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Headsprout Overview

Learn How Headsprout’s Research-Proven Instruction Grows Students’ Reading Skills

Headsprout has received favorable reviews in several outside studies for its ability to teach students important foundational reading and reading comprehension skills. Watch this video to learn how Headsprout’s proprietary scaffolded instruction teaches students how to read, comprehend, and think critically about text.

Headsprout is an award winning, online kids' reading program that puts your students on the path towards becoming successful readers.

With a cast of fun, animated characters to help them along the way, student's login using a computer or mobile device to complete short instructional episodes that teach key foundational reading skills and comprehension strategies.

As students' progress episode by episode, the program tracks errors and addresses them right away.

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With personalized instruction and practice at the exact moment and in the exact amount needed. Yahoo.

This innovative, online instruction is delivered in two unique instructional sequences. Early Reading and Reading Comprehension.

The programs Early Ready sequence teaches students the critical, foundational reading skills of phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. The Early Reading sequence also includes engaging books after each episode. Sprout stories, foster student's love of reading. Once students have mastered the basics of learning to read, they begin reading to learn, developing important reading comprehension skills along the way.

In the Reading Comprehension sequence, students learn how to utilize inferential, factual, main idea, and derived meaning comprehension skills. And, then how to select which of these skills is required to answer different types of questions found on summative standardized assessments.

Headsprout includes a quick placement test that determines which episode each student should begin at within the program.

The Kid's A-Z Management Hub contains a number of detailed reports that allow you to easily monitor your student's recent activity and progress.

Headsprout is a critically acclaimed reading program proven to get results.

Start using Headsprout today and watch your student's skills grow.