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Unlock Every California Student’s
Academic Potential with Proven Resources

Prek-12 accessible solutions turn early and
struggling readers into grade level achievers!

Find out how!

Introducing Whole Child LiteracyTM

We approach literacy skills development with a holistic lens on the unique variables surrounding each students’ learning ability and difference. Driven by research and evidence surrounding the science of reading, and an understanding the cognitive variables and socio-emotional influences of home and environment that may impact learning, we bring the latest research into practice, helping educators effectively customize their literacy instructional practices to meet each students’ specific needs, and building each student’s intellectual curiosity and confidence to spur academic growth and positively change their life achievement trajectories.

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The Audiobook Solution

Ensure equitable access to grade-level content for Grades K-12

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The largest library of human-read audiobooks with read-along highlighted text, including popular fiction, literature, and textbooks

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Authentic, human-read narration improves phonemic awareness, vocabulary, and fluency skills

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Diverse libraries ensure engagement and help your students see themselves in the content they read

Excite ReadingTM

Get PreK-2 students excited about reading while developing foundational skills

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Build reading comprehension by developing vocabulary and background knowledge

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Prompt rich discussion about authentic literature through lesson plans that model best practices

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Address the whole child with social emotional learning questions and activities

Proven Effective to Drive Student Outcomes

In a recent K-8 study in Denver, the Learning Ally Audiobook Solution was found to double the rate of reading growth in only 50 days. Students experienced all the benefits of exciting literacy gains, including academic achievement, improved self-confidence and class participation, and reduced stress replaced by an enjoyment of learning!

When we put the student at the center of learning, amazing things happen. Through a framework of Whole Child LiteracyTM, our solutions, used independently and together, have been effective in serving 1.6 million students and 260,000 educators across the country. Together we will build a strong foundation for students to become independent, engaged learners who are set up to achieve socially, emotionally, and academically.

Hear from Literacy Experts

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Listen: Literacy Leaders Know How to Respond to NAEP Scores on the Learning Ally Podcast with Dr. Terrie Noland and Dr, Molly Ness

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Watch: What Every Administrator Needs to Know About the Science of Reading in PK-2 presented by Linda Diamond, founder and former president for the Consortium on Reaching Excellence in Education

Dyslexia Awareness Training

Moving from understanding to action, Learning Ally's Dyslexia Awareness Training provides insights into the learning experience of students with dyslexia, the ways to identify them, and the strategies and systems that can effectively support them.

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Workshops for Educators

Learning Ally’s Dyslexia Awareness Training for Educators features three hours of live online workshops delivered in one day or in three 60-minute sessions. It is delivered by grade band, either K-5 or 6-12, and focuses on how to identify and support students with dyslexia.

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Workshops for Leaders

Learning Ally’s Dyslexia Awareness Training for Leaders is a 2-hour live online experience that can also be split into two 60-minute sessions. They focus not only on how to support students with dyslexia but also how to support the teachers working with them day-to-day.

9 Effective Strategies for Educators to
Accelerate Literacy in California

California has a literacy problem and is investing in turning the tide with the goal of getting all students to read by the third grade by 2026. State Board President and founding president of the Learning Policy Institute, Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond, offers 9 keys to ending the reading struggle now, based on a recent study of California “positive outlier” districts that have bucked the trends for English learners and showed promising results in early literacy.

  1. Explicit instruction of foundational skills in K-1
  2. Rich literacy environments for K-3
  3. Extensive speaking and listening opportunities
  4. Connections between ELA and English language development
  5. Conscious integration of literacy work into all subjects
  6. Ongoing classroom formative assessment
  7. Individual and small group work
  8. Professional development
  9. Literacy coaches and reading specialists

California’s future is bright —
Learning Ally can help realize that potential.

Learning Ally can help turn struggling readers into engaged learners and educators into literacy leaders. Contact us today to get started.

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