Let's Be Great Readers Together!

Let’s read, build our reading habits, earn points, and celebrate together! 
This year, ALL of Learning Ally’s schools and students will be participating in the Great Reading Games.
 
2023 Great Reading Game Dates: January 9 - February 24

Pages fly by as stamina goes sky-high

Learning Ally's Great Reading Games is a 7-week event proven to help educators engage students and increase reading stamina. Struggling readers return to class each day excited to see how many pages they read and if their school has moved up on one of the 12 school leaderboards. Dyslexic and struggling readers have the motivation they need and the recognition they deserve for their reading achievements!

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Third-place winning school educators and students share the impact of the games and celebrate their success.

View the 2023 Great Reading Games Leaderboards

Check out the 12 nationwide leaderboards to motivate your students and celebrate their success! Use the bracket filter to view the top 10 schools in each bracket. The data reported on the leaderboard includes your pre-game Boost-Up activity, and reading activity from the Learning Ally Audiobook App during the contest period (January 9 - February 24, 2023)


Bracket NameRankNameStateScore
Elementary School Blue1OWL CREEK SCHOOLAR15000
Middle School Orange1DWIGHT D EISENHOWER MIDDLE SCHOOLNJ16000
Elementary School Orange1Bloomington Jr High/Elem SchoolsIL11000
Middle School Green1IS 75 FRANK D PAULONY10000
Elementary School Purple1East Woods Intermediate SchoolOH19000
Elementary School Green1CARDINAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLVA8000
High School Purple1WAUSAU WEST HIGH SCHOOLWI9000
High School Orange1SPENCER HIGH SCHOOLIA12000
Middle School Blue1CLAY MIDDLE SCHOOLIN12000
High School Blue1TWO RIVERS HIGH SCHOOLMN12000
High School Green1EAST BRUNSWICK HIGH SCHOOLNJ9000
Middle School Purple1NEW HORIZONS REG EDUCATION CTRVA7000
 

Read Across America Author Event with Carmen Agra Deedy

Let's celebrate the conclusion of our annual Great Reading Games! Your whole class is invited to join us on March 2, 2023 at 12:00 PM EST. for our Read Across America Day event with Carmen Agra Deedy. Register now!

Carmen Agra Deedy

Carmen Agra Deedy is the author of twelve books for children, including The Library Dragon, The Cheshire Cheese Cat, Martina the Beautiful Cockroach, and 14 Cows for America, a New York Times Bestseller. The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! (Scholastic Press) was released in 2017 and Rita and Ralph's Rotten Day was published in March 2020. Her personal stories first appeared on NPR's All Things Considered. Funny, insightful, and frequently irrelevant, Deedy's narratives are culled from her childhood as a Cuban refugee in Decatur, Georgia. She is the host of the four-time Emmy-winning children's program, Love That Book!

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How do schools and students win?

 

The points from your pre game Boost-Up activity and your students’ reading activity through the Learning Ally Audiobook app will be tallied to create your score. You can follow the action on our twelve leaderboards. Schools will be placed into a bracket with others like them.

 

 

Educators: Boost-up your score before the games begin!

  • 1000 points for every unique educator that adds a book to a student's bookshelf (November 14, 2022 - January 8, 2023)
  • 5000 points if you get 4 or more educators to add a book to a student's bookshelf (November 14, 2022 - January 8, 2023)

 

Students: Earn points for reading!

  • 100 points for every day a student reads 20 minutes on a weekday
  • 50 points for everyday a student reads 20 minutes on a Saturday or Sunday
  • 10 points for every page read
  • 1 point for every student that you have reading

 

What do schools and students win?

Your school and students can win lots of great prizes, including:

  • $500 digital gift card for the top school in each bracket
  • $150 digital gift card for schools placing 2nd through 5th in each bracket
  • $100 digital gift card for schools placing 6th through 10th in each bracket
  • $100 digital gift card for the top 30 students in each grade level (10 in Elementary, 10 in Middle and 10 in High School)
Learning Allys Great Reading Games

For struggling readers,
this is a game-changer

Learning Ally's Great Reading Games takes students to a whole new level of reading. This award-winning program helps educators engage students to use human-read audiobooks to read at or above grade level, double their reading time and triple their reading frequency.

tips from winning teachers

Downloads and Printables for Schools

Use the following resources to motivate students, share results with parents, and create a culture of reading in your school. More educators added to your school account will help you add and engage more winning readers. Spread the word at your school!

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