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Research from EPS Studying on Bettering Literacy Outcomes for Particular Training College students Meets ESSA Stage 3 Proof Requirements

BETHESDA, Md. EPS Studying, the main supplier of PreK-12 literacy options, is happy to announce that its latest  SPIRE® examine has earned Stage 3 certification for alignment with Each Scholar Succeeds Act (ESSA) requirements. SPIRE is a research-proven, complete, structured literacy and multisensory studying intervention program that has supported studying success for all striving readers via an intensive and structured science-of-reading aligned curriculum for over 30 years.

LXD Analysis carried out a third-party examine to find out the connection between the utilization of SPIRE and pupil studying outcomes in 13 colleges in Martin County College District, Florida. The examine’s constructive, statistically important findings help a relationship between SPIRE progress and improved literacy expertise for particular schooling college students. The findings had been strong throughout Grades 3, 4, and 5 after controlling for key predictors resembling earlier FAST (Florida’s statewide, standardized evaluation) scale scores, gender, LEP standing, grade degree and race/ethnicity.

This examine met the next standards for ESSA Stage 3 achievement:

  • Correlational design; college students new to this system in comparison with college students with extra progress in this system
  • Correct design and implementation with no less than two lecturers and 30 college students per group
  • Research makes use of a type of a program that may very well be replicated
  • Statistical controls via covariates 
  • No less than one statistically important, constructive discovering

EPS Studying Chief Tutorial Officer Dr. Janine Walker-Caffrey spoke to the corporate’s latest ranking, stating, “We’re extremely pleased with the many years of impactful help SPIRE has offered for readers throughout the nation and are elated concerning the latest ESSA ranking! Whereas it is a fantastic achievement, we’re simply starting our bolstered efficacy analysis efforts. Upcoming analysis will re-demonstrate that this efficient and evidence-based program for studying intervention remains to be positively impacting college students in turning into fluent readers. We’re excited to perform the following degree of ESSA certification as research proceed to be launched.”

SPIRE was developed by Orton-Gillingham (OG) Fellow, Sheila Clark-Edmands, and is predicated on structured literacy ideas and the OG method. This system incorporates evidence-based finest practices for studying and language improvement. It additionally contains expertise which are key to fluent studying acquisition: phonemic consciousness, phonics, handwriting, spelling, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. Every SPIRE lesson employs 10 steps that improve pupil studying and reminiscence by participating multisensory pathways to the mind in fast succession, making certain orthographic mapping and automaticity. 

About EPS Studying 

EPS Studying has partnered with educators for greater than 70 years to advance literacy because the springboard for lifelong studying and alternative. The 20+ literacy options included within the EPS Literacy Framework are primarily based on the science of studying and help grades PreK via 12, all tiers of instruction, and each pillar of studying. EPS Studying presents evidence-based intervention and customised skilled studying to assist transfer college students towards development, mastery, and success. Go to  www.epslearning.com to study extra.

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