With its blended learning approach, READ 180 gives everyone in the classroom the unique tools they need to thrive anytime, anywhere. Students and teachers can customize the learning experience using informative assessments and a flexible rotation model that combines traditional and online instruction.
Students and teachers engage as a class and reinforce daily lessons together.
Students work independently, following a personalized path that accelerates their learning.
Students receive targeted, data-driven instruction while building meaningful relationships with teachers.
Students engage with their choice of content and apply newly acquired vocabulary and comprehension skills.
By placing students in the driver’s seat, READ 180 motivates struggling readers to take an active part in their success. Through structured, systematic instruction, students gain independence in the classroom as they explore content that excites them—opening the door for a new relationship with reading.
Six zones provide direct instruction, practice, and feedback on areas where students struggle most: spelling, writing, academic vocabulary, and comprehension.
Individual paths guide students at their own pace, informed by their performance, engagement, and teacher input.
Segment Selector allows students to tailor content to their personal interests, enhancing interaction as they choose from 25 unique topics.
Interactive ReaL Book challenges students with increasingly complex texts across six Workshops, each lasting four to six weeks.
One writing task per Workshop helps students plan, organize, and write (POW) responses to text over several days.
Sequenced texts help students read grade-level passages with support by the end of each Workshop.
Leveled Independent Reading eBooks allow students to experience frequent success with reading, supported by tools like the text-to-speech feature and a digital dictionary.
Book conferences, together with collaboration and presentation projects, give students an opportunity to practice their oral language skills.
Language supports in the Student Application, including captioning, Spanish translations, and multilingual parent materials, help students and their families understand content and increase English proficiency.
Technology is a powerful engine in making personalized learning effective, but teachers hold the key to ensuring that students embrace lifelong learning. That’s why READ 180 places teachers at the heart of the program’s implementation. With an army of tools at their fingertips—outlined in the Blended Learning Handbook go-to guide—teachers can do what they do best: teach with confidence and purpose.
Embedded formative assessments allow teachers to enter notes and insights about student performance, supported by rubrics for each lesson’s goals.
Customizable lesson plans help teachers take control by turning lesson scripting on and off.
Lesson Overviews provide relevant background knowledge, class-readiness data, and professional resources to help make every lesson count.
Data Dashboard® provides analytics and metrics to help teachers plan daily lessons and adjust instruction in real time.
Redesigned Groupinator makes it easier to group and re-group students to best meet their individual needs.
Hundreds of searchable resources give teachers expanded support, from Professional Learning videos to research to Workshop tools.
Blended Learning Handbook provides a bridge from digital to print instruction, offering go-to guidance on making the greatest gains across every rotation.
Real-time, actionable data enables teachers to build comprehensive Learner Profiles for every student, and helps leaders monitor implementation fidelity and progress.
Comprehensive assessments support the Response to Intervention (RTI) approach to Special Education, allowing teachers to meet individual student needs through systematic screening and progress monitoring.
With rich content driving every lesson, across every grade level, READ 180 makes the most of every day in the classroom. Learn more about the program’s approach to building content knowledge in our detailed Content Overview Guides.
Students develop world knowledge and literacy skills through exposure to different text types across multiple disciplines.
Anchor Videos and language development activities in the Student Application improve comprehension by helping students form a mental picture of what they’re about to read.
Nearly 50 new words in each Workshop expand to hundreds more as students study roots, meaning, and word parts.
Explore, Reading, and Language Zones in the Student Application help students build general and academic vocabulary through Anchor Videos, targeted readings, and activities.
Target passages from level-specific texts in the Student Application help students build deep comprehension through multiple readings.
Spelling and reading sight words in the Student Application builds automaticity, so students’ brains can focus on comprehension and retention.
New research-based writing process helps students learn, practice, and apply strategies for crafting narrative, informative, and argument pieces during Workshops.
Whole- and Small-Group Learning stresses purposeful writing that develops content knowledge and reading skills, helping English learners log “miles on the tongue”.
Anchor Videos in the Student Application help students read in a virtuous cycle by providing knowledge they can apply to unfamiliar texts going forward.
Workshops each conclude with students completing a project-based learning assessment related to real-life careers.
Included with the purchase of READ 180, HMH Professional Services helps teachers transition to the program’s new instructional model, technology, and teaching strategies.
For students who need more support overcoming reading challenges, our System 44®companion program can be integrated seamlessly into the READ 180 classroom.