Available August 11th

Dear Families,

Your child will be using READ 180, a multimedia program that blends teacher instruction with innovative technology to help students become better readers.

We hope that you visit this website often. When you do, you will:

  • Learn more about how READ 180 works and what happens in the classroom.
  • Find out how your child’s progress is measured so you can get ready for parent-teacher conferences.
  • Get information and tips on how to help your child improve as a reader and a student.

All of us at Scholastic feel privileged to be able to support students, teachers, and families. Over the last few weeks, I’ve received a number of questions about READ 180’s new eReads, and so we have developed this downloadable FAQ to help answer any questions you may have about them. Please feel free to contact me with other questions and comments at .

Francie Alexander
Happy reading!
Francie Alexander HMH Intervention Solutions Chief Academic Officer

School Success Videos

Test Preparation Discover what you can do to help your child prepare for a big test.

How to Motivate Learning Here's how you can motivate your child to learn outside the classroom.

How has READ 180 helped your child? Hear what a READ 180 parent has to say.

Make Summertime Learning Time Discover fun ways to help your child learn during the summer.

Fostering Confidence Here's how you can help your child develop confidence in school.

The Home-School Connection Get tips on how to support your child at home and in school.

Test Day Tips Follow these tips to help your child remain calm and focused the morning of a test.

Test Results Learn how you can support your child when test results arrive.

Helping Your Child Choose Things to Read Discover ways to help your child select reading material that matches his or her interests and reading level.

Helping Your Child Get Better at Reading Find out how you can help your child improve his or her reading performance.

Supporting Your Child in READ 180 Get tips for supporting your child’s work in READ 180.

What advice do you have for other READ 180 families? A READ 180 parent offers advice.

Understanding How Your Child Is Doing in Reading Learn about test scores and reports that tell how your child is performing in reading.

Asking Your Child’s Teachers for Information Get tips and ideas for communicating your questions to your child’s teacher.

Information to Expect From Your Child’s READ 180 Teacher Get tips and ideas for communicating your questions to your child’s teacher.

READ 180 Homework Learn about homework in READ 180 and how to help your child at home.

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