latest research-based best practices to help teachers — regardless of their skill level and experience — develop foundational reading skills in K-5 students.

Aligning with ongoing Science of Reading research, the Foundations A-Z explicit lesson plans and digitally assignable student activities follow a scope and sequence to ensure students receive explicit, systematic, and cumulative instruction. Daily lesson plans adhere to a gradual release model with built-in digital and printable resources for whole-class and small-group instruction, as well as independent student practice.

In addition to simplifying instruction for the teacher, the Foundations A-Z space-themed digital student portal drives active, multimodal learning through fun and engaging assignments and activities accessible via any wifi-enabled device.

“We designed Foundations A-Z from the ground up to be a high-quality instructional program that aligns with the Science of Reading,” said Aaron Ingold, interim president of Learning A-Z. “The Ohio Department of Education & Workforce’s approval of our program’s use as a supplemental foundational skills solution gives the state’s teachers additional resources to deliver research-based reading instruction and ensure all students have an opportunity to become successful readers.”

For more information about Learning A-Z, please visit www.learninga-z.com.

About Learning A-Z

Learning A-Z delivers pre-K–6 solutions that inspire curiosity, ensure comprehension and instill the joy of learning in elementary students. Its award-winning digital products, which include Reading A-Z® and Raz-Plus®, are used by more than 12.8 million students and over 700K teachers in more than 150 countries. Learning A-Z is a Cambium Learning Group company. For information, please visit www.learninga-z.com or find us on Facebook or Twitter.

About Cambium Learning Group

Cambium Learning Group is the education essentials company, providing award-winning education technology and services for K-12 educators and students. With an intentional collection of respected global brands, Cambium serves as a leader, helping millions of educators and students feel more seen, valued, and supported every day. In everything it does, the company focuses on the elements that are most essential to the success of education, delivering simpler, more certain solutions that make a meaningful difference right now.

To learn more, visit www.cambiumlearning.com or follow Cambium on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. The Cambium family of brands includes: Cambium Assessment, Lexia, Learning A-Z, ExploreLearning, and Time4Learning.



Kate Weber
Marketing, Learning A-Z

Jaclyn Pullen
BLASTmedia for Learning A-Z


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