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Connect gold standard student data to personalized learning.

mCLASS® with Boost Reading is a –5 adaptive early literacy assessment and instructional system that helps educators reach each student, making Science of Reading-based personalized learning a reality for today’s diverse classrooms. The program guides every reader along an individualized, student-led instructional path toward their literacy goals.

Off-the-charts reading growth

The best thing about Boost Reading? It works. The program is in grades –5, in just 30 minutes of use per week.

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What educators say

“The addition of Boost Reading in my classroom has been amazing! The children love the games, and I love the progress they are making. It is a win-win!”

Jillian 2nd grade teacher, Connecticut

Our approach

mCLASS with Boost Reading is a seamlessly integrated early literacy system with universal screening and personalized learning designed to target the exact early reading skills students need.

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Students work on the right skill at the right time.

Students start working on the skills they need to master right away. Unlike adaptive programs that get repetitive, Boost Reading keeps learning fresh with more than 40 games—each mapped to specific —that keep students engaged.

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Automatic placement

The research-based adaptive program builds mastery of foundational reading skills, vocabulary, and comprehension with activities aligned to each student’s reading goals. mCLASS data automatically places students in the program—no additional assessment required.

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Real-time data between benchmark periods

Whether students are in the classroom or at home, teachers are able to monitor student progress within the teacher dashboard and provide instant instructional recommendations between benchmarks.

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Builds a growth mindset

Boost Reading empowers students at all reading levels to drive their own reading growth. Students take on new challenges in different game worlds each day and are able to monitor their progress along with their teacher.

Free guide

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What's included

Our comprehensively aligned system is easy to use—there’s no additional setup time required, and your class is automatically enrolled. The adaptive program is 100 percent digital and works on any device.

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Supplemental adaptive curriculum

As students engage in skill practice, their paths through the game world adapt to meet their unique learning needs. The program includes more than 40 standards-aligned games that build language, foundational skills, and comprehension skills, while also developing:

  • Phonological awareness
  • Phonics
  • Vocabulary
  • Text analysis
  • Comprehension
  • Microcomprehension (i.e., the smaller aspects of comprehension that make up the reader’s mental model of a text)
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eReader

An integrated eReader with more than 25 fiction and nonfiction texts allows students to apply learned reading skills to an authentic text.

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Benchmark and progress monitoring assessments

mCLASS with Boost Reading is a complete early literacy system that uses offers the mCLASS foundational skills assessments you know and trust to place students on their personal path in Boost Reading. Available assessments include:

      • DIBELS 8th Edition, which provides comprehensive universal screening, progress monitoring, and dyslexia screening
      • Student reports and recommendations in Boost Reading powered by DIBELS 8th Edition data
      • Dyslexia screening measures, featuring measures in Vocabulary, Spelling, Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN) that assess risk for dyslexia
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Teacher and administrator reports

mCLASS with Boost Reading allows you to see mCLASS and Boost Reading data in one view, pairing students’ Boost Reading usage, skill progress, and current areas of focus with mCLASS data.

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Targeted, teacher-led instruction

For additional one-on-one, small group, Boost Reading makes available all mCLASS teacher-led lesson plans, giving you more choice and flexibility for your students’ needs.

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