Snapshots to Success

The Impact of Literacy
I think that literacy is life and death and I am only slightly exaggerating. I cannot tell you how many students I have seen in my lifetime who struggle in school. I feel like it...
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Core5 on the Go!
I have a second-grade student who started my class this year knowing only seventeen basic letter sounds. Within two months, he knew all twenty-six letter sounds and some letter...
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Amazing Gains for 5th-grade ELL Students
As an ELL (English Language Learner) teacher, I am a huge proponent of Lexia® Core5® Reading. My fifth-grade students have made amazing literacy gains thanks to this program. I...
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"That Can't Be"
Our district was using Lexia® Core5® Reading and the program identified some of our advanced readers as having ‘holes’ [skill gaps]. Our administrators said, “That can’t be. It’s...
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Gaining Independence
The greatest impact Core5 has had in my classroom is the independence it has given my students. They are able to quickly learn how the program works, monitor their progress, and...
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Building Confidence
When I first met this young student, she was quiet, shy and always hesitant to read aloud, even in a small group setting. As she progressed through the many levels of Core 5, and...
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Determined
A few times each year, Lexia Learning holds a two-week usage contest for classrooms whose students are using Lexia® Core5® Reading. The prize is a class pizza party and my...
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Pride Becomes Contagious
For many children, life poses serious challenges. Learning takes a back seat and often, these children feel defeated before they begin. My colleagues and I understand this, but it...
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