Lexia Reading Core5

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Lexia Reading Core5 supports educators in providing differentiated literacy instruction for students of all abilities in grades pre-K–5. Lexia’s research-proven program provides explicit, systematic, personalized learning in the six areas of reading instruction, targeting skill gaps as they emerge, and providing teachers with the data and student-specific resources they need for individual or small-group instruction.

  • Engages and motivates students in a game-like environment
     

  • Provides progress-monitoring data without administering a test
     

  • Accessible via iPad, Android tablets, Chromebook, browser, or download


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Personalized Learning

Personalized Learning

Lexia's pre-K–5 literacy solution is built around the specific needs of each student.  The solution is designed to adapt based on student responses and provide real-time personalization while students work independently online. Real-time data from student interaction is sent to the teacher, fueling customized lesson plans based on each student's needs.  Using the program's norm-referenced and criterion-referenced embedded assessment, teachers can focus on personalized instruction without having to stop to administer a test.

Independent, Student-Driven Learning

Students have individualized learning paths and are motivated by their own success.

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Assessment Without Testing

Information about student performance is easy to access and simple to interpret.

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Resources for Instruction & Practice

Teachers have the resources they need to provide direct instruction and intervention.

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Lexia Reading Core5 Implementation Scenarios

Core5 In the Classroom

  • English Language Learners

    Lexia addresses the development of oral language, reading, spelling, and writing skills for English Language Learners.  With Lexia, ELL students can develop their fundamental reading skills with the rest of their classmates and receive student-driven and teacher-directed personalized instruction.

    In Core5, when a student first logs in, an automatic placement tool places the student at the appropriate language comprehension and phonics skill development level. There is an explicit and systematic structure to the student activities as well as embedded scaffolding that allows for differentiated instruction. For students who continue to struggle, teacher-led lessons with structured, scripted instructional strategies target areas of weakness.  

    For ELLs, audio directions are available in Spanish, Mandarin, Portuguese, Arabic, Vietnamese, and Haitian-Creole.

    LEARN HOW LEXIA CAN HELP YOUR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

  • Blended Learning

    Lexia Reading Core5 and Lexia Strategies seamlessly fit into new or existing blended learning implementations.  Both reading programs provide daily progress monitoring data as well as resources to connect student performance data to classroom instruction, setting the foundation for connecting each component of a strong blended learning implementation.  Most commonly, Core5 and Strategies are implemented in classroom rotation, computer lab rotation, and 1:1 device blended learning models.

    In a blended learning classroom with Lexia, while some students are pulled aside for direct instruction using Lexia Lessons, other students can work independently or collaboratively to further develop automaticity and expand their expressive skills using Lexia Skill Builders and Lexia Instructional Connections.

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  • Multi-Tier Classrooms

    Lexia Reading Core5 addresses all strands of reading in grades pre-K–5 and can be implemented for all tiers into your classroom center rotations. During your center rotations, students receive both student-driven and teacher-directed personalized learning through fun and engaging online activities to build fundamental reading skills.  Based on student progress and success, the program prescribes the instructional intensity needed in order to increase each student’s likelihood of reaching end-of-year, grade-level benchmarks.

    Students are placed automatically at the proper level based on their performance and work independently on developing their fundamental reading skills on the computer or iPad in targeted activities based on individual needs.  The program provides explicit, systematic, adaptive learning, scaffolding instruction for students as they struggle and advancing them to higher levels as they demonstrate proficiency.

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  • Intervention

    Lexia Reading Core5 is uniquely suited to support Response to Intervention and Multi-Tiered System of Supports models. 

    Data-driven action plans help teachers maximize their time by focusing attention where it is needed most by identifying and grouping students for instruction based on risk of reading failure, tracking the effectiveness of intervention with real-time diagnostic reports and trend lines, and prescribing instructional intensity needed to improve performance on grade-level assessments.

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  • Lexia Outside of the Classroom

    Lexia supports flexible implementation strategies that extend learning beyond the classroom and school day. Lexia licenses allow free access for students at home as well as in extended day settings such as before- and after-school programs, or in community centers and public libraries.

    In many schools, student access to the computer is limited, and the challenge of prioritizing and allocating computer time to each student can create some difficult decisions.  With Lexia, students can log on to their online reading program at any time and continue on their individualized learning paths via web browser, iPad, or desktop download. Because customers can install the program on as many devices as necessary, schools can leverage available hardware resources at home or in community centers to ensure that every student receives the required minutes-per-week on Lexia.

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Learn More About Lexia's Pre-K–5 Curriculum Solution

Learn More About Lexia's Pre-K–5 Curriculum Solution

What Users Say About Core5

What Users Say About Core5

"We have been using Core5 at our school for the past 5 years. My students LOVE it and ask to do it all the time. I have seen great improvements in my students' skills."

LaDeanna Luster, Twin Rivers Charter School, CA

"We have been a Lexia district for many years, and I love Core5! It works for all of my students from gifted to ESE. It challenges them to think and has helped their reading and phonics skills in class."

Amy Calhoun, Nassau County School District, FL

"I have students that love having time on the computer after working one-on-one. I really like that I am able to monitor their progress and that I can print off lessons for homework or extra work."

Cassidy Lang, Park Avenue Elementary School, IA
Related Case Studies
Related Resources
Understanding Academic Language and its Connection to School Success

In order to gain knowledge through independent reading and participate in meaningful discussions in the classroom, students must master the complex words and phrases that characterize the language of school. Proficiency in these skills, otherwise known as academic language, is critical for reading comprehension and overall academic success.

Computers in the Schools (2015)

This study demonstrates the benefits of a blended learning approach to reading instruction using Lexia Reading Core5 for first- and second-grade students from a low-income urban school in western Massachusetts.  

Bilingual Research Journal (2011)

This study demonstrates that Lexia Reading supports English Language Learners in acquiring fundamental literacy skills. The study was conducted in Kindergarten classes using a bilingual education model in a rural Texas district.

Reading Psychology (2008, 2011)

These three studies show that Lexia Reading improves early literacy skills when used in conjunction with classroom reading instruction.  The studies were conducted in an urban Massachusetts school district.

Best Practices in English Language Learner Pedagogy

English Language Learners (ELLs) are one of the fastest-growing sub-groups among the school-aged population in the United States. The ELL population is diverse due to differences in students’ exposure to English as well as individual competence in their first language.

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